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The History Of Motor Sport

Author : David Hassan
ISBN : 9781317984719
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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First published in 2012. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Motor Sport

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105128596165
Genre : Automobiles
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Category: Automobiles

Motor Racing

Author : Steve Wyatt
ISBN : 9781845842857
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Picking up where the first volume left off, this is a beautifully illustrated journey covering a period of ten years in motor sport. Moving year by year, this book is written from the perspective of a passionate motor sport enthusiast of the day. Features many previously unpublished photographs.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Taken By Speed

Author : Connie Ann Kirk
ISBN : 9781442277625
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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The number of athletes who have died competing in the sport of motor racing, including amateurs and professionals around the world, stretches into the thousands. Despite the danger, drivers continue to compete day in and day out for the thrill and joy of the race. In Taken by Speed: Fallen Heroes of Motor Sport and Their Legacies, Connie Ann Kirk pays tribute to professional racing drivers who died while competing in the sport they loved. Covering tragedies from 1955 to the present, Kirk carefully reflects on the legacies of the racers and the impact of the tragic events, including on safety regulations, innovations, and on society as a whole. Drivers and incidents covered in this book include the 24 Heures du Mans race of 1955 where over 80 people died; the 1964 crash at the Indianapolis 500 that stopped the race for the first time in history; and the tragic losses of racers Ayrton Senna, Dale Earnhardt, Alberto Ascari, Jim Clark, Bruce McLaren, Gilles Villeneuve, Francois Cevert, Dan Wheldon, Justin Wilson, and Jules Bianchi. Taken by Speed features exclusive interviews with legends of motor sport—Mario Andretti, Derek Bell, Sir Stirling Moss, Bobby Rahal, Brian Redman, and Sir Jackie Stewart—who raced in the sport’s most dangerous era. It also includes timelines of safety improvements in the sport and key moments in motor sport history. Using motor sports as its lens, this book explores moving stories of what it means to pursue a life’s passion with unwavering drive, commitment, and courage.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Advanced Motorsport Engineering

Author : Andrew Livesey
ISBN : 9781136077425
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Advanced Motorsport Engineering is an essential textbook for students on Motorsports Engineering courses and a handy reference those already working in the industry. The book covers advanced topics in motorsport such as diagnosing and rectifying faults in engines, chassis and transmission. Sections on composite materials and advanced engine management systems provide a complete coverage of level 3 courses. Each unit in the IMI and EAL syllabus is covered in full and illustrated with photos, diagrams and key learning points. The chapters can also be easily matched to the BTEC National course structure. Motorsport is not just about the spectacle of some of the world's most popular and famous sporting events - it also plays a crucial role in developing new techniques and technologies. Getting a qualification in motorsport could be the first step in a career in one of the most exciting and challenging sectors of high performance engineering. Andrew Livesey is the Head of the School of Engineering at North West Kent College, UK
Category: Technology & Engineering

Omnibus Of Speed

Author : Charles Beaumont
ISBN : UVA:X000736502
Genre : Automobile racing
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Category: Automobile racing

Motor Racing At Goodwood In The Sixties

Author : Tony Gardiner
ISBN : 9781845844967
Genre : Transportation
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Goodwood in the sixties epitomised all that was good about the British motor racing scene. It was a circuit where anybody could have a go, and yet the established greats like Stirling Moss would be there too. It was a circuit where Minis rubbed shoulders with Ferraris and Ford Galaxies, MGBs diced with Triumph TRs and Morgans, and clubman’s races were as keenly fought as RAC Tourist Trophy events. Most of all Goodwood was accessible and informal: spectators with no special privileges could get really close to the action, examine the cars in the paddock, and meet the great drivers of the day. Tony Gardiner was a regular spectator at Goodwood before the popular Sussex track was forced to close in 1966. His fascinating photos remind us of an era of motor racing very different from today’s, and illustrate an amazing variety of machinery, from Lotus Cortinas to Aston Martin Zagatos.
Category: Transportation

Ten Years Of Motors And Motor Racing

Author : Charles Jarrott
ISBN : 9788896365427
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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“ ...When the idea of this book was first suggested to me, although I had no misgivings as to the interest of its subject for myself and those immediately concerned, I had some misgiving as to my ability to make it interesting to the general reader. I may say that this misgiving is by no means abated now that I see the finished result of my labours. But I felt a very earnest wish, which will be understood by those who have ever been in the thick of any exciting or momentous experience, to preserve, if only for my own satisfaction, some record of the early days of the motor-car in England and my own experiences in connection therewith, and to reconstruct some of the events of those exciting days before my impression of them should become blurred. In this way my book may perhaps come some day to have an interest of its own, when the world shall have forgotten that the thing we call the Motor Movement ever had a beginning ...” Charles Jarrott - September, 1906. (Charles Jarrott was an English racing car driver. He won the 1902 Circuit des Ardennes race and competed in the 1903 and 1904 Gordon Bennett Cup races.)
Category: Sports & Recreation

Motor Racing

Author : Anthony Carter
ISBN : 9781845842796
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Stunning photographs from motor racing history, most previously unpublished, in a book that examines the many facets of Grand Prix racing before the dominance of television.
Category: Sports & Recreation

