Oct 16, 2013
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by John Ulrich
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Scott Russell The Cat of Loxahatchee, Florida, aboard his human Henry DeGouw's Yamaha.
Former AMA Pro racer Henry Degouw--who now promotes CCS Florida events--e-mailed in this photo of his cat Scott Russell, shown posing on DeGouw's Yamaha YZF-R1 in front of leathers from riders DeGouw has worked with in the past.
The following note came in along with the photo:
"This is Scott Russell the cat--not Jack Russell the dog.
"A very fast cat, like his namesake.
"His caretaker is Henry DeGouw of Loxahatchee, Florida."
Do you have a pet named after a famous racer, or know someone else who has a pet named after a famous racer? Send an in-focus pet photo (as a jpeg file) along with the name of the pet and the name of their human or humans, to firstname.lastname@example.org . The photo may be featured on roadracingworld.com .