A SPEED ADDICTION
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We Remember Michael C. Brown, RACER founding
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“We couldn’t have predicted that
Tony Kanaan’s victory at this
year’s Indy 500 would prove so
appropriate for this issue”
Speed is what unites motorsport fans.
Contact Nick Iademarco at
Wrights Media. Tel: (281) 419-5725
David Tremayne writes
and lives this sport. This
year he goes for the
UK land speed record,
driving a jet car. Oh, and
his story with the current
overall LSR holders was
delivered in record time.
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Normally we’d cringe at the thought of a driver
coming back after an eight-year sabbatical… But
when Gil de Ferran agreed to a second tour of duty
as RACER’s editor-at-large, we grabbed the chance
to tap the insight of the world’s fastest sage.