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Driving instructor to the stars sets book signing


To learn how to spin out a car for her role in The Italian Job, Charlize Theron went to a special driving school. Before taking part in the annual pro-celebrity race that is a big draw at the Grand Prix of Long Beach, Cuba Gooding Jr., Cameron Diaz, George Lucas and the like also turned to Danny McKeever and his Fast Lane Racing School at Willow Springs Raceway north of Los Angeles.

Danny McKeever sets book signing | ClassicCars.com Journal
Book cover

Saturday from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., McKeever, co-author Andrew Layton and some of McKeever’s students will take part in a book signing at Autobooks-Aerobooks in Burbank, California.

If you cannot attend but still want an autographed copy of the book, Professor Speed: Danny McKeever and the Mind Game of Going Fast, you can order it through the store’s website.

Larry Edsall
A former daily newspaper sports editor, Larry Edsall spent a dozen years as an editor at AutoWeek magazine before making the transition to writing for the web and becoming the author of more than 15 automotive books. In addition to being founding editor at ClassicCars.com, Larry has written for The New York Times and The Detroit News and was an adjunct honors professor at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University.


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