The pedal meets the metal in Rolling Thunder Stock Car Racing--the thrilling series from Kent Wright and Don Keith 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. The tracks are faster. The cars, too. But the hunger for speed--and the hunt for the checkered flag--hasn't changed. Jodell Bob Lee has long since retired from driving, but the love of the sport is still like a fire in his belly. When he spots a talented young driver he can't help remembering his own glory days. It's as if he is thirty years younger and racing the dirt tracks of Tennessee all over again. Jodell has an idea: his old friend and former qwrench, q Billy Winton, has put together a racing team, but so far wins have been hard to come by. Billy is looking for a driver who can do more than just chase the checkered flag. He needs a young gun who can tame the superspeedways and take the flag. A new partnership is born. But the Kid has a few obstacles in the way, namely Dale Earnhart, Jr., Adam Petty, Casey Atwood, and the other young guns who are clearly stock car racing's next wave of stars. It's a new generation of drivers, but the prize in Young Guns is the same: the checkered flag!The setup they had under the car the day before had been nearly perfect for a single, fast qualifyinglap all by himself on the track.Now, it would be different. The race setup was designedto lastformuch longer and to run in traffic. They basically anbsp;...
|Title||:||Rolling Thunder Stock Car Racing: Young Guns|
|Author||:||Kent Wright, Don Keith|
|Publisher||:||Macmillan - 2014-06-24|