is often referred to as the
greatest racecar driver of all time, having proven himself
at all levels of competition. Born in Italy, he came
America at an early age where he and his twin brother
Aldo made a name for themselves on Pennsylvania dirt
tracks. Since then he has won almost every type of
race there is, including the Indianapolis 500 (1969),
the Daytona 500 (1967) and the Formula One World
Drivers Championship (1978). He drove at Sebring six
(1966, 67, 69, 70, 71, 72) and won three (1967, 70,
72). Retiring after the 1994 racing season, Andretti
continues to hold the all-time Indy car record for
poles won (67), race starts (407), and laps led (7,587)
and is second all-time in Indy car victories
(52). In 2000, Andretti was named the "Driver of the
Century" by both the
Associated Press and Racer magazine. He was inducted into
the Sebring International Raceway Hall of Fame in 2004.
has carried the
All-American banner in international racing for nearly
50 years. He is the only American to win a Formula One
in a car of his own construction (Spa 1967). A week earlier
he won the 24 Hours of LeMans with A.J. Foyt in a Ford
Mk IV. In the late 1960s and 1970s, Gurney'
Eagles dominated Indy car racing, winning the Indy 500
three times (1968, 73, 75). He won the 1959 Sebring in
his second appearance and, in later years, Gurney'
Eagle MkIII GTP cars powered by Toyota won the last 17
races that they entered, including the 12 Hours of Sebring
twice (1992, 93) and the 24 Hours of Daytona (1993).
the last time Gurney drove at Sebring; he retired from
driving later that year.
the record for the most drives at Sebring with fourteen
(1968, 69 70, 72, 75, 78, 79, 80, 81, 84, 85, 86, 87,
won the race in 1975 and 1978. Born in Lancashire, Great
Britain, Redman had a checkered career in Formula One
(McLaren, Cooper, Shadow, BRM, Williams), endurance racing
(Wyer, BMW, Ferrari, Group 44, Porsche) and Formula 5000
(Haas/Hall Chaparral). He won the Formula 5000 championship
three times (1974, 75, 76) and the IMSA Camel GT championship
once (1981). Today, he is active promoting vintage racing
through his company, Intercontinental Events Inc.
was press officer
at Sebring from December of 1969 through 1972. He had
been a reporter for the Tampa Times and the Ulmanns hired
him to improve press relations at the event. He later
went on to work in advertising and the graphic arts fields.
He currently lives in Tampa.
was, for almost
a quarter of a century, a mechanic/metal fabricator for
Luigi Chinetti Sr.' North American Racing Team
(NART). He had the opportunity to help prepare Ferraris
for Mario Andretti, Pedro Rodriguez, Sam Posey, Mike
Parkes, Dan Gurney, and many others. He currently lives
Florida where he collects and restores vintage Ferraris.
of the hundreds of SCCA club racers who raced at the
Sebring 12 Hours alongside the legends of motorsports.
at Sebring in 1970, 1976 and 1977, each time in an Alfa
Romeo. Today he operates Spruell Motorsports in Chamblee,
Georgia, supplying performance parts for SCCA and vintage racing.
is the son
of Alec and Mary Ulmann, the founders of the Sebring
12 Hours. He was involved with the race from the late
to 1972 and was instrumental in securing Liggett & Myers
involvement in the 1969 Sebring Continental (Formula 5000)
race, believed to be the first tobacco motorsports event
Ulmann was a national racquets doubles champion (two Opens
and eight Amateurs) ten times over three decades from the
1970s to the 1990s. He currently lives in Southampton,
was a photographer for Road & Track
magazine for many years, recording the images that
were, for many of us, our monthly exposure to motor
racing. Since retiring from shooting races, Warner
instrumental in the founding and growth of the Amelia
Island Concours d'Elegance,
one of the premier vintage car events in the world.
In 2002, he received the Meguiar's Award, honoring
the Collector Car Hobby's Person of the Year.