NORTH BRANCH, Minn.— With an unquenchable desire to succeed, George Hurst started an automotive aftermarket parts business in his garage in Warminster, Pennsylvania. Through innovative products and marketing, he grew the business into an automotive icon. Hurst Performance became the leader in high-performance shifters on the street and strip, and Hurst companies were key players in the muscle car wars, racing scene, and automotive aftermarket. The story of George Hurst and his companies have gone untold until now.
No other company or individual had as big an impact on so many aspects of the automotive industry as George Hurst. His performance parts were some of the best ever, the competition cars won many races, and the muscle cars that bear his name were some of the best of the era. Scores of interviews, in-depth research, brilliant photographs, and exceptional insight from veteran magazine editor Richard Truesdell and co-author Mark Fletcher make this the ultimate book on the subject.
George Hurst, his companies, the talented people that surrounded him including Jack "Doc" Watson, Linda Vaughn, and others in his organization, high-performance conversion cars, competition cars, and the performance products are all included in this history.
Richard Truesdell is a veteran magazine editor with more than 25 years of experience. He has written scores of magazine articles and has been the editor-in-chief of Chevy Enthusiast and Car Audio and Electronics. Currently, he is the editorial director of Automotive Traveler.
Mark Fletcher has been a regular contributor to several automotive websites and magazines.
The 8.5 x 11” hardbound book (ISBN: 978-1-934709-31-3) features 160 pages packed with 340 color photos. Now available, this book may be ordered for $39.95 plus $6.95 shipping and handling by calling CarTech at 1-800-551-4754 or by visiting www.cartechbooks.com.