Freeman Thomas included in “The Top 50 Car Designers”

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  1. Jack-the-lad

    Jack-the-lad Four Time F1 World Champ
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    Jack the spring 2021 issue of Magneto magazine.

    I posted here since Freeman is most often in this forum.

    Congratulations, Freeman!

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  3. Nuvolari

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    Incredibly cool. Freeman is far too humble about his talent. If you ever saw him wield a pencil you immediately realize why he is so special.
  4. Fred Winterburn

    Fred Winterburn Karting

    Jan 27, 2015
    Congratulations Freeman. I'm nuts about the first Audi TT although I will never likely own one and have never driven one. I know this is a Dino forum but I think the TT is a nicer looking car and the one I would want to bomb around mountain roads with. Fred
  5. UroTrash

    UroTrash Three Time F1 World Champ
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    And well deserved!

    Ground breaking designs.

    Freeman, I would bet many (including myself) would consider your TT to be your masterpiece.

    Would you have anything to say to that?
  6. rossodino

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    Well deserved recognition Freeman!
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  8. 4CamGT

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    #6 4CamGT, Mar 26, 2021
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    Thank you all for the recognition! I’ve had GREAT fortune throughout my career and have been VERY lucky to work with great people, many of whom have been my heros in amazing companies one could only dream about. This is one of my favorite forums and I LOVE LOVE discussing Dinos!

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  9. 2GT

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    Congratulations on this richly-deserved honor. I admire your passion for all cars, particularly the 911 and the Dino, and I thoroughly enjoyed our discussion of the Lapine family, and your thoughts on the interplay of the designer and the clay modeler. You are indeed too modest, but that only adds to your iconic status as a car designer of distinction. Fred
  10. 4CamGT

    4CamGT Formula 3

    Jun 23, 2004
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    Thank you Fred! We are all passionate. My latest adventure is Meyers Manx. Bruce Meyers was a true trailblazer and an original innovator.

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  11. fiatosca

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    Congrats Freeman! We had some good times back in the DCX days for sure!
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  13. Jack-the-lad

    Jack-the-lad Four Time F1 World Champ
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  14. 4CamGT

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    Bob, I was really fortunate to have been teamed up with you. I think we did some amazing and memorable work together! Thanks for putting up with me! It makes me proud to see what you’ve accomplished!
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  15. 4redno

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    Mazel Tov Freeman!
  16. swift53

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    As expected, Freeman hits the headlines. Well deserved, and so pleased that he is in this community.
    W Freeman!

    Kudos!, Alberto
  17. synchro

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    It is a rare skill set to be able to combine pure artform with the science of making it all go together.
    Massive respect, Forza Freeman
  18. Dino246gts

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    Congratulations Freeman and best wishes with the Manx project. And thank you for contributing so much to this forum.
    I will forever be grateful to you for the advice you gave me in trying to get my Dino entered at Pebble Beach in 2015.
    My best friend David (who I bought my Dino from 40 years ago this coming June) also sends his congratulations and best wishes. He still talks about the time you took him to Rusnak to show him the new TT and the salesman tried to sell you one :). Or the time you drove him “at speed” in his Miata down (I think it was) Dekker Canyon. He loves those memories. He also had a red Manx SR with a 356 engine way back when. He adored that car and is excited to hear you are bringing back the Manx

    For those of you who didn’t see the Jay Leno Garage (2014) with Bruce Meyers ….. this is great.
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