The Miami area was inhabited for thousands of years by indigenous Native American tribes.The Tequestas occupied the area for a thousand years before encountering Europeans. In 1566 the explorer, Pedro Menéndez de Avilés, claimed it for Spain.Apparently fumes from fuel in George Barringers car were ignited by a torch being used in the next stall.Fire trucks were unable to access the inferno quickly because of the huge crowds, and half of one of the two garage structures was completely destroyed.Improve job performance with links right from Checkpoint research to related CPE courses.Choose from a large selection of courses to build the solution that best suits the needs of your business, firm or agency.
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His first major national win was in 1963, when he won the Winternationals at Pomona, CA while driving Thompson’s SUPER DUTY PONTIAC and was soon the dominating competitor in NHRA’s newly formed A/FX factory experimental class.
In 1964 Bill won the Winternationals again but this time driving Jack Chrisman’s four speed A/FX Mercury Comet. While he continued driving the factory ‘hot rods’, in 1965 Bill met George Hurst, (inventor of the HURST SHIFTER), and they quickly became good friends.
#1000 - Racer/joker Eddie Sachs, atop the Ray Brady Special at Indy in 1956, said, In 1954 I returned to the track and failed my drivers test.
I became the first man in the history of the Indianapolis Speedway to fail his test twice.