Dan Gurney Athlete, post-1960

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Feb 14, 2011 Comments Off on Dan Gurney Riverside Sport Hall of Fame

Athlete, post-1960

International Motor Sports Hall of Fame (1990)

Motor Sports Hall of Fame of America (1991)

Automotive Hall of Fame (2007)

Dan is an international legend as a Motorsports racer, builder and owner. A top U.S. Road Racer and Formula 1 Grand Prix Driver, his 312 events in 20 countries are high among racers and his 86 Grand Prix starts rank second. Dan was the first driver to win all 4 major types of racing: Grand Prix, Indy Car, NASCAR and Sports Car and the first to win in a car of his own design. At Riverside Raceway he won five “Motortrend 500” races from 1963-1968. He pioneered the CART governing body at Indy. He continues to be fueled by the challenge to improve motorsports for future fans.