IndyCar mechanic Mark Bridges dies
INDIANAPOLIS -- Mark Bridges, co-chief mechanic on Tom Sneva's Indianapolis 500-winning car in 1983, has died. He was 60.
Bell Mortuary said that Bridges died of natural causes at Wishard Hospital in Indianapolis on Monday.
Bridges was a lifelong Indianapolis resident who grew up near Indianapolis Motor Speedway. A statement released by the track Thursday said he started working at IMS in his teens, becoming chief mechanic for the MVS team and driver Sam Sessions as a 22-year-old.
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