About the Book

Umbrella Mike

Umbrella Mike

The True Story of the Chicago Gangster Behind the Indy 500
June 2007
Trade Paperback · 224 Pages
$14.95 U.S. · $18.50 CAN · £8.99 U.K. · €10.99 E.U.
ISBN 9781560259664
Da Capo Press


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About the Author

Brock Yates is editor-at-large and featured columnist for Car and Driver magazine, erstwhile CBS Sports analyst, and commentator for the Speedvision Motorsports Cable Network. He is the author of many works, including Against Death and Time, The Sunday Driver, and the screenplay for The Cannonball Run.