Bob Akin at the wheel of his distinctive Porsche 935 during the 1984 Lumberman’s 500 at Mid-Ohio.
Photo: Hal Crocker
In motor racing we meet some very able people, and some very fine ones. It’s wonderful when they’re the same people. We call them gentlemen. Our community has just lost two: Bob Akin and Rob Walker.
Let’s honor their memories by stopping to think about how much gentlemen – yes, and gentlewomen – like these mean to our sport.
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