This book contains recollections of Ward s career and life from interviews with competitors, team owners, reporters and others who witnessed his prowess on the track, official racing photos, and exclusive photos and other content from the Ward family s collections. I knew how quickly Derek became a real good off road motorcycle racer, but our weakness on the team was how to set up the chassis. When we first started we got good advice from the veterans. Mike Lupica Hardcover Books. Auto racing fans shouldn't be without it.
I mainly wanted Derek to have the chance that I never had.
O’LEARY: McIntosh Completes Recovery And Returns To Racing
Even if I could have found Derek a good TQ to start with, there wouldn't have been much chance of Derek learning to race on four wheels and me learning enough about chassis setup to be as good as the Harperings. But a lapped car got in the way with just a lap remaining and Kevin Chambers swept past on the outside and she took second. Although born in Kansas, he was raised and began racing in the busy Southern California midget scene. Although born in Kansas, he was raised and began racing in the busy Southern California midget scene. He was one of the winningest drivers in history.