The Wendell Scott story He mad history as the "ONLY BLACK DRIVER TO IN A NASCAR GRAND NATIONAL "black driver to in a NASCAR Grand National cup He would always make his own race car because he had no sponsorship He completed 500 races while he had a full time job married raised 6 children and Inscriptions for Headstones put them through college He was a hero A lot of inuiry about different things talked about in the book NASCAR racing mechanics fairness between black whiteeople Thailand's Sickest - Hell To Pay plus many other subjects A biography of the only African American to win a NASCAR race Which happened in 1963 which begs the uestion of whether NASCAR is aware of the Civil Rights Movement Either way a niceicture book with old timey illustrations Includes author s note Loved the story and the illustration. Ford’s rhythmic text illuminate the story of a man who worked full time while racing on the side A man who married raised six children and educated all of them A man who didn’t just dust the competition he blazed a trail A
Man Who Raced Againstwho raced against oddsAn author’s note is also includ. Great biography of the first African American to "race in a national car race the fact "in a national car race The fact he won his race and the Huumetsaarin jouluyö prize was given to a white man is not surprising but very sad Carole Boston Weatherford is known forulling lesser known historical figures into the spotlight Wendell Soctt story is one of the most interesting and timely as the segregation "and discrimination that ushed against him years ago still rears it s ugly head in the sport and among "discrimination that ushed against him 50 years ago still rears it s ugly head in the sport and among today Weatherford conveys the story simply and honestly opening the door for adults to discuss the darker arts with their children as appopriate but keeping the book accessible for younger readers Only black driver to win a NASCAR race in 1963 Made me want. Wendell O Scott made history as the only black driver to win a race in a NASCAR Grand National now Spring Cup division Born in Danville Virginia he scrimped and saved to buy his first car a Model T at age fourteen Although he loved to turn the wheel of a racecar work magic on an engine and.