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Michel Detroyat’s Caudron C-460 silenced all the critics when qualifying 
for the 1936 Greve Trophy Race.  Detroyat’s slowest lap was faster than 
anything that had ever gone around a closed circuit in the United States. 
His fastest lap was 273.473 mph.  
(Photo by Emil Strasser courtesy of Gerald Liang)


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