BRIAN DONOVAN was a Newsday investigative reporter who won more than 40 awards, including two Pulitzer Prizes and the Paul Tobenkin Award for reporting on racial and ethnic intolerance. He won a season championship driving on the EMRA Vanderbilt Cup circuit, a track championship at the Pocono Raceway, and dozens of races. He gained exclusive access to Wendell Scott over the last 14 months of Scott's life and interviewed more than 200 individuals to capture this epic, previously untold American story. Brian died in 2018. JOE POSNANSKI is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of six books, including Paterno and The Secret of Golf.
The only book-length account of the life of Wendell Scott, the one-time moonshine runner who broke the color barrier in stock-car racing in 1952 and, against all odds, competed for more than 20 years in a sport dominated by Southern whites.
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