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Old 09-04-2003, 05:30 PM
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Ever wonder where his use of the name "Challenger" started?

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1966 Carlson (before Art teamed up with Bob Hammond at Glastron)......16 foot.... twin 110's..speedmasters.... Italian Record props....... Red Metalflake and Gold Leaf trim..... (our boy went top shelf back in the day).

In one memorable race George's co driver ( an employee "victim") was pitched over board..... George continued and picked the guy up as he passed by on the next lap......... He's all heart I tell ya!

George learned so much from this boat....... (How not to design a hull)...that he created the Challenger 21 only 8 years later.

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Meanwhile I was blowing his doors off with this
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until he got this.........
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which begat this
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Which was developed while I raced these
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after which we collaborated and made these
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and eventually these
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Which predated this
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