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Jon Mello

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R.I.P --- Dick Guldstrand 1927-2015
« on: September 04, 2015, 12:15:06 AM »
Very sorry to get the sad news today. One of the most influential Camaro and Corvette guys there ever has been.

http://autoweek.com/article/car-life/corvette-racer-dick-guldstrand-1927-2015
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Re: R.I.P --- Dick Guldstrand 1927-2015
« Reply #1 on: September 04, 2015, 12:33:53 AM »
Jon, we are losing a lot of heros from our youth. He was a legend!
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Re: R.I.P --- Dick Guldstrand 1927-2015
« Reply #2 on: September 04, 2015, 03:54:46 AM »
I saw that too. Sad indeed.

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Re: R.I.P --- Dick Guldstrand 1927-2015
« Reply #3 on: September 04, 2015, 04:47:29 AM »
1999 inductee into the National Corvette Museum Hall of Fame...
http://www.corvettemuseum.org/library-archives/hof/guldstrand.shtml


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Re: R.I.P --- Dick Guldstrand 1927-2015
« Reply #4 on: September 04, 2015, 06:46:53 AM »
R.I.P ....a true racing legend!  :(
Does anybody know if has Swedish ancestors, due to his last name which is very Swedish!?
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Hakan from Sweden
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Re: R.I.P --- Dick Guldstrand 1927-2015
« Reply #5 on: September 04, 2015, 11:49:44 AM »
“At 170 mph, that kink was a corner. I slid the car through it and stopped at the pit. They said, ‘Why'd you come in?' and I told them because of the Mulsanne stain in my shorts.”

I guess at the end of the day, when you pass, it would be nice to know that your life story can put a smile on someone's face. RIP
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Re: R.I.P --- Dick Guldstrand 1927-2015
« Reply #6 on: September 04, 2015, 03:19:47 PM »
Agree... all of my heroes are up there age-wise and we are losing them little by little.  Sad

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Re: R.I.P --- Dick Guldstrand 1927-2015
« Reply #7 on: September 06, 2015, 04:40:04 PM »
Very depressing.

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