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Charles Thurston Brockman (December 8, 1927 – January 18, 2005) was an American broadcaster and was a president of the United States Auto Club from 1969 to 1972.[1]

BiographyEdit

Brockman worked as a sportscaster on WXLW, WIRE and worked as sports director at WLWI (now WTHR) in Indianapolis, Indiana. From 1964-1970, he anchored the MCA closed-circuit television broadcasts of the Indianapolis 500. He worked on ABC's Wide World of Sports, and anchored the broadcast of the 1965 Indianapolis 500. He also was one of the 3 appeals panelists for Bobby Unser's appeal of his 1-lap penalty following the 1981 Indianapolis 500. Brockman was the only panelist to uphold USAC's penalty.

Preceded by
None
Television voice of the
Indianapolis 500

1965
Succeeded by
Chris Schenkel

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ The Talk of Gasoline Alley. May 2, 2014. WFNI.