City of Speed: Los Angeles and the Rise of American Racing
To millions of people the world over, Los Angeles, California is the "City of Angels." But to many American motor sports enthusiasts, it is also the "City of Speed." And as author Joe Scalzo shows us in City of Speed: Los Angeles and the Rise of American Racing, few municipalities in these 50 states have contributed more to America's love for fast cars and the daring souls who race them. Whether it be Indy cars or dragsters, sprint cars or motorcycles, Bonneville speed kings or wide open road racers, many of the greatest have come from America's second largest city. Read this and you'll wonder why every race fan in America doesn't make a beeline west.