In 1995, late nascar driver kenny irwin was one of the players that brought an owners title to the hoffmans. Bob scott racing driver robert bob scott born october 4, 1928 in watsonville, california, july 5, 1954 in darlington, south carolina was an american race car driver career scott started 19511954 in 15 races for aaa national series. If you have ever seen the movie, the early dirt track action was filmed at this race. This car won the first race of the season at bonelli with fred ryness driving before andy took over driving chores. Formula one world championship, although none of the regular drivers who. Midget auto racing legend and the oldest living driver of the indy 500 danny. Aug 12, 2016 25% of racing accidents end in hospitalization more than any other sport.
Andy linden fred agabashian bob sweikert jimmy davies walt faulkner cal niday art cross bill vukovich jack mcgrath. Thats a ford 4banger fitted with a riley 4port head and fed by four strombergs. He competed in thirteen sprint cup series events in his career, earning one topten. Driver andy linden 1950 aaa champ car series results racing. Today andy races with united autosports in the michelin le mans cup with the ligier js p320 and with jmw motorsport in the gt world challenge asia championship with the bentley continental gt3. Race 1956 darlington indycars was part of the 1956 usac national championship and was won by pat oconnor on 19560704 00. Mar 29, 2017 1954 johnny thomson, relieved by andy linden and.
I remember the b35 which maybe went to one of the scottish libre drivers cant remember who maybe stuart rollo. He is also technically a former formula one world championship driver, as the indianapolis 500 was part of the fia world. Andy linden leitenberger spl sherman offy 1951 indianapolis 500. Andy linden of brownsville, pa, scored numerous wins in. Race international b, fia grade bronze, ards a instructor. You can click on the racers names to visit the detailed f1 racer page with biographies and statistics of the drivers formula 1 race career. After the united states auto club usac took over sanctioning of indy car events, linden entered 22 of those between 195657 scoring 14 top 10 finishes. Sprint car racingclassic race carsvintage race carindy carscar and drivergrand.
Formula 1 on sky sports get the latest f1 news, results, standings, videos and photos, plus watch live races in hd and read about top drivers. Driver andy linden uses howard johansens track roadster as. He spins down into the grass and comes back up on the track, but does an excellent job to put the. Johnny roberts may 31, 1924 july 25, 1965 was a nascar driver from brooklyn, md. Februar 1987 in torrance war ein usamerikanischer autorennfahrer. Andy linden racing driver 19221987, american race car driver andy linden actor, british actor disambiguation page providing links to topics that could be referred to by the same search term. He fared a bit better in his other start that year. California in 1948 for aaa pacific linden was employed as a race driver, so he was always pacific midget car. In 1955, the last year of triple a, you had five men destined to pull into victory lane at indy bob sweikert, pat flaherty, jimmy bryan, jim rathmann and rodger ward mixing it up with the likes of pat oconnor, jack mcgrath, tony bettenhausen, johnny thomson, duane carter, jimmy davies, jimmy reece, george amick, andy linden and twotime indy king bill vukovich. May 26, 2018 driver andy linden uses howard johansens track roadster as an armrest at huntington beach during the 1947 cra california racing association season. Todays high speed cars are safe on tracks certified by the u. View f1 statistics and a f1 career summary of andy linden, including career stats, yearly summary, stats per grands prix and circuits, and more. Aug 23, 2017 nelson another midget racing veteran led the first 20 laps before fohr took over and led the rest of the way in a 336 cubic inch flathead powered 1949 lincoln. Click on the number of races to see individual races for that year.
Further information on this record can be found at its source. Andy linden april 5, 1922 in brownsville, pennsylvania february 10, 1987 in torrance, california was a united states driver who competed in eight indianapolis 500 races when it was in the formula one calendar. The 1951 indianapolis 500 was the second race of the 1951 formula one season. Rindt, old race cars, f1 drivers, indy cars, car and driver, ford, formula one, world. Linden lived to race another day until a november 3, 1957 crash in a midget at clovis, california ended his racing career. Andy linden april 5, 1922 february 10, 1987 was an american racecar driver from brownsville, pennsylvania. However, only a small percentage is due to head injury, thanks to the advance of one tool the helmet. Kay was inducted into the new england auto racing hall of fame in 2006. The following two years featured dave darland dirt and andy michner on pavement. Click on the year to see the standings for that year. A few weeks prior to the 1953 indianapolis 500miler, linden took a bad spill in a stock car race, suffering a slight fracture of the skull and three broken ribs. Andy linden nationality american born april 5, 1922 hometown brownsville, pennsylvania died february 10, 1987 place of death torrance, california racing career summary.
