Wilson Fittipaldi, Jr., the older brother and father of RRDC members Emerson and Christian, passed away following an illness precipitated by an eating incident over the holidays. A piece of meat lodged in this throat, and he suffered a cardiac arrest. He had been in poor health ever since.

The Brothers Fittipaldi – Wilson and Emerson

RACER.com was one of dozens of outlets that posted a remembrance.


Wilson with his son Christian at the 1995 Indy 500 where he was runner-up to Jacques Villeneuve.



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