He had a stroke recently, and at age 76, that was the last straw.
If you don't know what I'm talking about, just carry on.
If you do, nothing more really needs to be said. You know why it matters, you know who I'm talking about, and lets go light up the hot rod and rev the damn engine once for Pete.
I didn't know that he'd resurrected the Spencer deuce and nailed the first Pebble Beach hot rod class trophy with it.