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John Cooper

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

Car Builder

Sports Car

All those yellow barrels on highway, some filled with sand...“Fitch Barriers”. A collection ofyellow crash barrels have saved an estimated 17,000 motoristslives.

Hall of Fame Inductions

John Cooper Fitch is a 3 time Motorsports Hall of Fame inductee.

Corvette Hall of Fame
Bowling Green, KY
2000 - Inductee

Sebring Hall of Fame
Sebring, FL
2002 - Inductee

Motorsports Hall of Fame of America
Daytona Beach, FL
2007 - Inductee


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