Ride shoulder to shoulder with Elliott as he battles Dale Earnhardt, Darrell Waltrip, and Rusty Wallace, for NASCAR's ultimate prize. Through Elliott's eyes we meet the colorful cast of old-school characters who built NASCAR and watch it grow from a Southern diversion into a national phenomenon. Join Elliott as he sets the all-time record for the fastest official speed ever recorded in a stock car, and learn the secret behind the Elliott family's mastery of the sport's super speedways. Elliott also shares his thoughts on the dark side of racing life, and addresses the racing-related deaths of competitors and friends. "Awesome Bill from Dawsonville" is a window into the compelling personality of Bill Elliott, as well as a primer on the ascent of America's fastest growing sport. It is the definitive insider's view of the rising NASCAR nation.Elliott, Bill is the author of 'Awesome Bill from Dawsonville My Life in Nascar', published 2007 under ISBN 9780061125744 and ISBN 0061125741.