Briggs Cunningham is known for making sailboats go faster while being the American who built his own

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Briggs Cunningham is known for making sailboats go faster while being the American who built his own race cars to compete with the best of Europe at Le Mans. There’s a reason why Mercedes-Benz gave him the first Gullwing ever as well, but on that and why he went for custom Pateks made of steel instead of gold, here’s Hodinkee’s Benjamin Clymer.