3/31/10 at 10:00 am

Author Joel Finn’s American Auto Racing Books Augment Product Offerings

(Boston, MA)  March 23, 2010 –  Boston-based book publisher, Racemaker Press today announced the firm has become the sole distributor of the respected works on American motor racing by author Joel E. Finn.  Established in 2007 to publish works in the field of automotive racing sports and history, Racemaker Press has added four new titles to its catalog with the acquisition: American Road Racing: The 1930’s; American Road Racing: 1948 – 1950; Bridgehampton; and Sunshine, Speed and a Surprise, all of which are widely recognized as exceptional quality works.

“Racing’s rich history in the United States, told with impeccable research, exceptional quality writing, and amazing photographs, make Joel Finn’s books the perfect compliment to the Racemaker Press product offerings,” Joseph Freeman, Founder and Principal of Racemaker Press said.  “We look forward to getting these masterpieces into the hands of eager collectors and automotive enthusiasts, and have already had orders come in from as far as Australia!”

“Racemaker Press has established a top-notch, professional operation, which is well equipped to distribute these titles,”  Joel Finn, author and principal of Garnet Hill Publishing Company remarked.

Racemaker Press is offering a “Fill Up Your Library” sale on the Joel Finn American Road Racing collection this Spring, with prices discounted by as much as 40% on the complete four-book collection. “These definitive volumes fill critical voids in published works on early US racing, and will be a valued addition to every collector’s library,” Mr. Freeman said.

Joel Finn’s acclaimed history of: American Road Racing in the 1930’s, a 400-page, large format book, features over 600 rare, period photos.  The complete history of how the sport began anew after WWII is told with superb accuracy and the immediacy of first hand experience in American Road Racing 1948-50, including 600 photos, illustrations and racing charts.  Bridgehampton, a 330-page volume with 540 photographs is a comprehensive account of racing at this famous location from 1949 – 1970.  Sunshine, Speed and a Surprise, chronicles the complete story of the first Grand Prix in the U.S., held at Sebring, Florida in 1959 (216 pages, 330 photos and illustrations). 

The Fill Up Your Library Sale on the Racemaker Press American Road Racing Collection runs through June 30, 2010.  The Joel Finn volumes are available for viewing and ordering on www.Racemaker.com, along with over a dozen other fine books from Racemaker Press for racing fans, motoring enthusiasts, historians, collectors -- and anyone who loves autos -- aged three and up!   Or call our Boston, MA headquarters, at 617 723-6533.

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