All Around the Track: Oral Histories of Drivers, Mechanics, Officials, Owners, Journalists and Others in Motorsports Past and Present
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All Around the Track: Oral Histories of Drivers, Mechanics, Officials, Owners, Journalists and Others in Motorsports Past and Present

by Anne B. Jones, Rex White
     
 

From authors Anne Jones and former NASCAR champion Rex White, here are oral histories of more than 50 individuals from stock car and drag racing's not-so-distant past and present. Rich with original interviews and previously unpublished material, it includes drivers such as David Pearson, Junior Johnson, Bobby Allison, Bob Glidden and Hubert Platt; mechanics and

Overview

From authors Anne Jones and former NASCAR champion Rex White, here are oral histories of more than 50 individuals from stock car and drag racing's not-so-distant past and present. Rich with original interviews and previously unpublished material, it includes drivers such as David Pearson, Junior Johnson, Bobby Allison, Bob Glidden and Hubert Platt; mechanics and builders; track crew; sportswriters; and owners such as Joe and J.D. Gibbs. Features many photographs and a foreword by Atlanta Motor Speedway President Ed Clark.

Editorial Reviews

Racing Milestones
unique...belongs on the bookshelf of any race fan
School Library Journal
oral histories from 58 people who influenced the development of the sport...funny memories and poignant accounts of loss and struggle. This book will be popular...will introduce readers to people beyond the Pettys and the Earnhardts
Appalachian Journal
a good read...it will give newer fans a broader perspective of the sport and long-time fans a greater depth of knowledge

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780786429882
Publisher:
McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date:
04/25/2007
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.60(d)

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Meet the Author

Writer Anne B. Jones lives in Jackson, Georgia. Her articles have appeared in numerous newspapers and magazines. Rex White makes numerous NASCAR-related appearances today and has appeared in recent radio, newspaper, and television interviews, as well as national motorsports magazines. They are also the authors of Gold Thunder: Autobiography of a NASCAR Champion (2005).

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