The Daytona 500: The Thrill and Thunder of the Great American Race

The Daytona The Thrill and Thunder of the Great American Race Who won the first Daytona What do teams do to prepare their cars for miles of hard high speed racing Who gave the Daytona the nickname the Great American Race Learn all about stock car ra

  • Title: The Daytona 500: The Thrill and Thunder of the Great American Race
  • Author: Nancy Roe Pimm
  • ISBN: 9780761366775
  • Page: 261
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Who won the first Daytona 500 What do teams do to prepare their cars for 500 miles of hard, high speed racing Who gave the Daytona 500 the nickname the Great American Race Learn all about stock car racing s biggest event and the drivers and crew who make it possible in this fascinating, fact filled book You will join in the excitement of forty three cars running noseWho won the first Daytona 500 What do teams do to prepare their cars for 500 miles of hard, high speed racing Who gave the Daytona 500 the nickname the Great American Race Learn all about stock car racing s biggest event and the drivers and crew who make it possible in this fascinating, fact filled book You will join in the excitement of forty three cars running nose to tail and side by side at almost 200 miles per hour You ll also discover the rich history of stock car racing and find out why it s one of the most popular sports around.

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    About “Nancy Roe Pimm

    • Nancy Roe Pimm

      Nancy Roe Pimm had volunteered as a docent for the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium in the 1980s After taking an animal handling class, the zoo entrusted her with a vanful of critters to take to local school assemblies Her favorite passengers were Minnie and Max, the opossums Another docent duty was to lead zoo tours While giving the tours, Nancy discovered her fascination with gorillas, especially Colo and her family In 2007, Nancys book, The Heart of the BeastEight Great Gorilla Stories was published, and in 2011, Colos StoryThe Life of One Grand Gorilla Born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, Nancy now resides in Plain City, Ohio, along with her husband, Ed, who has retired from a career in racecar driving Nancy has drawn from her experience as a pit crew member for her husbands race team to write her two other non fiction titles, The Indy 500 The Inside Track and The Daytona 500 The Thrill and Thunder of the Great American Race All four of Nancys books are Junior Library Guild Selections She is currently working on her first YA novel.Nancy and Ed have three wonderful daughters Allison, Lindsay, and Carli, a son in law Rusty and a two very adorable grandsons, Tommy and Sammy Nancy still loves to visit schools, but instead of sharing zoo animals, she shares her love of reading and writing Nancy wrote her first book at age ten, and she brings it to the schools to encourage the students to believe in their dreams You can reach Nancy through her web site at nancyroepimm

    450 thoughts on “The Daytona 500: The Thrill and Thunder of the Great American Race

    • Review copy from Lerner PublishingA combination of a history of the Daytona 500 race, and the history of NASCAR, this is a high-octane read for all the racing fans out there! I liked this for two reasons: the design of the book, which breaks the chapters into stories of races and events with lots of well-placed sidebars packed with interesting facts, and the pictures: images of races, crashes, photo finishes, pit crews, racecars, equipment and tools. The race stories were sometimes funny, someti [...]


    • Gives readers a history of the Daytona race and how it developed into one of NASCAR's premier races. Also highlights major drivers and notable events. I like how the information is basic enough for those that don't know much about NASCAR, but also provides some information on the changes in design, engines, etc. over the years that will also appeal to fans of the sport. Great use of colorful photographs and includes a glossary of NASCAR terms. B rating.


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