All Motorsports Military Veterans


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Picture of Larry Aldrich
Larry
Aldrich

United States Army
Army Veteran
1965 to 1967


Car Builder
Crew Chief
Driver / Sportsman

 
 
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Picture of Al Amatuzio
Al
Amatuzio

Passed away in 2017 at the age of 93.
United States Air Force
Air Force Veteran


Innovator

 
 
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Picture of Bob Andrews
Bob
Andrews

United States Army
Army Veteran


Driver / Professional


Drag Racing - IHRA
Drag Racing - NHRA

 
 



Edwin (Tex)
Arnold

United States Air Force
Air Force Veteran
1957 to 1977


Driver / Professional

 
 
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Picture of Dave Barr
Dave
Barr

United States Marine CORPS
Marine CORPS Veteran
TBD - 1971


Rider / Professional


American Motorcycle Assoc.

 
Dave Barr earned 57 medals for his combat valor as a Marine Corps helicopter gunner.  
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Picture of Cliff Bergere
Cliff
Bergere

United States Army
Army Veteran


Driver / Professional


Big Car - AAA

 
 



Joe
Bolger

United States Army
Army Veteran
1951 to 1953


Rider / Professional


American Motorcycle Assoc.

 
Although a Canadian citizen, Bolger was stationed in Germany and France for the U.S. Army.  
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Roy
Bowe

United States Army
Army Veteran


Driver / Professional


Rocky Mountain Midget Racing Assoc.


Midget

 
Stationed in China, Roy served with the Army Air Transport Command.  
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Picture of Allan E. Brown
Allan E.
Brown

United States Army
Army Veteran

Company
Michigan Motorsports Hall of Fame
Title
Treasurer

Historian / Author
Official / Promoter

 
Allan has authored books such as National Speedway Directory and Speedway, Past & Present.  



Don
Brown

Passed away in 2010 at the age of 81.
United States Army
Army Veteran
1946 to 1949


Journalist / Photographer
Rider / Sportsman


American Motorcycle Assoc.

 
 
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Norm (Farmer Brown)
Brown

Passed away in 2016 at the age of 79.
United States Army
Army Veteran
1960 to 1962


Driver / Professional


Modifieds - Super

 
 



Edmund
Burke

United States Army
Army Veteran
1961 to 1964


Rider / Sportsman


American Motorcycle Assoc.

 
 
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Ade
Butler

Passed away in 2014.
United States Air Force
Air Force Veteran


Driver / Professional


Midget

 
 



Picture of Robert (Red) Byron
Robert (Red)
Byron

Passed away in 1960 at the age of 45.
United States Air Force
Air Force Veteran


Driver / Professional


NASCAR - Cup Car Series
USAC - Stock Car


Stock Car

 
 
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Foster
Campbell

Passed away in 2008.
United States Navy
Navy Veteran
TBD - 1947


Builder Engines
Crew Chief
Driver / Sportsman


Midget

 
 



Picture of Dick Cepek
Dick
Cepek

United States Navy
Navy Veteran

 
 
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Tom
Cherry

Passed away in 1990.
United States Navy
Navy Veteran
TBD - 1946


Driver / Professional

 
 



Walter
Christie

Passed away in 1944 at the age of 78.
United States Navy
Navy Veteran


Builder Chassis
Driver / Professional
Innovator


Big Car - AAA
Vanderbilt Cup

 
 
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Picture of Ken Clapp
Ken
Clapp

United States Navy
Navy Veteran


Official / Promoter
Track Owner


NASCAR - Cup Car Series

 
 
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Pete
Condos

United States Navy
Navy Veteran
1942

 
 
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Jack
Conely

Passed away in 2017 at the age of 87.
United States Air Force
Air Force Veteran


Driver / Professional

 
 



Wil
Cooksey

United States Army
Army Veteran

 
 
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Dawn
Creten

United States Army
Army Veteran


Driver / Professional


Monster Jam - Monster Trucks

 
 
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Picture of Ray Daniels
Ray
Daniels

United States Army
Army Veteran


Car Owner

 
 



Picture of Peter DePaolo
Peter
DePaolo

United States Army
Army Veteran


Car Owner
Crew Member
Driver / Professional


Big Car - AAA

 
 
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James
Doolittle

United States Air Force
Air Force Veteran


Driver / Professional


Aviation

 
 



Picture of Len Duncan
Len
Duncan

Passed away in 1998 at the age of 87.
United States Army
Army Veteran


Driver / Professional


American Race Drivers Club
Big Car - AAA
NASCAR - Midgets
North East Midget Association
USAC - Midgets

 
Transportation  



Edward
Dunkley

United States Army
Army Veteran

 
 



Charlie
Erickson

United States Marine CORPS
Marine CORPS Veteran

 
 
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Picture of Robin Ervin
Robin
Ervin

United States Army
Army Veteran


Broadcaster / Reporter

 
 



Gene
Felton

United States Marine CORPS
Marine CORPS Veteran
TBD - 1959


Driver / Professional
Rider / Professional

 
While stationed in Okinawa, Gene won a motorcycle championship.  



