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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

1 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

60 holds on 21 copies

Summary: The remarkable true story of the visionary American car designer Carroll Shelby and the fearless British-born driver Ken Miles, who together battled corporate interference, the laws of physics, and their own personal demons to build a revolutionary race car for Ford Motor Company and take on the dominating race cars of Enzo Ferrari at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in France in 1966.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Top Shelf DVDs, Call number: HOT DVD

Sorin, Gretchen Sullivan

Summary: "How the automobile fundamentally changed African American life-the true history beyond the Best Picture-winning movie. The ultimate symbol of independence and possibility, the automobile has shaped this country from the moment the first Model T rolled off Henry Ford's assembly line. Yet cars have always held distinct importance for African Americans, allowing black families to evade the many...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W.W. Norton & Company 2020

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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

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

3 holds on 10 copies

Summary: Based on the best-selling novel by Garth Stein, this is a heartfelt tale narrated by a witty and philosophical dog named Enzo. Through his bond with his owner Denny, an aspiring Formula One racecar driver, Enzo has gained tremendous insight into the human condition and understands that the techniques needed on the racetrack can also be used to successfully navigate the journey of life. The film...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD Family Art 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Top Shelf DVDs, Call number: HOT DVD
1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: HOT DVD

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

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

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

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

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

Marsh, Sarah Glenn

Summary: "The inspiring true story of Alice Ramsey, the first woman to drive a car across America in 1909."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 RAM

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

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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

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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

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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

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

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION Peck

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 Fife Lake

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

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

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 Non-fiction, Call number: YA 796.7 NAS

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

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

Summary: Final destination: While boarding for a cross-country flight with friends, Alex has a premonition of the plane crashing. When he causes a ruckus and gets kicked off the flight, he and his friends watch in horror as the plane crashes, but Alex and his friends learn that they were fated to die on board the airplane, a fate that hunts them down one-by-one. Final destination 2: A teen with mild...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Horror DVDs, Call number: DVD HORROR FIN

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

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