Fred Wacker

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10 Jul 1918
Chicago, Illinois


16 Jun 1998
Lake Bluff, Illinois


United States

Grands Prix:

3 (1953-1954)

Major businessman until his death, winning a national business award in 1994. Fred was also hugely instrumental in the rise of the SCCA. He founded the Chicago region of the SCCA in 1948, and was a pioneer behind Elkhart Lake being a successful track. He became President of the SCCA in 1952, and remained in that role until the end of 1953, and right up until his death was a hugely influential figure and supporter of the US sportscar scene.

Biography last updated 13 Mar 2012