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Sonny Leonard passed

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Sonny Leonard has passed away. A very sad day.




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Great man. He was an excellent engine builder for years and built some impressive power. Thanks Sonny for all you have done for motorsports. RIP.
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RIP...........His engines are a work of art!!

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Yes he built some huge cubic inch motors. A 1,000 cubic inch BB Chevy style design. Unreal.
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Sonny was definitely one of the "good" guys in this profession ... this is sad.
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RIP Mr Sonny.
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He definitely put the "big" into big block engines.
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Tom Walker wrote: Mon Jan 11, 2021 10:42 pm He definitely put the "big" into big block engines.
he put the big in small blocks too!
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Sonny was one of our most interesting customers. Full of knowledge and humorous stories.

A great loss to motorsports. RIP.
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Used to drive by his place 2X a day going back and forth to work. Good ole country boy. Sad to see him go. :cry:
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