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 Willie “Wild Willie” Borsch

Willie “Wild Willie” Borsch

Birth
Death 1 Oct 1991 (aged 61)
Burial Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend, Specifically: Ashes given to partner who continues to race with them
Memorial ID 6738 · View Source
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Auto Drag Car Driver. Born in Los Angeles, California, he was dubbed "Wild Willie" and was one of the original AA/FA drag race drivers. Together with partner Al Marcellus they were known as the "Winged Express" , won the AA/FA class at the Winternationals (1967-68) and Borsch ran a then first best time 7.11 seconds at the 1970 U.S. Nationals. He is listed in the National Hot Rod Association Hall of Fame as one of the top 50 drag racers of all time and was posthumously inducted into the International Drag Racing Hall of Fame in 1992.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 20 Oct 1999
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6738
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Willie “Wild Willie” Borsch (19 Feb 1930–1 Oct 1991), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6738, ; Maintained by Find A Grave Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend, who reports a Ashes given to partner who continues to race with them.