Six Seconds to Glory - Hal Higdon

Six Seconds to Glory

By Hal Higdon

  • Release Date: 2013-11-27
  • Genre: Sports & Outdoors


The early career of Don Prudhomme is captured in this spine-tingling account of the 1973 Nationals at Indianapolis Raceway Park. Master writer Hal Higdon spent the race weekend shadowing Prudhomme during a race that was the turning point in The Snake's dominating Funny Car racing career. Higdon captured the weekend drama minute-by-minute as Snake fights for a chance to make history. Along the way, Higdon delves into Prudhomme s history as a racer, giving the reader insight into how Don Prudhomme became a household name in the early 1970s. The account includes Prudhomme s relationship with Tom Mongoonse McEwen the infamous Snake versus Mongoose rivalry that made both men s careers. Higdon takes the readers behind the wheel, into the pits and back along the hard road where years of planning and training reach their climax for a driver within a space of seconds. Previous edition ISBN: 978-0399204470