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Can Racing Survive the 21st Century?


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#1 Cheater

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Posted 30 November 2017 - 11:49 AM

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Here's a thought-provoking essay by Preston Lerner featured in today's Road & Track email newsletter. While it is a long read, it's much better quality content than the R&T email usually includes and many of the points raised have resonance with the smaller world of model car racing. There's even a quote from Paul Pfanner, founder of Racer magazine, who is a staunch slot racing enthusiast himself.

 

Can Racing Survive the 21st Century?

 


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Posted 30 November 2017 - 12:52 PM

"... is this how it ends, with kooky-looking cars circulating silently around a tiny track in a city where millions of people aren’t paying any attention?"

Wing car racing anyone?

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