The Science Of Motorsport

Author : David P. Ferguson
ISBN : 9781351401296
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Despite its worldwide following, high levels of investment and scientific complexity, there is a lack of evidence-based literature on the science of human performance in motorsport. Focusing on the physiological, psychological and sport medicine aspects of training, performance, injury and safety, The Science of Motorsport is the first book to provide an accessible and up-to-date resource for stakeholders at all levels of motorsport. Addressing the physiological and psychological stresses of racing across a full range of sports, from Formula 1 and IndyCar to NASCAR and endurance racing, the book includes chapters on: • nutritional and physical training strategies for drivers; • the driver’s neck; • injury rates and pathologies of open-wheel driving; • return to competition from concussion; • driver safety; • and considerations for pit crews and safety staff. Accessibly written and made up of contributions from world-leading authorities in motorsport science research, this is a crucial resource for racing drivers, physical trainers, pit crew members and safety personnel, as well as researchers and students with an interest in applied sport physiology, applied sport psychology or sport medicine.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Motor Sport Photography

Author : Tony Pleavin
ISBN : 9781861083999
Genre : Photography
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The speed and action of motor sports puts exacting demands upon photographers. The necessary skills are taught, one step at a time, through detailed technical discussions and 180 color photographs which demonstrate race day strategies in practice. Topics include lenses, filters, film, camera supports, and other equipment, as well as metering and exposure, selecting shutter speeds, and high-speed flashes. Creative aspects such as framing the subject, using color, cropping, image editing, and even how to get a press pass to shoot in the pits, make this hands-on guide equally valuable for both digital and film photographers of all skill levels.
Category: Photography

Motor Racing Heroes

Author : Robert Newman
ISBN : 9781845847487
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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100 heroes from almost 100 years of motor sport are covered in this book. Revealing the determination, heroism, raw courage, skill at the wheel – and just plain humanity – that has elevated men and women into the special, rarified atmosphere of heroism.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Graham Hill

Author : John Tipler
ISBN : 1859832792
Genre : Transportation
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Graham Hill's career was one of the most remarkable in modern motor racing. It spanned 20 turbulent years in the history of the sport. His first racing cars were the conventional front-engined cars of the 1950s, which were painted in national colors. In his final races, in the 1970s, he drove sophisticated, bewinged rear-engined cars that carried the colors of their commercial sponsors. At his peak in the mid-1960s he was at the forefront of grand prix and sports car racing, competing against the very best drivers of the era - Clark, Surtees, Gurney, Rindt, Stewart. Today his name, along with theirs, evokes one of the classic ages of motor racing. John Tipler's new biography of this determined and popular man recalls the great victories in his long versatile career - his two Formula 1 world championships and 14 grand prix wins and triumph at the Indianapolis 500 and the Le Mans 24 Hours. But he also explores Hill's background and character and shows how his courage and persistence earned him a pre-eminent position as one of the best all-around drivers and outstanding competitors of his day. He also considers Hill's later move from driving to team ownership, a new stage in a tireless career which was so cruelly cut short when he and the principal members of his team were killed in a plane crash in 1975.
Category: Transportation


Author : Stirling Moss
ISBN : 1899870229
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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This volume is about one of motor racing's greatest writers: Denis Sargent Jenkinson, known affectionately as DSJ2 or Jenks. His famed column in Motor Sport was read avidly for the 40 years he was that magazine's continental correspondent.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Knowledge Space Economy

Author : J. R. Bryson
ISBN : 0415189713
Genre : Business & Economics
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"Bringing together contributions from across the social sciences, this book provides both a theoretical statement on understanding the economic world and empirical exemplification of the power of knowledge in shaping the spaces and places of today's economy and society."--Jacket.
Category: Business & Economics

Motor Racing At Thruxton In The 1980s

Author : Bruce Grant-Braham
ISBN : 9781845843694
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Featuring many previously unpublished photographs from the author's personal collection, this is an insightful account of '80s racing at one of the fastest motor racing circuits in the UK.
Category: Sports & Recreation

101 Things You May Not Have Known About Motor Racing

Author : Marc White
ISBN : 9781908752758
Genre : Games
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Are you a fan of motor racing? Do you follow all the championships? Would you like to know more about the racing drivers that compete in this spectacular event and the cars they drive? If you answered yes to any of these questions you should never be without this handy motor racing reference guide. Did you know that Stirling Moss had his road driving licence revoked for one year for dangerous driving, that Michael Schumacher has won more Formula One World Drivers’ Championships than anyone else in the history of the sport or that, to date (2012), Ferrari has won more races than any other constructor? This book is packed with similar facts all about Formula One, including profiles of the top racing drivers past and present, the history of Formula One, championship records, memorable winners and losers, female competitors, famous circuits and much more. 101 Things You May Not Have Known About Motor Racing makes an entertaining read and is a must-have for anyone who enjoys watching this exciting sport.
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A Companion To American Sport History

Author : Steven A. Riess
ISBN : 9781118609408
Genre : History
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A Companion to American Sport History presents acollection of original essays that represent the firstcomprehensive analysis of scholarship relating to the growing fieldof American sport history. Presents the first complete analysis of the scholarshiprelating to the academic history of American sport Features contributions from many of the finest scholars workingin the field of American sport history Includes coverage of the chronology of sports from colonialtimes to the present day, including major sports such as baseball,football, basketball, boxing, golf, motor racing, tennis, and trackand field Addresses the relationship of sports to urbanization,technology, gender, race, social class, and genres such as sportsbiography Awarded 2015 Best Anthology from the North American Society for Sport History (NASSH)
Category: History