Collector’s Edition with additional photos
By Dave Argabright
Jack Hewitt remains
one of the most memorable characters in modern motorsports. His
autobiography is finally back in print after the original printing
sold out long ago.
Updated with two new chapters and an
additional gallery of photos, Hewitt’s Law continues to
entertain and inspire.
Jack’s spectacular career took him
extremely humble roots to the Indianapolis
500 to the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame.
Hard cover, 336 pp. 64 pp. of color and B&W photos.
until Spring 2018
A Jimmy Wilson Racing Adventure
in the Jimmy Wilson fictional series based on the USAC Sprint Car
trail of the 1970s.
Hard cover, 336 pages.
Today’s Sprint Kings,
by Gerald Hodges
driver chapters including: The Saga of Tony Stewart, Kenny Adams
"The Malabar Missile", Lance Dewease, Jerrod Hull, Parker
Price-Miller, Dave Steele, "Bullet" Bryan Clauson, David Gravel,
Paul McMahan, Greg Wilson, Logan Schuchart, Jac Haudenschild, and
Ted Johnson and his World of Outlaws.
Soft cover, 284 pages, 138 B&W photos and
Today’s Sprint Kings,
by Gerald Hodges
Features 16 of today's greatest sprint car
drivers: Donny Schatz, Greg Hodnett, Brady Bacon, Johnny Herrera,
Terry McCarl, Jason Meyers, Stevie Smith, Kasey Kahne Racing, Brad
Sweet, Dave Darland, Brent Marks, Chad Kemenah, Jason Sides, Shane
Stewart, Daryn Pittman, Cody Darrah, and the Chili Bowl Nationals.
Soft Cover, 284 pages, 132 B&W photos.
by Dave Argabright
Wilson is back with Sprint Car Challenge, the 4th novel in the
highly regarded series based on the USAC Sprint Car trail of the
racing action, fascinating characters and situations
demonstrate why this series has developed a cult following.
cover, 128 pp.
Auto Racing, I Gave You the Best
of My Life
by Joyce Standridge
Award-winning auto-racing columnist
Joyce Standridge has spent nearly 40 years chronicling life as a
racing fan, driver’s wife, car owner and track employee, as well as
Based on hundreds of columns in national
magazines, Joyce takes you on a rollicking ramble to share many
laughs—and a few tears.
Soft cover, 238 pages, 273 B&W
photos from the author’s personal collection.
LIFE’S TOUGH ON
- The Autobiography of Bob Trostle:
45 Years of
Sprint Car History and Innovation
Trostle with Larry Weeks
Foreword by Doug Wolfgang
The full story of renowned car
builder and owner Bob Trostle‘s 45-year career in sprint cars: Races
won and lost, tow vehicles broken and crashed, race cars and engines
built and rebuilt, tales of the people, the tracks, promoters, the
good and the bad.
Hard cover, 400 pages, 247 color and B&W
Portraits: The Dirt Championship Cars
by Bob Mays
of American auto racing has a longer or more prestigious history
than the dirt champ car. No form of racing photography has a longer
or more respected history than the posed photograph. This book
follows the history of the Big Car from 1946 to 1987 and features
some of the most recognizable stars and cars from the greatest era
The good, the bad; the winners, the losers; the
champions and their chariots are featured in the moments before the
call to fire engines.
Many of the best shots from the top
photographers in the history of the sport are presented in a format
that lends itself to the study of the man and a critical analysis of
the machine just before the battle on some of the most impressive
speedromes ever carved into the earth.
Hard cover, 231
pages, black and white photographs.
Sprint Car Showdown
by Dave Argabright
Sprint Car Showdown is Dave
Argabright’s third title in the popular Jimmy Wilson saga. This book
covers Jimmy and the Ellison Special through their third and highly
eventful season on the USAC trail.
The entire cast is here:
Jimmy, Harvey, Slim, Sonny, Bobby, Steve Graffan, and a few new
characters. Each page is filled with dramatic racing action.
The long-running "Best of Times" fictional series in Sprint
Car & Midget Magazine is the basis of this edition, thrilling
readers with the cheers and tears of sprint-car racing in the 1970s.
Hard cover, 288 pages
Original Price: $27.95
DID YOU SEE
Unforgettable Moments in
Midwest Open-Wheel Racing
Joyce Standridge has compiled one of our best titles ever.
Built around 465 terrific photographs from the Horcher Brothers and
others, DID YOU SEE THAT? is a compelling journey through
Sprint Car, Midget, and Silver Crown racing in the Midwest, 1978
through the present.
