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Paul Newman Memorial

Updated: October 1, 2008, 10:34 AM ET

Memorial blog posts are never easy to write. Unfortunately, a couple have piled up out of my control. The first, Paul Newman, who died after a long battle with cancer on September 26th, 2008. He wanted to die at home; I think, to be closer to all of the cars that he had great memories in. Newman came to racing late, but made serious progress and became a serious driver—serious enough to place 2nd in Lemans in 1979.

The following is a tribute to Newman, from a motorsports fan's perspective. ...

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