Ex WWII fighter pilot, Crawford drove in the AAA and USAC Championship Car series. he made 13 starts, including 3 at Indy. He finished in the top ten six times. He also came fourth at Monza in the Race of Two Worlds in 1958.
Ray Crawford died 25 years ago, he was 81
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.