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(PEDAL DOWN PROMOTIONS) April 14, 2021 - Boasting a rich, colorful and sometimes even controversial history, the sport of dirt track racing is ripe for remembering fondly and treasuring thoroughly.

Drawing off the close competition, big personalities and heated rivalries that have formed the firm foundation the grassroots sport of dirt track racing, a new book titled "70 Years of Plymouth Dirt Track Racing - Covering the 1950 through 2020 Seasons" traces all the twists and turns of every season of racing action to date at the Sheboygan County Fairgrounds dirt track facility in Plymouth, Wis.

Eastern Wisconsin Stock Car Racing Historian Dennis Darovich of Sheboygan, Wis. and Plymouth Dirt Track Racing Historian George Baumann of Waupun, Wis. have teamed up to chronicle all of the vivid details through a season-by-season account, which features a total of 183 photos, 140 of which appear in color.

Additional highlights of the 246-page full-color book, published by Pedal Down Promotions of Manitowoc, Wis., include a chapter devoted to women in racing, final point standings for each season between 1950 to 2020, driver photograph identification pages and human interest stories.

"This book provides the definitive Plymouth dirt track racing history," Darovich said. "It covers all of the years from 1950 and 2020, which makes it very comprehensive for anyone that has an interest in the history Plymouth track from way back in the beginning years all the way up until the 2020 season. It will be available at the track for purchase throughout the 2021 season. It is a must have for any stock car racing enthusiast."

Plymouth Dirt Track Racing has thrown their full support behind the "70 Years of Plymouth Dirt Track Racing - Covering the 1950 through 2020 Seasons" book project with additional backing coming from Vintage Modified Stock Car, Partners in Success Networking Group, the family of Tom "T.J." Ott and Klips & Tips of Plymouth.

"George and Dennis have done an excellent job of covering the
history of racing in Plymouth," Plymouth Dirt Track Racing Marketing and Promotions Director Bill Weinaug said. "I believe the fans will also enjoy the
pictorial history as well."

In addition to being on sale for $25 during 2021 racing events at The Plymouth Dirt Track at the Sheboygan County Fairgrounds in Plymouth, Wis., "70 Years of Plymouth Dirt Track Racing - Covering the 1950 through 2020 Seasons" is also available in e-book and paperback formats on barnesandnoble.com and amazon.com. Premium color paperback editions of the book are available for purchase exclusively on amazon.com.

Additional information on Plymouth Dirt Track Racing and the upcoming 2021 PDTR racing season can be found at www.plymouthdtr.com.

For more information, contact Pedal Down Promotions via email at pedaldownpromotions@gmail.com, by phone at 920-323-7970 or by visiting www.pedaldownpromo.com.