By Jeff MacGregor
NASCAR racing, as soon as thought of not more than a neighborhood circuit of moonshiners pounding round low-country airborne dirt and dust tracks in a cloud of pink dirt and cliché, has one way or the other develop into America's fastest-growing spectator game. With seventy five million ardent fanatics, it's a activities leisure empire equipped on the very crossroads of popular culture, company trade, and American mythology -- a platinum-plated, V-8 hero machine.
Smart, humorous, and profane, Sunday Money is the kaleidoscopic account of a season at the NASCAR circuit. using 48,000 miles in a tiny motor domestic, Jeff MacGregor and his spouse tracked the lives of famous person drivers like Junior Earnhardt and Tony Stewart, their crews, and their enthusiasts around the grinding achieve of a 40-week season.
More than simply a behind-the-scenes chronicle of America's loudest hobby, Sunday Money is the tale of 100 tales, of crimson states and blue, of ultimate Rebels and Yankee hotshoes. it's a magnificent photo of yank tradition -- of race, faith, classification, intercourse, funds, and reputation -- taken from the window of a relocating car.
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