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International Conference of Sports Car Clubs
Web site: http://www.icscc.com
This loose confederation of independent clubs has no central office. You're directed to begin at their Web site to seek help within the organization.

Midwestern Council of Sports Car Clubs
3618 East 1769th Road
West Ottawa, IL 61350
(815) 434-9999
Web site: http://www.execpc.com/~mcscc
A grouping of sports car clubs, this council sponsors racing events.

P.O. Box 2875
Daytona Beach, FL 32120
(386) 253-0611
Web site: http://www.nascar.com
The best known of the racing organizations has information on sanctioned races, features profiles of drivers, and offers merchandise.

National Auto Sport Association
P.O. Box 21555
Richmond, CA 94820
(510) 232-6272
Web site: http://www.nasaproracing.com
This organization promotes races to professional and amateur drivers.

Sports Car Club of America (SCCA)
9033 East Easter Place
Centennial, CO 80112
(800) 770-2055
Web site: http://www.scca.org

According to its Web site, the SCCA “is a 65,000-member nonprofit organization featuring the most active membership participation organization in motor sports today, with over 2,000 amateur and professional motor sports events each year.”

About.com Auto Racing Schools
A good source for listings of driving schools.

A relatively new site designed to match up employers and employees, complete with links and other useful information.

Provides more in-depth information on the various kinds of driving schools and race organizations operating today.


Burt, Bill. Stock Car Race Shop: Design and Construction of a NASCAR Stock Car. Osceola, WI: MotorBooks International, 2001.

It's one thing to know how to drive it, but it's just as important to understand how stock cars are built to handle the speed and pressures of racing.

Jackson, Terry. Anatomy of Speed: Inside the World's Great Race Cars. New York: Book Sales, 1996.

A look at the different manufacturing methods in making winning race cars.

Lord, Trevor. Big Book of Race Cars. New York: DK Publishing, 2001.

A graphic representation of how these cars work. An excellent beginner's guide.


Auto Racing Digest.
Century Publishing Company
Dept. WEB01
990 Grove Street
Evanston, IL 60201-4370
Web site: http://www.centurysports.net/autoracing
This is a good introduction to the racing world. It covers auto racing including NASCAR, CART, and IRL, as well as the Formula One Grand Prix circuit in Europe and Asia.

Hot Rod
Web site: http://www.hotrod.com
A well-established magazine designed for the fan.

Popular Hot Rodding
Corporate Headquarters
McMullen Argus Publishing Inc.
2400 East Katella Avenue, 11th Floor
Anaheim, CA 92806
(714) 939-2400
Web site: http://www.popularhotrodding.com
The emphasis here is on performance, bolt-on accessories, replacement parts, safety, and the sport of drag racing.

Stock Car Racing
Web site: http://www.stockcarracing.com
This magazine's features include technical articles, profiles of standouts in the field, and reports on the most important racetracks, series, and events.


Days of Thunder, 1990, available from Paramount Home Video.

Tom Cruise is a race car driver competing in the toughest race of his life.

Grand Prix, 1966, available from Warner Home Video.

Amiable James Garner is an American competing in France's famous Grand Prix.

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