You are about to go where only the very best NASCAR pros are permitted -- for a behind-the-scenes, VIP-quality look at an amazing display of speed and teamwork. You are about to see Daytona like you've never seen it before.
In February 2000, the world's greatest photo-journalists were invited to Daytona International Speedway to participate in a groundbreaking, one-of-a-kind project. Their mission: capture the people, the emotions, the machines, and above all the pulse-pounding excitement of the most prestigious event on the NASCAR calendar, as America's Sport kicked off its 2000 season. Using complex pre-planning and split-second timing, this team went everywhere -- and you're about to see the brilliant result.
The headline event was, of course, the 42nd Annual Daytona 500. But Speedweeks represents much more to NASCAR fans. There's ten days' worth of excitement that includes a NASCAR Busch Series race, a NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series race, qualifying races, and exhibition events. It's a celebration of NASCAR racing, and the dedication and professionalism of the best drivers around and the hard-working teams who make victory possible. And you're going to be right there with them.There's never been a book like this before. Fasten your seat belt, strap on your helmet, and get set for Speedweeks: 10 Days at Daytona.
About the Author
After graduating from medical school, Dr. Matthew Naythons juggled a career as an emergency-room physician with world travel as an award-winning photjournalist for such publications as Time magazine, Newsweek, and the National Geographic, covering such stories as the fall of Saigon, the Jonestown massacre, and the Central american civil wars. In 1991 he founded Epicenter Communications in Sausalito, and continues to serve as the chief executive officer and publisher. Under his direction, Epicenter pioneered a series of user-friendly consumer guides to the world of new media as well as award-winning photojournalism book projects. In 1999, Dr. Naythons joined PlanetRx.com, an online pharmacy and health information website as vice president of editorial and publishing.