Vroom!

Motoring Into the Wild World of Racing

By Tim Miller
(Tundra Books (NY), Paperback, 9780887767555, 58pp.)

Publication Date: November 14, 2006

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Description

Whether it’s Formula One, NASCAR, rallying, or karting, this highly illustrated primer, written by motorsport journalist Tim Miller, explains the exciting international world of auto racing.


Full of action photos and explanations of the technical and safety aspects of cars and tracks, this book puts young readers behind the wheel of almost every machine that has been adapted for racing — from go-karts and stock cars to dragsters and Formula-One cars.

Fascinating factoids and trivia pepper the pages with information about the past, present, and future of the sport, with profiles of young kart racers to add peer appeal. So buckle up and tighten that helmet strap. We’re racing!




About the Author
Tim Miller has been a motorhead all his life. He has been a motorsport writer for the "Hamilton Spectator "for more than twenty years, and contributes regularly to several racing media. He also writes for a number of car-related publications including "Hemmings Motor News," "Cars and Parts," and "Inside Track Motorsport News." Tim Miller spends his days as the administrator of the Canadian Motorsport Hall of Fame in Toronto, where he brings the collections and exhibits to life for school groups. His first book was called "NASCAR" Now and was published in 2004. "Vroom! "is Tim's first book for children. He lives in Hamilton, Ontario.
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