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Auto Racing – 1987 – Indy 500 – Jerry Gappens Interviews Katie Guerrero In Pits Of Robert Guerrero

Roberto Guerrero is a Colombian-American former racing driver….who participated in 29 Formula One Grands Prix….while debuting on January 23, 1982…..and he came very close to winning the Indy 500 outright on two occasions….but bad luck always kept the victory out of his grasp….when in 1987, the “pit stop from Hell” kept him out of the victor’s circle….then again In 1992, he spun off on the pace lap after having qualified on the pole position….as Roberto Guerrero finished runner up twice….in the top-five five times….while holding the qualifying speed record from 1992 through 1996. 

In this video herewith…ABC’s Jerry Gappens interviews Guerrero’s wife, Katie, in the pits at the 1987 Indy 500…. and just before the “pit stop from Hell”….which actually cost Roberto Guerrero the championship that year.

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