Indy Cars (Cruisin)
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Indy Cars (Cruisin)

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Published by Childrens Pr .
Written in English


  • General,
  • Transportation - Cars & Trucks,
  • Children"s 9-12,
  • Automobiles, Racing,
  • History,
  • Indianapolis Speedway Race,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Children: Grades 4-6

Book details:

The Physical Object
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9776376M
ISBN 100516402226
ISBN 109780516402222

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  Just prior to WW!! and after there was a large assortment of variations in the design of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway race car, front wheel drive, four wheel drive, rear engine, six wheels, disc brakes, independent four wheel suspension, foreign cars challenging, four, six, eight cylinder engines, V types, in-lines making for a variety that created high enthusiasm, excitement/5(6).   Very large, sharp photos of engines and cars from a largely ignored period of Indy racing. Includes a handful of shots of Indy winners from the period as well as shots of innovative cars that either set trends or became one-off failures. The captions are excellent. This is a good companion to any book on the general history of the Indy /5(14). Indy live stream Race coverage, broadcast 1 chapters — updated PM — 0 people liked it.   Offers readers a close-up look at Indy cars. With colorful spreads featuring fun facts, sidebars, labeled diagrams, and a "How It Works" feature, Pages:

Al Unser Jr. won the first Indy car race in In , the race set the now current all-time record for the closest two-car and closest three-car finish in Indy car racing history on a road course. Mark Blundell beat second-place Gil de Ferran by of a second, and beat third-place Raul Boesel by of a second, in a three-wide finish. 's Indy cars has 2, members. Photos and videos of drivers, cars, and mechanical crews, involving every aspect of racing indy cars in the decade of.   The Marmon wins. It is so comic book looking,, but a winner. All of the above cars are worthy of a mention,, as are most others mentioned by the other contributors. Actually the Wheldon car hilights the downturn of Indy cars in the last 30 years. An 8 y/o car that can still be on the pace? Even with I guess extensive updates. "Indy cars are all about speed. From the methanol-powered engine to the wings and pointed nose, each part of an Indy car helps it race faster. Don't let anything slow you down as you read all about the cars of the famous Indy race."

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