In this unique gallery book, historical shots of people, cars, events, tracks, shops, and other NASCAR landmarks are paired with comparable modern shots to present a fascinating review of America’s top motorsport. See what Darlington looked like when it was built in 1950 compared to what it looks like now. Get a real sense of how pit stops have changed between 1949 and today. Compare a Ford stock car from 1962 with one from 2009. Nowhere else can NASCAR fans so graphically trace the evolution of their favorite motorsport.
Nigel Kinrade has been photographing NASCAR since the early 1990s and is one of the most prolific shooters on the scene today. He is a regular contributor to Racer magazine and NASCAR Illustrated and has provided photography for several stock car books for Motorbooks. Ben White is an editor for NASCAR Illustrated and a well-known authority on NASCAR racing. He lives with his wife and son in Salisbury, North Carolina. The Smyle Media archive is home to one of the worldÆs finest collections of American motorsports photography and includes the work of two of NASCARÆs greatest shooters, Tom Kirkland and Don Hunter. www.smylemedia.com