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Born on this day (23rd - May)

Ernst Klodwig

1903 - 1973


Joe James

1925 - 1952


Jim Mallory

1935 - 1972


Gerard Larrousse

1940


Wally Dallenbach Jr

1963


Didier Cottaz

1967


Laurent Aiello

1969


Bryan Herta

1970


Rubens Barrichello

1972



Died on this day (23rd - May)

Luigi Arcangeli

1902 - 1931


Ernst Henne

1904 - 2005



Jackie Holmes
Jackie Holmes
UNITED STATES

Born
4 / 9 / 1920
Died
1 / 3 / 1995
Drove at Indy in 1949 with the Pat Clancy Special. It created a sensation that year with 4 driving wheels at the back. He qualified in 17th place but went out with drive shaft failure. He ran at Indy again in 1950 but with a more conventional car an Olson/Offy. He crashed out after 123 laps. He failed to qualify in 51 (Kurtis/Offenhauser), 52 (Maserati/Offenhauser) and 53 (Adams/Offenhauser). Retired and ran a TV & Electrical shop in Indianapolis.




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