East Green Car Author:W.E Butterworth Unlike many young men just out of college, Tony Fletcher cared almost nothing for sports cars. To him they were just "motorized kiddies cars." As far as Tony was concerned, trucks and the trucking business were the only important things in his life. — During his college years, Tony drove trucks for his father's firm, studied the transportion indu... more »stry, and, some said, even looked a little like a truck. Perhaps it was his great size and blunt, good-natured manner that gave that impression.
Tony's future seemed well-planned and secure untill he entered the class of Dr. Peter Wald, the eccentric professor od advertising and former "boy wonder" of Madison Avenue. Object: learn how a trucker could use advertising.
It was at this point that Tony's plans began to alter wildly. Almost before he knew it, he was plunged into the fast-moving world of advertising, the Corey Tire Company campaign, and the even stranger world of the noisy and swift little "motorized kiddie cars." It appeared for a time that Tony's lack of ability in the latter field would cause his new career to collapse around his oversized ears untill help came from a most unexpected source.
To his surprise, Tony found himself behind the wheel of a dark green Morgan sports car on the starting grid of the Pensacola race course. As the noise of his engine hammered away, Tony fixed his eye on the green flag that would soon flash downward and send the cars screaming on their way; the thought crossed his mind that he'd rather be almost any place else in the world.« less