Dan Gurney was an American racing driver and a team owner who was very successful during the sixties. He won races in the Formula 1, IndyCar, NASCAR, Can-Am, and Trans-Am Series. Gurney is the first of three drivers to have won races in Sports Cars (1958), Formula 1 (1962), NASCAR (1963), and IndyCar (1967). The other two are Mario Andretti and Juan Pablo Montoya. In 2016, Dan Gurney was named the 14th best pilot worldwide in the history of Formula 1.