The pedal meets the metal in Rolling Thunder Stock Car Racing--the thrilling series that traces the history of stock car racing from the dusty dirt tracks of East Tennessee to the multi-million-dollar, high-tech venues of today. Inside Pass by Kent Wright and Don Keith qYou ready, kid?q Rob smiled. qI was ready when I crawled out of the rack this morning.q The guard has definitely changed. Talented but brash young stars like Rocket Rob wilder are flexing some muscle on the super speedways. The message? If you can't hang on to first place...step aside. But no way are the wily and track-trained veterans ready to concede defeat and drive off to greener pastures. No sire. These young lions have a fight on their hands. In stock car racing, knowing how to win is not just tough talk and a pretty smile. It's not just the checkered flag either. Or the prize money and the endorsements. It's not the fame. Or the thousands of cheering fans chanting your name. It's the thrill. And without the thrill, you might as well be dead.Willa#39;s Worldathata#39;s what the rest of the crew called it when the boss would go stonefaced for chunks of time, then suddenly emergefromhis trance having solved a particularly knotty problem with the racecara#39;s setup. Or having worked out aanbsp;...
|Title||:||Rolling Thunder Stock Car Racing: Inside Pass|
|Author||:||Kent Wright, Don Keith|
|Publisher||:||Macmillan - 2014-06-24|