The Wendell Scott Story; The American Odyssey of NASCAR’s First Black Driver
First Paperback Edition
Steerforth Press [Hanover, NH]
8vo (311 pages with index; black and white photos in center section)
Item Number: 18214
Wendell Scott joined NASCAR during the 1950s, when segregation became an inflamed issue across America. NASCAR head Bill France Sr. promised to back up Scott, who remained true to his dream of professional racing despite personal setbacks and vicious prejudice. This inspiring story is part biography and part social and political history.