Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance

Honoree


2018 Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance Honors

Emerson Fittipaldi

 A global racing legend, born of a racing family, Brazilian Emerson Fittipaldi is a two-time F1 champion (1972 - Lotus and ; 1974 - McLaren) and winner of 14 Grand Prix and two Indy 500s. Following a dramatic accident in 1996, and showing extraordinary courage to return to competitive racing, Emerson - a father of seven (inspiring the number 7 in the name of the car) - was inducted into the Motorsports Hall of Fame of America in 2001.

- TWO-TIME FORMULA 1 CHAMPION (1972 & 1974)

- YOUNGEST F1 CHAMPION AND MANUFACTURER CUP CHAMPION (1972)

- TWO-TIME INDIANAPOLIS 500 WINNER (1989 & 1993)

- INDY CAR SERIES CHAMPION (1989) (CART)

- ONLY PERSON TO HAVE WON BOTH F1 CHAMPIONSHIP AND INDY 500 MORE THAN ONCE (1972 & 1974 / 1989 &  1993 AND CART CHAMPIONSHIP)