legendsofracing: In memory of Dan Gurney who p…

legendsofracing:

In memory of Dan Gurney who passed away yesterday at the age of 86. Mr Gurney is famous for a number of firsts, including being the first of three drivers to win in Sports car racing, Formula One, NASCAR and the Indy Car. He won at Le Mans in 1967 and the Belgian Grand Prix within a week, driving a car he helped to produce. He was also the first driver to wear a full face helmet and spray champagne after winning a race. According to a 2016 study, Mr. Gurney is the 14th best Formula One driver of all time.

Dan Gurney (1931-2018)