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Vukovich was a fearless racing legend

Updated: May 26, 2005, 11:30 AM ET
By Lisette Hilton | Special to ESPN.com

"Bill Vukovich was probably the greatest actual driver we have ever known in terms of his skill and his determination," says two-time Indy 500 winner Rodger Ward on ESPN Classic's SportsCentury series.

Bill Vukovich, who won two Indy 500 races and died in a crash at the Speedway in 1955, will be profiled on Wednesday at 4 p.m. ET.

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Bill Vukovich was a racing legend during the fifties, best remembered for three Indy 500 races. He won the first two; he died in the third.

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