Americans have enjoyed Le Mans exotica for decades. In 1952 at Allentown, Pa., Phil Walters in the Cunningham-Chrysler C-4RK beat Erwin Goldschmidt’s Allard-Cadillac.
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Got paper and pen at hand? Or simple fingers will do: Try coming up with a list of the long-distance sports racing cars you’ve seen or learned of over the years, and that you still hold in reverence. Cunninghams, Jaguars, Ferraris, Fords, Porsches, classic enduro racers that you may keep framed on a wall, or enclosed in model cases, or would gladly travel far to see.
Now, with those images in mind, think about September’s declaration of peace between America’s two long-warring sports car camps, ALMS and Grand-Am.
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