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Brett Lunger

Racing Driver
Born Nov 14, 1945

Robert Brett Lunger is a former racecar driver from the United States. Lunger was educated in dancing schools in Wilmington, the Holderness School, and Princeton University. He dropped out of Princeton after three years to enlist for service in Vietnam. He was a political science major. At the time he was preparing a thesis on U.S. policy on Southeast Asia. The Gulf of Tonkin Incident refuted much of what Lunger contended in his writing.… Read More

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1945 Birth Born in 1945.


1965 - 1966 2 More Events
1971 26 Years Old 1 More Event
…  Lunger was among drivers in the 1971 L&M Grand Prix, at Lime Rock Park, who were competing for 2nd place in the sports car championship. … Read More
1973 28 Years Old Lunger was 3rd in a Lola Chevrolet at the L&M Watkins Glen Grand Prix, in June 1973. Jody Scheckter and Brian Redman came in ahead of him in the Formula 5000 race. Lunger was 2nd in a Lola in a Formula 5000 race at Mount Pocono, Pennsylvania, in September 1973. Lunger drove for the Dan Gurney Eagle Anglo American Racers team which debuted in Formula 5000 in 1974. … Read More
1974 29 Years Old Lunger won 2 heat races but crashed during the 1974 California Grand Prix at Ontario Motor Speedway. … Read More


He married Jo, the daughter of Sir Leonard Crossland, former chairman of Ford of Britain and an executive with Lotus in 1975. … Read More
1976 31 Years Old 1 More Event
On the 1st day of qualifying for the 1976 United States Grand Prix West in Long Beach, California, Lunger averaged only. … Read More
In his first race in the McLaren, Lunger finished 14th in the 1977 South African Grand Prix driving a March-Ford. … Read More
He was one lap off the pace and finished 19th at Buenos Aires in the 1978 Argentine Grand Prix.
1979 34 Years Old 1 More Event
Lunger teamed with Follmer and Derek Bell in a Vasek Polak entry in the Los Angeles Times 6-Hour Grand Prix of Endurance in April 1979. … Read More
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