Chuck Stevenson

Wednesday 15th October 1919

Born on this day, Chuck Stevenson, the first two-time winner in the history of the Carrera Panamericana. In 1951 Stevenson drove a Nash-Healey course (pace) car that was supplied by the Mexican Nash automobile importer in the grueling 2,000-mile (3,219 km) Carrera Panamericana race. This endurance event is described as one of the most dangerous automobile races of any type in the world, and Stevenson had to be ahead of the racers to ensure the way was clear.

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