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The American Stock Car William Burt

The American Stock Car

William Burt

Published November 1st 2001
ISBN : 9780760309773
Hardcover
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Arranged chronologically from the 1940s to present, his photohistory explains and illustrates how rule changes have model the evolution of stock cars for more than a half-century. From the truly stock set-ups that hit the sands of Daytona in theMoreArranged chronologically from the 1940s to present, his photohistory explains and illustrates how rule changes have model the evolution of stock cars for more than a half-century. From the truly stock set-ups that hit the sands of Daytona in the postwar years to the aero wars of the late 1960s and early 1970s, and on through todays stock-in-name-only cars, readers witness a parade of the sports greatest builders, drivers, tracks and vehicles. Evocative black-and-white photos depict early legends like Tim Flock, Fireball Roberts and Smokey Yunick, while period and modern color photos show the exploits and cars of Richard Petty, Dale Earnhardt, Jeff Gordon, Dale Jarrett and others.