The Great Car Rally is a Transformers storybook. The art is really gorgeous.
Writer: Dwight J. Zimmerman
Illustrators: Earl Norem
Publisher: Marvel Books, Kids Stuff
Published year: 1984, 1985
Major characters: Optimus Prime, Cliffjumper, Megatron, Spike Witwicky, Sparkplug
A bunch of humans set up a race for charity.
The victor would receive a year's supply of oil and gasoline. The Decepticons, of course, desperately wanted that bounty, so they decided to sneak into the race rather than just steal it.
- Artwork by the legendary Earl Norem who also did the artwork on the packaging for Masters of the Universe toys, most notably the box art for Castle Greyskull and Snake Mountain.