FOLLMER / American Wheel Man – Limited Signed Edition
This edition is signed by George Follmer, Tom Madigan & Ed Justice Jr. Limited to 300 copies (each numbered) in special hard slip case. This beautifully produced book covers his entire career of George Follmer.
This edition is signed by George Follmer, Tom Madigan & Ed Justice Jr. Limited to 300 copies (each numbered) in special hard slip case. This beautifully produced book covers his entire career of George Follmer. starting from Gymkana competition with a Volkswagen Beetle in parking lots to Formula One. George won the 1972 Can-Am championship driving a Porsche 917-10 for Roger Penske. He also won the 1972 Trans-Am championship becoming the only driver to ever win both championships in the same year. He would win the Trans-Am championship again in 1976 driving a Porsche 934. Covers IndyCar, NASCAR, Can-Am, Trans-Am, Formula 5000, Formula One, LeMans, World Championship of Makes, IROC Series and numerous others. Forewords by Roger Penske and Parnelli Jones.
“I think I can speak for many in the race car business when I say that George was highly underrated as a driver. I would put him in the category of being one hell of a race driver.” -Parnelli Jones
“Publisher Ed Justice, Jr. and the author have teamed up to produce a tome that will be of keen interest to anyone who was a fan of Trans-Am, Can-Am and the racing of the ‘70s and ‘80s. . . a well-done book.” -Gordon Maltby, Porsche 356 Registry
“One of the best edited and illustrated books of the year and a great racing take on a great racing driver.” -Dan Davis, VICTORY LANE magazine
“It’s as if you were sitting down with Follmer himself as he bench-races through his career. . . a nice tribute to a notable motorsports career.” -Mark Wigginton, SPORTS CAR MARKET magazine
“the whole story about one of our greatest ever road racers, and beyond that, the rich history of a couple of wonderful decades in motorsport. If you are a real racing fan, you must order this book.” -Matt Stone, former editor of MOTOR TREND CLASSIC magazine