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9781608468355

NASCAR, Sturgis, and the New Economy of Spectacle

Author: Krier, Daniel Code: 49788 Price: AU $41.07 Format: Paperback / 223 pages Publisher: HAYMARKET BOOKS Published date: 14/11/2017 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2017

In this provocative and original monograph, Krier and Swart argue that NASCAR and the carnivalesque displays at Sturgiss mass motorcycle rallies reveal how spectator events of this scale have come to function as intensive sites of profit making in contemporary capitalism. The authors lucidly trace the historical development of these economic ......

9781613253335

Dale vs. Daytona

The Intimidator's Quest to Win the Great American Race Author: Houston, Rick Code: 48666 Price: AU $39.21 Format: Paperback / 224 pages Publisher: CARTECH Published date: 19/09/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Dale Earnhardt and Daytona International Speedway remain two of the most iconic names in the history of NASCAR, and are inevitably connected when either name is mentioned. Earnhardt's failed attempts to win the race have become folklore; each year brought its own unique set of circumstances for why he hadn't yet raised the Harley J. Earl ......
9781613253106

1001 NASCAR Facts

Cars, Tracks, Milestones and Personalities Author: Close, John Code: 48432 Price: AU $39.21 Format: Paperback / 416 pages Publisher: CARTECH Published date: 20/05/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
For almost 70 years NASCAR has been the premier sanctioning body for organized stock car racing in the United States. Through the years the sport has grown from a southern, regional series to a global brand with races broadcast in more than 140 countries today. And over the course of those years a lot has happened. When racing starts on the beach ......
9781613252857

Nascar's Greatest Race

The 1992 Hooters 500 Author: Houston, Rick Code: 46269 Price: AU $39.21 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: CARTECH Published date: 12/11/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Few races have captured the imagination of racing fans as the 1992 Hooters 500 held at Atlanta Motor Speedway. On November 15, 1992, the entire NASCAR racing community tuned in to watch as six drivers strapped in for a chance to win the NASCAR Winston Cup. And what a race it was.Heading into Atlanta, Davey Allison, Bill Elliott, and Alan Kulwicki ......
9781939670267

Constant Pursuit of Perfection

Author: McReynolds, Larry Code: 40536 Price: AU $18.69 Format: Paperback / 198 pages Publisher: VIP INK PUBLISHING Published date: 24/05/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Larry McReynolds's autobiography "The Constant Pursuit of Perfection" covers his life from his beginning in Birmingham, Alabama to becoming a broadcasting icon in NASCAR. His inspiring story which illuminates his faith and determination from both sides of the camera, as well as the struggles he has had to face and overcome continues to touch the ......
9780062367716

The Earnhardt Nation : The Full-Throttle Saga of Nascar's First Family

Author: Jay Busbee Code: 38236 Price: AU $49.95 Format: Book / 352 pages Publisher: HARPER COLLINS PUBLISHERS Published date: 24/03/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
A colorful, fearless portrait of the larger-than-life first family of NASCAR, the Earnhardts, and the rise of the worlds fastest stock car racing organization. More than sixty years ago, Ralph Earnhardt toiled in a cotton mill in his native North Carolina to support his growing family. Weekends he could be found going pedal to the metal at the ......
9781613218280

Start Your Engines

Famous Firsts in the History of Nascar Author: Pennell, Jay W. Code: 38433 Price: AU $42.99 Format: Hardback / 216 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 22/10/2015 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
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 founded? * Where was the first Strictly Stock race held? * What was the first flag-to-flag race ever broadcast on TV? * When ......
9780817017347

Faith in the Fast Lane: How NASCAR Found Jesus

Author: Bonham, Chad Code: 31689 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: JUDSON PRESS Published date: 15/01/2014 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days

For NASCAR fans, this book is unlike any other. Partly historical and partly inspirational, this volume will fuel your enthusiasm for the sport and your faith.

