Dario Resta

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The Ital­ian-born, Bri­tish-raised, Amer­i­can-domi­ciled racer en­joyed a stun­ning 1916, win­ning the Indy 500 (held over 300 miles that year!), the AAA Na­tional Cham­pi­onship and pres­ti­gious Van­der­bilt Cup. His tally of five cham­pi­onship race wins would surely have been greater but for the in­ter­rup­tion of rac­ing by World War I. Resta died in a speed record at­tempt at Brook­lands in 1924, aged 42.

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