Scene: The Busch Years
by George Campbell
covered NASCAR for a variety of publications in the 1990s. In 1999
Campbell recognized a void that he filled by starting his own
newsprint publication, Busch North Scene. His goal was to cover
NASCAR specifically in the Northeast region.
years, Campbell and the dedicated BNS staff members had grown the
paper into the number one selling NASCAR newspaper on newsstands
throughout the northeast.
This book recaps the racers,
teams, and events that shaped the publication and focuses on the
NASCAR Busch North Series during the 2000 decade. The book includes
informative personal reflections from Campbell and BNS staff, as
well as many of the personalities that made the series popular in
Soft cover, 396 pages, B&W photos
Busch North Scene: A Ten Year
by George Campbell
Campbell covered NASCAR for a variety of publications in the 1990s.
In 1999, Campbell recognized a media void that he filled by starting
his own newspaper, Busch North Scene. His goal was to cover NASCAR
specifically in the Northeast region. Within two years, he had grown
the paper into the top-selling NASCAR newspaper on newsstands
throughout the region.
This book recaps the racers, teams,
and events that shaped the publication and the NASCAR Busch North
Series during the 2000 decade. The book has fun and informative
personal reflections from Campbell and Busch North Scene staff
members, as well as many of the personalities that made the series
popular in the decade. NASCAR fans from New England will get an
inside look at local stars during the late 1990s and the 2000
decade. Among the drivers covered in the book are Maine racers Ricky
Craven, Andy Santerre, Joe Bessey, Tracy Gordon and Kelly Moore.
NASCAR Champions like Mike Olsen, Dave Dion, Brad Leighton, Dale
Shaw and Joey Logano are featured as well.
Soft Cover, 340
pages, B&W photos.
Sale Price: $19.95
The Official History
By Bob Zeller
first official history of the Daytona 500, published in 2002, and
the complete story of more than 40 years of close-quarters racing at
Daytona International Speedway.
The book includes year-by-year chapters that capture the
competition, drama, and distinctive personalities of the racers.
All of the legends of NASCAR are
here, from Richard Petty, whose career at Daytona included an
unrivalled seven 500 victories, to Dale Earnhardt, whose relentless
pursuit of a Daytona 500 trophy lasted decades before his triumph in
illustrated with hundreds of photographs from the ISC
Publications-Archives, Daytona 500: The Official History is the
definitive record of the premier event in stock car racing.
Hard cover, 9"
by 11", 192 pages
176 color and 73 Black & White
NONE: The History of the
NASCAR Busch Series
NASCAR’s Busch Series (now Nationwide) was always about racing hard
and having fun doing it.
In the two decades after it grew
out of the long-running Late Model Sportsman Series, the Busch
circuit became famous as a training ground for future Cup stars like
Jeff Gordon, Mark Martin, Bobby Labonte, and Dale Earnhardt Jr.
The series also fostered some legendary rivalries, starting with
Sam Ard and Jack Ingram in its earliest years.
Soft cover, 176 pp.
Holiday Special: $15.00
by Joe Miegoc
Miegoc, former sports editor at the Pocono Record, tells the real
story of Pocono Raceway – the role the track played in extending
NASCAR’s reach above the Mason-Dixon Line and conversely, the role
NASCAR played in saving Pocono.
This is the track where
Janet Guthrie became the first woman to drive in a 500-mile Indy Car
race, where Tim Richmond flashed onto the stock car scene, and where
Bobby Allison’s career ended on a Father’s Day afternoon.
Pocono: NASCAR's Northern Invasion includes interviews with
major NASCAR and Indy Car players of the time, Richard Petty, David
Pearson, Darrell Waltrip, Bobby Allison, Rusty Wallace, A.J. Foyt,
Janet Guthrie, Bill Elliott, and Geoff Bodine among others.
Soft cover, 192 pages.
by Gene A. Card
Gene A. Card has
assembled a collection of photographs from various sources,
including the Pocono Raceway’s archives, to produce a pictorial
history chronicling the raceway.
The framework for the
creation of Pocono Raceway began in the late 1950s, when a group of
investors formed Racing Incorporated. In 1962, a spinach farm near
Long Pond, Pennsylvania, was chosen as the site for the
multi-faceted racing complex. Construction on the track began in
1965, but progress moved very slowly. The three-quarter-mile oval
portion of the facility was completed in 1968, but it was not until
1971 that the two-and-a-half-mile super speedway was ready for
From its humble beginnings, Pocono Raceway has
grown to attract over 100,000 spectators to both of its NASCAR
events each year.
Soft cover, 128 pages, 200 black and white
LIVE FREE, DRIVE FAST
Behind the Scenes at New Hampshire International Speedway
by Allen Lessels
Allen Lessels’ book, subtitled “Behind the Scenes at the New
Hampshire International Speedway", is not an average racing book.
Uncommonly well-written, it gives the reader 22 different
perspectives on the Nextel Cup facility, its owners and competitors,
its history, its fans, and its community impact. Among the
personalities covered in depth are Bob and Gary Bahre, Ricky Craven,
Dale Earnhardt, Jr., Tony Stewart, Ted Christopher, Maury Dumas, and
Soft cover. 200 pages, black & white photos.
Bristol Motor Speedway
by David McGee and Sonya
When Bristol’s racetrack opened in 1961, tickets were often given
away to fill the 18,000 seats. Over the years, Bristol Motor
Speedway has grown to 160,000 seats and legendary status among race
There is a fascination with the unforgettable moments that take
place at the track, including rivalries that are hard to miss when
you can watch all the action around the half-mile track no matter
where you are seated.
Soft cover, 9” x 6.5”, 128 pages.
Atlanta Motor Speedway:
By Kathy Persinger
Speedway: A Weekend at the Track chronicles the storied
tradition of Atlanta Motor Speedway with a brief
introductory history and then launch into the story of
what it takes to produce a race worthy of national
television coverage. Take an insider's look at
everything from painting the grass and walls of the
track to the celebration In Victory Lane.
1/2” x 11”, 128 pages
Color and black & white photos