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25, 2013) – For more than 30 years
Rex Robbins and his American Speed
Association were an integral part of the
auto racing landscape. This is the
fascinating story of how a humble man with
no racing experience led a loose-knit bunch
of regional racers to become a stock car
racing powerhouse. Along the way ASA forever
altered the short track racing landscape.
Rex finally opens up to share the stories
behind the story...insightful, illuminating,
poignant, and sometimes downright hilarious.
Trickle, Senneker, Eddy,
Throughout the years the people of ASA
attracted a large and loyal following. Rex
describes the trials and tribulations, the
wins and the losses, and the memorable
people who made it all possible.
This book is required reading for anyone in
the racing business today: track owners,
promoters, officials, car owners, drivers,
manufacturers, members of the media. The
lessons Rex shares here are timeless and
The book includes a comprehensive listing of
ASA events from 1968 to later years.
"I'm very proud of this book," says
co-author Dave Argabright. "Rex remains one
of the most astute leaders in the history of
the sport, and his words should resonate
with today's leaders. His career was
spectacular, and through three decades he
worked with a who's-who of auto racing. It
was very important that this story be told,
and I'm proud to help Rex tell it."
ASA fans...this book is for you. But not
just for you; anyone who loves racing will
find these pages highly-entertaining.
Foreword by Darrell Waltrip
Let's Go Racing!
Hardcover, 5-1/2 by 8-1/2 inches, 388 pages
32 pages of color and b/w photographs
List price $32.50, direct price $29.95
Release date: November 1, 2013