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The Indianapolis 500

by Bruce Weber

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  • 4 Currently reading

Published by Creative Education in Minneapolis, MN .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Automobile racing drivers -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature

    • About the Edition

      Discusses the history, the cars, and the drivers of America"s biggest racing event.

      Edition Notes

      Other titlesIndianapolis Five Hundred.
      Statementby Bruce Weber ; edited by Michael E. Goodman.
      SeriesGreat moments in sports
      ContributionsGoodman, Michael E.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGV1033.5.I55 W43 1989
      The Physical Object
      Pagination1 v. :
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2213790M
      ISBN 100886823218
      LC Control Number89036706

        I would have to disagree with the title of "Greatest Indy Stories Ever Told," as I have heard some really great stories about the which were not included in this book. When I started reading, I didn't realize the book would be entirely based on the author's personal experiences rather than on history and research/5. The 48th International Mile Sweepstakes was held at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Speedway, Indiana on Saturday, It was won by A. J. Foyt, but is primarily remembered for a fiery seven-car accident that resulted in the deaths of Eddie Sachs and Dave is also the last race won by a front-engined "roadster", as all subsequent races .

      97th Indianapolis Program & Indianapolis Yearbook Brand New Sealed. $ $ shipping. or Best Offer. Watch. INDIANAPOLIS YEARBOOK "RICK MEARS WINNER" by Carl Hungness. $ $ shipping. Watch. Indianapolis Yearbook Sneva - Hungness. $ Free shipping. or Best Offer.   For one hundred years, the greatest spectacle in racing plays out each May in Indianapolis. The entire scope of the Indianapolis is presented in this fun test: drivers, track information, teams, race information, cars, rules, records, and so on. Grade your knowledge on the Indy scale. The answers are provided in the back of the : AuthorHouse.

      On , a red flag waved at Indianapolis on the second lap of the —the first time the iconic race was stopped for anything but weather. When the .   Newly updated, Tales from the Indianapolis captures horrific collisions and sweet victories from drivers past and present. With the th race approaching, the excitement and history of the Indy will be on the mind of every racing fan. In addition to books on popular team sports, we also publish books for a wide variety of athletes Author: Jack Arute.


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