Lost Road Courses

Riverside International Speedway, Ontario Motor Speedway, Bridgehampton Raceway, Green Valley Raceway, Edmonton International Speedway, and Many More

Author: Martin Rudow

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Automobile racing

Page: 174

View: 474

"Road racing has long-storied roots in North America that reach from coast to coast and to Canada. Some of the greatest drivers to ever compete raced wickedly fast machines, staged epic duels on winding strips of asphalt, and created history. This history left an enduring legacy that is revealed and celebrated in Lost Road Courses. Road racer and road racing expert Martin Rudow retraces road racing's glorious past and visits the defunct classic road courses across the United States and Canada."--Publisher's description.

The Illustrated History of Triumph Sports and Racing Cars

Author: G. William Krause

Publisher: CarTech Inc

ISBN:

Category: Transportation

Page: 128

View: 311

The Triumph Motor Company is known around the world for its iconic sports cars. The hugely popular TR series, Spitfires, and GT-6s represent the quintessential British sports car; rugged good looks were combined with performance and economy at a price everyone could afford. These sports cars are always in demand and prized by British car collectors, racers, and open-air motoring enthusiasts. Triumph understood the connection between competition success and sales success and was able to parlay rally and road racing wins into the best-selling sports cars in the world, particularly in the United States during the 1950s and 1960s. The Works competition cars notched victories at Le Mans, Sebring, the Monte Carlo rally, and many others and inspired privateers to take their cars to the track. Every model came from a bloodline of racing. Triumph historian G. William Krause reviews every model in the sports car lineup. He covers the history, design evolution, and performance specifications from the first sports cars in the 1930s through the final cars built in 1981. Throughout Triumph's history a number of pivotal moments could have significantly changed the company's fortunes. This book also looks at the "what if" cars that never made it into production, including photos. Although they have not been built for more than three decades, their mark on sports car history is undeniable. Whether you're a fan of the spartan brutes of the 1950s or the refined comfort and performance of the last TRs, you will find the backstory of your favorites here. p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px Arial}

Carroll Shelby

A Collection of My Favorite Racing Photos

Author: Art Evans

Publisher: CarTech Inc

ISBN:

Category: Transportation

Page: 252

View: 873

Art Evans was a sports car racer in the 1950s on the West Coast who raced against, and became close friends with, Carroll Shelby. Their intense competition on the track became a lifelong friendship off the track. He and Shelby collaborated on many business projects over the years, including books, marketing projects, projects for the Shelby Foundation, and so on. In his later years, Shelby loved the books about his cars and similar topics, but his eyesight was failing to the point where he had difficulty reading, and really preferred the books that were heavy with photos. It was from that realization that Shelby and Evans decided to work on one last book together. They both combed through the Shelby archives and selected Shelby's favorite images from his racing career. That is almost the entirety of this book. It is packed with photos selected by Shelby himself, and the captions are quotes from Shelby's commentary on the action in the photo, as well as his memories. Unfortunately, Carroll Shelby passed away before the book was fully completed, but Evans, following Shelby's instructions, carried this final project through to completion. Filled with images that have never been seen in print, as well as images not published since the 1950s and 1960s, this final work from Shelby is a personally curated collection by the legend himself. If you are a sports car racing fan, Ford fan, Shelby fan, or any combination of the three, this book is a perfect addition to your automotive library.

The Lost Road

Author: Richard Harding Davis

Publisher: Good Press

ISBN:

Category: Fiction

Page: 246

View: 954

"The Lost Road" by Richard Harding Davis. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

Lost Drag Strips II

More Ghosts of Quarter-Miles Past

Author: Scotty Gosson

Publisher: CarTech Inc

ISBN:

Category: Transportation

Page: 176

View: 978

Fresh on the heels of the best-selling book Lost Drag Strips comes a new look at other long-lost and forgotten drag racing facilities from the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s. In the first volume, the author examined the birth of drag racing and its subsequent popularity that invaded every city and community across America. Unfortunately, after the initial explosion of popularity, it waned, and various drag strips closed for a myriad of reasons. Financial pressure for the real estate they occupied, suburban sprawl, and waning participation were all reasons for the change in fortunes for the small, and even not-so-small, racetracks. The first volume was great, but readers demanded more! Lost Drag Strips II picks up where the first volume left off, covering even more tracks with archival photos of racing in the tracks' heyday, the cars that ran there, and coverage of the tracks as they exist today. This volume also includes some of the tracks that survived, those that fought off the economic demons and the urban sprawl and continue to run today. Tracks in this volume include: Fort Wainwright/Racing Lions Motorsports Park, Avenue G Drag Strip, Fremont/Baylands Drag Strip, San Fernando Drag Strip, Fontana Drag City, Inyokern Drag Strip, Kahuku Air Strip, Las Vegas Speedrome, Continental Divide Raceways, SRCA Drag Strip, Southwest Raceway, Willow Run Raceway, Minnesota Dragways, KCTA Drag Strip, Detroit Dragway, Niagara Airport Dragstrip, New York National Speedway, York US 30 Drag-O-Way, South Mountain Raceway, La Place Dragway, Yellow River Drag Strip, Thunderbolt Dragway, and more.

