Indianapolis 500

  • 51 Pages
  • 4.66 MB
  • English
Lerner Publications Co. , Minneapolis
Automobile ra
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A survey of the Indy 500 race, including information about the speedway, the race itself, the rules, the drivers, and a description of a typical race and its aftermath.

Statement[by] Robert K. Krishef.
SeriesThe Racing books
LC ClassificationsGV1033.5.I55 K74
The Physical Object
Pagination51 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5427670M
ISBN 10082250412X
LC Control Number73022512

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