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The Need for Speed

In 1898, one of the first automobiles set a land speed record of 39 mph. Back then, few would have guessed that one day a vehicle would go faster than the speed of sound. Yet ever since then, race car drivers h… (See Below for Full Description)
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In 1898, one of the first automobiles set a land speed record of 39 mph. Back then, few would have guessed that one day a vehicle would go faster than the speed of sound. Yet ever since then, race car drivers have had a strong need for speed, and automakers have designed their cars to go faster and faster. Readers will eagerly learn all about the competitive world of land speed racing in The Need for Speed. Featuring stunning full-color photographs and exciting, readable text, this book highlights the amazing speed machines and their intrepid drivers who compete on racecourses ranging from a desert in Nevada to a dry lakebed in Australia in an effort to claim the world land speed record.

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ISBN-13 978-0-7910-8667-4
ISBN-10 791086674
eBook ISBN 978-1-4381-2286-1
Bundle Options Individual
Language English
Publisher Infobase Learning
From the Series Race Car Legends: Collector's Edition
Author Tara Baukus Mello
Publication Date 11/1/2007
Book's Binding Hardcover
Imprint Chelsea House
Specifications Full-color photographs. Sidebars. Driver statistics. Glossary. Bibliography. Further reading with Web sites. Index.
Available Formats Print & eBook

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