When 43 cars thunder toward the start/finish line at the outset of a NASCAR Winston Cup race, they become the focus of millions of fans. While the 43 men driving those machines are in the spotlight, as many as 14,000 people have worked behind the scenes to make that race a reality. Their stories are told here. Richard Sowers presents intimate first-person accounts from the people who devote their lives to NASCAR racing. For the first time, hear their most revealing stories, anecdotes, criticisms, and secrets.