Mickey Rupp

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Mickey Rupp (born January 17, 1936, Mansfield, Ohio) is a retired American racecar driver.

Rupp raced in the USAC Championship Car series in the 1964 and 1965 seasons, with 5 career starts, including the 1965 Indianapolis 500. He finished in the top ten 3 times, including 6th position at Indy, with his best finish in 5th position in 1965 at Milwaukee.

Rupp Industries

Rupp also opened Rupp Industries in Mansfield, Ohio in the late 1950s. They produced go-carts, mini-bikes and their famous snowmobiles. Rupp snowmobiles were great on the track and were one of the best teams out there. Ub 1972-1973 he sold the company. The company would go on to build some of the most advanced snowmobiles of the time until they had to close their doors in 1978 due to bankruptcy. Rupps vehicles have become very collectible.

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