Larry, having been involved to some degree covering some of the events, I'll second your motion. It was a blast covering the races (Indy, Fontana, Sonoma, where we worked with the Littelfuse folks) and to get a first-hand look from engineers just how electronics is making these the most amazing racing machines in the world.
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