In the early 1950s, two young Mexican brothers, Pedro and Ricardo Rodriguez began racing motorcycles. Their father, Don Pedro, was a reasonably affluent entrepreneur who badly wanted his young sons to carve a name for themselves in motor sport. While still teenagers, the brothers quickly began racing cars in Mexico and, after winning a wide variety of events and classes, soon made a few forays into sports car racing north of the border—despite not being old enough to hold drivers’ licenses!
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