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Rich Vogler
Birth: Jul. 26, 1950
Death: Jul. 21, 1990
Salem
Indiana, USA

Race car driver. Usac Midget and Sprint Car driver. Winner of four Crown Nationals. Inductee in the National Sprint Car Hall of fame. First to win both the USAC Sprint Car and Midget Championships in the same season. Seventy USAC wins over 31 years; Five starts at Indy, best finish - eighth in 1989 driving a Penske. n the last race of his life, July 21, 1990 during an ESPN "Saturday Night Thunder" national broadcast, he was killed while leading a sprint car race at the Salem (Indiana) Speedway with a little over a lap remaining. He was posthumously declared the winner. "White Lightning" was reconstructed and has been driven by Steve Butler, Robbie Stanley (who also lost his life in this car) and Johnny Parsons. The car is still racing today. 
 
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  Donald J. De Jonge (1903 - 1996)*
 
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Burial:
Forest Hill Cemetery
Glen Ellyn
DuPage County
Illinois, USA
 
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