Who is this young racer?
The little rail racer is none other than sidecarmike
, aka Mike Braverman, who has a website at
Mike is the son of Bob Braverman, known to us mainly as a slot car pioneer, author of
Here Is Your Hobby: Slot Car Racing,
an early slot car drag racing master.
Mike reminds us that his father did much more, editing, writing and publishing motorcycle magazines,
racing SCCA race cars, designing toys for top toy companies, and raising a family.
Bob Braverman passed away in 1982.