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The Racing Wrench: How restoring vintage cars led to a young man's motorsport passion

Gerardo "Junior" Mendez never dreamed of being the "garage guy" for a couple of millionaire vintage motorsport enthusiasts. But often the biggest detours in life are blessings in disguise. "My parents originally emigrated from Mexico to Wichita, Kansas," says the 24-year-old. "Somehow my older brother and I got into working on cars.
https://www.hagerty.com/media/people/restoring-vintage-cars-motorsport-passion-hagerty-drivers-found...
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WyattBowman
Intermediate Driver

Awesome story! I sometimes think about trying to find a similar position, but I'm not entirely sure where to look. It was hard enough to find my way into R&D hahah