Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Bibliography of recent articles on the history of automobile racing in the U.S.



Ahlgren, Carol and Anthone, David. “Bad Roads and Big hearts: Nebraska and the Great Race of 1908.” Nebraska History, 73 (March, 1992), 12-17.

Casey, Robert. “The Vanderbilt Cup.” Technology and Culture, 40 (April, 1999), 358-363.

Chisum, Emmett D. “Crossing Wyoming by Car in 190-8: New York to Paris Automobile Race.” Annals of Wyoming: the Wyoming History Journal, 52 (January, 1980), 34-9.

Clark, George Stephens. “Gasoline and Sand: the Birth of Automobile Speed Racing.” Mankind: the Magazine of Popular History, 3 no. 4 (1971), 14-24.

Cole, Terrence M. “Ocean to Ocean by Model T: Henry Ford and the 1909 Transcontinental Auto Contest.” Journal of Sport History, 18 (Summer, 1991), 224-240.

Dill, Mark. “Barney Oldfield and the Quest of the Louisiana Purchase Trophy.” Gateway, 25 (Summer, 2004), 50-55.

Duncan, John D. “The Great Savannah Races.” Georgia Historical Quarterly, 68 (Summer, 1984), 305-6.

Dunkelberger, Steve. “Ten years on the Auto Racing Circuit.” Columbia: the Magazine of Northwest History, 22 (Summer, 2008), 6-8.

Earl, Phillip I. “New York to Paris via Nevada: the Great Auto Race of ’08.” Nevada Historical Quarterly, 19 (June, 1976), 104-7.

Featherstone, Ray. “The King of Speed: Erwin G. “Cannon Ball” Baker.” Traces of Indiana and Midwestern History, 15 (January, 2003), 30-39.

Fenseter, J.M. “Indy,” American Heritage, 43 (May/June, 1992), 66-79.

Giamturco, Michael. “The Infinite Straightaway.” American Heritage of Invention and Technology, 8 (1992), 34-41.

Gerber, Timothy. “Built for Speed: the Checkered Career of Race Car Designer Harry A. Miller.” Wisconsin Magazine of History, 85 (March, 2002), 32-41.

Hall Randal L. “Beach Racers: Daytona before NASCAR.” Florida Historical Quarterly, 87 (Summer, 2008), 128-130.

__________. “Before NASCAR: The Corporate and Civic promotion of Automobile Racing in the American South, 1903-1927.” Journal of Southern History, 68 (August 2002), 629-669.

__________. “Carnival of Speed: the Auto Racing Business in the Emerging South, 1930-1950.” North Carolina Historical Review, 84 (July, 2007), 245-275.

__________. “Silent Speedways of the Carolinas: The Grand National Histories of 29 Former Tracks.” North Carolina Historical Review, 84 (July, 2007), 329-330. Review of book by Perry Wood.

Herbst, Keith S. “Engineering for Speed: A Man for All Seasons.” Western New York Heritage, 11 (Fall, 2008), 54-65.

Holan, Mark. “On the Road Again: the Great Auto Endurance Race.” History Magazine, 11 (December, 2009), 20-1.

Kimes, Beverly Rae. “The Dawn of Speed.” American Heritage, 38(November, 1987), 92-99.

Leavengood, Betty. “The Legendary Pennsboro Speedway: Fast Times in Ritchie County.” Goldenseal, 33 (September, 2007), 46-51.

Lewis, W. David. “Divergent Cultures: The American Response to European Dominance in Automobile Racing, 1895-1917.” Icon: Journal of the International Committee for the History of Technology, 7 (2001), 1-34.

_____________. “Eddie Rickenbacker: Racetrack Entrepreneur.” Essays in Economic & Business History, 18 (2000), 85-100.

McLaughlin, Jack. “Seattle or Bust.” American History, 38(June, 2003), 18-25.

Messer-Kruse, Timothy. “You Know Me.” Timeline, 19 (May/June, 2002), 2-19.

Nolan, William F. “First to the phoenix Line.” Westways, 71, no. 6 (1979), 51-4.

Nott, Rick. “The Jack Johnson v. Barney Oldfield match Race3 of 1910: What it Says about Race in America.” Afro-Americans in New York Life and History (29 (January, 2005), 39-53.

Manchester, Alan V. “The Great Auto Race: Buffalo and the New York to Paris 1908 Automobile Race.” Western New York Heritage, 10 (2008), 26-40.

Peterson, Walter F. “Barney Oldfied Turns a Plowhorse into a Race Horse.” Northwest Ohio Quarterly, 35 no. 3 (1963), 122-8.

Pierce, Dan. “For Gold and Glory.” Journal of Sport History, 31 (Spring, 2004), 111-113.

Rossano, Geoffrey L. “Long Island Goes to the auto Races: the Great Vanderbilt Cup controversy of 1904.” Long Island Historical Journal, 3 (March, 1991), 231-244.

Scott, Cord. “The Race of the Century – 1895 Chicago.” Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society, 96 (March, 2003), 37-48.

Scott, Roy V. “the Great Savannah Races.” Journal of Mississippi History, 46(September, 1984), 260-262.

Seward, Bill. “103 Miles an hour in 1915.” Annals of Iowa, 36 (Winter, 1962), 215-217.

Simone, Daniel J. “Horsepower and Horse Tracks: The Fargo Auto Races of 1915.” North Dakota History, 74 (2007), 36-43.

Waters, Alvin W. “The Twin City Motor Speedway.” Minnesota History, 60 (December, 2007), 304-311.

Yanik, Anthony J. “Detroit’s First Automobile Extravaganza: the Glidden Tour of 1909.” Chronicle: the Bi-Monthly Magazine of the Historical Society of Michigan, 23 (1987), 14-15.

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