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Auto columnist is taking next exit

Royal Ford got this 2001 Porsche 911 Twin Turbo up to more than 175 miles per hour in the Black Rock Desert east of Reno in June 2000. He's leaving The Boston Globe after a 29-year career, most recently as the newspaper's auto columnist. 'And I'm still behind the wheel,' he says. Royal Ford got this 2001 Porsche 911 Twin Turbo up to more than 175 miles per hour in the Black Rock Desert east of Reno in June 2000. He's leaving The Boston Globe after a 29-year career, most recently as the newspaper's auto columnist. "And I'm still behind the wheel," he says. (Cathleen Allison for The Boston Globe/File 2000)
By Royal Ford
April 20, 2008

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