Bruce Bromme Sr. was born in 1917, and shortly thereafter was thrust into the world of racing. His father, Louis Bromme, was a highly skilled mechanic who worked for Fred Duesenberg during the board track era. By age seven Bruce was a regular at Legion Ascot Speedway and the Culver City Board Track. In 1939 Bromme worked as a fabricator on Harry A. Miller’s Gulf Oil Indianapolis 500 team—a position not easily attained and a testament to his ability….
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