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 Billy Vukovich, III

Billy Vukovich, III

Birth
Fresno, Fresno County, California, USA
Death 25 Nov 1990 (aged 27)
Bakersfield, Kern County, California, USA
Burial Fresno, Fresno County, California, USA
Memorial ID 5787 · View Source
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Auto Race Car Driver. Born in Fresno, California, he was a third-generation driver grandson of Bill Vukovich I and son of Bill Vukovich II. Vukovich III not only had the name but a spectacular driving record. In 1988, he was Indianapolis 500 Race Rookie of the Year and also a three time veteran of the Indy 500 (1988-90). He won 12 of 17 USAC super modified races, including seven straight and a record for most consecutive victories in a single season.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 28 Jun 1999
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5787
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Billy Vukovich, III (31 Aug 1963–25 Nov 1990), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5787, citing Belmont Memorial Park, Fresno, Fresno County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .