Stephanie Funk is a former journalist and editor living in western MA with her husband Edward. A long time auto racer with Sports Car Club of America and a neophyte motorcycle racer of vintage machines with the United States Classic Racing Association, Funk brings a depth of knowledge about the world of motorsports and the people you find frequenting that world. 'A Nickel's Worth of Road Measles' is her debut work, one that touches upon the quirky characters found in garages and racetracks across the country. Funk weaves a love of reading engaging thrillers and mysteries with her experience in the automotive world. Funk holds a BA in Journalistic and Creative Writing with UMASS, and has many publishing credits in magazines and newspapers.