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Indianapolis 500 : A Century of Excitement - Ralph Kramer

Indianapolis 500

A Century of Excitement

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Published: 1st January 2012
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The Greatest Spectacle in Racing





Since the dawn of automotive racing, the world's best drivers have tested their skills, bravery and the limits of speed in the legendary Indianapolis 500. The winner claims the historic Borg-Warner Trophy, and racing immortality.





Officially licensed in cooperation with the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Indianapolis 500: A Century of Excitement tells the compelling and entertaining story of the race that has become known as simply "The Greatest Spectacle in Racing." Overflowing with photographs hand-picked from the Speedway's mammoth photo archives, and filled with historic, behind-the-scene stories, you'll revel in the history that has shaped this amazing event.

1911 to 1919: a stroke of genius -- 1920 to 1929: the roaring '20s -- 1930 to 1939: racing on a shoestring -- 1940 to 1949: surviving the war years -- 1950 to 1959: roadsters reign supreme -- 1960 to 1969: Engine! What? Where? -- 1970 to 1979: the wing's the thing -- 1980 to 1989: the age of refinement -- 1990 to 1999: the changing of the guard -- 2000 to 2010: the roaring 2000s -- Where are they now? The fate of the winning cars.

ISBN: 9781440217586
ISBN-10: 1440217580
Format: ePUB
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 1st January 2012