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IndyCar Owner Carl Haas Dies at Age 86

Legendary IndyCar owner Carl Haas has died at the age of 86.  Per an official release from Haas Auto's official website, he died peacefully on June 29 at his home.  Haas ventured into competitive racing in 1952 as a driver and was successful, including winning 10 races at the Milwaukee Mile racetrack, before retiring from on-track races to start his own team in 1967. Haas' journey from the track to the owner's box was explained as part of the Haas Auto website release: While at Goodwood, Carl was introduced to Mike Hewland, Hewland Engineering. Carl recognized Mike’s engineering talent and began representing Hewland in the U.S., a relationship that still exists today. At Goodwood, Carl also met Eric Broadley, the ...

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