I first met John Fitch, fittingly, at Lime Rock Park in 1986. With an integral part in the race track’s “Vintage Fall Festival,” John presented me with a concours trophy. At the time, I knew he’d been a successful race driver and was held in high esteem. Over the 26 years that followed, I gradually came to know John better and learned about many of the accomplishments that made him so special.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2012/10/31/john-cooper-fitch-aug-4-1917oct-31-2012