Elder brother of 1960 Indianapolis 500 winner Jim Rathmann, Dick raced in the AAA Championship Car series as well as NASCAR. He took 13 wins in Grand National races. His best Champ car finish was 2nd in 1959 at Daytona.
Dick Rathmann died 21 years ago, he was 74 , He would have been 95.
An American club racer of midgets and sports cars who, aged 43, tried and failed to qualify a Cooper-Climax T51 for the 1963 Mexican Grand Prix. Subsequently he became an Indycar mechanic, worked for Howard Hughes and was a USAC official.