“Steady Eddie” Book To Be The
Focus of Gary Danko’s
Speedway Line Report Radio Show Monday April 23rd
The Professor of Racing
Journalism, Bones Bourcier, who edited the new book “Steady Eddie”,
Memories of Modified Racings Fastest Professor will be one of the
guests on the Monday, April
edition of the Speedway Line Report Radio Show with Gary Danko from
6 to 7:30 P.M. Also joining Gary to talk about the new book will be
Eddie’s son and current Whelen Modified Tour Driver, Eddie Flemke,
Jr., friends of Eddie Sr., Bob Cuneo of Chassis Dynamics and Bo-Dyn
Bobsleds and Billy “Bear” Calicchio.
Gary Danko’s Speedway Line Report airs every Monday night, 90
minutes, from 6:00 to 7:30 P.M. on Waterbury, CT’s WATR Radio 1320
A.M. For those out of the listening area the show is also streamed
LIVE over the Internet by logging onto
www.thespeedwaylinereport.com. The radio shows are also archived
in “mp3 format” for listening at your convenience. The Speedway Line
Report is a racing talk radio program covering both local and
national auto racing news where listeners are encouraged to voice
their views by calling into the show at (203) 757-1320.
There will also be a segment with NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour
Director Ed Cox, who will be discussing the 2007 NASCAR Whelen
Modified Tour Season.
Bones Bourcier is the author of acclaimed biographies on Tony
Stewart, Richie Evans, and Bugsy Stevens; Steady Eddie promises to
be another classic!
Lew Boyd’s Coastal 181 Publishers (www.coastal181.com)
is the publisher of “Steady Eddie”
and many auto racing books, videos and much more! Lew was a former
modified driver and one of the promoters of Stafford Speedway’s
first Spring Sizzler in 1972 along with Bruce Cohen and acclaimed
broadcaster and Speedway Illustrated Magazine Publisher Dick
In honor of Eddie, the book will first be available Sunday,
April 29th at Stafford Motor Speedway’s Spring Sizzler, where Eddie
had much success, with many of those who have contributed chapters
to the book on hand to sign their respective segments of the book.
This will be the only time you can purchase the book and get many of
the contributor’s autographs.
Some of the 21 Contributors, not all who be on hand for the
book signing, include NASCAR Cup winners Pete Hamilton and Ron
Bouchard, legendary team owner Junie Donlavey, modified icons Gene
Bergin and Bob Judkins, broadcaster/promoter Jack Arute, Indy 500
Rookie of the Year and one of the Original Eastern Bandits Denny
Zimmerman and many more! Gary will try to get an update from
Coastal181 Publishers as to those who are confirmed to be in
attendance at the Stafford Spring Sizzler for the book signing and
announce on Monday’s Radio Show.
Gary Danko’s Speedway Line Report Radio Show is now in it’s
9th season, first starting at WHYN Radio in Springfield, Mass. in
1998, and since 2000 has been part of WATR 1320 A.M. Radio’s Monday
night programming every racing season. Gary’s resume includes being
part of the broadcast team at Riverside Park Speedway, Stafford
Motor Speedway and currently The New Waterford Speedbowl, and also
being part of Pit Road coverage for the MRN Radio Network and cable
broadcasts on SPEED and HDNET.
Source Tom Ormsby/Speedway
Line Report Radio Show Release
April 19, 2007