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Blood and Smoke

by Charles Leerhsen Simon & Schuster (May 03, 2011)

One hundred years ago, 40cars lined up for the firstIndianapolis 500. We are still waiting to find out who won.

The Indy 500 was created to showcase the controversial new sport of automobile racing, which was...

Magnolias, Sweet Tea, and Exhaust

by Carole Townsend Sports Publishing (July 01, 2014)

In Magnolias, Sweet Tea, and Exhaust, Carole Townsend goes to ground with NASCAR, following the races at Southern tracks from one to the next, learning about the sport and the culture of NASCAR as she goes....

The Last Lap: The Life and Times of NASCAR's Legendary Heroes

by Peter Golenbock Wiley (October 01, 2001)

Stock car racing is not only the most popular sport in the country, but it's also among the most dangerous, as well. Traveling at speeds of over 200 miles per hour, drivers risk their lives every time they take...

Motorsports and American Culture: From Demolition Derbies to NASCAR

by Mark D. Howell & John D. Miller Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (April 10, 2014)

This collection of essays examines the relevancy of motorsports to American culture and history, from the late nineteenth century to the present. Addressing a wide spectrum of motorsports—such as stock car...

Black Noon: The Year They Stopped the Indy 500

by Art Garner Thomas Dunne Books (May 05, 2014)

Winner of the 2014 Dean Batchelor Award, Motor Press Guild "Book of the Year"

Before noon on May 30th, 1964, the Indy 500 was stopped for the first time in history by an accident. Seven cars had crashed in a...

Tales from the Drag Strip

by Bill Stephens, Don Garlits & Shirley Muldowney Sports Publishing (June 01, 2013)

Since the moment that young men began modifying and personalizing their automobiles back in the 1940s and ?50s, ?Big Daddy? Don Garlits was squarely in the thick of this intoxicating pursuit. Tales from the...

Tales from a Top Fuel Dragster

by Bill Stephens, Shirley Muldowney & Don Prudhomme Sports Publishing (November 01, 2013)

Shirley Muldowney not only broke the gender barrier in the National Hot Rod Association in the 1970s, but she also completely rewrote the record books in Top Fuel Eliminator, drag racing?s quickest and fastest...

Donnie Allison

by Jimmy Creed, Donnie Allison & Larry McReynolds Sports Publishing (May 01, 2013)

Donnie Allison was always the ?other? brother of the famous NASCAR racing duo. Perhaps only true students of NASCAR history know that Donnie Allison won ten races in his career; that he posted top ten finishes...

Flat Out and Half Turned Over

by Buddy Baker & David Poole Sports Publishing (June 01, 2013)

In Flat Out and Half Turned Over, driving phenomenon Buddy Baker details the most hilarious collection of racing stories, memories, and anecdotes ever published. Read about the bumps and brawls; the blood, sweat,...

Jeff Gordon: Portrait of a Champion

by Jeff Gordon HarperCollins e-books (September 14, 2010)

"Go out and work hard and just take it one step at a time."

He is a living legend, an athlete whodominates his sport as few otherscan. With his rainbow-colored No.24 Dupont Chevrolet Monte Carlo, JeffGordon has...

Sunday Money: A Year Inside the NASCAR Circuit

by Jeff MacGregor HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

NASCAR racing, once considered no more than a regional circuit of moonshiners pounding around low-country dirt tracks in a cloud of red dust and cliché, has somehow become America's fastest-growing spectator...

The Driver

by Alexander Roy HarperCollins (October 13, 2009)

The riveting memoir of a life lived at the right-hand edge of the speedometer.

Alex Roy's father, while on his deathbed, hints about the notorious, utterly illegal cross-country drive from Los Angeles to New...

John Ozoga's Whitetail Intrigue: Scientific Insights for White-Tailed Deer Hunters

by John Ozoga Krause Publications (February 28, 2011)

John Ozoga - one of North America's premier deer researchers - shares his common-sense insights into the continents most popular, adaptive and majestic game animal. Deer hunters and deer watchers will deepen...

Sports: The Complete Visual Reference

by QA international Collectif Québec Amérique (September 05, 2012)

You will find everything you need to know about the history, rules, techniques, tactics, records, and even facilities and equipment. In addition, profiles on athletic training and psychological preparation will...

The Visual Dictionary of Sports & Games

by Ariane Archambault & Jean-Claude Corbeil Québec Amérique (July 20, 2012)

The Visual Dictionary of Sports and Games describes installations and pieces of equipment used for the most popular sport activities, and presents a selection of widely-known classical games. Convenient and...

To Dakar and Back

by Lawrence Hacking, Asher Ghaffar, Dr. David Gratzer & Lawrence Hacking with Wil De Clercq et al. Ecw Press (January 31, 2008)

The Paris-Dakar Rally is without question the most arduous and notorious off-road motorsports event on the planet. Since its inception in 1979, it has attracted more than 3,000 adventurers from all walks of...

Hog Fever, Episodes 1-5

by Richard La Plante, Kevin Godley, Rowan Lommel & Greg Penny et al. Escargot (December 01, 2015)

Midway between the satire of Spinal Tap and the pathos of American Beauty lies the schizophrenic state of mind known as Hog Fever. On the surface this is the story of a man, a motorcycle, and a teetering bank...

