We are sad to report that Andy Granatelli, a major auto racing figure and CEO of STP passed away on December 29, 2013 at the age of 90 of congestive heart failure.
Mr Granatelli was inducted into our Association Hall of Fame in 2003. On that occasion, then-president of the Route 66Association of Illinois, Tom Teague wrote the following, which was printed in the Summer, 2003 issue of The 66 News, our quarterly, members-only newsletter. The original follows and is transcribed for easier reading below:
Nominated by Tom Teague