Author and a founder of Motor Racing Research Center dies at age 70
Michael R. Argetsinger, a founder of the International Motor Racing Research Center and an award-winning motorsports author, has died. He was 70.
Argetsinger died Tuesday of cancer at his home in Chicago, according to Glenda Gephart of the research centre.
Argetsinger was a member of the steering committee that in 1997 began planning for the Racing Research Center, an archival and research library dedicated to the preservation of the history of motorsports.
He was a member of the centre’s governing council at the time of his death.