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018 CHRIS AMON — FARMER, DRIVER, AND KIWI LEG­END

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Brothers Cory and Jeremy Ab­bott have been rac­ing ro­taries to­gether since the ’90s, when N/As and IDAs ruled the roost. Things have come a long way since then — and the brothers now cam­paign a three-quar­ter-chas­sis FD RX-7 that holds the ti­tle of Aus­trala­sia’s fastest and quick­est 13B. We get the low down on the build of one of the best-pre­sented drag cars in New Zealand One of New Zealand’s great­est driv­ing ex­ports sadly passed away this month. We pay tribute to Kiwi mo­tor sport leg­end Chris Amon with a look back at his long-stand­ing ca­reer in For­mula 1 and tin-tops. Chris was a very strong tal­ent be­hind the wheel and an ac­tive fig­ure in New Zealand mo­tor sport cir­cles

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