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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A book about the drivers of NASCAR, the fastest growing spectator sport in America. It's filled with the stars of the last twenty years as well as all the stars of today. NASCAR Legends covers not only drivers' backgrounds and how they overcame adversity, but their heroics—great stories about great guys who are bigger than life.

Includes such racers

Overview

A book about the drivers of NASCAR, the fastest growing spectator sport in America. It's filled with the stars of the last twenty years as well as all the stars of today. NASCAR Legends covers not only drivers' backgrounds and how they overcame adversity, but their heroics—great stories about great guys who are bigger than life.

Includes such racers as:
-Donnie, Bobby and Davey Allison
-Dale Earnhardt and Dale Earnhardt Jr.
-Jeff Gordon
-Terry Labonte
-Darrell Waltrip
-Tony Stewart
-Richard, Kyle and Adam Petty

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"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:
9781590201848
Publisher:
Overlook
Publication date:
03/03/2011
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
9.06(w) x 6.32(h) x 1.09(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: The Life and Fast Times of NASCAR Legend Curtis Turner (named Best Motorsports Book by the American Auto Racing Writers & Broadcasters Association) and NASCAR Generations: The Legacy of Family in NASCAR Racing. He is the exclusive motorsports writer for TV Guide Magazine and a contributing editor at Broadcasting & Cable, and he writes frequently about sports, travel and health for several other publications. He lives with his family in 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.