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Tales from the Indianapolis 500: A Collection of the Greatest Indy 500 Stories Ever Told

Tales from the Indianapolis 500: A Collection of the Greatest Indy 500 Stories Ever Told

by Jack Arute, Jenna Fryer
     
 

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What’s it like to race across the blacktop of the nation’s most famous track? How does it feel to smash into a concrete wall while going over 200 miles per hour? This exciting, humorous, and poignant collection of tales takes readers inside the most thrilling race in America. Newly updated, Tales from the Indianapolis 500 captures horrific

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What’s it like to race across the blacktop of the nation’s most famous track? How does it feel to smash into a concrete wall while going over 200 miles per hour? This exciting, humorous, and poignant collection of tales takes readers inside the most thrilling race in America. Newly updated, Tales from the Indianapolis 500 captures horrific collisions and sweet victories from drivers past and present. With the 100th race approaching, the excitement and history of the Indy 500 will be on the mind of every racing fan.
Author and renowned broadcaster Jack Arute exposes readers to a fast-paced world of high-speed thrills and unbelievable wipeouts. Beginning with his first encounter at the iconic race, along with stories from racing legends like Ray Harroun, and memorable races stretching up to the present day, Arute captures an entire culture of its own. NASCAR fans, whether young or old, will revel in the chance to experience the Indy 500 from within these pages. There’s no doubt readers will feel like they’re actually there!

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781613218747
Publisher:
Sports Publishing LLC
Publication date:
05/17/2016
Series:
Tales from the Team Series
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
363,146
Product dimensions:
5.60(w) x 8.20(h) x 1.10(d)

Meet the Author

Jack Arute covers the NFL and college sports for Sirius XM Radio. He previously served as president of the family-owned Stafford Motor Speedway.

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