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Summary: Set against the golden age of Formula One racing in the 1970s, Rush is based on the true story of a spectacular sporting rivalry between English playboy James Hunt, and his structured, intelligent opponent, Austrian driver Niki Lauda.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA RUS

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE RUS

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD RUS

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD RUS RATED R

Summary: Lucky Jackson arrives in town with his car literally in tow ready for the first Las Vegas Grand Prix. At least, he will be ready to race once he has the money to buy an engine. He gets the cash easily enough, but loses it when a pretty swimming pool manager takes his mind off things. It seems he will lose both the race and the girl. His problems don't get any easier when rival Elmo Mancini, a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Musicals DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSICALS ELV

Summary: NASCAR sensation Ricky Bobby is a racing hero because of his "win at all costs" approach. He and his loyal racing partner, childhood friend Cal Naughton Jr., are a fearless duo. Dubbed "Shake" and "Bake" by their fans, the two have the ability to finish so many races in the #1 and #2 positions, with Cal always in second place. When flamboyant French Formula One driver Jean Girard challenges...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY TAL

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD MOVIE TAL

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Talladega 2006

Sutherland, Adam.

Summary: Looks at what it is like to be a race car driver, including racing-speak, profiles of top formula one drivers, and statistics.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lerner Pub. Co. 2013

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 796.72 Sutherland 2013

Houtz, Thomas Calvin.

Summary: Farmer Paddy Dolan's racing potato was ready to compete in the Coupe des Legumes. Could it compete with Austria's carrot and Germany's cucumber? Patterned after the historic French Grand Prix races of the early 20th Century, author and artist Houtz matches the underdog Paddy with the "wilting lettuce", the "poor timing of the artichoke" and others with surprising results!

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Racemaker Press 2007

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Houtz 2007

Summary: In the 1930s, most girls were happy playing with dolls. But Betty Skelton liked playing with airplanes. When Betty was young there weren₂t many women flying airplanes or racing cars, but she wouldn₂t let that stop her. She was always ready to take on a challenge. Betty rode motorcycles, raced cars, jumped out of planes, and flew jets, helicopters, gliders, and blimps. And by the time she was an...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV DAR

Summary: Now an ex-cop, outlaw racer Brian O'Conner teams up with his ex-con, speed-demon buddy in a bid to clear both their reputations. He hooks up with an undercover agent to bring down a ruthless crime kingpin in a nitro-fueled street racing scene!

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2011

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Fa 2

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD Movie 2FA

Summary: Kowalski is a man who's tried to live by the rules, but experience has left him believing that the pretentions of the world offer no salvation and no freedom. Trying to transcend the limits of life, he takes a Dodge Challenger and bets that he can drive from Denver to San Francisco in fifteen hours. With the police soon in pursuit, he attempts to beat the odds, along the way recalling episodes...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE VAN

Summary: Nine races. One champion. Formula One drivers compete to be the best in this tale of speed, spectacle, and intertwined personal lives.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA GRA

Montville, Leigh.

Summary: A biography of the NASCAR legend.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.72 MON

Summary: In 1925 Luigi Pirandello brought his troupe to England as part of a worldwide tour. This program re-creates one day in London as "The Einstein of the Theater" watches his plays and, away from the footlights, confronts the paradoxical nature of his life. Portions of Six Characters in Search of an Author; Henry IV; Right You Are, If You Think You Are; and The Rules of the Game are meticulously...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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McCarthy, Meghan.

Summary: A picture book introduction to the life of the mid-twentieth-century aviation and auto racing pioneer describes her fascination with vehicles during childhood and the daring achievements that earned her the title, "First Lady of Firsts."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2013

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J629.13 MCC

Henry, Alan

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Motorbooks International 1996

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.72 HEN

Valderrama, Wilmer

Summary: Manny and Elliot team up to build a race car to enter into the Wood Valley 500 race.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV HAN

Summary: Season two follows Queen Elizabeth through the late 1950s and early '60s as she struggles to navigate a world that's changing around her. She must face the challenges of a new era, from the Suez Canal crisis to the assassination of John F. Kennedy, while preserving both the monarchy and her marriage.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Cr 2

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD CRO

Copies Available at Woodmere

6 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV CRO

Danner, Matt

Summary: Four racers join forces and become Team Hot Wheels to save their town from a mysterious black car that comes to town.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entert. 2014

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV TEA

Peck, Richard

Summary: Fourteen-year-old Eleanor "Peewee" McGrath, a tomboy and automobile enthusiast, discovers new possibilities for her future after the 1914 arrival in her small Indiana town of four young librarians.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books 2006

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION Peck

Miller, Dean.

Summary: The fast-paced world of professional auto racing is fun and fiercely competitive. Those at the top worked long and hard to get there, perfecting their turns, tuning their cars just right, and finding lucrative sponsorships so they can enter the best races. Readers find out how many pro auto racers start out on the track through detailed main content and additional informative sidebars....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gareth Stevens Publishing 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 796.7 MIL

Stein, Garth.

Summary: A dog decides that when he dies and returns to earth as a man, he will model his behavior after his beloved owner, a race car driver. Includes interview with author.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2011

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC STE

Summary: From its earliest inception with modified cars painted in modest black and white to the logo-covered stock cars that race today, fans get the inside track on NASCAR and the people who turned it into a multi-million dollar industry. Lively biographies of the greatest drivers on the motorway are featured, including legends, young up-and-comers, and the courageous women who have been fearless...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Britannica Educational Publishing in association with Rosen Educational Services 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 796.7 NAS

Chapman, Giles

Summary: Racing Driver is a thrill-a-minute training course that shows children how the worlds fastest racing cars are driven. The book is divided into three types of spread that encourage the child to imagine speeding around the track and becoming a racing champion. Driving school looks at the engineering and science of driving. On the track puts the child behind the wheel in a variety of high-speed...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 796.72 CHA

Lehto, Steve

Summary: "In the wake of World War II, the U.S. automobile industry was fully unprepared to meet the growing demands of the public, for whom they had not made any cars for years. In stepped Preston Tucker, a salesman extraordinaire who announced the building of a revolutionary new car: the Tucker '48, the first car in almost a decade to be built fresh from the ground up. Tucker's car, which would...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chicago Review Press 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 338.76 LEH

Summary: For biographer Michael Holroyd, playwright George Bernard Shaw is practically an alter ego. Using archival footage and Holroyd's painstaking detective work, this intriguing program questions the extent to which Shaw's life and art fed upon each other, addressing issues including the effects of the triangle between his father, his mother, and Vandeleur Lee on his plays, as seen in Misalliance...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Hawke, Ethan

Summary: After his wife is kidnapped by a mysterious villain, ex-race car driver Brent Magna steals a young woman's car and races against time to save his wife with the young woman in tow.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Eurpac 2013

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD GET