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Young Guns: Celebrating NASCAR's Hottest Young Drivers
     

Young Guns: Celebrating NASCAR's Hottest Young Drivers

by Woody Cain
 

The young stars of the NASCAR Winston Cup Series have never been brighter, and their exciting stories from racing culture, both on and off the track, are collected here in this entertaining book that both profiles and celebrates the next generation of stock car competition. Fans and experts alike once thought that drivers needed several years to get the experience

Overview

The young stars of the NASCAR Winston Cup Series have never been brighter, and their exciting stories from racing culture, both on and off the track, are collected here in this entertaining book that both profiles and celebrates the next generation of stock car competition. Fans and experts alike once thought that drivers needed several years to get the experience and track time necessary to compete at the Winston Cup level, but these eight young drivers have bucked that trend and are winning on a regular basis. Information in included on Jeff Gordon—one of the first standout rookies—and Jimmie Johnson, Kurt Busch, Ryan Newman, Tony Stewart, Matt Kenseth, Kevin Harvick, and, of course, Dale Earnhardt, Jr.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781572435223
Publisher:
Triumph Books
Publication date:
09/15/2002
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
9.22(w) x 11.14(h) x 0.64(d)

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Meet the Author

Woody Cain is the editor of University City Magazine and a journalist who has covered motorsports for radio, television, and print since 1987. He is the host of Let's Talk Racing and an announcer of Around the Track television specials. He is a former radio sports director at WEGO-AM and WABZ-FM in North Carolina. He lives in Concord, North Carolina. Jason Mitchell is a freelance writer who has been printed in such publications as Stock Car Racing magazine, NASCAR Magazine, Inside NASCAR, Racing Milestones, Last Lap, and on NASCAR.com. He lives in Concord, North Carolina. David Poole is a sportswriter with the Charlotte Observer. He has won multiple awards for his coverage from the Associated Press Sports Editors and the National Motorsports Press Association, including the latter's George Cunningham Award. He lives in Gastonia, North Carolina. The Charlotte Observer is the most-circulated newspaper in North Carolina. The paper was founded in 1886 and has received four Pulitzer Prizes.

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