Burnin' Rubber: Behind the Scenes in Stock Car Racing

Burnin' Rubber: Behind the Scenes in Stock Car Racing

by George Sullivan

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Stock car racing is wildly popular and one of the fastest-growing sports in the United States. This book captures all of the excitement of racing, taking the reader to some of the most famous tracks, meeting some of the hottest drivers, and looking at the sport from the inside. The history of NASCAR, what it takes to be a superstar driver, the construction of a race car, the experience of being behind the wheel, and the excitement of race day are all explored, using a gripping "You are there" narrative. Full-color photographs add to the excitement and appeal.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780761312567
Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group
Publication date: 09/28/1998
Series: Single Titles Ser.
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 10.31(w) x 8.35(h) x 0.41(d)
Age Range: 10 - 13 Years

Table of Contents

1.Fast Sport, Fast Growth9
2.The Car15
3.Behind the Wheel21
4.The Team26
5.Race Day32
6.How to Win38
Stock Car Words and Terms45

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