Bill Alsup

Bill Alsup

Bill Alsup (born July 15, 1938 in Honolulu) was a race car driver. He was the first CART Rookie of the Year in 1979 and 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 1980 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.

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* [ Town of Silverton] (official website)
* [ Durango Herald Newspaper]
* [ Silverton Volunteer Fire Department]
* [ Silverton Snowmobile Club]

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