Bonneville 928 is a must read for any car enthusiast. Within, Carl Fausett chronicles his journey of taking a modified German performance car to the most American of events; the Bonneville land speed record race.
Fausett masterfully portrays the unique challenges of adapting a street car to a land speed record spec, a standard that is basically peerless in the motorsports world. Through simple, heartfelt storytelling, we take the journey alongside Fausett and experience his highs and lows as he attempts to capture the land speed record in his class.
Bonneville 928 is a worthy read for anyone who loves to modify cars; Fausett, in his characteristics down to earth fashion pulls no punches and tells you everything that worked and didn't work with his car, giving the reader valuable insights into what it takers to go fast.
This book is also written with the common car enthusiast in mind, and Fausett builds the car on a limited budget, unlike many of his competitors. It's a real David vs Goliath tale about a normal guy with a gutsy crew and an ambitious dream. If you like Porsche 928s, and you've ever wondered how the car stacks up against the world's best, this book is for you.