Fats Caruso

1968, June 30th – Thompson. These are the remains of John Stygar’s $ after Fats, who was going at full-speed, drove it into Bill Slater’s unsighted, stationary V8. Fats reportedly received more than 185 stitches in his face.


Norwood. NASCAR Chief Steward Carl Merrill is on the right. From the book “Bugsy” by Bugs Stevens with Bones Bourcier. Photo by Balser and Son.