Nascar Legends: Memorable Men, Moments, and Machines in Racing History

Nascar Legends: Memorable Men, Moments, and Machines in Racing History

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by Robert Edelstein
     
 

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NASCAR Legends traces the story of stock car racing through the courageous, record-breaking drivers who made it the Number One spectator sport in America. NASCAR's 60-year history is rich with varied lore about heroic racers, incredible races, and love of family.
There are profiles of true NASCAR stars: Bill France; Bobby and Davey Allison; Dale Earnhardt

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NASCAR Legends traces the story of stock car racing through the courageous, record-breaking drivers who made it the Number One spectator sport in America. NASCAR's 60-year history is rich with varied lore about heroic racers, incredible races, and love of family.
There are profiles of true NASCAR stars: Bill France; Bobby and Davey Allison; Dale Earnhardt and Dale Earnhardt, Jr.; Tony Stewart; Richard, Kyle, and Adam Petty, among other legends of the speedway. TV Guide motorsports reporter Edelstein's painstaking journalistic work, combined with his encyclopedic knowledge and love of the sport, make NASCAR Legends an essential book for anyone drawn to the roaring magic of the track.

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"A fast-paced and rowdy romp that captures the grit and roar of the track and the outsized personalities and daredevils of America's homegrown sport." — Neal Thompson, author of Driving with the Devil

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781590207314
Publisher:
The Overlook Press
Publication date:
02/28/2012
Pages:
320
Sales rank:
1,126,862
Product dimensions:
5.42(w) x 7.98(h) x 0.72(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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Praise for Robert Edelstein's Full Throttle:

"[Edelstein¦s] impeccable biography . . . kicks up blissful dirt on NASCAR¦s juiced-up early days." --The New York Times Book Review (Front Page)

"Enormously entertaining." --Sports Illustrated

"It¦s the definitive bio of the legend Edelstein describes as îthe wildest man of the sport.¦" --TV Guide

"May be one of the best ever racing biographies." --Daytona Beach News-Journal

Meet the Author

Robert Edelstein is the author of Full Throttle and NASCAR Generations. He is the exclusive motorsports writer for TV Guide. He lives with his family in Caldwell, New Jersey.

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Nascar Legends: Memorable Men, Moments, and Machines in Racing History 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I think this the best book ever because you learn about racing ledgends. If ou are big racing fan like I am you will like this book.