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    Racing legend, safety pioneer John Fitch dies at 95

    We bring sad news that John Fitch has passed away at the incredible age of 95, succumbing to a rare form of skin cancer at 1:20 AM this morning. He was in the company of his family at his home in Lime Rock, Connecticut. John Cooper Fitch was a true racing legend, a fighter pilot and a pillar of ...

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    Infographic: Fatalities at the 24 Hours of Le Mans [w/video]

    1955 Le Mans crash featured in a BBC documentary – Click above to watch the video
    The 24 Hours of Le Mans is a much, much faster and much, much safer race today than it was back when it created the reputations of legends. In fact, the 1955 running was the single deadliest event in ...

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    At 89, John Fitch still has the itch

    We should all lead lives as full as John Fitch. Fitch, 89 years young, is preparing for an attempt at the land speed record for the F/GT class (2.01L to 3.0L grand touring sport) at Bonneville this October. He first tried to set the record during Speed Week last August, an effort that, though ...


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