WorldCat Identities

Yates, Brock 1933-2016

Overview
Works: 71 works in 170 publications in 3 languages and 6,492 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Drama  Comedy films  Fiction  Car-chase films  Road films  Juvenile works 
Roles: Author, Scenarist, Author of screenplay, Other, Adapter
Classifications: HD9710.U52, 338.4762920973
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Brock Yates
 
Most widely held works by Brock Yates
The decline and fall of the American automobile industry by Brock Yates( Book )

15 editions published between 1983 and 1987 in English and Japanese and held by 1,056 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analyzes the reasons for the failures of the American auto industry to compete with foreign imports and to make use of modern technology and styling
Outlaw machine : Harley-Davidson and the search for the American soul by Brock Yates( Book )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 699 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An odyssey inside the world of American motorcycle culture chronicles the history of Harley-Davidson motorcycles from the perspective of their evolving reputation
The critical path : inventing an automobile and reinventing a corporation by Brock Yates( Book )

4 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of how Chrysler's minivan team created an automobile that captured the 1995 Motor Trend Car of the Year and other major awards - and reinvented a perilously entrenched corporation in the process - is as dramatic and inspiring a story as any in business today. Brock Yates, one of the most respected writers in the auto world, was given unprecedented access to Chrysler - every planning session, presentation, budget review, test drive, assembly line start-up, and
Enzo Ferrari : the man, the cars, the races, the machine by Brock Yates( Book )

17 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The cannonball run by Hal Needham( Visual )

9 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in English and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cross-country race features two racers that disguise themselves as paramedics to go even faster
Against death and time : one fatal season in racing's glory years by Brock Yates( Book )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the automobile racing scene circa 1955, the glory days for race car driving in the U.S., relating how the sport rose above the cultural radar, gaining a chic status
Plastic foam for arts and crafts by Brock Yates( Book )

9 editions published between 1964 and 1971 in English and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Instructions for a wide variety of projects. Grades 5 and up
The Indianapolis 500; the story of the motor speedway by Brock Yates( Book )

5 editions published between 1956 and 1961 in English and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway from its establishment in 1909 to the present
Umbrella Mike : the true story of the Chicago gangster behind the Indy 500 by Brock Yates( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the story of gangster Michael Joseph Boyle, describing his activities as a corrupt leader of Chicago's most powerful union, his friendly relationship with Al Capone, and the controversial events surrounding the 1937 Vanderbilt Cup competition
King of the dragsters; the story of Big Daddy "Don" Garlits by Don Garlits( Book )

3 editions published between 1967 and 1970 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Destroyers and destroyermen; the story of our "tin can" Navy by Brock Yates( Book )

3 editions published in 1959 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cannonball! : world's greatest outlaw road race by Brock Yates( Book )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forseeing the end of the open road, the author organized a protest event in the form of an illegal road race across the United States, the Cannonball Sea-to-Shining-Sea Memorial Trophy Dash, held several times between 1971 and 1979
Dead in the water by Brock Yates( Book )

3 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Broken patterns; the education of a quarterback by Fran Tarkenton( Book )

1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Racers and drivers; the fastest men and cars from Barney Oldfield to Craig Breedlove by Brock Yates( Book )

3 editions published between 1968 and 1976 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sport and racing cars by Raymond F Yates( Book )

1 edition published in 1954 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Famous Indianapolis cars and drivers by Brock Yates( Book )

2 editions published in 1960 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifty years of Indianapolis Speedway Race history
Rodger Ward's guide to good driving by Rodger Ward( Book )

3 editions published between 1963 and 1964 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

NASCAR off the record by Brock Yates( Book )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guide to racing cars by Brock Yates( Book )

3 editions published between 1962 and 1963 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers virtually every car used in racing today, including karts. Touches on Grand Prix racing
 
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Outlaw machine : Harley-Davidson and the search for the American soul
Alternative Names
Brock Yates American motorsport journalist

Brock Yates Amerikaans journalist

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Yates, Brock 1933-

Yates, Brock 1933-2016

Yates, Brock W.

Yates, Brock W. (Brock Wendel), 1933-2016

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Yates, Brook 1933-2016

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The critical path : inventing an automobile and reinventing a corporationAgainst death and time : one fatal season in racing's glory yearsUmbrella Mike : the true story of the Chicago gangster behind the Indy 500Cannonball! : world's greatest outlaw road raceNASCAR off the record