9781467110495

Bristol Motor Speedway

Author: McGee, David M Code: 31732 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: ARCADIA Published date: 08/05/2013 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

When Bristols race track opened in 1961, tickets were often given away to fill the 18,000 seats. Over the years, Bristol Motor Speedway has grown to 160,000 seats and legendary status among race fans. There is a fascination with the unforgettable moments that take place at the track, including rivalries that are hard to miss when fans can watch ......

9781938499302

Racin' Flat Out for Christ

Spiritual Lessons from the World of NASCAR with Insights from Racing's T Author: Warren, Lee Code: 30991 Price: AU $20.99 Format: Paperback / 72 pages Publisher: LIGHTHOUSE PUBLISHING Published date: 28/02/2013 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Racin' Flat Out for Christ takes you behind the scenes in NASCAR to show you what God is doing. You ll hear from 2011 Daytona 500 winner Trevor Bayne as he talks about the importance of getting his priorities straight before he won that race. You ll see how God used the outreach of the NASCAR community after a tornado in Texas to reach a soul for ......
9780771061189

NASCAR Nation

How Racing's Values Mirror the Nation's Author: Myers, Chris, PH.D. Code: 38955 Price: AU $47.99 Format: Hardback / 232 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 15/10/2012 Availability: Sold Out
Longtime Fox Sports broadcaster and NASCAR prerace show host Chris Myers demonstrates that racing embodies the best of what makes America great: our competitive spirit; our will to win; our love of pageantry, heroes, and tradition; our willingness to face risks and build for the future. This unique book is a love letter to the NASCAR community -- ......
9781600787676

Then Junior Said to Jeff...

The Greatest NASCAR Stories Ever Told Author: McLaurin, James Code: 38979 Price: AU $23.49 Format: Paperback / 256 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 26/09/2012 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
This collection of behind-the-scenes happenings from the history of the beloved stock car series shares stories of the great and the infamous, revealing privy insights into the drivers that fans thought they knew everything about. The book grants a glimpse into Buck Baker's tomato juice incident, how his son Buddy Baker landed face first in the ......
9780762442966

Great Book of NASCAR Lists

Author: Roberts, John Code: 39148 Price: AU $18.99 Format: Paperback / 240 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 10/01/2012 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
With more than 75 million fans, NASCAR(r) is one of the world s most popular sports. Racing Broadcaster John Roberts tracks down the answers to the pressing questions, such as: What are the fastest tracks on the circuit? Who had the longest winning streak? What were the longest races? Who are the best female drivers of all time? And many more. ......
9780786891399

In the Blink of an Eye

Dale, Daytona, and the Day That Changed Everything Author: Waltrip, Michael Code: 39154 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Paperback / 256 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 27/12/2011 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
"In the Blink of an Eye" the memoir of NASCAR's most colorful character, racing legend Michael Waltrip, focuses heavily on his historic win at the 2001 Daytona 500--which was immediately followed by news of the tragic death of racing legend Dale Earnhardt.
9781605533360

NASCAR - Yesterday & Today

Author: Auto Editors of Consumer Guide Code: 24661 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Hardback / 144 pages Publisher: PUBLICATIONS INTERNATIONAL Published date: 01/07/2011 Availability: Sold Out

This is the story told in NASCAR: Yesterday & Today features hundreds of original photographs and comprehensive descriptions of the dirvers, the cars, the tracks and the events.

9781847327741

World Motor Sport Facts & Records

Author: Bruce Jones Code: 24359 Price: AU $17.95 Format: Paperback / 352 pages Publisher: GARDNERS BOOKS Published date: 01/07/2011 Availability: Sold Out
Motor sport, in all its various forms, attracts millions of spectators across the globe - with television audience figures counted in the billions. Whether it is Formula One or Indycars, NASCAR or touring cars, sports cars or hot rods, rallying or world speed records, every variety of motor sports, the records, the stars, the manufacturers, movers ......
9781450820697

NASCAR Classics

Author: Auto Editors of Consumer Guide Code: 24669 Price: AU $24.95 Format: Hardback Publisher: CHATERS WHOLESALE Published date: 01/07/2011 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

NASCARS initial popularity grew out of the "Win on Sunday, Sell on Monday" philosophy nurtured by the associations Strictly Stock division started in1949. NASCAR Classics takes a colourful look at both the racing action on the tracks and the cars it sold in the showroom, a combinationthat helped make NASCAR Americas favorite form of ......

