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Farewell, Teddy Mayer (and Big-Block Salutes...)

Old 05-05-2009, 11:07 PM
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Default Farewell, Teddy Mayer (and Big-Block Salutes...)

As part of the memorial service for Teddy Mayer (one of the co-founders of McLaren Racing) this past weekend, Peter Revson's 1971 M8F Can-Am car was brought in and fired up as a final salute. Those of us using this engine (almost all of us...) owe a debt to the guys that pioneered the development of this beast. I can't imagine dealing with one in a 1400 pound car like this one. It practically jumped off the ground when the throttle was blipped.

Farewell, Teddy - and Thanks!
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Old 05-22-2009, 07:26 PM
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A fitting tribute. Godspeed.
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Old 05-22-2009, 07:47 PM
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What a great Tribute to Teddy Mayer! RIP
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Old 05-24-2009, 06:13 AM
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Great salute! I loved those Can Am car when I was a kid. My whole slot car set was Can Am cars.
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