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Independent Press Award

2024 Distinguished Favorite

We Were The Ramchargers: Inside Drag Racing’s Legendary Team, Second Edition

David Rockwell

Buckle up for the revised "We Were the Ramchargers"! 200 new photos fuel this insider's story of Chrysler's legendary drag racing team, their record-breaking times, and the personalities behind the wheel.

The new edition of "We Were the Ramchargers" is perfect for drag racing enthusiasts. This book takes readers behind the scenes with the group of Chrysler engineers who, from the 1950s through the 1970s, became one of the most successful and influential drag racing teams of all time. The only team of engineers from an automobile manufacturer to drag race successfully, the Ramchargers broke the most time barriers in drag racing history and earned the most National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) Super Stock titles during the sport's golden era of factory competition. Author Dave Rockwell, a Ramcharger himself, interviewed more than 40 team members, competitors, and track operators for "We Were the Ramchargers," making it the first and only book to provide inside details on all elements of the Ramchargers story.

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