When was the last IndyCar death?

Driver Roscoe Sarles ( USA )
Date of crash September 17, 1922
Sanction AAA
Track Kansas City Speedway
Event 300-mile race

How many Indy car drivers have died?

The following is a list of 73 individuals killed at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway: 42 drivers, one motorcyclist, 13 riding mechanics, and 17 others including a pit crew member, track personnel, and spectators. All fatalities are related to Championship Car races at the speedway unless otherwise noted.

When was the last time a race car driver died?

A separate list compiles drivers who have died of a medical condition while driving or shortly thereafter and another section shows non-driver deaths. The NASCAR Cup Series has seen 28 driver fatalities, the most recent of which occurred in February 2001 when Dale Earnhardt was killed during the Daytona 500.

Who has died in Indy car?

Driver fatalities

Driver Date of crash Event
Floyd Roberts ( USA ) May 30, 1939 Indianapolis 500
George Bailey ( USA ) May 7, 1940 Indianapolis 500
Lou Webb ( USA ) September 2, 1940 100-mile race
Mitchell Siemienski ( USA ) June 22, 1941 100-mile race

Has anybody ever won the Indianapolis 500 5 times?

No. Five drivers have won the race two years in a row: Wilbur Shaw (1939-40) Mauri Rose (1947-48)

What racetrack has the most deaths?

1. Daytona International Speedway. NASCAR’s most famous track has also proven to be it’s most lethal. Daytona International Speedway has claimed the lives of seven NASCAR drivers since 1959 and was responsible for the most recent fatality in the sport when Dale Earnhardt Sr.

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