A Fighter Pilot’s G Experience In A Race Car Versus His F-16

Michael “Thorny” Brewer is a U.S. Air Force pilot of some distinction. In addition to having commanded F-15 Strike Eagle fighter jets in combat over the Middle East, the affable 38-year-old father of four flew an F-16 – plane #3 – in formation for the famous Thunderbirds air show team for two years.

As luck would have it, awhile back for a Forbes story, Brewer, a Major, gave me a supersonic thrill ride in an F-15E. We kept in touch over the years, and when I mentioned that I also give thrill rides – albeit around oval tracks in stock cars for the NASCAR Racing Experience –

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