Michael Argetsinger


Age: 70

Summary: award-winning motorsports author and founder of the International Motor Racing Research Center who was a member of the steering committee that in 1997 began planning for the Racing Research Center (an archival and research library dedicated to the preservation of the history of motorsports), whose lifelong passion for the sport and its history was also evident in his talent as the author of five critically acclaimed books on motor racing including Watkins Glen International, and who also raced for nearly 45 years competing in more than 400 races at 54 different circuits in seven countries.

Cause of Death: Cancer

Born: July 12, 1944

Died: July 7, 2015

Chicago, Illinois