Lenny Pistilli's     June 5, 1965  Letter to the Editor


I have fond memories of racing against Lenny. In 1968, Lenny and I were both racing 1956 Fords. 
My car was previously owned by Steve Carron who was Hibbing's 1967 "Rookie of the Year". I just 
recently discovered this letter and think it's still worth reading today. Tragically, Lenny was killed in 
an industrial accident just a few years later.  
Dave Aho   May, 2013


Thanks to the Dick Wennen and  Debra Wennen Miller for these photographs.


David L. Aho 2012

Dave is a member of the Hibbing Historical Society and the Minnesota State Historical Society and is a City of Hibbing Heritage Preservation Commission board member.

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Until his tragic death, three-time Formula One World Champion Ayrton Senna was a strong advocate for the poor.

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