Stock car racing is wildly popular and one of the fastest-growing sports in the United States. This book captures all of the excitement of racing, taking the reader to some of the most famous tracks, meeting some of the hottest drivers, and looking at the sport from the inside. The history of NASCAR, what it takes to be a superstar driver, the construction of a race car, the experience of being behind the wheel, and the excitement of race day are all explored, using a gripping "You are there" narrative. Full-color photographs add to the excitement and appeal.
Table of Contents
|1.||Fast Sport, Fast Growth||9|
|3.||Behind the Wheel||21|
|6.||How to Win||38|
|Stock Car Words and Terms||45|