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Terry Cook's - I was There Volume II - Bench Racing Tales from the 60's & 70's

Terry Cook's - I was There Volume II - Bench Racing Tales from the 60's & 70's

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Terry Cook's - I was There Volume II - Bench Racing Tales from the 60's & 70's | Signed by the Author

Terry Cook’s I WAS THERE - Volume 2 Bench Racing Tales from the 60’s & 70’s Chester, NJ — Terry Cook, controversial former Editor of Car Craft and Hot Rod Magazines and Turtle Wrangler of Car and Driver, introduces his two volume I WAS THERE pair of 120 page books. Packed with more than 150 short stories they wouldn’t let me tell in the magazines with 200 photos, Volume II: Don Garlits on flying saucers, God and politics, Hand Grenade Harry with tales from the Pond, Sal fish, John Force, Jocko Johnson, Malcolm Bricklin, the Surfers, the Prince of Monaco, Danny Thompson, Bill Maverick Golden, Connie Swingle, Wild Bill Shrewsberry, Emmerson Fittipaldi, test pilot Darryll Greenamyer and Chris the Greek Karamesines.

Chopped full of nostalgic knee-slappers from Squires of Chatham, lurid never before told craziness from the vortex of custom van movement, the Cannonball Run, indoor drag races, 46.2 g’s of deceleration, the best car practical joke ever, Europe by lowrider, the incredible Car Craft Hemi Cuda, my ten favorite car events, 80 foot flamethrowers and more.


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    FINAL SALE - No returns, refunds or exchanges. We will arrange a pickup time over email from 87 Advance Road, Toronto, Ontario, M8Z 2S6. We are closed to the public, call us at (416) 259-9656 - then press 1 - to let us know when you arrive. See full Terms HERE.

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