The History of Hot Rodding on the Covers of Hot Rod Magazine Since Volume 1, No. 1 in January 1948, Hot Rod Magazine has chronicled the history of fast cars in the United States. From the streets to the dry lakes and the advent of drag racing to the formation of the National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) the magazine covers have documented the cars and people who lived the Hot Rod life. Editor Drew Hardin, has put together a new book officially licensed by Hot Rod Magazine called Hot Rod Magazine: All the Covers.? Each of the covers is in the 256 page book is represented by a full color photo and often with highlights of memorable articles. Drew Hardin is a freelance writer/editor/photographer who specializes in automotive journalism, from traditional hot rodding to the latest “green” vehicles. During his 30-year career he?s been the editor of several enthusiast magazines, including Hot Rod, Hop Up, Muscle Car Review, 4-Wheel & Off-Road and Sport Truck. A great coffee table book or reference book for hot rod historians Hot Rod Magazine: All the Covers brings 61 years of this great American hobby to life. For more information about Hot Rod Magazine: All the Covers or to order the $35 book go online to www.motorbooks.com.