My Car Quest

February 24, 2020

John Fitch Has Died

by Mike –

John Fitch has died at the age of 95.

He was so much more than just a great race car driver.

John Fitch in Corvette race car

I wrote a little about him here: John Fitch – A Great Racing Driver And Much More

Read more at Autoweek.

Comments

  1. ~ RIP. sir. you’re an inspiration.

  2. I cannot think of John without it bringing a smile to my face, I was fortunate to have spent time with him and to have been touched by his enthusiasm.

  3. I suspect that I was, Mike. I used only a small portion of his two hour interview in the Carrera documentary and we spoke about Corvette, Mercedes, Le Mans, the Mille Miglia as well as the development of his crash barrels. I always envisaged releasing the entire interview as its own show at some point. He was a fascinating man.

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