John Bishop

 

 

 

Age: 87

 

Summary: sports car official and co-founder of the International Motor Sports Association with his wife Peggy and NASCAR founder Bill France, Jr. in 1969 who had built it into a premier organization that peaked in the 1980's and 1990's with the Camel-sponsored GT series.

 

 

Cause of Death: Complications from an undisclosed illness

 

Born: 1926

 

Died: June 5, 2014

 

Location: San Rafael, California