Life In The Past Lane: A History Of Stock Car Racing In Northeast Wisconsin From 1950 - 1980 (Northeast Wisconsin Racing History) (Volume 1)
Publish Date: 2015-12-02
Author: Joe Verdegan
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Joes book captures the smells and sounds of what racing was like in the early days. The stories and photos are priceless. Its a book any fan of this era must have in their collection. - Scott Hansen, former NASCAR truck racer, ASA Rookie of the Year and 5-time Wisconsin International Raceway late model champion
The heyday of the Northeast Wisconsin auto racing scene featured grandstands packed with fans eager to cheer their heroes and jeer the villains. It was an era in which drivers often used junkyard parts to build their rides, and cars might trade hands over a card game.
Author Joe Verdegan introduces you to the characters and behind-the-scenes stories that played out at tracks throughout the region. Sit in on interviews with the drivers, promoters and car builders who made racing the hottest ticket in town.