Overview:Ford: the Dust and the Glory: A Racing History: Volume 2 (1968-2000) - This second volume of Leo Levine's history of Ford's 100-year involvement in auto racing covers the 33-year span from 1968 through 2000, the years in which the sport grew from a regional attraction to a national television phenomenon. Levine goes behind the scenes to chronicle the greatest personalities, cars, and races of the era, from all types of racing - NASCAR, CART, Formula One, NHRA, Off-Road, and others. The stories and words (via first-hand interviews) of:Mario AndrettiJunior JohnsonParnelli JonesBobby RahalJackie StewartAnd many others. With an emphasis on Ford's groundbreaking accomplishments, this volume of The Dust and the Glory also serves as a comprehensive historyof international racing since 1968. Thus, in addition to the stories of the drivers closely associated with Ford - CaleYarborough, Dale Jarrett, Mario Andretti, Bob Glidden, and Bill Elliott, to name but a few - the book also provides information on the careers of superstars such as Richard Petty,Dale Earnhardt and Jeff Gordon. The results of different racing circuits' major events, and their year-end rankings, are provided for each year covered by the book. But The Dust and the Glory, is more than a series of dates and facts about racers and their victories. The ideas, the decisions, the foresight - and in some cases, the mistakes - of car owners, engineers, sponsors, and corporate management are also a large part of the story. Levine explains why Walter Hayes is 'the most important man in Ford's 100-year history of motorsports involvement.' Also discussed are topics such asFord's shutdown of motorsports operations in 1970, the early days of Formula Ford, the company's early 1990s re-emergence in the CART business, and the 1999 introduction of the Focus. Great owners such as Robert Yates, Roger Penske, and Jack Roush are also profiled. Also available as a set with R 292. (Telephone +44 (0)1462 437933 for details).

This book is on page /88f0ff300130a9332bf7ee8997e69000/book/1603725641-9780768008142. It was written by the following authors: Leo Levine. Book Ford: the Dust and the Glory: A Racing History: Volume 2 (1968-2000), which can be read online, published by the company: SAE International. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Sports Books, Technology, Science, Medicine. The book was published on 2001-09-15 00:00:00. File for download Ford: the Dust and the Glory: A Racing History: Volume 2 (1968-2000) has PDF format and is called ford-the-dust-and-the-glory-a-racing-history-volume-2-1968-2000.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our nottedeiricercatoriaq.it site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.


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