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Giorgio Scarlatti
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,950. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Sports & Recreation / Motor Sports
A wealthy Roman, Giorgio Scarlatti's career spanned the 1950s. His sports car career began in '50 and by late he was racing Formula 1 cars. Despite successful results with Maserati in 1957 the Italian car maker opted to get out of racing after the season. Giorgio also drove an Alfa Romeo and various F1 autos fielded by Scuderia Centro Sud. He and Lorenzo Bandini won a key race at Pescara in 1961.
Andrea de Cesaris
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,530. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
Andrea de Cesaris had a lengthy Formula 1 race career and also drove sports cars in endurance races. He started with Alfa Romeo and McLaren and later drove for the fledgling Jordan team in the early 1990s. He earned five podiums and flirted with victory at Spa-Francorchamps on one occasion. The closest de Cesaris came to winning was at Monaco in 1982. His Alfa gave out of gas on the final lap.
Tony Brooks
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,160. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports
Tony Brooks was a sports car racer and a Formula 1 driver from England. He drove a works Ferrari beginning in the mid 1950s, following a stint racing Aston Martin sports cars at Goodwood and Silverstone. Tony was trained as a dentist like his father. Stirling Moss, the great British driver, once made the statement that Brooks as the greatest unknown racing driver. Brooks retired after 1961.
Gerhard Mitter Porsche & BMW Formula One, Sports Car Driver and European Hill Climbing Champion
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,550. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / Antique & Classic
Gerhard Mitter dominated hill climbing in Europe during the mid 1960s. He also won the first Formula Junior championship in a family owned car. Gerhard was a Porsche factory driver beginning in 1964. Not until the final year of his life did he switch marques, moving to BMW. Mitter was a tenacious, gritty driver whose brilliance as a competitor was most evident at the '69 Targa Florio in Sicily.
Expiation
Price: $5.55 USD. Words: 123,930. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The year is 1971. Butler is living in Hawaii, trying to recover after his two tours of duty in Viet Nam. The knock on his door is the sister of his good friend and comrade-in-arms, who tells him that her brother has been murdered. Local law is stalled. Can Butler help? His efforts pull him back to his time in country and the terrors and horrors of his service.
Iconic Poetry - Poems on Life's Favorite Icons
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 3,870. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Delightfully fresh, this upbeat collection of rhyming poems offers an almost comic take on some of the world’s most iconic brands we love to love. Modern day poet, Sara Lauritzen, has captured the spirit and essence of life’s current trends in her charmingly casual style. Prepare to be tickled.
Congestion
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,600. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
What does the future of transportation and racing look like? Join the last leg of the 2032 IDITEROC Race of Champions from Frisco to Denver. Sometimes it's about the journey, not the destination. Then again, sometimes it's not...
Auto Racing Analysis Today in Auto Racing: Victory Lane Milestones
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 262,880. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports
A daily, date-by-date, 366-day compendium of victory lane milestones chronicling racing victories from 1894. Career-first driver victories, final victories of a drivers' career, first and last wins in racing series, major event victory milestones, first wins on pavement or dirt, initial victories in endurance races, first and last wins for major entrants or marques, and initial wins in 500-milers.
Automotive Intelligentsia 2009-2010 Sports Car Guide
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,340. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles, Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
The Automotive Intelligentsia 2009-2010 Sports Car Guide spotlights 54 of the most coveted rides on the road. Full-length profiles place the reader firmly behind the wheel and chronicle each model’s heart-pounding performance, advanced technology and storied heritage, complete with full specifications.