How pro Charles Espenlaub does driver safety

David S.
By David S. Wallens
May 27, 2022 | Safety | Posted in Safety , News and Notes | From the April 2015 issue | Never miss an article

Photography by David S. Wallens

Charles Espenlaub has been racing professionally for over 20 years, and he can boast of an achievement that would scare most of us: He survived a roiling inferno with just the mildest of burns. What’s his secret? For one, he’s a stickler for top-shelf equipment.

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There’s an added benefit to that premium gear, he …

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