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The Indy Car wars : the 30-year fight for control of American open-wheel racing / Sigur E. Whitaker.

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Akron Carnegie PL - Akron 796.72 WHI (Text) 75253000061433 Adult Non-fiction Checked out 07/01/2020

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780786498321 (softcover : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: v, 223 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2015]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
CART Is Born -- CART Goes Racing -- An Attempt at Reconciliation -- The Short-Lived Championship Racing League -- The Truce -- A New Era Begins -- Armageddon -- A New Normal -- CART Implodes -- "Phoenix Rising" -- Reunification -- Putting Open-Wheel Racing Together -- Turmoil at the Brickyard -- A New Start -- Riding the Bucking Bull.
Summary, etc.:
"As cars became more sophisticated, the cost of supporting a team had skyrocketed. In an effort to increase purses paid by racing promoters and win lucrative TV contracts, a group of owners formed Championship Auto Racing Teams in 1978. This book details the fight over control of Champ Car racing before reunification in 2008"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Indianapolis Speedway Race > History.
Championship Auto Racing Teams (Organization) > History.

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