Alsup, Bill

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Name
Alsup, Bill Gender: M
born on 15 July 1938 at 12:30 (= 12:30 PM )
Place Honolulu, Hawaii, 21n18, 157w52
Timezone HST h10w30 (is standard time)
Data source
News report
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 22°46' s_mo.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 29°32 Asc.s_libcol.18.gif 28°01'



Bill Alsup (at right, at the 2012 Indianapolis 500 Legends Day)

Biography

American race car driver who was the first Championship Auto Racing Teams (CART) Rookie of the Year in 1979. He competed in the 1981 Indianapolis 500, finishing 11th. He made 57 CART & USAC Champ Car starts in his career. His best race finish of third came 3 times and he was the 1981 CART Championship runner-up, putting in a winless but consistent season for Penske Racing, his only effort with a top-level team. He returned to his own team the next year and struggled until leaving Champ Car following the 1984 Sanair Super Speedway race. Alsup died in a crane accident near Silverton, Colorado on 9 August 2016 at age 78.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

  • Death by Accident 9 August 2016 (Crane accident, age 78)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes birth notice, Honolulu Star-Bulletin, 15 July 1938, page 4, born at Queen's Hospital.

Categories

  • Vocation : Sports : Race Cars
  • Notable : Awards : Sports Championship
  • Notable : Famous : Top 5% of Profession (Indianapolis 500 driver)