The Wildest Ride

Paper Rating: Word Count: 489 Approx Pages: 2

You don't have to be a NASCAR fan to have taken notice of the overwhelming media coverage this past February of a driver named Dale Earnhardt. Most Americans had heard of this man many call a legend, and if you happened to be a fan of stock car racing, you probably had a strong opinion about him, good or bad.

But what may have surprised many, including the NASCAR organization itself, was the tremendous respect and grief shown throughout the country for days and weeks toward a man who represented a rags-to-riches industry.

This book is not a biography of the Intimidator, however, but a history of the National Association of Stock Car Racing that helped make Earnhardt one of its best representatives.

This Essay is Approved by Our Editor

Page 1 of 2 Next >

Related Essays