Larry Davis was a hobby drag racer between 1960 and 1970, competing in various Stock Modified Production and Super Stock classes. His efforts included participation in the 1967 and 1969 NHRA National Championships in Indianapolis. When he wasnt racing, he was an avid fan of the Super Stock class and took many photos of the cars and crews. He currently resides in Canton, Ohio. Davis is the author of the very popular Super Stock: Drag Racing the Family Sedan and Gasser Wars: Drag Racings Street Classes 1955-1967.