Wheelboys is an emotional, action-packed novel that follows the summer events of three families engaged in youth racing. Chad Gibbons and his best friend, Gary Lee Dillanger, have worked their way through the ranks of competitive karting with the legendary Kilgore racing family. Tragedy strikes and Chad is left to find his way, pursuing the opportunity of his lifetime. He dreams of becoming a professional auto-racer, but the fast and luxurious world of auto-racing is not as he expected. Monroe Kilgore and his wife, Uma, see their racing business very differently. Uma Kilgore is haunted by how racing affects and may destroy lives, while Monroe only cares about winning. Chad meets an intriguing girl, Jessica, who is also a racer, and together they are hurled into their future at a national competition. This engaging novel is a modern parable of unintended consequences for all ages.