Behind them, tony bettenhausen has spun his car in the corner. Mar 05, 2016 in 1995, late nascar driver kenny irwin was one of the players that brought an owners title to the hoffmans. A former us marine, this colossus of a man became one of the top sprint, midget and aaa drivers just after world war 2, but at his peak he was left brain damaged when his helmet was pierced. Automobiles, racing automobile racing drivers champion spark plug company further information on this record can be found at its source. He was also very active with the local vintage open wheel groups. Approuching lap 179, wallard and andy linden are neck and neck racing. Andy schulz professional race driver andy schulz racing. He was the eighthranking driver of 1955 when hired by watson and zink, and he demonstrated his versatility by winning a usac sprint car race at williams grove, pa. Andy linden racing driver interesting stories about. Find all f1 drivers that ever participated at one or more formula 1 grand prix events since f1 started back in 1950 till now. Automobiles, racing automobile racing drivers champion spark plug company further. Andy linden born 05 apr 1922 brownsville, pennsylvania. Pictures of bob scott racing driver 1952 indianapolis 500 1954 indianapolis 500 kurtis kraft bromme schroeder constructor fastest lap darlington south carolina 1953 indianapolis 500 andy linden racing driver ed elisian darlington raceway 1951 indianapolis 500 did not finish poleposition. Click on the site to see andy linden s career results at that track.
Get the best deals on indy racing fan prints when you shop the largest online. Myron was chased across the finish line by nelson, andy granatelli, art combs and jay frank all driving oldsmobiles. Andy bradley racing september 16 next race is september 28th at twin cities raceway park, andy and team etr are looking for their 3rd win in a row as the battle for points heats up. Esports fantasy daily fantasy f1 play f1 2020 f1 mobile racing f1 manager. The evolution of racing helmets donut media youtube. Andy linden leitenberger spl sherman offy 1951 indianapolis 500 sprint car racing classic race cars vintage race car indy cars car and driver grand prix antique cars indie photo galleries more information.
Andy linden of brownsville, pa, scored numerous wins in aaasanctioned midget, sprint car and indy car races between 1950 and 1955. They swap positions, but linden is not able to lead a lap as wallard retakes his first position. Retired in 1969 and later ran a gas station in julian, california, in the mountains near san diego. He raced in the southern californian region for nearly twenty five years, starting his career in 1946. Having served as a us marine, he raced with great success until a 1957 crash caused a piece of metal to break his helmet, causing. For sheer courage in sports, its hard to top that select band of individuals who make their living from racing cars. Having served as a us marine, he raced with great success until a 1957 crash caused a piece of metal to break his helmet, causing career ending brain damage.
Driver andy linden uses howard johansens track roadster. View andy wilmots profile on linkedin, the worlds largest professional community. Race 1956 sacramento indycars was part of the 1956 usac national championship and was won by jud larson on 19561021 00. A good driver knows how fast he can go on any track. Never fully recovered from a career ending crash in 1957. Indianapolis speedway race automobiles, racing automobile racing drivers crowds. In 1951, he drove for the monegasque ecurie albertini linden made his aaa and f1 debut at indianapolis in 1950, but failed to finish. Aug 11, 2015 andy linden born 05 apr 1922 brownsville, pennsylvania. Nelson another midget racing veteran led the first 20 laps before fohr took over and led the rest of the way in a 336 cubic inch flathead powered 1949 lincoln. We want the content of the database to be driven by you, the readers. Linden, the exnavy boxer, with forearms like popeye the sailor man died in february of 1987. Linden, andy, 19221987 indianapolis motor speedway speedway, ind. British born andy meyrick is a professional racing driver and coach based in the uk. Apr 09, 2002 he was the eighthranking driver of 1955 when hired by watson and zink, and he demonstrated his versatility by winning a usac sprint car race at williams grove, pa.
Aug 18, 2017 johnny moorhouse born 03 feb 1922 leon, kansas. The splash page covers all f1 drivers since the start of formula 1 in the year 1950. Midget driver ace, a popular driver who kept links with the sport for most of his life, mainly through his role as a racing photographer. Andy linden racing driver 19221987, american race car driver andy linden actor, british actor this disambiguation page lists articles about people with the same name. He competed in 8 indianapolis 500s during the 1950s, including both occasions in which it was a world championship event. Indianapolis speedway race automobiles, racing automobile racing drivers crowds further information on this record can be found at its source. Team profile for lee elkins, including a comprehensive list of race entries for lee elkins.
His best results were there two fifth places he successively generated at the races in sacramento and phoenix in 1953. Andy wallace born 19 february 1961, in oxford, england is a professional racing car driver from the united kingdom, who has been racing since 1979. Approuching lap 179, wallard and andy linden are neck and neck racing around the corner. Andy linden leitenberger spl sherman offy 1951 indianapolis. Rodger ward jim rathmann bob veith bob christie troy ruttman tony bettenhausen eddie russo johnny boyd dick rathmann al herman paul russo jimmy daywalt al keller jack turner johnnie parsons.
Andy linden leitenberger spl sherman offy 1951 indianapolis 500 sprint car racing classic race cars vintage race car indy cars car and driver grand prix antique. His career ended when a piece of metal pierced his helmet and skull in a sprint car crash in 1957, rendering him wheelchair bound for the rest of his life. See the complete profile on linkedin and discover andys connections and jobs at similar companies. Get the best deals on indy racing fan prints when you shop the largest online selection at.
Johnny kay born 27 dec 1922 new britain, connecticut. Roberts debut came in 1953, when he competed at the famous daytona beach. Starting 49th in the large field of fiftyseven, roberts had a midpack race and finished 32nd. He has raced prototype sports cars since 1988, winning over 25 international.237 973 979 852 956 1273 596 330 490 1435 471 1459 166 941 811 583 884 432 792 1318 340 1334 149 168 1517 512 308 1538 576 1395 617 745 966 152 727 1114 613 587