Racing Legend And All-Around Badass John Fitch Dies at 95

John Fitch was an incredible man- it's that simple. He was a WWII pilot, highly accomplished racer, first manager of Chevrolet's Corvette racing team, and designed and sold some stunning Corvair variants. When he was 87, he even tried to break some speed records at Bonneville in a 50 year-old Mercedes-Benz Gullwing.… » 10/31/12 3:09pm 10/31/12 3:09pm

The sexiest motor race that ever was

The seventh running of the 12 Hours of Sebring in 1957 has a lot going for it as the best-looking motor race ever. For starters, the car and the man above: World War II hero John Fitch driving Zora Arkus-Duntov’s Corvette SS. » 3/24/11 4:30pm 3/24/11 4:30pm

Racing Stories From The Coolest Old Man You've Never Heard Of

John Fitch is a legend. He's been kissed by Evita, done time in a POW camp, designed cars, and saved lives on the highway. He raced for Mercedes-Benz. Stuart Fowle at Kilometer spoke with him. Need a hero? —Ed. » 6/25/10 1:00pm 6/25/10 1:00pm