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The only other car besides our own in American GT was this positively thumping 94 GT prepped by Bruce Griggs for owner/driver Paul Mashouf. The 408 number denotes the displacement of the full-house 13:1 compression 351W underhood. The car also carried a coilover GT-40 suspension, massive brakes, a Griggs front bumper cap/air dam and rear spoiler, a T56 gearbox, and an itty-bitty clutch, as Bruce put it. Turns out Paul was packing a super-light, three-plate clutch that allowed the big Windsor to rev like a sprint car but gave the team the jitters about driving in traffic as wheelspin was required to get moving from a dead stop. Some street car! Bruce rode shotgun for the entire event, the pair pulling a tiny trailer with spare tires and a few tools. About 8 seconds a lap faster than our barely warmed-up 4.6 Two-Valve, Paul handily walked off with American GT and really scared the trailered cars. He finished 10th overall against slick-shod Vipers and full-race Porsches. It was the third fastest of all Touring cars.