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About Me:
Gary Faules is a former Oregonian who still holds records as a former Olympic skeet shooter, racecar driver and team owner and finished 3rd in class in the world famous 2007 La Carrera Panamericana. He has traveled the world as both a big-game hunter and angler and has been a freelance writer for both racing and automotive as well as sport shooting publications not to mention his latest book I Slept In Africa made The Forbes Book List. Seeking adventure is only second nature as he continues his dream of living life to the max since almost being left blind as a child due to a freak accident. Besides being recognized in Who’s Who, he has been the recipient of numerous awards, several being congressional recognition awards for helping others. As CEO of his own corporation, Gary both works and lives near San Francisco, California, where he spends much of his time enjoying his family and waiting for the next adventure so that he can continue the journey.
What car(s) do you own?
Several but favorites are Shelbys and Viper.
What do you like to do (e.g. vintage race with...)?
Endurance race
What clubs do you belong to?
Nasa, Scca, Land Speed
What would you like to do (e.g. go to race school; get into Vintage Racing)?
I have been racing for years and have won multiple race championships and more endurance races than any team in the U.S. including the first driver to win the Timex 12 Hours of Thunderhill endurance three consecutive times and the first to win the United States Air Force 25 Hours of Thunderhill and won the Mexican Gran Prix in 1999. Besides actively racing with NASA I am the Mentor Director. In 2007 I made my first attempt at La Carrera Panamericana and in doing so finished 8th overall and 3rd in class.

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Never before seen La Carrera Panamericana Movie

Posted on April 19, 2010 at 8:21am 0 Comments

This exciting movie from the 1954 LCP was too long to post in the video section but if you're a La Carrera fan well worth the viewing.

http://lacarrera2007.blogspot.com/2010/04/most-exciting-lcp-video-news-in-years.html

Earning A Battle Scar On Mil Cumbres

Posted on February 9, 2010 at 1:46pm 0 Comments

A good video of almost losing it on Mil Cumbre while racing in La Carrera Panamericana

http://lacarrera2007.blogspot.com/2010/02/distinction-of-mil-cumbre-battle-scar.html

Winning Mil Cumbres During La Carrera Panamericana

Posted on February 6, 2010 at 4:20pm 2 Comments

I wanted to add this video to the video page but it said it was too long.Click on this link and enjoy...

http://vimeo.com/9255758

La Carrera Panamericana - Rebirth Of A Legend DVD

Posted on August 20, 2009 at 8:09pm 0 Comments

I am very proud of this awesome DVD which was four years in the making beginning from the day I picked up a rusted shell to start a ground up building of a 65 GT350R for the 2007 La Carrera Panamericana. Not only was the car build documented but the entire 2007 LCP was professionally shot using state of the art in-car camera as well as from various locations along the route. This is by far the most exciting LCP video ever shot and is a must have for anyone involved with LCP or simply someone… Continue

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At 9:27am on August 28, 2009, Stephen Page said…
Hi Gary
Please send a trailer and I'll feature it on the site.
BTW - I'd love a copy of the video.
Warmest regards - Stephen
2005 La Carrera participant
At 5:55pm on January 15, 2009, Stephen Page said…
You're welcome Gary :-))
At 9:37am on January 15, 2009, Stephen Page said…
BTW - please invite your La Carrera friends to join your Group - S
At 9:37am on January 15, 2009, Stephen Page said…
Hi Gary - thats quite a background.
Thanks for joining.
I look forward to meeting you :-))
At 6:48pm on January 14, 2009, Stephen Page said…
Hi Gary
Great to have you on board :-))
Welcome to MyVRL.
Please personalize the appearance of your Home Page, join your favorite car Groups, post photos (and race videos if you have them) and invite your friends to join.
I look forward to meeting you.
All the best - Stephen
Chairman
The Vintage Racing League
 
 
 

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