UPDATE: Through Amazon's MatchBook program, if you purchased a hardcover version of BEAST, you are eligible to download a FREE copy of the book in the Kindle format!
Excerpts, in the order in which they appear in the book:
1.) Serious Brainpower (Chapter Seven) - available here at the Autosport Forum. Features details about the difficult design decisions behind the engine.
2.) Directing a Symphony (Chapter 17) - available here via the Trackside Forum. Some "supernatural" happenings while dyno testing the engine.
3.) The First Test (Chapter 18) - available here from RACER.com. The first track test of the engine takes place in a snowy winter wonderland. (Note: RACER.com is upgrading their site. It seems a little sluggish right now, Wed., May 14)
4.) Test. Then Test Again (Chapter 20) - available here from the Autosport Forum. Testing continues with a new driver.
5.) Heeee's On It (Chapter 33) - available here on this blog. It's the dramatic (and rainy) opening day of qualifying for the 1994 Indy 500.
NOTE: Many of the excerpts have been edited for brevity - and to remove a number of spoilers. You'll have to read the book for the really good, juicy details.