Today marks the official launch of the new F1Stockcars.com book. The Season Review 2016 contains the all the best bits from the website, as well as never-before-seen feature articles – including a brief history of stox on the web and the story behind the superstar grade.
The following are excerpts from some of the new features to whet your appetites…
‘2016 was a captivating season, with close finishes, controversy and amazing incidents. From the very first meeting, it was clear that Frankie Wainman Junior was going to be one to watch, and his rivalry with Rob Speak caused on-track fireworks throughout the year. Both of these superstar men walked away from 2016 with championship titles. Looking back over the season, it’s difficult to pick out just a few highlights.’
Excerpt from 2016 in Review, written by Rhosanna Jenkins
‘If we cannot look forward, at least we can look back over many seasons of stock car racing at Coventry, right back to June 1954 in fact when Percy “Hellcat” Brine won heat and final at that very first meeting in front of an estimated 16,000 spectators. Over 500 meetings have been held on the Coventry shale since then…’
Excerpt from the Coventry Blitzed feature, written by Mick Jenkins
‘Lund and FWJ may have been superstars for longer than most drivers’ entire careers, but becoming a superstar can be a challenge for even the best drivers. John Lund had been racinf for five years before making the grade…’
Excerpt from the 40 Years of Superstars feature, written by Scott Reeves