9781557885623

Advanced Race Car Chassis Technology

Author: Bob Bolles Code: 25121 Price: AU $32.50 Format: Paperback / 154 pages Publisher: HP BOOKS Published date: 01/07/2011 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Publisher's notes: Winners don't use trial and error. Learn how your chassis works and what it wants so you can race with the best setup! Then, and only then, will you experience success in racing. Winning races is a combination of many factors, but you can't do it if you don't have the correct understanding of chassis and suspension setup. ......
9781401324315

In the Blink of an Eye: Dale, Daytona & the Day that Changed Everythin

Author: Michael Waltrip Code: 24199 Price: AU $44.95 Format: Hardback / 223 pages Publisher: HYPERION BOOKS Published date: 02/01/2011 Availability: Sold Out
Publisher's Notes: 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," was close behind in third, blocking anyone who might try to pass. Waltrip couldn't stop thinking about all the ......
9780316034029

He Crashed Me So I Crashed Him Back

Author: Mark Bechtel Code: 23726 Price: AU $49.95 Format: Hardback / 304 pages Publisher: GARDNERS BOOKS Published date: 01/07/2010 Availability: Sold Out
Publisher's Notes: 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 racing on a hallowed track. ......
9780470278758

Trading Paint: 101 Great NASCAR Debates

Author: Jerry Bonkowski Code: 23337 Price: AU $29.95 Format: Paperback / 352 pages Publisher: JOHN WILEY & SONS INC Published date: 15/06/2010 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Publisher's Notes: Top NASCAR writer and Sirius NASCAR radio personality Jerry Bonkowski answers the questions that get fans most fired up. Who was the greatest driver of all time? Are crashes good for NASCAR? How will Danica fare? How has money changed the sport? What are the best and worst rules? In Trading Paint, veteran NASCAR writer Jerry ......
9780760334584

Proving Ground - A History of Dodge, Chrysler and Plymouth Racing

Author: Jim Schild Code: 22440 Price: AU $48.99 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: GARDNERS BOOKS Published date: 01/07/2009 Availability: Sold Out
Publisher's Notes: From the early decades of the Indy 500 to the modern superspeedways of NASCAR, from the 24 Hours of Le Mans sports car race to drag racing's 4.5-second quarter-mile runs, this is the story of one company's pursuit of performance and the glory that came with it. Full of hundreds of color and black and white photos, we hear ......
9780738533322

Speedway

Author: Jane Carroll Routte Code: 21668 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: ICONOGRAFIX US Published date: 01/07/2004 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Racing crowds and excitement describe the Racing Capital of the World. Speedway, Indiana is home to the Indianapolis 500, Nascar's Brickyard 400, and Formula One's U.S. Gran Prix. But Speedway is more than a town that surrounds the most famous automobile racing track in the world. The city is proud of its quality schools, and residents have ......
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Illustrated History of Stock Car Racing

Author: Don Hunter Code: 12406 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Hardback Publisher: MOTOR BOOKS INTERNATIONAL Published date: 01/01/2000 Availability: Sold Out
Subtitled: From the Sands of Daytona to Madison Avenue. See how NASCAR has evolved from dusty dirt tracks in the south to shining, multi-billion-dollar super speedways today. Turn the page to half a century of howling V-8 race mills, the smell of burnt rubber and high-octane fuel, and the fender-crushing duels of NASCAR's legendary drivers. This ......
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