Jim McWithey was born Grammer, Indiana. He raced in Midgets and competed in the Indy 500 twice (1959 and 1960).
Jim McWithey died 12 years ago, he was 82 , He would have been 94.
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.