December 13, 2012-Bill Vukovich Happy Birthday

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.

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