Racing Safely, Living Dangerously: The Hard Life and Fast Times of a Motorsports Mogul
Bill Simpson has saved the lives of more race car drivers than any man in history. But he is also one of the zaniest characters in motorsports. This ... Show synopsis Bill Simpson has saved the lives of more race car drivers than any man in history. But he is also one of the zaniest characters in motorsports. This is his story. Simpson's leading edge genius lies behind most of the safety gear that allows today's high performance drivers to survive truly spectacular crashes. Simpson's products are so good that many of the world's best drivers won't compete without wearing Simpson helmets and driving suits. Racing Safely, Living Dangerously is not only about Simpson's brilliant and enormous business success, but also about his wild and crazy exploits (on and off the track) that have made him one of the most talked-about characters in the industry. The life and times of Bill Simpson have been so far over the edge that many in racing wondered whether his life story could ever be told. It took the talented racing journalist Bones Bourcier to put it all together in this entertaining and off-the-wall auto-racing book that will have keep the reader fascinated from the very beginning.