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I attended the Mark Donohue Tribute/Reunion at Watkins Glen this past weekend, and was offered a ride around the track in Mark's 1996/1997 USRRC/Can-Am Lola T70.

(The owner only had to make the offer once.)
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Through turn 2 and up the esses:
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Into the chicane. That's Mark's 1971 Trans-Am Championship Javelin in front, along with the Ford Gt Mk IV that he co-drove with Bruce McLaren at LeMans in 1967.
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Up the hill on the back side of "the Boot":
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Now that you mention it, it WAS a little windy....
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In the staging lanes - that's Mark's 1967 Trans-Am Camaro in front.
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I need a ride in the Bat boat Im closer to him CAT
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Brian - you missed your shot on Sunday the 31st and Saturday the 6th. It was gorgeous on Seneca Lake, and YOU wimped out...
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Chuck, you've got the life pal! What a great way to spend the day.

Now, what's more fun:

-driving a Can-Am Lola T70
-driving the Batboat

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awesome!!!!

that blue armco at watkin's freaks me out....
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