The Billy Vukovich Sr. monument stands at the northwest corner of Selland Arena in downtown Fresno. Vukovich, a Fresno native, died in May 1955 while racing in the Indianapolis 500. It had earlier stood at the Memorial Auditorium.
The Billy Vukovich Sr. monument stands at the northwest corner of Selland Arena in downtown Fresno. Vukovich, a Fresno native, died in May 1955 while racing in the Indianapolis 500. It had earlier stood at the Memorial Auditorium. CRAIG KOHLRUSS ckohlruss@fresnobee.com
The Billy Vukovich Sr. monument stands at the northwest corner of Selland Arena in downtown Fresno. Vukovich, a Fresno native, died in May 1955 while racing in the Indianapolis 500. It had earlier stood at the Memorial Auditorium. CRAIG KOHLRUSS ckohlruss@fresnobee.com

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