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The Art Of Race Driving
by Carl Lopez
This classic, complete racer's
reference is the perfect resource for all drivers, from novice to
expert – a definitive how-to book for racers revealing the
fundamentals of fast driving. You will find the competition-proven
methods of Skip Barber
Racing School instructors
and professional drivers who provide the know-how to work up the
track and stay at the
Going Faster! is more than
just a primer covering the basics. The hard-won knowledge of dozens
of championship-winning race drivers–invaluable insights collected
throughout their own careers–is distilled into a clear,
understandable, organized progression. This book is about how the
best drivers in the fastest, most sophisticated race cars use
advanced race-driving techniques–the
difference between competence and brilliance.
Going Faster! is a book for
the active race driver, the racer-to-be and the auto-racing fan who
wants to know what driving a race car is really about. Foreword by
Danny Sullivan. Contributing authors: Mario Andretti, Skip Barber,
Schroeder, and more.
cover, 294 pages, 308 photos & illustrations.
The 7 Essential Skills of the Complete
By Derek Daly
This new edition of Race to Win offers fresh insight on why
some racing teams and drivers succeed so brilliantly while others,
even those who seem packed with potential, fail. Updated with
information and analysis of today's fastest drivers by Derek Daly.
After a remarkable racing career that spanned nearly two
decades, Daly turned his attention to the mechanics of success. He
has parlayed his experience and hard-won understanding into a
phenomenal second career teaching the principles of high performance
to audiences throughout the auto racing and business worlds. This
book offers readers the benefit of Daly's insight–and a rare inside
look at world-class auto racing.
Drawing on his original
research and firsthand experience with some of the legends of
professional auto racing–including Rusty Wallace, Roger Penske,
Mario Andretti, and A. J. Foyt–Daly discusses why some individuals
and teams fail to reach their potential while others become
successful and famous.
A complete course in winning, the
book outlines the six key aspects of becoming a successful race car
driver. Daly points out the different strengths and weaknesses among
different drivers; and accordingly, he emphasizes the importance of
creating an environment that takes advantage of these differences.
As entertaining as it is instructive, his book will open a world of
possibilities to race drivers, motorsports fans, and anyone who
wants to know what it takes to win.
Hard cover, 256 pages.
BUILDER’S GUIDE TO HOT ROD CHASSIS AND SUSPENSION
regarded hot rodding author Jeff Tann covers everything enthusiasts
need to know about designing and building their new chassis and
suspension system. The book thoroughly explores both factory and
aftermarket frames, modified factory solid-axle suspensions, and
aftermarket independent front and rear suspension setups. No matter
what design a reader may be considering for his own car, Hot Rod
Chassis and Suspension delivers a wealth of information on the
pros and cons of all systems available.
you end up building a traditional or retro rod and stick with a
conventional system, go high-tech and get the latest and greatest,
or decide on a hybrid somewhere in between, this book will guide you
through the process of choosing, installing, and enjoying your hot
144 pages, loaded with step-by-step color
How To Build
Circle-Track Racing Engines
by Jeff Huneycutt
Tapping into the knowledge and expertise of some of racing’s top
engine builders, author Jeff Huneycutt delivers the information you
need to put your engine at the front of the field. The book starts
by helping you determine the unique needs of your car and track.
Then it proceeds to cover every aspect of building a high-horsepower
race engine, ending with advice for tuning and maintenance.
This book is chock full of tips and tricks that will have your
engine making more power—reliably—than the competition. It covers
parts selection, block prep, short-block assembly, advice on how to
get the best results from your machine work, port work, camshaft and
valvetrain parts and prep, oiling system recommendations, final
assembly, and more.
Readers will also benefit from the advice of Daytona 500-winning
engine builder Keith Dorton, and will follow the builds of an
all-aluminum 800-hp dirt-track motor by Clements Racing Engines, a
NASCAR Late Model Stock-style restricted motor from Dorton and
Automotive Specialists, and a Street Stock engine by KT Engine
Soft cover, 128 pages, approximately 400 color photographs
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BUILDING THE MUSTANG
By Steve Smith
The 1979-1993 Mustang has quickly replaced the Pinto as a popular
ministock class entry.
This volume is a complete, illustrated guide to building and racing
one (chassis and engine issues included).
Even covers the tricky MacPherson strut.
Soft Cover, 136 pages, b&w photography
DIRT TRACK STOCK CAR
By Steve Smith
overview covering all dirt divisions – streets, mods, and late
Features chassis construction and prep, front suspension and
steering, rear suspension, shocks, wheels and tires, setup and
alignment, track tuning and adjustment.
Soft Cover, 128 pages, b&w photography
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How to Become a
Winning Crew Chief
by Larry McReynolds
In the pressure-cooker environment
of NASCAR Nextel Cup racing, knowledge and experience are held
tightly and rarely revealed. Until now.
For the first time, one of NASCAR’s most successful, best-known crew
chiefs shares his secrets for running a successful, winning team.
Larry holds nothing back—it’s all here, including organization, car
preparation, race-day strategies, and even Larry’s own setup
checklists, right out of his notebooks.
These elements include: Setting up a shop and establishing a crew;
safety systems; stringing your race car; understanding camber,
caster, and kingpin angle; tuning with springs, shocks, and sway
bars; understanding wheelbase, track, toe, and ackerman;
understanding ride height, weight, and cross weight; chassis
geometry; finding the right setup and preparing your car for the
track; brakes; aerodynamics; gears and gear selection; and testing.
Then Larry takes you to the next level in finely tuned chapters that
concentrate on racecraft with tips for qualifying, developing race
strategies, and diagnosing and solving a myriad of problems during a
race, particularly those with handling. Larry even provides
recommendations for post-race checks and efficient weekly
Soft cover, 176 pages, 9” x 11”, color photographs throughout.
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Dirt Late Model Chassis Technology
by Joe Garrison of GRT Race Cars
& Steve Smith
A complete guide to setting up and
adjusting the DLM and 4-link suspensions. Includes: front suspension
and steering, rear suspension, adjusting the 4-link, panhard bar,
dummy shocks, clamp brackets, right rear double spring setup, tuning
with 5th and 6th coils, tires, chassis tuning, chassis setup and
alignment, scaling, setups for track conditions, common handling,
and much more.
Soft cover, 104 pages, photos and illustrations.
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