The Definitive History of America's Sport

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Each weekend, hundreds of thousands of fans are thrilled by the fabulous reality NASCAR has become. The spectacular weekly drama that features sleek race cars, ultramodern superspeedways, compelling drivers, heart-stopping action, and family entertainment is the result of a dream "Big Bill" France had over half a century ago on the sands of Daytona Beach, Florida. And it's the offspring of a rich history filled with moonshiners, classic rivalries, gritty daredevils, and smoke-filled rooms.

This compelling tale is told in NASCAR: The Definitive History of America's Sport, the most authoritative look at the ultimate spectator sport's dramatic ascendance and a family business built on hard work, calculated risks, and close ties. All of NASCAR's greatest moments 7 beloved heroes, hottest cars and innovations, fabulous finishes, and behind-the-scenes stories are captured in this elegant information packed volume.

With modern-day action shots, historic photography, portfolios, memorabilia, and an enlivening text by one of the sport's most esteemed chroniclers, NASCAR: The Definitive History of America's Sport is a must-have for any die-hard NASCAR fan.

Publisher: New York : HarperEntertainment, c2000.
ISBN: 9780061050800
Characteristics: 203 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 31 cm.


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