OFFICIAL WEBSITE OF WILLY T. RIBBS
 

THE MAN.
THE MYTH.
THE LEGEND.

 

 
 
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Stay tuned-in here for Information as to what WTR is up to:

Special Appearances, Movie Premiers, Racing and Speaking Schedules 

‘Uppity: The Willy T. Ribbs Story’ Showtimes

2:30 p.m. Sat., April 13
Emagine Royal Oak

3 p.m. Sun., April 14
Cinema Detroit

https://freepfilmfestival.com/uppity-the-willy-t-ribbs-story/

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WILLY T. RIBBS

 
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William Theodore Ribbs Jr. (born January 3, 1955) is a retired American race car driver, racing owner, and sport shooter known for being the first African-American man to have tested a Formula One car in 1985 and the first to compete in the Indianapolis 500 in 1991. Ribbs competed in many forms of auto racing, including the Trans-Am SeriesIndyCarIMSA, and the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series and Craftsman Truck Series. After retiring, he became a sport shooter in the Professional Sporting Clays Association.

Ribbs saw his most success in the Trans-Am Series, winning 17 races while driving for such names as Dan Gurney and Jack Roush.

March 2019 Premier of “UPPITY” Documentary at the Petersen Automotive Museum 

 
 

 

 
 
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