Stories written by Daniel Mihalascu - page 16
Just when everybody thought he got settled, he started racing. Contested his first hillclimb race at the age of 26. It went pretty good, but the second one finished with a pretty banged up car. Went back to the track two weeks later, with a repaired car, a shaken morale and a huge desire to race. Loves writing about motorsports and fast cars, naturally.
Personal motto: "When you're racing, it's life. Anything that happens before or after is just waiting." (Steve McQueen's character from the Le Mans movie, 1971)
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