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DID 31 - Norris McDonald, Hall of Fame Editor of Toronto Star Wheels
Episode 317th October 2021 • DRIVE'ER IN DEEP • Wingnut Sports
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Our guest, Norris McDonald is the Editor of Toronto Star Wheels. His columns, blogs and feature stories, particularly about motorsport, are industry-leading. He has received awards and citations for his newspaper work and frequently appears on radio and television. In 2014, he became the first journalist to be inducted into the Canadian Motorsport Hall of Fame.

Rundown:

🏁 Norris covered his first auto race, on the ice of Lake Couchiching in 1962

🏁 Mosport and the first Canadian Grand Prix

🏁 Norris covering his first Indy 500 in 1969

🏁 Flying on a DC-3 with Frank Orr from the Toronto Star

🏁 How the Toronto Indy almost went downtown in 1968

🏁 Covering Mario Andretti's only Indy 500 victory in 1969

🏁 Writing stories on typewriters and sending by Western Union to the Globe and Mail

🏁 Who Norris thinks is the greatest Canadian racer of all time!

Norris McDonald Links:

Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Norris_McDonald_(journalist)

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/McDonaldSports

Twitter: https://twitter.com/NorrisMcDonald2

Website: https://norrismcdonald.ca/

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