Frank started racing in Midgets before moving up to the AAA national championship in 1950. Was part of the unsuccessful World Midget Automobile Association tour of the UK in 1948.
Frank Armi died 28 years ago, he was 74
The only American-born driver to win the Formula One World Drivers' Championship (Mario Andretti, an Italian American driver, won the World Drivers' Championship in 1978, but was not born in the United States). He also scored three wins at each of the 24 Hours of Le Mans and 12 Hours of Sebring sports car races.