NASCAR for Dummies

NASCAR for Dummies

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Color photos highlight the fun and excitement of NASCAR Mark Martin puts you in the drivers seat and shows you what NASCAR is all about Ever wonder whats under the hood of todays stock cars? Or how drivers train and qualify for the NASCAR Winston Cup Series Races? Or what really goes on during a pit stop? Packed with behind-the-scenes stories and insights, this fun and friendly guide by a top driver answers these and many other questions and helps you get more enjoyment out of every race you watch. Officially Licensed by Discover how to: Understand the rules, regulations, and standings Get to know the race team Identify driver skills and racing strategies Locate NASCAR tracks near you Enjoy racing from the stands and on TV Get up to speed on NASCAR lingo Get smart! www dummies.comshow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 336 pages
  • 187.96 x 231.14 x 22.86mm | 544.31g
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • illustrations (some colour)
  • 0764552198
  • 9780764552199

Table of contents

Introduction. PART I: NASCAR 101. Chapter 1: NASCAR Racing The Best Sport Around. Chapter 2: The Big Business of NASCAR. Chapter 3: Understanding Every NASCAR Series. PART II: What Makes It Stock Car Racing? Chapter 4: What Makes Them Stock Cars? Chapter 5: The Rules of the Road. Chapter 6: The Race Team. Chapter 7: Whos in the Drivers Seat? PART III: What Happens On (And Off) the Track. Chapter 8: First, They Gotta Qualify. Chapter 9: Race-Day Strategies. Chapter 10: Making Pit Stops. Chapter 11: Keeping Racing Safe. Chapter 12: Winning It All. PART IV: Keeping Up with NASCAR Events. Chapter 13: Understanding NASCAR Tracks. Chapter 14: Going to a Race. Chapter 15: Tracking NASCAR Events. PART V: The Part of Tens. Chapter 16: The Greatest NASCAR Drivers of All Time. Chapter 17: Ten Cant-Miss Races of the Year. Chapter 18: NASCARs Future Stars. Appendix A: NASCAR Jargon. Appendix B: NASCAR Statistics. Appendix C: Race Car Numbers. Index. Book Registration Information.show more

About Mark Martin

Mark Martin has finished in the top ten of the NASCAR Winston Cup Series point standings every year since 1989.show more

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