1982 Danny Sullivan Race Used Newman/Budweiser Can Am Series Suit
Awesome vintage Nomex layered Stand 21 used race suit from the former American Racing Driver Danny Sullivan. He raced in Formula 1, IndyCar, Sportscars, Nascar and was one time a New York cab driver. Sullivan is renowned for winning the 1985 Indy 500 and 1988 IndyCar Series Championship.
This suit is from early in Sullivan’s career was used while driving for Paul Newman Racing’s Can-Am team. Sullivan had a good season while driving a March Chevrolet 827 and Chevrolet Frissbee GR2. Winning at the Caesars Palace Grand Prix in Las Vegas as well having three third and three-second place finishes, seeing Sullivan take third in the Championship.
The suit has the team’s major sponsor Budweiser emblazoned on the chest as well as Newman Racing, 7-11, SCCA patches sewn onto the suit.
This suit is a great item for the Sportscar/Indycar collector and comes with a full Certificate of Authenticity.