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Dean Batchelor

Dean Batchelor started out as a hot rodder, but ultimately became an automotive renaissance man. He is best known for his motor journalism career, which spanned five decades and included stints at Hop Up and Motor Life in the 1950s, and a lengthy career as editorial director at Road & Track, as well as freelance writing and publishing. He passed away in 1995. Randy Leffingwell wrote his first book, "American Muscle," in 1989 while still on staff at the "Los Angeles Times." Since then, he has...See more