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Willy Theodore Ribbs, Jr.

January 3rd in African American History – William “Willy” Theodore Ribbs, Jr.

January 3, 1955 William “Willy” Theodore Ribbs, Jr., former race car driver, was born in San Jose, California. Following his graduation from high school in 1975, Ribbs moved to Europe to compete in the Formula Ford Series. He won the Dunlop Championship in his first year of competition and then returned to the United States. […]

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