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Old 1 Apr 2000, 13:48 (Ref:15594)   #1
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Any books which will inform me about the history of CART racing ? I love watching the racing on TV (or, more to the point, I did before Eurosport shafted us all) but don't know an awful lot about how and why the class developed into what it is today.
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Mr. Bloke: I expected that you would have rec'd some good replies by now. The history of CART is a long one, if you consider it evolved from USAC indy racing going back to the early 20th century.

If some of our more well-read friends dont come up with any suggestions, I will try to find one or two definitive works and pass them on. It's something I wouldnt mind reading either.
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Cart: The First 20 Years, 1979-1998.
Writer: Rick Shaffer.
ISBN: 1874557144

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Here are a few that I could find....

Amazon http://www.amazon.com
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Indy Cars of the 50's by Karl Lugvigsen

Barnes and Noble http://www.bn.com
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Technology of the Champ Car by Nigel McKnight
Vintage and Historic Indianapolis Cars by Dan Owen
Indianapolis Race Cars 1961-1969 by dave Friedman
Anatomy and Development of the Indy Car
Indy Car Champion: A Season with Target-Chip Ganassi Racing by Ned Wicker and Cheryl Anderson
Nigel Mansell's Indy Car by Nigel Mansell and Jeremy Shaw
Indy Race Cars by Autosport International
Indy Car 93-94 by Kris Perkins and Shaun Barrington

Try these book out. Barnes and Noble seems to have a better selection that Amazon on this subject matter.
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