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Re: Wanted young/fast hot rodder

To: "Wendy Jeffries" <>, <>
Subject: Re: Wanted young/fast hot rodder
From: "Keith Turk" <>
Date: Wed, 20 Jan 1999 04:30:30 -0800
Hey John ... how bout those folks with the 32 and the Hemi ... wasn't that
kid driving the car as well?  Those folks might even get near a record....
Keith Turk 
Austin Healey 100  /  Bugeye / Box Sprite / Bonneville Land Speed Racer
Camaro ( D Gas Altered )

> From: Wendy Jeffries <>
> To:; Keith Turk <>
> Subject: Wanted young/fast hot rodder
> Date: Monday, January 18, 1999 5:36 AM
> Hi all,
>   The Bonneville Racing News has been contacted by a British company
> who films the Extreme Machine program for the Discovery Channel.  They
> are going to do their next salt racing piece on the all out wheel
> driven guys like Al Teague and Vesco.  Among other things they said:
> "We are now making a third show about the LSR but where our previous
> shows concentrated on the unlimited attempts of 1997, this show will
> look at the history of the subject and use a lot of archive footage,
> bringing the story up to the present day and the future of the LSR.
> Within this we will of course be looking at the wheel-driven record.
> ..........
> "The last question is whether there are any up and coming young men
> who
> are breaking records or just showing promise on the salt - it seems
> like
> people like Tom Green, Craig Breedlove and Al Teague all became
> 'hooked'
> as young men, but now there don't seem to be very many young men
> involved - is this because it is an expensive sport, or because the
> speeds now are much faster and it's more dangerous. We'd love to find
> a
> 'young pretender' to talk to. Any ideas?"
> So - I have a few ideas and  there are lots of father/son , and even
> grandson teams, but anyone know of a young Craig Breedlove who sets
> records on his own.  Address/e-mail/phone number  would help.
> Also, when I hit reply to these messages that come from the list, it
> goes to Keith only.  Hope I picked the right address for the list.
> Have clicker - will travel
> Wendy Jeffries,
> Co-Administrator BirdCLICK

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