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Feeling The Need For Speed After All These Years

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In his book "They Call Me Mister 500" (1969, Henry Regnery Co.), Andy Granatelli weaves tale after fascinating tale of what it was like to be one of the pioneers of the performance automotive industry.

Before he was "Mister 500," before the days of the STP Pit Crew Pajamas and long before Mario Andretti gave him the celebratory smooch on the lips after winning Indy, Andy and his brothers Joe and Vince were known as the kings of the Chicago speed scene. Their shop, Grancor, was one of the original speed shops in the Midwest and was instrumental in being the inspiration, and often, the financial and inventory foundation for many others in other cities. The Granatelli boys would take your

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