Speedway, Indiana native Ricky Wills is a hotshot racecar driver with chip on his shoulder. As one of the brightest rising stars in the racing world, Ricky competes for a chance to race in the legendary Indianapolis 500, and struggles to maintain his small-town identity as he is swept up by industry fame and the charms of big-city celebrities.
Author Eric Robert Morse is a great fan of sports and all things Indiana. In his first novel, Monaco, he brought to life the scintillating atmosphere of the pre-WWII European Riviera. Now, he returns to his hometown of Indianapolis for a modern, light-hearted tale of competition and the ever-engrossing quest for speed.