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dodge the work­ers who are tting the fi­nal touches to the oohan’s words come back to only time things get a bit iffy car is if the track is wet. u’re work­ing.’’ a bit of a sur­prise from a o had so much bril­liance on e might have ended his an am­bu­lance but Mighty ays rode as if he was rac­ing devil on his tail. Even to­day, ot play well with oth­ers.

He rel­ishes the on-track joust­ing, and re­calls dic­ing with Pe­dro de la Rosa in the 2011 event. As they were coming on to the straight, the Span­ish veteran in his McLaren MP4-23 slipped around Doohan, who was at the wheel of the Benz CLK63 Black Se­ries known as ‘‘ Jaffa’’.

‘‘( De la Rosa) dis­ap­peared un­der the rear wing of Jaffa. I just didn’t see him,’’ Doohan says.

‘‘ You can’t just stooge or daw­dle around. My job is to be con­sis­tent ev­ery day. We want to show peo­ple the dif­fer­ence in speed be­tween the three types of cars.’’

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