Win on Sunday, sell on Monday long was the mission of automobile manufacturers involved in stock car racing. NASCAR Classic Cars celebrates that manta, featuring more than 60 significant race cars and the street-model cars they were based on. The Auto Editors of Consumer Guide compiled rare images from NASCAR s vault and original photography for the 128-page book.
NASCAR Classic Cars discusses each featured car in detail, offering facts about the original production model and the modified version that became a successful race car on the NASCAR circuit. Here are a few of the cars featured in the book: Ford Thunderbird Hudson Hornet Oldsmobile 88 Dodge Charger Ford Turino Talladega Chevrolet Monte Carlo Pontiac Grand Prix AMC Matador
NASCAR Classic Cars also showcases famed NASCAR drivers such as Dale Earnhardt, whose black No. 3 Chevy Monte Carlo is one of NASCAR s most iconic models; The King, Richard Petty, who won a record 200 races in his career, including the Daytona 500 record seven times; and four-time NASCAR Cup Series winner Jeff Gordon.