Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Kenny Brack Born In Arvika, Sweden - March 21, 1966

March 21, 1966
Kenny Brack
Born in Arvika, Sweden.
Brack competed in the CART, Indy Racing League and the IROC series. He is the winner of the 1999 Indianapolis 500 and the 1998 driving champion of the Indy Racing League. He survived one of the racing sport's biggest accidents in Fort Worth, Texas 2003, in which a deceleration of 214g was measured. 18 months later he made a comeback at the Indy 500 and set the fastest qualifying time of the field. He retired from IndyCar racing after the race.

In 2009, he made a come back but now to rally, and competed in Rally X at X-Games 15 and won Gold. Bräck still drives occasionally and won The Dukerie's Stage Rally in Nottingham, England with co-driver Emil Axelsson in June 2011. The duo also won the Swedish classic "The Midnight Sun Rally" in July 2011. In September Brack took pole position and won the RAC Tourist Trophy race at the Goodwood Revival in an AC Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupé 1964 together with 8-time Le Mans winner Tom Kristensen. In September 2013 Bräck won The Whitsun Trophy race at the Goodwood Revival in a Ford GT 40 together with Red Bull F1 Racing's Adrian Newey.

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