Lost Race Tracks

Treasures of Automobile Racing

Author: Gordon Eliot White

Publisher: Enthusiast Books

ISBN:

Category: Transportation

Page: 126

View: 754

Americans have raced on more than 6,000 racetracks, road courses and drag strips, at home and abroad, since an American Duryea and a German Benz met in the snow in Chicago in 1895. A few more than 1,200 still exist or are still used today. The rest have disappeared under shopping centers, airports and housing developments - or simply into the mists of time.Included here are the best remembered, the most important and the most interesting of those tracks, along with some that are remembered only by local historians. Come along for the ride and rediscover the heritage of automobile racing.

Motorcycle Road Racing

Author: Jeffrey Zuehlke

Publisher: Lerner Publications

ISBN:

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 48

View: 215

Presents motorcycle road racing, providing simple explanations surrounding the sport including descriptions of famous races, the culture of racing, and brief career highlights of its legendary stars.

Lost for Words

Loss and Bereavement Awareness Training

Author: John Holland

Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

ISBN:

Category: Social Science

Page: 121

View: 587

Lost for Words is an innovative "loss awareness" training package designed for teachers and carers supporting children who are experiencing bereavement. All the required resources are included with the pack, including templates for OHP transparencies, handouts for trainees and a bibliography for further reading.

Road Trip America

A State-by-state Tour Guide to Offbeat Destinations

Author: Andrew F. Wood

Publisher: Collectors Press, Inc.

ISBN:

Category: Travel

Page: 112

View: 314

A state-by-state guide to odd roadside attractions features descriptions of such sites as the world's largest teapot in Chester, West Viginia, and the Boll Weevil Monument in Enterprise, Alabama.

Manual with State Courses of Study for Secondary Schools, Including the Following Series of Bulletins of the Various Courses

No. 65 A--Home Economics. No. 65 B--English. No. 65 C--Natural Science and Mathematics. No. 65 D--History and Social Sciences. No. 65 E--Foreign Language. No. 65 F--Commercial. No. 65 G-- High School Library Manual

Author: Indiana. Department of Public Instruction

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Education

Page: 416

View: 978

The Lost Road, Etc. (Webster's Korean Thesaurus Edition)

Author: Richard Harding Davis

Publisher: ICON Group International

ISBN:

Category:

Page: 267

View: 198

Websters paperbacks take advantage of the fact that classics are frequently assigned readings in English courses. By using a running English-to-Korean thesaurus at the bottom of each page, this edition of The Lost Road, etc. by Richard Harding Davis was edited for three audiences. The first includes Korean-speaking students enrolled in an English Language Program (ELP), an English as a Foreign Language (EFL) program, an English as a Second Language Program (ESL), or in a TOEFL or TOEIC preparation program. The second audience includes English-speaking students enrolled in bilingual education programs or Korean speakers enrolled in English-speaking schools. The third audience consists of students who are actively building their vocabularies in Korean in order to take foreign service, translation certification, Advanced Placement (AP) or similar examinations. By using the Webster's Korean Thesaurus Edition when assigned for an English course, the reader can enrich their vocabulary in anticipation of an examination in Korean or English. TOEFL, TOEIC, AP and Advanced Placement are trademarks of the Educational Testing Service which has neither reviewed nor endorsed this book. All rights reserved. Websters edition of this classic is organized to expose the reader to a maximum number of difficult and potentially ambiguous English words. Rare or idiosyncratic words and expressions are given lower priority compared to difficult, yet commonly used words. Rather than supply a single translation, many words are translated for a variety of meanings in Korean, allowing readers to better grasp the ambiguity of English, and avoid them using the notes as a pure translation crutch. Having the readerdecipher a words meaning within context serves to improve vocabulary retention and understanding. Each page covers words not already highlighted on previous pages. If a diffic