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I would highly recommend this book to the NASCAR fan looking to read about the history of the sport.
Where you come from is gone, where you thought you were going to never was there, and where you are is no good unless you can get away from it.-Flannery O'Connor Wow!
I knew some of the story of Raymond Parks through genealogical research, and Thompson did a great job of portraying the family.
Become a NASCAR historian overnight and be fascinated doing it. Whether you like NASCAR or not, this book is a great read. It's engaging, fun and just downright interesting. Read morePublished 13 days ago by Adam W
You have to be a NASCAR enthusiast to appreciate the details of races covered here. Others will complain of needless or repetitive detail.Published 1 month ago by geolinda1958
I found Thompson's account of the men who made stock car racing well researched, well written, extremely engaging, and over far too quickly. Read morePublished 2 months ago by girlwithacurl
Where you come from is gone, where you thought you were going to never was there, and where you are is no good unless you can get away from it.-Flannery O'Connor
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A great look at car racing / Reviewed by Mark Cummings
This is a historical look at the southern roots of NASCAR and the people who made it happen. Read more
Growing up in Atlanta, this book brought back a lot of memories of stock car racing at Lakewood Fair Grounds and other sites around the city.Published 4 months ago by Doug
This was a fantastic and interesting take on the origins of NASCAR and positing who the true founders and backers for the sport were. Read morePublished 4 months ago by LisaC
Car racing and moonshine are as Southern as fried chicken and sweet tea, and one of the things the corporate suits who run NASCAR are eager to forget is how not just their sport of... Read morePublished 5 months ago by RET