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1953 Indianapolis 500 Mile Race Yearbook

Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Condition: Very Good Soft cover
From Outta Shelves (Centuria, WI, U.S.A.)

AbeBooks Seller Since October 3, 2001 Seller Rating 5-star rating

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Clean and bright, some toning to rear cover, and small tear to paper on spine. Clean internally, no writing, not musty. Contents: The Hottest "500" by Floyd Clymer, First Place Winner (Bill Vukovich), The First Ten . . . Cars and Crews, The Remaining Field, Highlights of the Indianapolis "500" by Floyd Clymer, Men of the Press, Ford Pace Car for Memorial Day Race, "999" (an early Ford race car), Pre-Race Observations by Norman Werking, Qualifying Lap Record Holders, The Race by the Clock by Norman Werking, Press Box Bulletins, Race against H-E-A-T, Activity in the Pits, Some Cars Didn't Make it, Pre-Race Digest by Russ Catlin, Memorial Day Classic, Indianapolis Notables, Miscellaneous Jottings, The "500" Fan by Russ Catlin, Indianapolis Impressions by R. A. Van Alen, An Official View of the "500" by Wilbur Shaw, Twelve Hectic Hours by Dr. C. B. Bohner, "500" Followers, Champion 100 Mile-an-Hour Club, The Victory Dinner, Speedway Personality Shots, Personal History of the Drivers (vignettes of each driver), Starting Order, Record of Pit Stops-When and Why, Prize List for 1953 Race, 1953 Lap Prize Donors, "Blue Shirt and Gold Badge," by Joseph L. Quinn Jr., Technical Section, The Engines at Indianapolis by Roger Huntington, The Gang in Gasoline Alley, Safety in Racing With Modern Testing Methods by S. A. Silbermann, Voit Hose Meets Stiff Speedway Test, Facts about Interesting Cars in Indianapolis 1953 by Harry Hartz, Behind the Scenes, Kurtis-Kraft from Various Views, TheEqua-Flow Car, Spark Plugs at Indianapolis by Howard H. Vogel, Technical Features, Wheel Balancing and Alignment. Bookseller Inventory # 011417

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Title: 1953 Indianapolis 500 Mile Race Yearbook

Binding: Stiff Cardboard Covers

Book Condition:Very Good

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My wife and I are inveterate book collectors who have accumulated large collections prior to our marriage. Cindy has collected modern firsts but has not listed many yet, and I have had a greater interest in Midwest history, sports, autographed editions, and non-fiction. We are now officially outta shelves and want to find good homes for some of our duplicates, tag-a-longs from buying collections, and other items that we have loved too much to put back. We are merely part-time book dealers with other full time work. We endeavor to grade strictly and describe accurately with true book collectors/lovers in mind. If you are not satisfied with your purchase, you may return it for any reason for a full refund, excluding return shipping. We are also interested in buying Midwest history, archaeology, Indian history, auto racing, and autographed presidential books and journals.

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