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  • Stock Number: 23614
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  • Date Of Publication: 2010
  • Condition: NEW

Growing Up NASCAR: Racing's Most Outrageous Promoter Tells All

  • Barcode: 9780760337752

In 1949, when Humpy Wheeler was 11, he attended the very first NASCAR race. For the next ten years, he spent as much time in the pits as he could, and came to know many of the sport's pioneers. Eventually, Wheeler began promoting races at Carolina tracks such as Concord Speedway, Robinwood Speedway, and Starlight Speedway. Racing was so rough back then he kept a gun by his side when he paid the purse, and often used his fists to keep order. By the time Wheeler retired in 2008, he had helped NASCAR become the six-billion-dollar-a-year industry it is today. Filled with photographs from Wheeler's personal archives, Growing up NASCAR presents the ultimate behind-the-scenes look at NASCAR from the consumate insider.

Condition: NEW

Author: Humpy Wheeler

ISBN: 9780760337752

Publisher: Motorbooks

Binding Type: Hardcover

Illustrations: B&W & Color

Language: English

Pages: 304

Dimensions: 6 x 1.3 x 9

Weight: 0.0