The Indianapolis 500 - Volume Two: Roadsters, Laydowns and Another World (1954 – 1958) by Brian G. Boettcher
Series: The Indianapolis 500 - A History, Book 2.
Approx. 44,460 words.
Published on November 3, 2012.
Second of five volumes closely examining the history of the Indianapolis 500 and American National Championship racing from 1946 to 1969. Volume Two: Roadsters, Laydowns and Another World includes the story of Bill Vukovich, USAC's formation, the growing genius of A.J. Watson, the "Race of Two Worlds" at Monza, Italy, plus details of each 500-mile race from 1954 through 1958.