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Every April since 1958, Purdue holds a go-kart race called the Purdue Grand Prix. Over the years, only three racers -- Ian Smith, Tim O’Brien and Jimmy Simpson -- have won the race three times. But April of 2016 offered one racer the opportunity to make Grand Prix history by winning the event an unprecedented fourth time in a row. This Boiler Bytes segment will show you how a driver and his team accomplished this historic feat. More Boiler Bytes: https://www.purdue.edu/boilerbytes