"Swamp Yankee" is the story of legendary crew chief and engine-builder Jim Jorgensen epic joourney from Riverside Park Speedway in Agawan, Mass., to the National Championship Indy Car Series. From the late 1950's to 1969, Jorgensen and his crew crisscrossed the country, racing his innovative stock car, sprint, and Indy Car desighns with standout drivers like Gene Bergin, Buddy Krebs, Bill Brown and Denny Zimmmerman. Progressing from countless bullrings and county fair tracks to some of them most revered venues in the country such as Langhorne, Phoenix and Milwaukee, and on to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Jorgensen made his name and left his mark. His journey had its share of detours and heartbreaking diappointments, but it provided him the formidable education needed to compete at the highest level of racing in the country and earned him inductin into the New England Auto Racing Hall of Fame. Soft Cover, 152 pgs, B&W photos.
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