The Complete Grand National Championship Volume I 1954-1969 (American Motorcycle Racing 1954-1969)

9780615291253: The Complete Grand National Championship Volume I 1954-1969 (American Motorcycle Racing 1954-1969)
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The Complete Grand National Championship Volume 1 1954-1969 is the groundbreaking new book that for the first time examines in depth the history of America's greatest motorcycling era. The huge 8 1/2" X 11", 637 page book is packed with facts, results, trivia and 150+ photographs. This "Golden Era" saw the best in racing compete in one series starting in 1954. They raced on road courses, dirt ovals and TT tracks for the coveted Grand National title. For the first time, every race and championship is covered in detail along with previews and wrap-ups of each year. The riders, machines and tracks come to life as never before through narrative and many never before published photographs. This detailed account by historian and lifelong motorcycle enthusiast Greg Pearson, fills in the gaps and tells the whole story for the first time. You will not find a more complete rundown about Grand National racing anywhere! Here are some comments about the book; Motorcyclist magazine says; "a landmark book for any dirt track fan", and "The best source of Grand National knowledge since Dick Mann." Dick Mann, 1963 & 1971 Grand National Champion says, "The very best I have ever seen on the subject." Gary Nixon, 1967 & 1968 Grand National Champion; "All racers and fans from that era should have the book." Dirt track legend Ronnie Rall says , "Boy, what a great book!" Wayne Hosaka of says, "I highly recommend you get this book!" AHRMA says; It would not be possible to create a more complete coverage of the Grand National Championship from 1954-1969."

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