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Steve Rider: My Chequered Career: Thirty-Five Years of Televising Motorsport
Steve Rider: My Chequered Career: Thirty-Five Years of Televising Motorsport
by Steve Rider
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This is a fascinating and fast-paced read by a well-known TV sports presenter with a particular passion for motorsport. Steve Rider begins his story in 1978 when, as a young reporter for Norfolk-based Anglia Television, he made a documentary about the... (read more)

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The Driver: My Dangerous Pursuit of Speed and Truth in the Outlaw Racing World
The Driver: My Dangerous Pursuit of Speed and Truth in the Outlaw Racing World
by Alexander Roy
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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 York of the 1970s, which then inspired his... (read more)

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Dale Earnhardt: Always a Champion
Dale Earnhardt: Always a Champion
by Jeff Bartlett
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The fast and furious sport of NASCAR racing has produced more than its share of heroes and champions but few ever achieved the legendary status of Dale Earnhardt -- "The Intimidator". Always a Champion and Remembering the Intimidator offer a fitting... (read more)

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Bill France Jr.: The Man Who Made NASCAR
Bill France Jr.: The Man Who Made NASCAR
by H A Branham
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Former NASCAR president, chairman, and CEO William Clifton France—known to most people at Bill France Jr.—is remembered and revered as the man who followed his visionary father at the helm of NASCAR, in the process becoming a... (read more)

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Senna Versus Prost: The Story of the Most Deadly Rivalry in Formula One
Senna Versus Prost: The Story of the Most Deadly Rivalry in Formula One
by Malcolm Folley
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The behind-the-scenes story of the most deadly rivalry in world sport. In the late eighties and early nineties, Formula One was at its most explosive, with thrilling races, charismatic drivers, nail-biting climaxes -- and the most deadly rivalry ever... (read more)

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Dale Earnhardt Jr.: Junior Achievement: The Dale Earnhardt Jr. Story (NASCAR Wonder Boy Collector's)
Dale Earnhardt Jr.: Junior Achievement: The Dale Earnhardt Jr. Story (NASCAR Wonder Boy Collector's)
by David Poole
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Carrying the full weight of a racing family name after the death of his father during the 2011 Daytona 500, Dale Earnhardt Jr. has been living under the burdensome demands of fame. The story of his career so far, with elements of his familys history and... (read more)

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Rusty Wallace: The Decision to Win
Rusty Wallace: The Decision to Win
by Bob Zeller
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In a sport teeming with aggressive competitors, Rusty Wallace's commitment and drive are legendary. But few fans realize that Rusty's unyielding determination to race was already clear at the age of 16, when he got a court order to compete at his local... (read more)

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Driver #8
Driver #8
by Dale Jr Earnhardt
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"'What would you do if you were behind your dad on the last lap?' How many times had I wanted to hear another question — anything new, anything different? How many times have I tried to come up with an answer? Well, now we'll find out. I'll answer... (read more)

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Winning: The Racing Life of Paul Newman
Winning: The Racing Life of Paul Newman
by Matt Stone
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The winner of the 2010 International Automotive Media Gold Award, now available in paperback format. Though he is famous as one of Hollywood’s greatest actors, a world-class humanitarian, and the founder of the Newman’s Own natural food... (read more)

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David Jefferies: The Official Biography
David Jefferies: The Official Biography
by Stuart Barker
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Inscribed on the gravestone of David Jefferies is: 'Those who risk nothing do nothing, achieve nothing, become nothing'. As the undisputed master of the most dangerous race track in the world, the Isle of Man TT course, the affable Yorkshireman risked... (read more)

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Growing Up Nascar (10 Edition)
Growing Up Nascar (10 Edition)
by Wheeler
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In 1949, when Humpy Wheeler was 11, he attended the very first NASCAR race. For the next ten years, he spent as much time in the pits as he could, and came to know many of the sport’s pioneers.  Eventually, Wheeler began promoting races at... (read more)

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On the Edge: My Story
On the Edge: My Story
by Richard Hammond
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In September 2006, Richard Hammond suffered a serious brain injury following a high-speed car crash. Here is his compelling account of life before and after the accident and an honest description of his recovery, full of drama and incident. An adrenalin... (read more)

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Dw: A Lifetime Going Around in Circles
Dw: A Lifetime Going Around in Circles
by Darrell Waltrip
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The New York Times bestseller from one of the reigning kings of NASCAR The three-time Winston Cup Champion and Daytona 500 winner shares his memories of a life in racing-and a knowing look at the evolution of the sport and its greatest drivers and... (read more)

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Danica Patrick: America's Hottest Racer
Danica Patrick: America's Hottest Racer
by Jonathan Ingram
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On May 29, 2005, twenty-three-year-old Danica Patrick became the first female driver to lead a lap at the Indy 500. It was just one of many firsts for a young woman whod begun karting at ten—her fourth-place finish at the Brickyard was the highest... (read more)

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Rebel with a Cause: A Season with NASCAR Star Tony Stewart
Rebel with a Cause: A Season with NASCAR Star Tony Stewart
by Monte Dutton
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Delivers race-by-race, behind-the-scenes coverage of rising star Tony Stewart??'s 2000 NASCAR Winston Cup... (read more)

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Alex Zanardi: My Sweetest Victory: A Memoir of Racing Success, Adversity, and Courage
Alex Zanardi: My Sweetest Victory: A Memoir of Racing Success, Adversity, and Courage
by Alex Zanardi
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The racing world held its collective breath in 2001 when Alex Zanardi lost both his legs in a horrifying accident at the Lausitzring in Germany. The racing world held its breath again 19 months later while witnessing his incredible return to racing. In... (read more)

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Miracle: Bobby Allison and the Saga of the Alabama Gang
Miracle: Bobby Allison and the Saga of the Alabama Gang
by Peter Golenbock
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While you were sitting in the stands or watching at home on TV, did you ever ask yourself what's really going on behind the scenes? Take a ride on the seat next to auto-racing legend Bobby Allison and relive the dramatic saga of the Alabama Gang in this... (read more)

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Eddie Jordan: The Biography
Eddie Jordan: The Biography
by Timothy Collings
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Key Selling Points - The very first full-length biography of the most charismatic man in the Grand Prix paddock - Timothy Collings, author of last autumn's bestselling The Piranha Club, is one of the most respected motor racing journalists on the Grand... (read more)

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Hard Driving: The Wendell Scott Story: The American Odyssey of NASCAR's First Black Driver
Hard Driving: The Wendell Scott Story: The American Odyssey of NASCAR's First Black Driver
by Brian Donovan
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Hard Driving is the dramatic story of one mans dogged determination to live the life he loved, and to compete, despite daunting obstacles, at the highest level of his sport. Wendell Scott figured he was signing up for trouble when he became nascars... (read more)

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The Earnhardts: A Biography (Greenwood Biographies)
The Earnhardts: A Biography (Greenwood Biographies)
by Gerry Souter
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From mid-century dirt tracks to today's super speedways, The Earnhardts: A Biography tells the remarkable story of a racing family—Dale, his father Ralph, and son Dale Jr.—whose careers span the full history of NASCAR and whose... (read more)

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