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The history of NASCAR

Author: Jim Francis
Publisher: New York : Crabtree Pub. Co., ©2008.
Series: NASCAR (St. Catharines, Ont.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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NASCAR has gone from racing big, rumbling stock cars on dusty tracks in the South to thrilling millions with high-tech racing on enormous superspeedways.
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Genre/Form: Literature
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jim Francis
ISBN: 9780778731863 0778731863 9780778731948 0778731944
OCLC Number: 183179468
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 32 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm
Contents: NASCAR today ... and yesterday --
Big Bill's big dream --
Birth of Daytona --
Here comes the king --
Here comes the money --
The 1980s speed up --
Close races and new stars --
NASCAR races to the future --
NASCAR aims for the world.
Series Title: NASCAR (St. Catharines, Ont.)
Responsibility: Jim Francis.
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NASCAR has gone from racing big, rumbling stock cars on dusty tracks in the South to thrilling millions with high-tech racing on enormous superspeedways.

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A nice addition to any fan who loves car racing library.

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2009-10-22) Good Permalink

      Colorful photographs add a nice dimension to the accessible text about the history of NASCAR.  There is information on the beginnings of the sport in the 1920's and 30's up until the sponsorship and big money of today's competitions.  This would be good for...
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