In the ?60s, drag racing evolved from a ?run what ya brung? grass roots effort to a full-blown professional motorsport ? along the way, it created some of the most exciting racing and race cars ever built. And Bob McClurg was there with a camera. McClurg is an accomplished magazine writer and photographer, but he?s best known for his drag racing images of the ?60s and ?70s ? his lens captured all the action of the Roadsters, Gassers, Altereds, Top Fuel, Funny Cars, Pro/Stocks, and even the modern age of nostalgia drag racing. Now for the first time, McClurg?s best drag racing photos are brought together in one volume ? a book that every drag racing fan will have to see. With more than 350 color and black-and-white photos, this book is an exciting visual history of the sport?s most exciting years ? the Golden Age of drag racing.
? Author Bob McClurg is one of the best-known drag racingaction photographers in the world. His vintage photosappear monthly in Popular Hot Rodding magazine.? This book includes nearly 400 stunning actionphotographs, mostly in color, of drag racing?s goldenera -- 1965 to 1980.? Drag racing is one of the biggest spectator and participantsports in the nation -- there are more than 200 drag strips across the country, most of which have racing two to three nights a week.