The Spectacle: Celebrating the History of the Indianapolis 500 is a mix of historical fact and entertainment for young readers and race fans to learn about The Greatest Spectacle in Racing – the Indianapolis 500. This book features a vast number of drivers, teams and race cars that have made an impact on the rich history of racing at the Brickyard.
This book won’t bore young readers by running through a chronological list of each race, The Spectacle Celebrating the History of the Indianapolis 500 is an exciting breakdown of the content into a series of short topical sections such as The Golden Era, The British Invasion and The Four-Timer Club. A dad serves as a narrator as he teaches his kids about the Indy 500, which provides some light-hearted interaction with the kids to compliment the fact-based content. An intro and outro featuring four-time winner A.J. Foyt ties it all together in a unique, identifiable way.