Walt Brown competed at Indy in 1950 and 1951. He died in the warm up for a sprint car race at the Williams Grove Speedway on "Black Sunday", the 29th July 1951.
Walt Brown died 69 years ago, he was 40
An American club racer of midgets and sports cars who, aged 43, tried and failed to qualify a Cooper-Climax T51 for the 1963 Mexican Grand Prix. Subsequently he became an Indycar mechanic, worked for Howard Hughes and was a USAC official.