The Reviews are In!
"Hurley’s style of story telling is conversational...what he has to say will keep you returning for the next chapter." – Randy Leffingwell, RS Magazine
"If you want to learn the intimate details of nearly every aspect of [Haywood's] racing and personal life, this book is a fascinating way to find out." – Joe Ruiz, Porsche Panorama
"There’s absolutely nothing you won’t know about Hurley Haywood from the beginning…. This is the book that every sports car enthusiast has been waiting for." – Tim Havermans, LoveForPorsche.com
"The story in words and pictures is a very personal journey, told with more detail and introspection than you might expect in a racer's autobiography." – Gordon Maltby, 356 Registry
"This is Hurley telling his own story....the narrative is quite engaging from beginning to end. You'll learn everything you ever wanted to know about the man, and probably more." – Bradley Brownell, FlatSixes.com
"Hurley: From the Beginning is one of those rare, compelling autobiographies that details the life story ... of an exceedingly talented racing driver and compassionate human being." – Benjamin Shahrabani, PCA E-Brake News
From his upbringing in Chicago and Wheaton, Illinois, to his chance meeting with Peter Gregg, Hurley Haywood was destined to drive anything he could get his hands on. Life-long relationships with Porsche and the Brumos dealership provided the kinds of opportunities of which most racing drivers only dream.
With three overall victories at Le Mans, five at the Rolex 24 at Daytona, and two at the 12 Hours of Sebring, Haywood is the world's most successful endurance sports-car racer. In addition, Haywood won several championships and dozens of other races during a career spanning more than 43 years.
Now, in this book of 420 pages with over 650 photos, Haywood tells it all. From the beginning.
NEW! You asked, we listened! The Signature Edition of Hurley's book is now available on this website! See below for ordering details.
Hurley's 2018 Book Signing Tour:
May 24, Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum 1-3pm: Book signing with Hurley Haywood, David Hobbs, Lyn St. James, Gordon Kirby and many other Indy legends.
June 23, Sierra restaurant, South Denver, CO. Details
July 27-29, Concours of the Americas, Troy, Michigan: Details TBA
August 21-26, Location TBA: Monterey Car Week
September 27-30, Laguna Seca: Rennsport Reunion VI
A limited number of Artists' Proof Editions are available on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Listen to Hurley and Sean on Mark Greene's CARS YEAH! podcast.
Listen to Hurley's interview with Marshall Pruett.
Three Versions Of Hurley: From the Beginning!
Book #59 and the Hurley Daytona package sell for $27,000 at RM Sotheby’s Amelia Island Auction!
Amelia Island, Saturday, March 10, 2018: With Hurley Haywood bounding on stage at the last minute, the Brumos Collector's Edition #59 book and the Daytona package sold for an astounding $27,000, all to benefit Spina Bifida of Jacksonville. Included with book #59 was a weekend for two accompanying Hurley for the 2019 Rolex 24 at Daytona, including all-access passes and a ride with Hurley around Daytona in the 24 Minutes of Daytona in the Porsche RSR Hurley and Peter Gregg drove to victory in the 1973 Rolex 24 at Daytona. It was the car and race that began the Hurley legend....