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Wilson Fittipaldi, 1943-2024

Wilson Fittipaldi Jr., older brother of two-time Formula 1 world champion and Indianapolis 500 winner Emerson Fittipaldi, and an F1 racer in his own right, has died in his native Sao Paulo at the age of 80. Like his younger brother, Wilson Fittipaldi made his way into F1 after advancing from karts to Formula Vee in his native Brazil before moving to Europe to pursue his racing career. Wins in F3 in 1970 led to an F1 opportunity with Brabham in 1972, climbing the podium with a third-place finish on his debut, although the Brazilian GP was a non-championship race that year. His best official result was a fifth place in the following year's German GP. At the end of the 1973 season, Wilson...
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