In Flat Out and Half Turned Over, driving phenomenon Buddy Baker details the most hilarious collection of racing stories, memories, and anecdotes ever published. Read about the bumps and brawls; the blood, sweat, and tears; and the practical jokes that happen behind the scenes from the very drivers, owners, crew chiefs, and pit crew that make up the heart and soul of stock car racing. In this book, readers will find names like Fireball Roberts, Buck Baker, A. J. Foyt, Cale Yarborough, and Tiny Lund, along with racing icons Petty and Earnhardt. Flat Out and Half Turned Over is a must-read for racing buffs of all kind!
When deciding which athletes to profile, our editors take into account not only a player's statistics, but also his character. SPI takes care to select athletes who are known to be community minded and can serve as role models. The biographical material on each athlete covers him from his earliest days to the present.
This chronicle of Tony Stewart's quest for the 2005 Nextel Cup championship offers many positive and inspirational stories about the NASCAR superstar's admitted transformation that seemingly coincided with his move back to Columbus, Indiana. The photo-filled book also explores the differences between Stewart's quest for the 2005 Cup title and his 2002 Cup title; while a large portion is dedicated to his brilliant win at the 2005 Brickyard 400 in Indianapolis and his incredible stretch of five wins in seven races between late June and mid-August. Tony Stewart: 2005 Nextel Cup Champion is published in the tradition of similar ?instant? books celebrating the achievements of championship teams and individuals. Other recent instant books from Sports Publishing include White Sox: 2005 World Series Champions with the Chicago Sun-Times, North Carolina: 2005 NCAA Champions with The Raleigh News & Observer, and Patriots: 2005 Super Bowl Champions, This One is For History with t
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