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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 […]

Exclusive excerpt from The Last Days of Henry Ford

Published by Racemaker Press on December 8, 2015

The next day, the Fords left for their annual summer vacation in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. They had a cabin in the prestigious Huron Mountain Club, a summer retreat located in the densely forested area near the small town of Big Bay, which was forty miles northwest of Marquette. Fair Lane was not air conditioned, so […]