NASCAR ChronicleBook - 2005
This is the complete story of big-time American stock-car racing, from its roots on the moonshine back roads and dusty circle tracks of the South to its stature as a coast-to-coast multibillion dollar phenomenon. The only book of its kind sanctioned by NASCAR. This colorful, action-packed saga is told the only way it can be told-with the full cooperation of the sport's main sanctioning body, the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR). It takes full advantage of NASCAR's own unmatched collection of historic photos, as well as its Itrove of stories about the characters, the cars, and the race tracks that make this the most exciting competition on four wheels. More than 1600 photos, most in full color, some never before published. Traces the cars and careers of Richard Petty, Fireball Roberts, Jeff Gordon, and every other stock-car superstars. Highlights of each season from NASCAR's inception in 1949 to the present, including final annual championship points standings.
Publisher: Lincolnwood, Ill. : Publications International, c2005.
Characteristics: 512 :,ill. (some col.) ;,31 cm.
Alternative Title: Consumer guide.