Hilborn is a popular name in the Indianapolis 500 race,
because Hilborn fuel injection units have been on Indy race cars for more than
three decades. It was Stu Hilborn, an automotive engineer and lakes racer, who
designed and developed the hybrid injection system, a variation of which is now
used on new cars in an electronic configuration. His injectors have been used successfully and set many
records in all types of racing including oval track, drag, dry lakes, super
modified, off-road, motorcycle, tractor pulling, hydroplanes and Indy Lite
Hilborn passed away Dec 16, 2013 at the age of 96.