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Aviation - Class of 1997
One of the most successful unlimited pilots of the modern era. A seven-time champion, he was the Unlimited Class winner in the National Championships 1965-1969, 1971, 1977, all but the last in his highly-modified Grumman Bearcat. Set numerous qualifying and race records. In 1969, he set World 3-km speed record for piston-engine airplanes at 482 mph, breaking 1939 Nazi record.