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The book “Paul Newman: Blue Eyed Cool” revealed a new side of the star.

The odds of catching Paul Newman on the racetrack were more than spotted in Hollywood because the dazzling blue-eyed actor was passionate about racing, media reports cit the book. said.

He discovered his passion at the age of 43 while filming the 1969 movie Winning. And he had a car racing addiction until his death in 2008 at the age of 83.

A book dedicated to Paul Newman

The book, titled “Paul Newman: Blue-Eyed Cool,” contains intimate snapshots of the actor, highlighting Newman’s talent and charm from behind the scenes.

Snapshots of Paul Newman are shared in the book by six award-winning photographers who took shots of him at various points in the actor’s long career.

The book features A.I. Sutterwhite, who first met driver “PL Newman” during a Sports Illustrated assignment at the Bonneville Salt Flats in 1974. He captured the image and essence of iconic figures such as Bob Hope, Muhammad Ali and Hunter Thompson.

Satterwhite told Fox News Digital that when Paul Newman put on his racing persona, Starr “wanted nothing to do with his star persona.”

What does racing mean to Paul Newman?

Newman always dreamed of becoming a great athlete, but never found a sport in which he could leave his mark. But the race changed everything for the Oscar-winning actor.

Speaking to the Associated Press, Neumann once said he “feels competent and responsible” when behind the wheel, which is “something I enjoy.”

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In 1984, it turned out that the star gifted college student James Cox, who dated Newman’s daughter Nell.


In the Can-Am series, Paul became the owner of the car, campaigning it for many top Indianapolis 500 winners and F1 champion Keke Rosberg. Paul assembled the team and won eight series his championships and 107 races.

While keeping a low profile, Paul Newman visited the track whenever possible despite his busy schedule.

Satterwhite explained that Paul Newman’s passion for racing was a skill he learned, unlike being on the set of a “You’re Just One Human” movie, and no one’s interference. Because I was able to do it without receiving it.

Has Paul Newman ever won a car race?

Here are the car races that Pual Newman has won.

  • In 1972, Thompson won his first amateur category.
  • The first SCCA National title in the D production class was won in 1976.
  • In 1979, he won the C Production category.
  • Won the GT-1 championship in 1985 and 1986.
  • In 1982 Paul’s first professional win came in the SCCA Trans Am race.

What is Pure Newman’s favorite car?

It was a Volkswagen Beetle.

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