And to Donohue, the speeding Jenkins was an icon.“Forget Clark Kent,” Donohue said, “Ab Jenkins will always be Superman to me.” During the years he was in professional racing, he restored a few 8N tractors, and converted some to V8’s as a hobby.
When he retired, he decided to try and go after the Jenkins tractor record with a racing version of an 8N.“Few people, including today’s professional racers, have a foggy clue who Ab Jenkins was, or a single thing about feats he accomplished behind the wheel during his lifetime,” Donohue said.
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“I admit, I’m very proud of the tractor record, but it’s only one of many that Jenkins still holds and this is almost 60 years after his passing.”Donohue plans to return to the Ohio Mile in the spring to try to eclipse the 100 mile per hour barrier with his 8N, which he feels with a few mechanical refinements, can be done.
Donohue also plans to enter his tractor at the August 2016 Speedweek at the Bonneville Salt Flats in Wendover, Utah; a dry lake run at El Mirage, California, in September and the “Texas Mile “ in Beeville, Texas in October. In addition to his 2016 racing stops, he is scheduled to appear with his 8NCREDIBLE at various agricultural events and farm equipment shows across the country.
Visitors to Bowling Green’s Gander Mountain store on Bluegrass Farms Boulevard are greeted these days by a huge “Going out of business” sign above the entrance and treated inside to prices slashed by as much as 50 percent on the guns and outdoor gear sold at the store.
Minnesota-based Gander did file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in March and all 162 Gander stores nationwide are having liquidation sales.
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But the local store appears to be one of the Gander locations that will survive, thanks to the intervention of Bowling Green-based Camping World, which operates its own retail outlet next door to Gander. acquired Gander Mountain and its Overton’s boating-equipment subsidiary in May for million plus assumption of certain liabilities.
Gander, which listed 0 million in liabilities in its bankruptcy filing, sold all its inventory to a group of liquidation companies that are selling off all inventory nationwide.
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