Full Throttle

by Robert Edelstein, Rex Linn & Stefan Rudnicki Blackstone Publishing (January 01, 2006)

Motor racing and mayhem, the non-stop pursuit of outrageous dreams, high-speed thrills and a really good time: these are the raw materials of Full Throttle.

Curtis Turner was the most dynamic stock-car racer...

To Dakar and Back

by Lawrence Hacking, Asher Ghaffar, Dr. David Gratzer & Lawrence Hacking with Wil De Clercq et al. Ecw Press (January 31, 2008)

The Paris-Dakar Rally is without question the most arduous and notorious off-road motorsports event on the planet. Since its inception in 1979, it has attracted more than 3,000 adventurers from all walks of...

The Curse of the Indy 500

by Stan Sutton Red Lightning Books (March 23, 2018)

On May 30, 1958, thousands of racing fans poured into the infield at dawn to claim the best seats of the Indianapolis 500, unaware that they were going to witness one of the most notorious wrecks in racing history....

52 positive thoughts To Become An Elite Athlete

by Alain Ruiz & Agnès Ruiz Arra Editions (December 18, 2018)

p align="justify"emstrongCitius, Altius, Fortius/strong /em , in other words, emstrong"Faster, Higher, Stronger" /strong/emPositive thoughts are essential to succeed in high-level sport. This guide is there...

The Girl's Guide to Winning a NASCAR(R) Driver: Secrets to Grabbing His Attention and Stealing His Heart

by Liz Allison Center Street (October 31, 2009)

"How do you marry a NASCAR driver?" In a professional sport where over half its athletes are single men, no one but Liz Allison would, let alone could, dare to answer. Tongue-in-cheek but cunningly insightful,...

Motorcycle Porn

by Frank J. Bott Amherst Media (August 15, 2017)

Motorcycle Porn: Portraits and Stories is a book of images by photographer and motorcycle aficionado Frank J. Bott. These amazing images is an extensive project of Franks J. Bott to document unique bikes. When...

Taken by Speed

by Connie Ann Kirk Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (December 18, 2017)

The number of athletes who have died competing in the sport of motor racing, including amateurs and professionals around the world, stretches into the thousands. Despite the danger, drivers continue to compete...

How to Build a Car: The Autobiography of the World’s Greatest Formula 1 Designer

by Adrian Newey HarperCollins (November 02, 2017)

'Adrian has a unique gift for understanding drivers and racing cars. He is ultra competitive but never forgets to have fun. An immensely likeable man.' Damon Hill

The world’s foremost designer in Formula One,...

Foggy: The Championship Years

by Carl Fogarty Willow (October 19, 2017)

Winner of 72 professional motorcycle races around the world and now a bestselling author, Carl Fogarty has been photographed more than most. This illustrated celebration of all his race victories provides a...

The Grand Tour Guide to the World

by HarperCollins HarperCollins (October 05, 2017)

The world is a big place full of interesting things. And The Grand Tour has seen some of them. That’s why few people are better placed to lead you around this vast planet of ours than Jeremy Clarkson, Richard...

Riding a Straight and Twisty Road: Motorcycles, Fellowship, and Personal Journeys

by James Hesketh Central Recovery Press (July 15, 2011)

A celebration of motorcycle culture and of lives recovered from active addiction

Before Easy Rider, there was The Wild One. From these films sprang the indelible image of the American biker-wanton, daring, and...

From Para to Dakar

by Joey Evans Tracey McDonald Publishers (September 30, 2017)

‘I’ve realised that when things are really tough and there seems no hope for the future, it’s sometimes just Chapter One of a really cool story, and the ending is entirely up to you.’

Joey Evans has always...

A Different Kind of Life

by Virginia Williams & Cockerill Pamela Echo Point Books & Media (August 11, 2017)

Frank Williams’ team was on the verge of winning the Formula One World Championship for the third time when his life was turned upside down. 

The racing car builder was on his way to the Nice Airport on a...

Williams: A Different Kind of Life

by Cockerill Pamela & Virginia Williams Echo Point Books & Media (August 07, 2017)

Frank Williams’ team was on the verge of winning the Formula One World Championship for the third time when his life was turned upside down. 

The racing car builder was on his way to the Nice Airport on a...

Speed Duel: The Inside Story of the Land Speed Record in the Sixties

by Samuel Hawley Firefly Books (December 23, 2011)

The quest for the land speed record in the 1960s and the epic rivalry between two dynamic American drivers, Art Arfons and Craig Breedlove.

"Interesting and complex. . . .The best job I've seen done on the subject...

Little Book of The TT

by Jon Stroud & Dave Moore G2 Rights Ltd (April 26, 2017)

There is nothing on Earth quite like the Isle of Man TT Races. No other motorcycle race is held on such a challenging track as the 37-mile plus Mountain Course with its seemingly never-ending series of bends,...

