Strap yourself into the cockpit and follow along as John C. Bodin and Ron Collins take you on five science fictional hot laps around the Indy 500's past and future.
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This collection includes two stories that were previously published, and three that are original to the anthology. The five stories are:
"Neighbors on Gasoline Alley" - An extra terrestrial race team from Betelgeuse enters the Indy 500 as a gesture of peace, and runs into a mysterious problem. What's a fellow race crew to do but lend a helping hand?
"Speeding" - A famous chronumentary director and his best friend will go to any length necessary in this time travel story, as they return to 1964 to capture the dramatic secrets of one of the most horrific accidents in Indy history.
"Oh-oh!" - It's 1969 and shape-shifting aliens from Tau Ceti are out to rig the most wagered upon event in the known universe. It's up to an undercover detective from outta this world to stake out the Snake Pit, solve the mystery, and avoid the fickle fate of bad fortune himself.
"Ghost of a Chance" - A racer from the far future returns to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in hopes of finding the roots of her humanity behind the wheel of a turbine racer, circa Standard History Year 1967.
"The Day the Track Stood Still" - Drivers have always had special relationships with their cars, but Buddy's is a bit more special than most. He'll find out how far he can stretch it when the B'rada and their racing clones come to town with plans to take home something bigger than the Borg-Warner trophy.