With all photos annotated with
insightful and informative captions, as well as thoughtful
introductions to each topic, the book captures fully the concurrent
joy, energy, color, and heartache of one of the truest of American
Soft cover, 170 pages.
FAST AND FEARLESS
by Dave Argabright
"Jimmy Wilson" adventure, 2nd of the series!
much-anticipated follow-up to SPRINT CAR SALVATION, this
new title picks up with Jimmy's second season on the tough USAC
trail. Jimmy, Harvey, Slim, Sonny, Renee, Bobby, Steve Graffan...the
gang's all here, filling each page with dramatic racing action.
The popular and long-running "Best of Times" fictional series in
Sprint Car & Midget Magazine is the basis of this edition,
thrilling readers with the cheers and tears of sprint car racing in
Hard cover, 288 pages. (Fiction)
Sprint Car Salvation
on the acclaimed “Best of Times” series in Sprint Car & Midget
Magazine, Dave Argabright has authored a full-length novel that
details the journey of fictional sprint car racer Jimmy Wilson and
the Ellison Special sprint car.
Capturing the very essence
of the sport, Sprint Car Salvation takes you on the
action-packed and emotional journey of an aspiring sprint car driver
in the 1970s. Along the way you’ll experience the joys, heartache,
and danger that lurks at every corner of the sport. And the people
you’ll meet! These pages are filled with the colorful, interesting,
eccentric and memorable people who make sprint car racing go round.
This first volume contains the first “season” of the “Best
of Times” series, plus extensive additional content throughout.
Hardcover, 240 pages.
Thunder - Sprint Cars on America's Fair
Circuits, Vol. l
By Bob Mays
Big Car Thunder, written by Bob Mays, chronicles some
of the Midwestern fair circuits from 1946 to 1987. Also included is
a special “Hill of Wheels,” column by renowned author and National
Sprint Car Hall of Fame inductee, Bill Hill, and a 15-page color
There are more than 400 photos in this 232 page volume.
Some of the stars mentioned in this work include, Emory Collins,
Frank Luptow, Deb Snyder, Bobby Grim, Pete Folse, Buzz Barton,
Johnny White, Harold Leep, Gordon Herring, Grady Wade, Jay Woodside,
Roy Bryant, Jan Opperman, Lonnie Jensen, Lloyd Beckman, Shane
Carson, Jerry Stone, Sammy Swindell, Mike Peters and many others.
TOW MONEY Volume II
The History of
the United Racing Club,
America ’s Oldest Sprint Car Organization
by Buzz Rose
Volume 2 of the History
of United Racing Club (URC) from 1978-2006.
Forewords by URC champions Gary Gollub and Glenn Fitzcharles.
208 pages, hard bound, hundreds of black and white and color photos
and another must-have for the dedicated sprint car fan.
On Special: $24.95
The Rim Riders
by Buzz Rose
The history of the Central States
They were called the world’s fastest racing circuit. Witness the
Ted Horn, Joie Chitwood, Tom Hinnershitz, Everett Saylor,
Red Campbell, and Jim Wilburn were all CSRA stars.
Hard cover, 250 pages, 600 photos and articles.
Valley County Thunder: The History of
Racing at Ord, Nebraska
By V. Ray Valasek and Bob Mays
Bob Mays has done it again! His spectacular new book covers the
history of racing on dirt at the Valley County Fair, Ord Nebraska.
Working with Ray Valasck, Mays details the big car era and the
midgets before World War I and the midgets, roadsters, and the hard
tops that competed there in the 50’s and 60’s. This book is a must
for any serious fan of open wheel history in the heartland.
Hard cover with hundreds of exceptional black and white photographs.
Dialed In –The Jan
by John Sawyer
Dialed In –The Jan Opperman Story
re-released in a new edition. According to the publishers it is “a
book that is acknowledged by many as being a classic auto-racing
story. It is filled with passion and pathos, sometimes humorous,
The Jan Opperman story is one of never giving up and having faith in
a divine being.
It provides the reader the rare opportunity to peer behind the
glamorous facade of auto racing and meet the inner man.
The friendship between narrator and author is evident and while much
of the book is Jan’s own words, John Sawyer has carefully authored
them. From a teenage street fighter, motorcycle flat track racer and
hippie to respected Sprint car driver and Indy 500 racer - Jan
Opperman's story is remarkable, entertaining and difficult to put
5 1/2" x 8 ½”, 144 pages,
black & white photos.