Your coupon has been activated.
Coupon Activated

NASCAR Legends: Memorable Men, Moments, and Machines in Racing History (Hardcover)

Today: $18.41
Out of stock
ITEM# 12975691
    Notify me when it is back in stock!

    Enter your email address, we will notify you if it comes back in stock.

Love this item?

Save it to a list so you can find it anytime!


Oops,

something went wrong.

Please refresh the page and try again.


Details

ITEM#: 12975691

Robert Edelstein is the author of Full Throttle: The Life and Fast Times of NASCAR Legend Curtis Turner (named Best Motorsports Book by the American Auto Racing Writers & Broadcasters Association) and NASCAR Generations: The Legacy of Family in NASCAR Racing. He is the exclusive motorsports writer for TV Guide Magazine and a contributing editor at Broadcasting & Cable, and he writes frequently about sports, travel and health for several other publications. He lives with his family in New Jersey.
NASCAR Legends traces the story of stock car racing through the courageous, record-breaking drivers who made it the Number One spectator sport in America. NASCAR¹s 60-year history is rich with varied lore about heroic racers, incredible races, hard-won survival, and love of family. There are tales of amazing races and series, as well as profiles of true NASCAR stars: Bill France; Bobby and Davey Allison; Dale Earnhardt and Dale Earnhardt, Jr.; Tony Stewart; Jimmie Johnson; Cale Yarborough; and Richard, Kyle, and Adam Petty, among other legends of the speedway.

Covering the past and current crop of stars, Robert Edelstein tells the stories that best encapsulate the unique grit and glory of the sport. Edelstein, motorsports reporter and author of Full Throttle: The Life and Fast Times of NASCAR Legend Curtis Turner and NASCAR Generations: The Legacy of Family in NASCAR Racing, goes behind the scenes and under the hood to give readers a close look at the true innovators of racing. Edelstein has interviewed Dale Earnhardt Jr. nearly every year of the driver¹s career, and gives a clear view of his incredible evolution in the glaring light of fame. In another chapter, he recounts Tony Stewart¹s remarkable journey toward ultimately winning at his hometown track?the fabled Indianapolis Motor Speedway. And he also examines three of the most boundary-busting races in the sport's history.

This book is written for the fans: it is both a nostalgic look back for longtime followers of NASCAR and a primer on the undisputed greats for new converts just discovering racing. Edelstein¹s painstaking journalistic work, combined with his encyclopedic knowledge and love of the sport, make NASCAR Legends an essential book for anyone drawn to the magic of the racetrack and its extraordinary history.

Specs

ISBN 9781590201848
Genre BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Sports
Format Hardcover
Pages 316
Publisher Date 2011-03-03 00:00:00.0
Publisher Overlook Pr
Copyright Year 2011
Height 9.5 in
Wdth 6.25 in
Thickness 1.25 in
Unit weight 1.2 lb
Language English
Subtitle Memorable Men, Moments, and Machines in Racing History
Audience General/trade
Authors Edelstein, Robert
Country of Origin United States

Product Reviews


5 Stars
0
4 Stars
0
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
1
Advertisement
  • Most Recent

  • dont know

    Have yet to receive product first time i am quite disappointed

    Read More

Questions & Answers

Yay! Be the first to ask a question about this product.

Shopping Tips & Inspiration

Shipping & Returns

This product is not yet released, and is expected to ship on Feb. 3, 2011.

This date is subject to change. In order to assure you receive Overstock.com's low price on this item, your credit card will be charged upon order placement. The item will ship immediately upon release.

Standard Return Policy:

Items must be returned in new or unused condition and contain all original materials included with the shipment. More Details

FINAL SALE EXCLUSION: Items marked as FINAL SALE are not returnable unless the problem you experience is the result of our error.

For your protection, all orders are screened for security purposes. If your order is selected for review, our Loss Prevention Team may contact you by phone or email. There may be a two business day delay to process your order.

** Most Oversize orders are delivered within 1-4 weeks. Some orders may take 6 weeks to be delivered.

Advertisement

You May Also Like

|