Drivers A to Z
KEEPING THE SPIRIT ALIVE SINCE 1999
Emmett M Barton
7/10/1916 - 17/4/2002
Buzz Barton was from Tampa, Florida. He raced Midgets and ran at Indy in 1952 and 1953 but failed to qualify both times.
He would run the State Fair as a sprint car and local shows as a super modified. He was a rather big guy to see in a sprint car and his driving style meant that he ran the low groove.
William Gordon Everitt 1901 - 1993
Peter Walker 1912 - 1984
Bernard Collomb 1930
Marco Apicella 1965
Vincenzo Sospiri 1966
Bob Drake 1919 - 1990
Bob Drake was a privateer driver from Los Angeles who raced in the 1950s and early 1960s.
John Fitch 1917
A blue-water sailor, a fighter pilot, a test pilot, a professional racing driver, a team manager, race course director, prolific inventor, highway safety expert, automaker, entrepreneur and dreamer.
Chuck Daigh 1923 - 2008
6Chuck Daigh was a racing driver from the United States. He participated in 6 Grand Prix driving a Scarab and a Cooper, debuting on May 29, 1960.
Jack McGrath 1919 - 1955
The first driver to qualify for Indy at over 140 mph, McGrath had a fine record at the brickyard but never won the race. He was killed in the last race of the 1955 season.
Harry Schell 1921 - 1960
A playboy racer who made his Grand Prix debut at Monaco in 1950 in a Cooper, the first rear-engined car to contest a Formula 1 race. He was killed in during practice for the Silverstone International Trophy.