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.After three years, when little more than the frame with the front and rear axles were left, William Hughson bought it. In the summer of 1903, Hughson, a bicycle- parts salesman of San Francisco, had purchased $5000 worth of Ford Model As for West Coast ... It had a wheelbase of 100 inches, and weighed 2000 pounds.
|Title||:||Auto Racing Comes of Age|
|Publisher||:||McFarland - 2013-05-08|