Six Seconds to Glory: Don “the Snake” Prudhomme’s Hair-Raising 1973 Funny Car Race Paperback
The early career of Don Prudhomme is captured in this spine-tingling account of the 1973 Nationals at Indianapolis Raceway Park. Master writer Hal Higdon spent the race weekend shadowing Prudhomme during a race that was the turning point in The Snake’s dominating Funny Car racing career. Higdon captured the weekend drama minute-by-minute as Snake fights for a chance to make history. Along the way, Higdon delves into Prudhomme s history as a racer, giving the reader insight into how Don Prudhomme became a household name in the early 1970s. The account includes Prudhomme s relationship with Tom Mongoonse McEwen the infamous Snake versus Mongoose rivalry that made both men s careers. Higdon takes the readers behind the wheel, into the pits and back along the hard road where years of planning and training reach their climax for a driver within a space of seconds.
- Publisher : Octane Press; 2nd edition (April 29, 2021)
- Language : English
- Paperback : 160 pages
- ISBN-10 : 1937747271
- ISBN-13 : 978-1937747275
- Item Weight : 4.8 ounces
- Dimensions : 5 x 0.4 x 8 inches
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