John Cooper Fitch (August 4, 1917 - October 31, 2012) was an American racing driver and inventor. After the Le Mans disaster of 1955 (which he was an eyewitness to), Fitch became a safety advocate and founded the company Impact Attenuation Inc.
He entered two Italian Grands Prix in 1953 and 1955 with him retiring in his first attempt and finishing 9th in his second.
Formula One Statistical OverviewEdit
Formula One RecordEdit
|Year||Entrant||Team||WDC Points||WDC Pos.||Report|
|1953||HWM Motors Ltd.||HWM-Alta||0||NC|
|1955||Stirling Moss Ltd.||Maserati||0||NC|
|Front Row Starts||0|
|Distance Raced||0 km|
|Distance Led||0 km|
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|3rd||DNQ||Did not qualify|
|5th||Points finish||DNPQ||Did not pre-qualify|
|14th||Non-points finish||TD||Test driver|
|NC||Non-classified finish (<90% race distance)||DNS||Did not start|
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