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I told Hoppen, "I need to run Pike's Peak for you this year." He said, "No, you can't do that because Piech, who's the chairman of the board of Audi, has his favorite German driver, Walter Röhrl, who's very good.
He's going to run Pike's Peak." I said, "No, you don't understand. Bobby Unser's gotta do it and it's gotta be this year." I said, "If necessary, build two cars. Let him run one; I'll run the other one."
Co-Founder, Apple Computer
Wozniak's inventions and machines are credited with contributing greatly to the personal computer revolution of the 1970s.
In 1962, Shelby designed the Cobra sports car and went on to become one of the premier high-performance automobile designers.
Founder, Ford Motor Company
Henry Ford's innovations, such as the Model T and the development of the modern assembly line, revolutionized the way the world travels.
Wilbur and Orville Wright
When it came to the problem of flight, Wilbur and Orville Wrights' systematic approach led to insights that simply eluded their contemporaries.
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