Larry Edsall was snatched away from a career as a daily newspaper sports editor to become motorsports editor at AutoWeek magazine. Before long, he was its automotive industry news and motorsports editor, and for most of his 12 years he served as the magazine’s managing editor. Edsall left Detroit for Phoenix in 1999 to help modernize one automotive website then launched another, www.iZoom.com. He is a freelance contributor to several automotive and lifestyle publications.Award-winning author and historian Dennis Adler has written more than 35 books on subjects ranging from antique automobiles to nineteenth century handguns. A recognized authority on Mercedes-Benz, he has written five books about the company and its cars. Adler also served as senior editor of The Star (the official publication of the Mercedes-Benz Club of America) from 1985 to 2006 and has lectured on the company’s history. Mr. Adler’s latest books include Mercedes-Benz First Gear, Guns of the American West, and a newly released biography of legendary holster maker John Bianchi.