The Official NASCAR Handbook

The Official NASCAR Handbook

Everything You Want to Know About the NASCAR Winston Cup Series

Book - 1998
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Your complete guide to the exciting world of NASCAR Winston Cup racing!

Produced under the direction of NASCAR, here is the ultimate handbook for NASCAR fans: the races, cars, competitors, sponsors, highlights, and much more. Whether you're a novice just discovering America's #1 sport or a devoted NASCAR fanatic, this invaluable guide takes you behind the wheel and into the pits as it explores and explains this amazing sport. Inside you'll find:

How competition in NASCAR Winston Cup racing works--how many cars start a race, pit strategies and procedures, the meaning of each of the colorful flags and their uses What it takes to be a NASCAR Winston Cup driver, crew chief, crew team ember, or official A brief history of the NASCAR Winston Cup Series, including a clear, thorough description of the point system and special awards A concise overview of pre-race activities: from inspection through practice and qualifying--plus an exclusive peek into a drivers meeting What makes a stock car (and how it differs from the one in your garage), and the lowdown on "show" cars A practical guide to grandstand and infield etiquette Information on media outlets from TV to the Internet, fan clubs, a glossary of racing terms and much more!

And don't miss Official NASCAR Trivia: The Ultimate Challenge for NASCAR Fans also from HarperHorizon

Publisher: New York : HarperCollins Publishers, c1998
Edition: 1st ed. --
ISBN: 9780061073182
Branch Call Number: 796.720973/OFF 4565nf 1
Additional Contributors: NASCAR (Association)


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