Archive / March, 2016

Our Bettenhausen book is almost here! Read an excerpt

Published by Racemaker Press on March 30, 2016

Another of Tony’s new midget racing pals was Paul Russo, a laconic, wise-cracking Italian-American. Their friendship grew even deeper after a fearful incident during a race in the summer of 1939 on a new board track at Soldier’s Field in Chicago. Tony tried too hard and crashed in front of Russo. He was thrown out […]

A few of our favorite photos from Amelia Island

Published by Racemaker Press on

Jim McGee signed copies of our book Jim McGee: Crew Chief of Champions but the most notable highlight was his debut of Mario Andretti’s Brawner Hawk Ford, which is now owned by Ray Evernham and which McGee and others restored to perfection. You can read the exciting story about the original construction of the car and it’s race history in Jim’s […]