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We Were The Ramchargers (SET)

Ramcharger-David Rockwell
  • Book
  • R-384.SET
Published 2011-05-19 by SAE International in United States

New Audio CD Brings Best Selling Book to Life! Original Hardcopy Book Available - We Were The Ramchargers Listen to the best-selling and highly entertaining "We Were The Ramchargers" book (SAE, August 2009) on CD-ROM. Narrator Dave McClelland, "The Voice of NHRA" (National Hot Rod Association) brings Dave Rockwell's abridged book to life, giving listeners the inside details on all elements of the Ramchargers story. This audio book contains 10 individual CDs, including bonus materials such as interviews and question and answer sessions. Rockwell and McClelland take you behind the scenes with the group of Chrysler engineers who, from the 1950s through the 1970s, became one of the most successful and influential drag racing teams of all time. The only team of engineers from an automobile manufacturer to drag race successfully, the Ramchargers broke the most time barriers in drag racing history and earned the most NHRA Super Stock titles during the sport's golden era of factory competition. Rockwell, a Ramcharger himself, interviewed more than 40 team members, competitors, and track operators, making it the first book to provide inside details on all elements of the Ramchargers story. In addition to chronicling the races they won and legendary cars they developed (including the High and Mighty, 426 Hemi, and first Funny Car), corporate and personal files are revealed and take listeners behind the doors at Chrysler (showing, among other things, how the Ramchargers helped pioneer the platform team concept), and the personalities of the men who made it all happen. Sections Include: That Thing Gotta Hemi? 1898-1955 Likes Cars Too Much 1955 - 1958 The Rodney Dangerfield Affair 1959 - April 1961 The Most Important Drag Race - 1961 I'm No Damn Fool - 1962 Candyland - 1963 Dropping The Atom Bomb - 1964 Drag Racing's Greatest Year - 1965 A Dark Year - 1966 The Road Less Traveled - 1967 Grabbing A Higher Gear - 1968 - 1974 Postscripts Team Innovations & Distinctions Q&A with Dave Rockwell and Tom Hoover Buy Both as a Set and Save! This set includes the original hardcopy book and the new Audio CD. "We Were The Ramchargers" Hardcopy Book "We Were The Ramchargers" Audio CD Also available as an ebook!

We Were The Ramchargers

Ramcharger-David Rockwell
  • Book
  • R-384CD
Published 2011-05-19 by SAE International in United States

New audio CD brings best-selling Ramchargers book to life! Racing enthusiasts will appreciate exclusive bonus materials featuring one of drag racing's most enduring figures, Tom Hoover. Perfect for your next-trip. Original hardcopy and eBook are also avalable! Buy Both as a Set and Save! Listen to the best-selling and highly entertaining "We Were The Ramchargers" (SAE, August 2009) on CD-ROM. Narrator Dave McClelland, "The Voice of NHRA" (National Hot Rod Association) brings Dave Rockwell's abridged book to life, giving listeners the inside details on all elements of the Ramchargers story. This audio book serves as the perfect road-trip companion, and contains 9 individual CDs, including bonus materials such as interviews and question and answer sessions. Rockwell and McClelland take you behind the scenes with the group of Chrysler engineers who, from the 1950s through the 1970s, became one of the most successful and influential drag racing teams of all time. The only team of engineers from an automobile manufacturer to drag race successfully, the Ramchargers broke the most time barriers in drag racing history and earned the most NHRA Super Stock titles during the sport's golden era of factory competition. Rockwell, a Ramcharger himself, interviewed more than 40 team members, competitors, and track operators, making it the first book to provide inside details on all elements of the Ramchargers story. In addition to chronicling the races they won and legendary cars they developed (including the High and Mighty, 426 Hemi, and first Funny Car), corporate and personal files are revealed and take listeners behind the doors at Chrysler (showing, among other things, how the Ramchargers helped pioneer the platform team concept), and the personalities of the men who made it all happen. Sections Include: • That Thing Gotta Hemi? 1898-1955 • Likes Cars Too Much 1955 - 1958 • The Rodney Dangerfield Affair 1959 - April 1961 • The Most Important Drag Race - 1961 • I'm No Damn Fool - 1962 • Candyland - 1963 • Dropping The Atom Bomb - 1964 • Drag Racing's Greatest Year - 1965 • A Dark Year - 1966 • The Road Less Traveled - 1967 • Grabbing A Higher Gear - 1968 - 1974 • Postscripts • Team Innovations & Distinctions • Q&A with Dave Rockwell and Tom Hoover

We Were The Ramchargers

David Rockwell
  • Book
  • R-384
Published 2009-08-05 by SAE International in United States
New Audio CD also available! Brings the original best selling book to life. Buy Both as a Set and Save! We Were The Ramchargers Audio CD-ROM and Hardcopy Book Set This book takes you behind the scenes with the group of Chrysler engineers who, from the 1950s through the 1970s, became one of the most successful and influential drag racing teams of all time. The only team of engineers from an automobile manufacturer to drag race successfully, the Ramchargers broke the most time barriers in drag racing history and earned the most National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) Super Stock titles during the sport’s golden era of factory competition. Dave Rockwell, a Ramcharger himself, interviewed more than 40 team members, competitors, and track operators for We Were the Ramchargers, the first book to provide inside details on all elements of the Ramchargers story. In addition to chronicling the races they won and legendary cars they developed (including the High and Mighty, 426 Hemi, and first Funny Car), Rockwell opens corporate and personal files to take readers…
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