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Paul V. Coates – Confidential File, May 12, 1960

May 12, 2010 |  2:48 pm

May 12, 1960, Mirror Cover

May 12, 1960: Paul Coates writes, “He's 18 years old. He uses our freeways and boulevards to prove his prowess, at speeds of 110 mph. Three times, he's almost been killed.”

The racer says: “It was Tuesday night. We were down at the usual hangout. Races going on there every Tuesday night. This '50 Cad pulled in. He's running big racing slicks and all sorts of traction bars.”

"The lines in the road just looked like dots...."

May 12, 1960, Paul Coates