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1) Race day!
La Farge Childrens Easy Reader
Main Childrens Easy Reader
Southside Childrens Easy Reader
From the moment the driver climbs inside the car, the sights and sounds of an exciting day at the races roars to life in this straightforward presentation.
1 copy. Additional copies on order.
Southside Childrens Picture Book
"Young readers will love this exciting, in-depth yet accessible look at monster trucks, including how they work, the special equipment they need, and how they crush puny cars under their enormous tires"--Provided by publisher.
3) Dirt Bikes
Dirt bikes are off‑road motorcycles that are not legal to drive on the street. Most dirt bikes do not have windshields, lights, turn signals, or license plates. They are much lighter and easier to handle than road bikes. Discover the history, design, and features of these exciting vehicles in Dirt Bikes, part of the Let's Ride series.
Choppers are custom-made motorcycles. Very few choppers are built for racing or trail riding. Instead, they are designed to cruise the roads in style. Discover the history, design, and features of these stylish vehicles in Choppers, part of the Let's Ride series.
Did you know that top motocross freestyle pros race around a course doing as many awesome moves as they can before time's up? Some perform an amazing trick called a cliffhanger, where they touch their toes to their bikes' handlebars while airborne.
6) Indy Cars
Indy cars are built for racing. They are similar to Formula 1 cars, but run on oval tracks. Indianapolis Motor Speedway is the best known of the oval tracks. Discover the history, design, and features of these impressive vehicles in Indy Cars, part of the Let's Ride series.
7) Stock Cars
In the 1930s and 1940s, people raced each other in their own cars. The cars were called stock cars because they were bought from auto dealers. Discover the history, design, and features of these powerful vehicles in Stock Cars, part of the Let's Ride series.
Professional drag racing has four major classes. The fastest drag racers in the world are the Top Fuel class. Top Fuel cars have large rear wheels and small front wheels. Discover the history, design, and features of these exceptionally fast vehicles in Dragsters, part of the Let's Ride series.
9) Sports Cars
A sports car is typically a two-seat, two-door car with rear-wheel drive. It has a responsive engine that handles well on all types of roads. It rides low and is usually fast. Most of all, it is fun to drive. Discover the history, design, and features of these sleek, powerful vehicles in Sports Cars, part of the Let's Ride series.
10) Hot Rods
Hot rodding began as a way to bring new life to old cars. It allowed young people to own cars without spending a lot of money. Today's hot rods are part art and part mechanical wonder, and they are no longer cheap. Discover the history, design, and features of these eye-catching vehicles in Hot Rods, part of the Let's Ride series.
11) Monster Trucks
Monster trucks may look like regular trucks with giant tires, but they are very different. Their fiberglass body can be molded into wild shapes. Monster truck frames are made of extra‑strong steel tubing. Discover the history, design, and features of these enormous vehicles in Monster Trucks, part of the Let's Ride series.
12) Race Cars
Visit the racetrack in this book to see fast cars compete against each other. Race cars have powerful engines and fearless drivers. Zoom through this book and discover different types of race cars and how they work!
What began on the dusty racetracks of the rural South is now a world-class enterprise, as closely watched by Wall Street as by hometown racing fans. How NASCAR grew from its provincial roots to become a big business of international proportions is the story Mark Yost tells in The 200-MPH Billboard. A seasoned sports and business reporter for the Wall Street Journal and contributor to the New York Times and the Sports Business Journal, Yost demystifies...
With racing, as with almost any pursuit, being the best entails having a clear idea of what the best is--having a mental model that instructs and motivates and inspires. That's where Speed Secrets 6 comes in. Drawing on his extensive experience as a competitive driver and coach, author Ross Bentley helps the aspiring professional and the ambitious amateur develop the mental model that is essential for successful racing. His book reviews the techniques...
The backstage NASCAR race-week action is one of the most secretive and fascinating aspects of the racing world, and for the first time ever, fans have full access to every aspect of race week at Talladega and Darlington, even the top-secret post-race inspections, with this exciting book. The very best photojournalists cover Hendrick Motorsports, Haas CNC Racing, and MB2/MBV Motorsports, who allow an unprecedented, behind-the-scenes view of every...
16) Full Throttle
'There were always just the two of them, Robert and Liam, and there wasn't one weekend when Robert went racing that Liam wasn't with him. They were a formidable force, and Robert only needed Liam in his corner, he didn't need anyone else.' Louise Dunlop, Robert's widow When road racing fan Liam Beckett offered a young Robert Dunlop the use of a workshop at his house in Ballymoney, he didn't realise that that it would change both of their lives forever....
Written for every NASCAR fan, this account goes behind the scenes to peek into the private world of the drivers, promoters, and decision makersall while eavesdropping on their personal conversations.From high-speed thrills to colorful characters, the book includes stories from Bobby Allison, Donnie Allison, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Jeff Gordon, and Buz McKim,among others, allowing readers to relive highlights, celebrations, and other memorable moments....
Detailing 65 years of NASCAR history, this lively book explores the personalities, events, and facts every stock car racing fan should know. Important nicknames, dates, and acheivements round out this fan handbook. This guide to all things NASCAR also includes a list of must-do NASCAR-related activities, such as making a pilgrimage to the birthplace of Dale Earnhardt, exploring the hidden gems of major racing venues, and visiting lesser-known museums...
While fans continue to debate the relative merits of their favorite drivers, ESPN.com's premier motor sports writer Terry Blount now brings some needed clarity and perspective to America's biggest spectator sport, rating drivers, teams, cars, and tracks, and while bluntly letting readers know which are overrated and which are underrated in a new book that's bound to further the debate and stir up more controversy. Did the reputation match the results?...
A detailed guide book of off-road driving in the desert. Tips and practical advice on what to do before considering taking the plunge into the beautiful sport of off road driving. Checklists and detailed graphic descriptions on driving techniques with a predominant sense of safety in order to enjoy the sport. A must have guide for anyone considering a venture into the outdoors with their 4x4.
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