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Recount the championship victories of the Hemi engine
The Hemi is arguably the most iconic American V-8 in competition history. Employing a talented team of engineers, Chrysler refined the hemispherical combustion chamber design and created an engine that produced towering performance. The engine dominated in NHRA, NASCAR, and other forms of competition. And in a production car, the Hemi also became one of the most feared engines on the street.
Author Geoff Stunkard retraces the fascinating Hemi competition history and covers the big wins, many championships, and key developments in the engine’s life. First, he delves into the development and racing exploits of the first-generation 392-ci Hemi. And gives you a behind-the-scenes retrospective of the mammoth effort and resources that went into developing the 426 Hemi. In eight months, Al Ekstrand, Tom Hoover, and other engineers took the 426 Hemi from drawing board to racetrack. In NHRA competition, the triumphs and challenges of Don Garlits, Dick Landy, Sox and Martin, and other drag racers are recounted. This engine powered many classic cars and took many drivers to the winner’s circle and into the history books. The racing triumphs of Richard Petty, David Pearson, Dick Landy, Don Garlits, and countless others are brought back to life in the pages
of Hemi: A History of Chrysler’s Iconic V-8 in Competition. Geoff Stunkard is a veteran journalist and book author. He is also a life-long Mopar aficionado. Having served as the editor of Mopar Enthusiast and written scores of articles on Chrysler cars and racing, he has in-depth knowledge of Hemi racing history. He is also the owner of Quarter Milestones Publishing, a multi-media production and design firm based in Johnson City, Tennessee. He has also created editorial for a number of clients throughout the automotive industry.
The 8.5 x 11” hardcover (ISBN: 978-1-61325-188-1) features 192 pages packed with 425 photos. This July 2015 release
may be ordered for $39.95 plus $6.95 shipping and handling by calling CarTech at 1-800-551-4754 or by visiting
www.cartechbooks.com/hemi-history.