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A young man with a secret past chases his dreams. Funny, gripping, and inspired by true events.
The finish line is only the beginning…
Teddy has been racing cars since he was seven. He’s always dreamedof driving professionally. But when an old friend calls him on the eveof his 17th birthday and offers him the chance to make his dream areality, Teddy can’t help but ask himself – is he ready?
From his first go-kart race to his days at racing academy, the roadto the biggest race in Teddy’s life is anything but smooth. Along theway, he makes friends who support and shape him as a driver, and hebattles those who will do anything to stand in his way. He discoverssecrets about his past that force him to question his destiny. And whenhe’s confronted with the dangerous realities of racing at the highestlevel, Teddy must face the ultimate question. Is it all worth it?
Christopher Hinchcliffe draws inspiration from the life of his brother, Canadian IndyCar driver James Hinchcliffe, to tell a moving and action-packed story that pulls you into thedriver’s seat for a ride you’ll never forget. Full of true-to-lifedetails and stories adapted from his brother’s own rise through ranks of racing, the book offers a unique glimpse into this high-paced world.
Chasing Checkers has something for everyone – it’s not justfor race fans. If you love sports fiction, YA, action and adventure, orinspirational books, you will find something to enjoy.