NASCAR (National Association for Stock Car Racing) racing has emerged as the most watched and attended sport in the United States, and its popularity, continues to grow each year. Over 60 million fans attend racing events annually, and another 275 million view the races on television. It has become the most popular form of motor sports in the world, coming a long way from the first organized races in the late 1940s to the superspeedway action of today. The complete history of the sport is fully captured in The Stock Car Racing Encyclopedia, including these key features in the tradition of Macmillan's best-selling Baseball Encyclopedia "RM":
-- Introduction covering the entire history of the sport
-- Complete statistics for every driver who ever competed in a race
-- Results of every race from 1949 through the 1995-6 season
-- Statistics for owners and makes of cars
-- Comprehensive listing of record holders and award winners
Everything the racing fan needs to know is detailed in this first-of-its-kind collection of stock car racing facts and figures.
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How many Winston Cups did Richard Petty win? What's the fastest speed ever recorded at a NASCAR track? If you're a self-respecting stock car racing fan, you ought to be offended by such rookie questions. But how many Winston Cup points did Dale Earnhardt win in 1986? Who won the first race at Daytona International Speedway (hint: it wasn't Lee Petty; the first race was run by convertibles two days before Petty won the 500)? The Stock Car Racing Encyclopedia includes complete statistics for all the drivers, owners, races, and tracks from 1949 through the 1996 season as well as a comprehensive listing of records and year-by-year stats. This exhaustive resource is essential for fans of stock car racing.
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Book Description Macmillan General Reference, 1997. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 1. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0028608593
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Book Description Macmillan General Reference, 1997. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0028608593