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Rick Mears - Awards And Accomplishments

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1973 Firecracker 250 Champion
1973-74 Japan Grand Prix Off-Road Champion
1974 Nor-Cal 100 Champion
1976 United States Auto Championship Rookie of the Year
1978 Indianapolis 500 Rookie of the Year
1978 First Indy car win at Milwaukee
1979 First Championship Auto Racing Team National Championship
1979 Named Auto Racing All American by Auto Racing Writers and Broadcasters Association
1979, 1982, 1986, 1988-89, 1991 Indianapolis 500 pole position
1979, 1984, 1988, 1991 Indianapolis 500 Championship
1980-81 Mexico City Race Champion
1981 Watkins Glen Race Champion
1981 Second Championship Auto Racing Team National Championship
1981 Received United States Driver of the Year Jerry Titus Memorial Trophy
1982 Third Championship Auto Racing Team National Championship
1985, 1987 Pocono 500 Champion
1988-89 Milwaukee Indy Car Race Champion
1989 Laguna Seca Race Champion
1989 Named Driver of the Year by Auto Racing Analysis
1989 Named Driver of the Decade by the Associated Press
1990 Phoenix Race Champion
1992 Named One of Ten Champions for Life by Driver of the Year Awards
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