Auto Racing Comes of Age

Auto Racing Comes of Age

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qThis history of the evolution of auto racing from 1900 to 1925 examines influences, dirt track racing, and the birth of the twin-cam engine and the straight-eight. It also explores the origins of the Bennett and Vanderbilt races, the early career of Barney Oldfield, the rise of the speedway specialsq--Provided by publisher.A Transatlantic View of the Cars, Drivers and Speedways, 1900-1925 Robert Dick ... on the Versailles road, near the railway crossing of Montretout, then proceeding through Chateaudun (125 km), OrlAcans (173 km), Gien (236 km), ... and when the vehicle stands still and the engine is running, an explosion, occurring every three or four seconds, will set every sheet of partinium ... De Knyff arrived at OrlAcans at a walking pace, his fourth speed having broken shortly after leaving Chartres.

Title:Auto Racing Comes of Age
Author:Robert Dick
Publisher:McFarland - 2013-05-08


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