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Old 06-13-2018, 11:29 PM
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Is it true that Tom's whole drag racing carear was match racing?
Was thinking of Jungle Jim.
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Is it true that Tom's whole drag racing carear was match racing?

A large portion, but not all.
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Tom won the US Nationals in '78. I always wondered if Don lifted a little or somehow allowed Tom to win. Tom's son had died not long before this and a win at Indy probably lifted him up a lot.


Snake has always maintained that Tom won fair and square and knowing how competitive both guys were, I wouldn't have thought either would have wanted it any other way.
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Great story whether true or not also nice to think it happened that way.
RIP also thoughts/prayers w/ Tom's family and friends.

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Not sure if any of you guys saw the movie Snake & Mongoose but I recommend it... It was corny in some parts but still worth the watch
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It was corny in some parts but still worth the watch
I saw it and I agree.
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