Picture of John Cooper Fitch
John Cooper
Fitch

Passed away in 2012 at the age of 95.
United States Air Force
Air Force Veteran
1941 to 1945


Car Builder
Innovator


Sports Car

 
During WW II, Fitch flew a P-51 over Nazi Germany for the Army Air Corps, which is now call the Air Force.  Flying for the 15th Bombardment, Fitch flew missions to bomb German supply routes before flying B-17s over Germany.  
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Picture of Don (Big Daddy) Garlits
Don (Big Daddy)
Garlits

Ocala, FL
United States National Guard
National Guard Veteran
1949

Company
Don Garlits Museum of Drag Racing
Title
Owner

Car Builder
Driver / Professional
Historian / Author


Drag Racing - AHRA
Drag Racing - ATAA
Drag Racing - IHRA
Drag Racing - NHRA


Dragster - Electric
Dragster - Gas
Dragster - Top Fuel
Dragster - Top Fuel FED
Funny Car - T/F

 
Then again In December of 1971. "At the request of President Nixon, I toured Vietnam to cheer up the troops that wouldn’t make it home for Christmas. Some didn’t make it home at all! I toured as a civilian, as an Honorary Coronal." - Don  
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Picture of Bill Gazaway
Bill
Gazaway

Passed away in 2006 at the age of 76.
United States Marine CORPS
Marine CORPS Veteran
1947 to 1951


Official / Promoter
Team Owner


NASCAR - Cup Car Series

 
 
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Sam
Gianino

United States Army
Army Veteran
TBD - 1965


Builder Engines
Driver / Professional


Drag Racing - NHRA


Pro Stock

 
 
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Picture of Mel Gillett
Mel
Gillett

United States Navy
Navy Veteran


Driver / Professional


NASCAR - Cup Car Series


Late Model - Asphalt

 
 
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Picture of Leo Goossen
Leo
Goossen

United States Army
Army Veteran


Builder Engines
Builder Transmissions

 
In 1940, he co-designed the Novi supercharged V8 engine, then spent the war years in engine design for the U.S. Army.  
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Earl
Halaquist

United States Navy
Navy Veteran


Driver / Professional

 
 
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Jack
Hewitt

United States Army
Army Veteran


Driver / Professional


USAC - IndyCar
USAC - Silver Crown

 
 
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Vic
Hickey

United States Navy
Navy Veteran
1943

 
 
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Picture of Bill Hill
Bill
Hill

United States Air Force
Air Force Veteran
1950 to 1953


Official / Promoter

 
 
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Jackie
Holmes

United States Navy
Navy Veteran


Driver / Professional

 
 



Picture of Harvey Hughes
Harvey
Hughes

Passed away in 2000 at the age of 94.
United States Air Force
Air Force Veteran


Driver / Professional


Aviation

 
He was a top competitor in National Air Races and finished sixth place in one of the early coast-to-coast Bendix Trophy races in 1946. During World War II he taught military cadet pilot training, including the art of aerobatics as well as special cross country flying.  



Harry
Hyde

Passed away in 1996 at the age of 71.
United States Army
Army Veteran


Crew Chief


NASCAR - Cup Car Series

 
 
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Tommie
Irvin

Passed away in 2010.
United States Army
Army Veteran
1943 to 1946


Driver / Professional

 
With an honorable discharge, Tommie Irvin Served as a Sargent in Company K 254th Infantry Regiment, 63rd Division.  
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Picture of Jesse E. Iwuji
Jesse E.
Iwuji

Ventura, CA
United States Navy
Navy Veteran
2010 to 2017

Company
Magnuson Superchargers
Title
Director

Car Owner
Driver / Professional


NASCAR - Pro Series West

 
 
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Walt
James

United States Air Force
Air Force Veteran


Driver / Professional

 
 
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Picture of John Keselowski
John
Keselowski

United States Army
Army Veteran


Driver / Professional

 
 



Picture of Duane Knoll
Duane
Knoll

United States Army
Army Veteran
TBD - 1955


Driver / Professional

 
 Serving in the U.S. Army Duane earned the Purple Heart Medal. After being discharged in 1955, Duane went form jumping out of planes as a paratrooper to jumping into a race car.  
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Company
Racing 4 Vets
Title
Engineer

Builder Chassis

 
 



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