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McLaren tribute for mechanic retiring after 55 years

Italian Grand Prix – McLaren will feature a special tribute on their cars this weekend, paying tribute to a long-standing mechanic who worked with Bruce McLaren. McLaren are saying goodbye to a special member of their crew this weekend, and are paying tribute to him by running decals on the car for him. Ray Rowe, known as ‘Tex', joined the team way back in 1965 and worked directly for Bruce McLaren in the days when they were a small and plucky independent team. His first job was working on the milling machine to modify brake calipers, as per Bruce's design. He stayed with the team throughout the turmoil following Bruce McLaren's death in 1970, and witnessed first-hand the...
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