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“Moonshiners puttime energy thought and love into their cars than any racer ever will Lose on the track and you go home Lose with a load of whiskey and you go to jail” Junior Johnson NASCAR legend and one time whiskey runnerToday’s NASCAR is a family sport with 75 million loyal fans which is growing bigger andmainstream by the day Part Disney part Vegas part Barnum & Bailey NASCAR is also a multibillion dollar business and a cultural phenomenon that transcends geography class and gender But dark secrets lurk in NASCAR’s past Driving with the Devil uncovers for the first time the true story behind NASCAR’s distant moonshine fueled origins and paints a rich portrait of the colorful men who created it Long before the sport of stock car racing even existed young men in the rural Depression wracked South had figured out that cars and speed were tickets to a better life With few options beyond the farm or factory the best chance of escape was running moonshine Bootlegging offered speed adventure and wads of cash if the drivers survived Driving with the Devil is the story of bootleggers whose empires grew during Prohibition and continued to thrive well after Repeal and of drivers who thundered down dusty back roads with moonshine deliveries deftly outrunning federal agents The car of choice was the Ford V 8 the hottest car of the 1930s and ace mechanics tinkered with them until they could fly across mountain roads at 100 miles an hourAfter fighting in World War II moonshiners transferred their skills to the rough red dirt racetracks of Dixie and a national sport was born In this dynamic era 1930s and ’40s three men with a passion for Ford V 8s convicted criminal Ray Parks foul mouthed mechanic Red Vogt and crippled war veteran Red Byron NASCAR’s first champion emerged as the first stock car “team” Theirs is the violent poignant story of how moonshine and fast cars merged to create a new sport for the South to call its own Driving with the Devil is a fascinating look at the well hidden historical connection between whiskey running and stock car racing NASCAR histories will tell you who led every lap of every race since the first official race in 1948 Driving with the Devil goes deeper to bring you the excitement passion crime and death defying feats of the wild early days that NASCAR has carefully hidden from public view In the tradition of Laura Hillenbrand’s Seabiscuit this tale not only reveals a bygone era of a beloved sport but also the character of the country at a moment in time

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Driving with the Devil Southern Moonshine Detroit Wheels and the Birth of NASCARE “Moonshiners puttime energy thought and love into their cars than any racer ever will Lose on the track and you go home Lose with a load of whiskey and you go to jail” Junior Johnson NASCAR legend and one time whiskey runnerToday’s NASCAR is a family sport with 75 million loyal fans which is growing bigger andmainstream by the day Part Disney part Vegas part Barnum & Bailey NASCAR is also a multibillion dollar business and a cultural phenomenon that transcends geography class and gender But dark secrets lurk in NASCAR’s past Driving with the Devil uncovers for the first time the true story behind NASCAR’s distant moonshine fueled origins and paints a rich portrait of the colorful men who created it Long before the sport of stock car racing even existed young men in the rural Depression wracked South had figured out that cars and speed were tickets to a better life With few options beyond the farm or factory the best chance of escape was running moonshine Bootlegging offered speed adventure and wads of cash if the drivers survived Driving with the Devil is the story of bootleggers whose empires grew during Prohibition and continued to thrive well after Repeal and of drivers who thundered down dusty back roads with moonshine deliveries deftly outrunning federal agents The car of choice was the Ford V 8 the hottest car of the 1930s and ace mechanics tinkered with them until they could fly across mountain roads at 100 miles an hourAfter fighting in World War II moonshiners transferred their skills to the rough red dirt racetracks of Dixie and a national sport was born In this dynamic era 1930s and ’40s three men with a passion for Ford V 8s convicted criminal Ray Parks foul mouthed mechanic Red Vogt and crippled war veteran Red Byron NASCAR’s first champion emerged as the first stock car “team” Theirs is the violent poignant story of how moonshine and fast cars merged to create a new sport for the South to call its own Driving with the Devil is a fascinating look at the well hidden historical connection between whiskey running and stock car racing NASCAR histories will tell you who led every lap of every race since the first official race in 1948 Driving with the Devil goes deeper to bring you the excitement passion crime and death defying feats of the wild early days that NASCAR has carefully hidden from public view In the tradition of Laura Hillenbrand’s Seabiscuit this tale not only reveals a bygone era of a beloved sport but also the character of the country at a moment in ti