This Week in Racing History (December 9-15)

A quick look back at what happened this week in racing history

This Week in Racing History
Michael Stucker

www.vintageRPM.com

December 9
Race car designer Harry Miller born (1875).

December 10
Sport car racer 24 Hour of Le Mans winner Jurgen Barth born (1947).

Emerson Fittipaldi
Emerson Fittipaldi

Photo by: Rainier Ehrhardt

December 11
Ferdinand Alexander "Butzi" Porsche, son of the founder of the Porsche automobile company and designer of the Porsche 904 and 911, is born (1935).

December 12
F1 and Indy 500 champion Emerson Fittipaldi born in Sao Paulo, Brazil (1946).

December 13
Indy 500 winner Vaso Bill "Vuky" Vukovich Sr. born (1918).

December 14
1992 NASCAR Winston Cup Champion Alan Kulwicki born (1954).

December 15
Indy Car mechanic Clint Brawner born (1916).

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Series History
Drivers Emerson Fittipaldi , Jürgen Barth , Alan Kulwicki
Article type Special feature
Tags brawner, fittipaldi, kulwicki, lemans, miller, porsche, stucker, vukovich