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My Wide World

By: McKay, Jim

Price: $5.01

Publisher: New York, MacMillan Publishing: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000079

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket

Jim McKay was a sports announcer for ABC's My Wide World of Sports. He covered 35 countries and 45 states, and over 100 different sports. This book focuses on 1972. He includes the Olympics held in Oregon, the Indy 500m the U. S. And British Open golf championships, the fall of Jim Ryun and all of the heart-stopping action at the Olympics. That was the year eleven Israeli athletes were held as hostages and killed by Arab terrorists. Price is not clipped. Includes sixteen pages of photographs. 272 pages including index. This book is cloth bound; the inside front and back are missing tiny bits o... View more info

Winning Autocross Solo II Competition: the Art and the Science

By: Turner, Richard H. ; Miles, J. B. ; Cannon, Charles L. (Foreword by)

Price: $36.80

Publisher: Dallas, Texas, U. S. A., National Academy For Professional Driving: 1977

Edition: Unknown

Seller ID: 003196

ISBN: 0932522017

Condition: Very Good

Man against time is perhaps the ultimate form of motor sport. Qualification runs determine who will start in front at Indianapolis, LeMans, or Devil's Bowl. Special qualification engines are commonplace in NASCAR competitions. Gumball tires were designed for one purpose: to go fast for a little while and qualify in front. If such is the case, solo events - or autocrossing - must rank high on man's list of ultimate achievements. We decided it was time for someone to print the secrets of autocrossing, hoping to improve the state of the art even more. 128 pages with glossary; some highlighting in... View more info