Tales from the Drag Strip

Memorable Stories from the Greatest Drag Racer of All Time
Product Number: EB00751487
Released: Jan 22, 2019
Business Term: 1 Year
ISBN: #9781613217559
Publisher: Sports Publishing
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Description

Since the moment that young men began modifying and personalizing their automobiles back in the 1940s and '50s, "Big Daddy" Don Garlits was squarely in the thick of this intoxicating pursuit. Tales from the Drag Strip with "Big Daddy" Don Garlits is a first-person account of the many memorable experiences this drag racing icon has lived through in his half-century of nitromethane-fueled exploits. The many races, racers, race fans, and race tracks that have touched his colorful career are recounted as only Big Daddy can, painting a vivid picture of his life at speed and the triumphs and tragedies that came along the way. Insightful, ironic, humorous, and touching-but all true-Big Daddy's remembrances are the next best thing to reliving the glory days of America's quickest and fastest motorsports through the eyes of an American institution.

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Original Publish Date: Jun 01, 2013

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