Bowie was the first-ever African-American NASCAR driver.
Elias Bowie died 16 years ago, he was 95
Aston Martin and ERA exponent Jock Horsfall won the 1948 Spa 24 hour race. He was killed the following year in an ERA at Silverstone. During the war he was involved in Operation Mincemeat, a highly successful British plan to convince the German High Command (OKW) that the Allies would invade the Balkans and Sardinia instead of the island of Sicily, the actual objective.