Around the Turn: How stock car racing became one of the most popular sports in the United States. (English Edition) por William P. Lazarus

Around the Turn: How stock car racing became one of the most popular sports in the United States. (English Edition) por William P. Lazarus
Titulo del libro : Around the Turn: How stock car racing became one of the most popular sports in the United States. (English Edition)
Fecha de lanzamiento : January 15, 2017
Autor : William P. Lazarus
Número de páginas : 138
Editor : Bold Venture Press

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William P. Lazarus con Around the Turn: How stock car racing became one of the most popular sports in the United States. (English Edition)

Race cars careening around yet another turn seem common-place today, but the sport had to maneuver around some daunting roadblocks just to get to the start-finish line and faces more in the future.

In Around the Turn, NASCAR historian Bill Lazarus documents NASCAR’s greatest triumphs, and some of its more bizarre moments …

*The first unofficial race, where six hardy drivers dodged snowballs and hypothermia.

*The arrival of media savvy drivers like Richard Petty who nevertheless led a short-lived strike.

*The growth in prestige from early derision to the surprise visit by President Ronald Reagan along with kings and Hollywood royalty.

*The 1979 fistfight that sparked media interest and prompted widespread television coverage.

*The roadblocks now facing NASCAR as it seeks a wider audience amid rising costs and growing competition.

Around the Turn is a perfect companion volume to Sands of Time: Celebrating 100 Years of Racing (also by William P. Lazarus), taking readers on a wild ride through racing history.