Books tagged: stock car racing

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Faster Pastor
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 102,000. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2010 by Ingalls Publishing Group, Inc. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Camber Berkley, a hopeful stock car driver, wrecks his car on a mountain road, literally crashing the funeral of a NASCAR fan. As punishment for his spectacular wreck,local authorities sentence him to spend two weeks teaching the local ministers to drive stock cars, so they can compete for the $2M legacy. Even Jesus' is in on the fun. Will the best man, or woman, win? Only God knows.
Running Wide Open
Series: Full Throttle, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 96,600. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2011 by Webfoot Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Humor
When 15-year-old Cody gets shipped off to live with his uncle, Race, he's sure he'll be in for the same disappointment and abuse he's gotten from every other adult in his life. The last thing he expects is for Race and his speedway buddies to become the family he's always longed for. But can Cody get a handle on his super-charged temper before it messes up his last chance to get his life on track?
Getting Sideways
Series: Full Throttle, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 100,320. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2011 by Webfoot Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Being sent to live with Race was the best thing that ever happened Cody. Then a speedway wreck nearly ruined everything. A chance to build his own car seems like a great distraction-until Cody realizes he'll have to live up to Race's legendary status. But without his dad's permission, that's the least of his worries. Now he has to keep Race in the dark until he can convince his dad racing's safe.
Series: Full Throttle, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 101,500. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2012 by Webfoot Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
The last thing on 16-year-old Jess DeLand’s wish list is a boyfriend. There are more important things to hope for, like a job fixing cars or an end to her mom’s drinking. But when luck hands her the chance to work on a race car, Jess finds herself rushing full throttle into a world of opportunities—including a boy who doesn’t mind the grease under her fingernails.
LASTCAR: The First Year-By-Year Chronicle of Last-Place Finishers in the NASCAR Cup Series (1949-2014)
Series: LASTCAR, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,650. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Essays
LASTCAR’s Brock Beard pens his own history of the NASCAR Cup Series from the perspective of the series’ last-place finishers, providing detailed analysis of every season run from 1949 through 2014.
Series: Full Throttle, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 97,310. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2013 by Webfoot Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
Now that Jess DeLand has escaped her alcoholic mother’s grip, all she wants is a chance to be normal. But when her past crashes headlong into her present, all hopes of normal go spinning off into the weeds. Jess’s attempts to spare her friends—and herself—from the things she’d rather keep hidden, threaten to destroy the new life she’s built. Maybe normal is too much to ask for.
LASTCAR: Cup Series Last-Place Finishers By Track (1949-2014)
Series: LASTCAR, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 31,300. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports statistics
LASTCAR’s Brock Beard presents a NASCAR track guide unlike any other - a track-by-track breakdown of the last-place finishers at each speedway on the current Cup Series circuit, the exhibition races, and some tracks no longer on the schedule! If you’ve ever wanted to know who had the most last-place finishes at Daytona or Riverside International Raceway, this is the book for you!
The Improbable Legend of Lucy George
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,080. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
Lucy George thought she was the luckiest girl alive. At 17, she was chosen by accident to become Daria Tuff's racing double, making Daria win a lot. However, Daria's a drama queen and now that she's in college, Lucy's had enough. It doesn't help that the NSA wants to recruit Lucy, or that her dad's loan shark wants to kidnap her for collateral. Luck has run out for Lucky Lucy…or has it?
Alfred Speedy Thompson NASCAR Legend
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 13,210. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles
Speedy Thompson ran a successful family business called Monroe Welding in Union County, NC. Like his father and brother he chose race cars as his profession and raced in the modified and sportsman classes before going into Grand National NASCAR racing in 1950. My e-book was written largely from newspaper clippings that bring readers first hand accounts of vintage stock car races in the 1950s.