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The book is a 472-page memoir of the life and times of George Benson, the 1966 Pacific Coast Midget Racecar Champion. It covers Motorcycle, Hardtop, Midget, Sprint Car, Championship Dirt Car, and Indy Car racing from 1952 to 1987. It features 157 photos and essays about the exceptional men with whom he raced.

George recounts his adventures during the period and shares his thoughts about motor racing and racecar design. He details race results and the complete owner history of the GMB Midget racecars he built.




Soft Cover Version – $39.00
Hard Cover Version – $69.00

Please add $4.50 for Shipping and Handling for books mailed within the USA

Please remit US Postal Money Order/or check. Orders paid with US Postal Money Order will ship next business day, orders paid by check may be delayed until check is deposited/cashed.



For more information or to place an order for The Racing Years- please contact:

JoAnne Benson
16700 State Hwy 96
Klamath River, CA 96050
Email: joanne@georgebenson.us