Born this day in 1918 in Fresno, CA. he is one of the best to ever drive at Indianapolis. In 5 starts he won twice (1953 and 1954) while leading 485 laps! He was well on his way to capturing his 3rd race in a row when he was fatally injured on lap 57 of the 1955 500. His son Bill Vukovich ll and his Grandson Bill Vukovich lll also raced at Indianapolis.
December 13, 2012-Bill Vukovich Happy Birthday