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Brett Lunger

Brett Lunger, 1976 International Trophy, Silverstone. Copyright Rich Harman 2009.  Used with permission.

Brett Lunger, 1976 International Trophy, Silverstone. Copyright Rich Harman 2009. Used with permission.

Brett Lunger, 2010, Legends of Riverside 2010. Copyright Albert Wong, 2010. Permission to use granted to Jerry Entin, who subsquently granted permission for use.

Brett Lunger, 2010, Legends of Riverside 2010. Copyright Albert Wong, 2010. Permission to use granted to Jerry Entin, who subsquently granted permission for use.

Born:

14 Nov 1945
Wilmington, Delaware

Nationality:

United States

Grands Prix:

34 (1975-1978)

F2 starts:

9 (1972-1973)

Still lives in Wilmington and runs a research and development firm there. Also takes part in road competition cycling in his spare time. He is also a pilot and keeps links with the sport. His pilot work, along with his wife, includes the Angel Flight Network, where he gives his time and expense to fly sick patients to hospitals, when the patient has no money to fund transport for emergency care. Lunger eschewed his education to compete in racing back in 1965, competing in Can-Am and sportscars. After serving on the front line in Vietnam in the US Marine Corps, he returned to racing in 1971, moving up the ranks to race in Formula 1 for some years.

Biography last updated 16 Jan 2016