Optimum Drive

by Paul F. Gerrard, Micheal Castiglione, Tanner Foust & Allan Mcnish Mango (April 18, 2017)

WHY SHOULD YOU JUST BE GOOD WHEN YOU CAN BE GREAT? Optimum Drive is about achieving peak performance. As a professional racing driver, as well as a driving coach for over 20 years, Paul F. Gerrard believes that...


by Daniel S. Pierce The University of North Carolina Press (April 01, 2010)

In this history of the stock car racing circuit known as NASCAR, Daniel S. Pierce offers a revealing new look at the sport from its postwar beginnings on Daytona Beach and Piedmont dirt tracks through the early...

Sundays Will Never Be the Same

by Darrell Waltrip & Nate Larkin Free Press (February 07, 2012)

From the former NASCAR champion and current Fox Sports announcer, an intimate account of one of the most dramatic and tragic days in the history of NASCAR: the 2001 Daytona 500?the day that racing legend Dale...

Live to Ride

by Wayne Johnson Atria Books (June 15, 2010)

Live to Ride is pure adrenaline?a full-throttle exploration of motorcycles that pushes to the limit, with heart-pounding accounts of riding the greatest bikes of all time, all over the world.


?Live to ride,...

Tales from the Indianapolis 500

by Jenna Fryer, Jack Arute & A. J. Foyt Sports Publishing (May 17, 2016)

What?s it like to race across the blacktop of the nation?s most famous track? How does it feel to smash into a concrete wall while going over 200 miles per hour? This exciting, humorous, and poignant collection...

The Race

by James McGuane Sports Publishing (May 17, 2016)

The Race: Inside the Indy 500 examines in words and pictures this highly evolved auto-racing spectacle, which is hosting the 100th running in 2016. Author James McGuane has spent ten years working to capture...

In the Blink of an Eye

by Michael Waltrip & Ellis Henican Hachette Books (January 31, 2011)

There was one lap to go in the 2001 Daytona 500, NASCAR's most celebrated event. Michael Waltrip and Dale Earnhardt Jr. were running one-two. Junior's legendary dad, the driver race fans called "The Intimidator,"...

Haul A** and Turn Left

by Monte Dutton Grand Central Publishing (June 26, 2009)

Straight from the mouths of the world's most famous drivers and entertainers comes a unique and hilarious volume of NASCARUs wit and wisdom. Contributors include Kyle Petty, Jeff Foxworthy, Jeff Gordon, and...

Driver #8

by Dale Earnhardt Jr. & Jade Gurss Grand Central Publishing (May 29, 2009)

Earnhardt recounts his rookie season and shares memories of his father in an engaging book that is sure to appeal to the millions of NASCAR (stock-car racing) fans worldwide.

Speed, Guts, and Glory

by Joe Garner Grand Central Publishing (December 13, 2008)

Stockcar racing is fast becoming America's most popular spectator sport, and now bestselling author and broadcasting veteran Joe Garner captures the most important moments in NASCAR history, including: Dale...

Foggy on Bikes

by Carl Fogarty & Neil Bramwell Willow (November 26, 2015)

Carl Fogarty, four-time Superbike World Champion and bestselling author, draws on 18 years of international motorcycle riding to give readers a comprehensive guide to bikes, and how to ride them, from competition...

Start Your Engines

by Jay W. Pennell & Jeff Gluck Sports Publishing (October 27, 2015)

Start Your Engines contains twenty-nine chapters describing different inaugural accomplishments that have taken place throughout NASCAR history. This book answers the following questions:

When was NASCAR officially...

Awesome Bill from Dawsonville: Looking Back on a Life in NASCAR

by Bill Elliott & Chris Millard HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

In this long-awaited autobiography, the legendary Bill Elliott details his childhood in rural North Georgia, building cars from scratch, struggling on the anonymous small-time tracks of the South to his against-the-odds...

The Supercar Book: The Complete Guide to the Machines that Make Our Jaws Drop

by Martin Roach HarperCollins (September 11, 2014)

Fully illustrated throughout, The Supercar Book is a sumptuously designed guide full of everything you could ever want to know about the best supercars on the planet.

From number-one bestselling author Martin...

The Man in the White Suit: The Stig, Le Mans, The Fast Lane and Me

by Ben Collins HarperCollins (September 16, 2010)

The Stig gets his kit off and reveals how he came to be Top Gear's iconic racing driver and so much more - including what it's like to thrash an Aston Martin DBS, train for the Army and face the terror of Jeremy...

Lewis Hamilton: My Story

by Lewis Hamilton HarperSport (January 28, 2010)

Lewis Hamilton’s explosive arrival on the Formula 1 scene has made front-page headlines. In My Story, for the first time Lewis opens up about his stunning debut season, including the gripping climax to the...

He Crashed Me So I Crashed Him Back: The True Story of the Year the King, Jaws, Earnhardt, and the Rest of NASCAR's Feudin', Fightin' Good Ol' Boys Pu

by Mark Bechtel & Barbara Kafka Little, Brown and Company (February 08, 2010)

On a cold February day in 1979, when most of the Northeast was snowed in by a blizzard, NASCAR entered the American consciousness with a dramatic telecast of the Daytona 500. It was the first 500-mile race to...