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Nascar Legends

Robert Edelstein

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ISBN 13: 9781590201848
Trim Size: 6x9
Hardcover
Overlook
2/3/11

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A book about the drivers of NASCAR, the fastest growing spectator sport in America. It’s filled with the stars of the last twenty years as well as all the stars of today. NASCAR Legends covers not only drivers’ backgrounds and how they overcame adversity, but their heroics—great stories about great guys who are bigger than life.


Includes such racers as:

-Donnie, Bobby and Davey Allison

-Dale Earnhardt and Dale Earnhardt Jr.

-Jeff Gordon

-Terry Labonte

-Darrell Waltrip

-Tony Stewart

-Richard, Kyle and Adam Petty



Robert Edelstein is the exclusive motor sports writer for TV Guide, where his stories are read by more NASCAR fans than any other writer in the country. He also contributes to Stuff, Blender, and A&E Biography, among other publications and is frequently featured on television and on the radio as an expert on motor sports. He lives in Caldwell, New Jersey.



Praise for NASCAR Legends


"Robert Edelstein has written a terrific book. NASCAR Legends is a page turner that grabs you from the starting line to the checkered flag. It's a tale that will appeal not only to hard-core racing fans but also to anyone who cares about real folks struggling with life's big issues: death, defeat, ambition, family, how we make our way in the world." --Michael Hudson, author of The Monster: How a Gang of Predatory Lenders and Wall Street Bankers Fleeced America--and Spawned a Global Crisis


"NASCAR Legends is a fast-paced and rowdy romp that captures the grit and roar of the track and the outsized personalities and daredevils of America's homegrown sport." --Neal Thompson, author of Driving with the Devil: Southern Moonshine, Detroit Wheels, and the Birth of NASCAR


Praise for Robert Edelstein's Full Throttle:


"[Edelstein’s] impeccable biography . . . kicks up blissful dirt on NASCAR’s juiced-up early days." --The New York Times Book Review (Front Page)

"Enormously entertaining." --Sports Illustrated

"It’s the definitive bio of the legend Edelstein describes as ‘the wildest man of the sport.’" --TV Guide

"May be one of the best ever racing biographies." --Daytona Beach News-Journal

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