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SCF2716 #33 Lou Figaro at the Michigan State Grounds in 1951
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SCF2716 #33 Lou Figaro at the Michigan State Grounds in 1951
This is Lou Figaro. I believe this photo is at Detroit, Michigan State Fairgrounds 1951. Louis Angelo Figaro, Jr. (October 12, 1920 - October 25, 1954) was an American racecar driver. He is the son of Louis Angelo Figaro (Leo Luca Ficara) & Amanda Bartley. His father immigrated from Corleone Sicily Italy in 1903 Figaro competed in 17 NASCAR Cup Series races from 1951 to 1954, picking up one victory in the 1951 event at Carrell Speedway in Gardena, California. He was killed in an accident during the 1954 Wilkes 160 at North Wilkesboro Speedway on October 24, 1954, when his vehicle smashed through the guardrail and overturned with three laps left. He died in the hospital the following day. In 2002, Figaro was inducted into the West Coast Stock Car Hall of Fame. His granddaughter, Tracy Figaro-Davis, accepted.
 
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