William John Vukovich, Jr. (born March 29, 1944, Riverside, California), better known as Bill Vukovich II is a former driver in the championship car division of USAC and CART series.
He was named the 1968 Indianapolis 500 Rookie of the Year, a result of his 7th place finish. Vukovich raced in the 1965-1982 seasons, with 158 combined career starts, including the Indianapolis 500 in 1968-1977, 1979-1980. He finished in the top ten 85 times, with one victory in 1973 at Michigan International Speedway. He also had 23 National midget car victories in his career, and drove for part of his career in Christopher J.C. Agajanian's midget car.
- He was inducted in the National Midget Auto Racing Hall of Fame in 1998.
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Indy 500 resultsEdit
|1978||Eagle||Offy||Failed to Qualify|
|1981||Watson||Offy||Failed to Qualify|
|1982||Lightning||Cosworth||Failed to Qualify|
|1983||Eagle||Chevrolet||Failed to Qualify|