Vile Gossip: A Short Finish to a Very Long Race

Vile Gossip: A Short Finish to a Very Long Race

My Cinquanta Miglia.

Spoiler alert. I just ran my first Mille Miglia Storica, in a 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing with Steve Cannon, the head of MBUSA. Unfortunately, we completed our turn in one of the world’s most grueling, prestigious vintage events after a mere fifty of its 1000 miles. I have often said — in the context of twenty-four-hour races I have driven or crewed for — if you’re going to break, it’s much better to break in the first hour than the last.

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