Northeast Wisconsin racing legends focus of new book

Local author Joe Verdegan and former race car driver Roger "The Bear" Regeth appear on CW 14 Focus with Robert Hornacek (WCWF).{ }

(WCWF) -- This week on CW 14 Focus host Robert Hornacek will be joined by two guests to talk about the unique history of racing in Northeast Wisconsin.

Former driver Roger "The Bear" Regeth and author Joe Verdegan will appear on the show.

Verdegan is the author of the new book, "The Bird and the Bear." The book shares stories about Regeth and J.J. "Tweety Bird" Smith.

On the show, Regeth will share some of his memories from the glory days of racing including the unique approach he took to the track.

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"My style was I never give up and I'll try to the last second. I went there to win," Regeth said.

CW 14 Focus is a weekly, half-hour interview program that focuses on the issues important to people in northeast Wisconsin. Each week, Robert Hornacek will sit down with a different guest and go beyond the sound bites. The program will highlight the people making a difference in the community and give viewers an opportunity to get in depth perspective. CW 14 Focus airs Sundays at 10 a.m.