Past Gas #155: Paul Newman - Coolest Man of All-Time

Past Gas #155: Paul Newman - Coolest Man of All-Time

By Donut Media

At hour 23 of the 24h of Le Mans, Dick Barbour Racing was in the lead. But there was a problem - something was wrong with the left front wheel. As driver Rolf Stommelen eased the Porsche into the pits, his teammate, Paul Newman, scampered out with the crew to -– wait what? Paul Newman? Butch Cassidy Paul Newman? He was a driver at Le Mans? How the heck did a pretty-boy actor manage to gain the respect of the racing world? How did he START his racing career in his mid-40s, and not only compete, but win? Today on Past Gas, the racing career of the late, great Paul Newman. More about Show: Follow Nolan on IG and Twitter @nolanjsykes.   Follow Joe on IG and Twitter @joegweber. Follow Donut @donutmedia, and subscribe to our Youtube and Facebook channels!   Don’t forget to subscribe to the podcast for free wherever you're listening or using this link: http://bit.ly/PastGas. If you like the show, telling a friend about it would be helpful! You can text, email, Tweet, or send this link to a friend: http://bit.ly/PastGas. Thanks to our sponsors: Get Valvoline for your car! Skip the Masterworks waitlist at masterworks.art/pastgas and invest in art today. Net est. returns for all realized and unrealized offerings 15.3%, from inception through 6/30/22.  See important Reg A and performance disclosures: masterworks.com/cd   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
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