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The life of americas most popular race driver and a long look back at american auto racing and life circa 19311949 by bob schilling original price. Also an interesting overview of the growth of medical preparedness in. Theres more to racing a car than the vehicles horsepower, torque and top speed. Cool cars and trucks sean kenneys cool creations sean kenney.
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