The Century of Motor Racing: The Drivers and Their Machines

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In spectacular photos and gripping text, The Century of Motor Racing captures the history and drama of auto racing, packed with legendary drivers, fabulous cars, and extreme challenges. From the city-to-city raids at the turn of the century to today's Cart-Indy, Formula 1, Rally, and NASCAR championships, The Century of Motor Racing traces the history of car racing, detailing the technology and the people that have made the sport great.
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In spectacular photos and gripping text, The Century of Motor Racing captures the history and drama of auto racing, packed with legendary drivers, fabulous cars, and extreme challenges. From the city-to-city raids at the turn of the century to today's Cart-Indy, Formula 1, Rally, and NASCAR championships, The Century of Motor Racing traces the history of car racing, detailing the technology and the people that have made the sport great.
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  • ISBN-13: 9780760718773
  • Publisher: Sterling Publishing
  • Publication date: 9/15/1999
  • Pages: 299

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 11, 1999

    Nice book but filled with inaccuracies...

    My wife gave me this book as a gift and I couldn't wait to read it. I have an extensive motor racing book collection, and I work in the business. However, after skimming through the book on a Saturday morning, I was disappointed. The book is filled with inaccuracies. Since the authors are European, I expected some misunderstandings with regard to auto racing in the U.S. Unfortunately, there are misunderstandings in their history of F-1 racing and Prototype racing as well. Additionally, although the photos are impressive, most are from the more recent years of racing as opposed to 'The Century.' And the photo captions are so poorly laid out, that it is difficult to quickly find the description of a particular one. There are much better books on the market. (Please don't tell my wife.)

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