Race Car Day - John Zink
Today we’re waving the checkered flag and winning our race! We have to be careful with that need for speed on Race Car Day! Today’s theme is inspired by Oklahoma Hall of Fame Member John Zink. His hometown is Tulsa, Oklahoma. Zink became a mechanical engineer and took over the family company before building it into a world leader in the oil field. Zink then started his own company pioneering new equipment for the oil field. His real passion in life, though, was racing! Zink Racing Company engineered and built two winners of the Indy 500. He was even inducted into the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Hall of Fame. You can learn more by reading John Zink Oklahoma Hall of Fame biography.
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