Having participated in more than 300 races since 1962, driver, designer and manufacturer Tom Johnstone traced the history of his sport in Sports Car Road Racing in Western Canada (Granville Island 2004 $120). Johnstone's coffee table book is a tribute to the early days of amateur racing at the Abbotsford airport (1950-1958), the glory days of Westwood (1959-1990) and car racing on the Prairies. He was born in Winnipeg in 1941 and grew up in Regina. He left the Prairies for Vancouver in 1969 and founded Thomas E. Johnston Engineering to coordinate his racing activities. He was inducted into the Canadian Motorsport Hall of Fame in 1998. In 2000 he suffered a serious stroke which left him unable to swallow or walk for a long time. He overcame the effects of the stroke to write his book. He raced at more than 50 facilities in North America.

[BCBW 2004] "Sports"