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-- b.3/9/1955Auto Racer, ItalianMisc: formula-1 Indy-car racer (rookie of year-1983)
Juan Manuel Fangio
-- b.6/24/1911 d.7/17/1995 (84)Auto Racer, ArgentineMisc: 5-time Formula One world champion (1951,54-57); 24 career wins, retired in 1958.
-- b.3/23/1983 N.S.Runner, Olympic Athlete, Track and Field, Somalian
Charles "Red" Farmer
-- b.10/15/1928Auto RacerMisc: NASCAR; birthdate is disputed, born sometime between 1928 and 1932
-- b.11/28/1950Swimmer, German
-- b.8/8/1968Runner, Olympic Athlete
-- b.2/23/1939Luger, Olympic Athlete, AustrianMisc: (Olympic-gold-1964)
-- b.11/18/1985 N.S.Runner, Olympic Athlete, American
-- b.1/18/1955Runner, Olympic AthleteMisc: 4x400m runner (Olympic-silver-1972)
-- b.7/22/1948Swimmer, Olympic Athlete
-- b.2/20/1898 d.8/14/1988 (90)Auto Racer, ItalianMisc: Auto maker; founder of Ferrari, Italy's greatest sports car builder; b. Feb 18?
Barbara Ann Ferrell
-- b.7/28/1947Runner, Track and FieldMisc: National Track & Field Hall of Famer: Olympic medalist: silver: 100 meter dash, gold: 4x100 meter relay ; gold medalist: Pan American Games: 100 meters ; tied world record twice: 100 meters [11.1 seconds 
-- b.2/1/1940 d.6/22/2017 N.S. (77)Harness Racer, CanadianMisc: 10-time Driver of Year; entered 1994 season as all-time leader in races won with 14,084 in 33 years, nearly $60 million in earnings!
-- b.5/31/1977 N.S.Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, Italian
-- b.2/25/1962Kayaker, Olympic Athlete, GermanMisc: 500m kayaker (Olympic-gold-1980)
Sarah (Racing) Fisher
-- b.10/4/1980 N.S.Auto Racer
-- b.1/18/1971Auto Racer, Brazilian
-- b.12/12/1946Auto Racer, BrazilianMisc: 2-time Formula One world champion (1972,74); 2-time winner of Indy 500 (1989,93); won overall IndyCar title in 1989.
-- b.9/9/1947RunnerMisc: holder of the record for the best distance run in 24-hours at 133 miles 939 yards.
James "Sunny Jim" Fitzsimmons
-- b.7/23/1874 d.3/11/1966 (91)Horse TrainerMisc: trained 2275 horses winning over $13M prize money; trained Triple Crown winners Gallant Fox (1930) and Omaha (1935)
-- b.1/6/1926 d.4/9/2002 (76)Auto Racer
-- b.3/9/1967Speed Skater, Olympic AthleteMisc: short track skater (Olympics-1994)
-- b.3/21/1920 d.7/5/1972 (52)Auto Racer
Julius Timothy "Tim" Flock
-- b.5/11/1924 N.S. d.3/31/1998 N.S. (73)Auto RacerMisc: one of NASCAR's early pioneers, and a two-time series champion. He was a brother to NASCAR's second female driver Ethel Mobley and NASCAR pioneers Bob Flock and Fonty Flock. 39 race wins.
-- b.6/16/1923 d.4/12/1962 (38)Auto Racer, Scotish
-- b.10/29/1973Bobsledder, Olympic Athlete
-- b.7/1/1965 N.S.Motorcyclist, English
-- b.1/27/1934Auto Racer
-- b.5/4/1949Auto Racer
-- b.12/7/1923 N.S. d.11/3/2008 N.S. (84)Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, American
-- b.7/30/1863 d.4/7/1947 (83)Inventor, Businessperson, Manufacturer, Auto Racer, AmericanNames/Places: b. in Dearborn, MIMisc: developed the first popular cheap car: The Model T; founded Ford Motor Co.; father of modern industrial production; not an auto racer but in the Motorsports Hall of Fame for founding a motor company.
-- b.6/24/1951 d.12/26/2006 (55)Skier, Olympic Athlete, NorweiganMisc: 50K cross country skier (Olympic-gold-1976)
-- b.4/14/1960Actor, Auto RacerNames/Places: great-great-great-grandson of Charles DickensTV Shows: The Partridge Family (as Chris Partridge last 4 seasons)
Mark (Swimmer) Foster
-- b.5/12/1970 N.S.Swimmer, English
-- b.6/13/1973 N.S.TV Host, Auto RacerTV Shows: Top Gear
-- b.5/28/1917 d.6/15/2014 (97)Auto RacerMisc: not a racer but an engine builder in the Motorsports Hall of Fame; NASCAR car owner and engine inspector; active from 1955-1972
Terrence Stanley "Terry" Fox
-- b.7/28/1958 N.S. d.6/28/1981 N.S. (22)RunnerMisc: cancer fighter; ran "Marathon of Hope" across Canada
A. J. Foyt
-- b.1/16/1935Auto RacerNames/Places: b. in Houston; FN:Anthony JosephMisc: 7-time USAC/CART national champion (1960-61,63-64,67,75,79); 4-time Indy 500 winner (1961,64,67,77); only driver in history to win Indy 500, Daytona 500 (1972) and 24 Hours of LeMans (1967 with Dan Gurney); retired in 1993 as all-time IndyCar wins leader with 67.
William Clifton "Bill" France Jr.
-- b.4/4/1933 N.S. d.6/4/2007 N.S. (74)Executive, Auto RacerMisc: served from 1972-2000 as the head of NASCAR
William H. G. France
-- b.9/26/1909 d.6/7/1992 (82)Sports Figure, Auto RacerMisc: Racing executive & pioneer; founded Daytona 500
-- b.5/19/1973Auto Racer, Scotish
-- b.10/31/1920 d.2/14/2010 (89)Author, Jockey, Welsh (Wales)
-- b.5/10/1995 N.S.Swimmer, Olympic AthleteMisc: broke the world record for the 4x100-meter medley relay in the 2012 Summer Games
-- b.9/4/1937 N.S.Politician, Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, AustralianMisc: the first woman to break the 1-minute barrier at 100 meters (59.9 in 1962); the only swimmer to win the same event in three successive Olympics: gold medals in 100m freestyle at 3 consecutive Olympics (1956,60,64).
-- b.2/11/1919 d.2/17/1994 (75)SkierMisc: slalom skier (Olympic-gold-1948); first American to win an Olympic gold medal for skiing
-- b.12/27/1986 N.S.Runner, Olympic Athlete, Jamaican
-- b.2/16/1973Runner, Olympic Athlete, Australian
Ronald J. Freeman II
-- b.6/12/1947Runner, Olympic AthleteMisc: 4x400m runner (Olympic-gold-1968)
-- b.5/20/1985 N.S.Bicyclist, Kenyan
-- b.5/27/1957Swimmer, Olympic Athlete
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