The true beginnings of racing is an argument never really settled. One could argue that as soon as the second car was manufactured, a contest of speed ensued against the first. While the roots of modern drag racing go back to the dry lakes of California in the 1930s, drag racing became a sanctioned ..
Formula One fans will enjoy exploring the sport in a unique way: using the breathtaking satellite photography of Google Earth This revised edition of Formula One Circuits from Above contains entirely new entries on tracks in Baku, Azerbaijan and Sochi, Russia, along with image and text updates to ..
This complete racer's reference is the perfect resource for all drivers from novice to expert. The fundamentals of fast driving are revealed in this definitive how-to book for racers. You will find the competition-proven methods of instructors and of professional drivers that will give you the know-..
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 be broadcast live on national television and featured the heroes and legends of the sport r..
Maximize your driving ability with tips from the experts Based on performance seminars conducted by the authors for race car drivers, this informative guide helps you consistently perform at your highest level. Chapters discuss: The Driver - The Ultimate Management System; Inner Race Driving; Skill..
Kyle Loves Racing is the true story of a young boy name Kyle Larson who falls in love with racing, begins driving at age 7, becomes an star dirt track and racer, and goes on to become a race-winning NASCAR driver. Kyle's love of racing remains - he'll drive any race car he can get his hands on, incl..
Officially licensed with the ACO, the organisers of the annual Le Mans 24 Hours race, this sumptuous book is the seventh title in this decade-by-decade series and completes coverage of the endurance classic from its very beginning to the end of the 20th century. This title covers the nine races of t..
Lewis Hamilton is the undisputed British hero of Formula One. His phenomenal successes have seen him move to third on the all-time Grand Prix winners list and, for a record-equaling third time, plant a British flag onto the mountaintop of motor racing. With behind-the-scenes insight into the intense..
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 1970s, when the sport spread beyond its southern roots and gained national recognition. R..
In the late 1980s and early 1990s, Formula One was at its most explosive, with thrilling races, charismatic drivers, nail-biting climaxes--and one of the most dangerous rivalries ever witnessed in sports. Two of F1's most honored champions and iconic figures drove together for McLaren for two season..
Serious skaters looking for unusual and innovative tricks will find them in this skateboarding instructional guide. The tricks run the gamut from classic old school to modern with an emphasis on diversification, creativity, and originality. Included are riding basics and tips for controlling fear, v..
Shave lap times or find a faster line through your favorite set of S-curves with professional race driver Ross Bentley as he shows you the quickest line from apex to apex With tips and commentary from current race drivers, Bentley covers the vital techniques of speed, from visualizing lines to inte..
Skateboarding: the background, technicality, culture, rebellion, marketing, conflict, and future of the global sport as seen through two of its most influential geniuses Since it all began half a century ago, skateboarding has come to mystify some and to mesmerize many, including its tens of million..
When The Racing Driver was first published in the U.S. in 1959, Road & Track magazine hailed it as an ``excellent book . . . the best ever written on contemporary drivers and their racing styles and habits.`` Over 45 years later, Denis Jenkinson's book has become a classic, highly valued for its his..