Dutch Bauman

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Charles Baumann
Born (1896-03-26)March 26, 1896
Indianapolis, Indiana
Died August 18, 1930(1930-08-18) (aged 34)
Kankakee, Illinois
Other names Dutch Bauman
Known for 1927 Indianapolis 500

Charles Baumann (March 26, 1896 – August 18, 1930) was an American racecar driver.

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Baumann was born on March 26, 1896 in Indianapolis, Indiana. He participated at the 1927 Indianapolis 500.

Bauman qualified for the 1928 Indianapolis 500, but suffered a crash during a practice run on the morning of the race. He served as a relief driver for Tony Gulotta.

He died on August 18, 1930 in Kankakee, Illinois during the first lap of a 15-mile race when he was thrown from his car and impaled on a fence rail. In the same race Evron Salpaugh broke his arm when he was thrown from his auto.[1]

Wife Beulah Baumann, Son, Charles Baumann, 3 granddaughters, Kim Mc Adams, Karla Williams and Karol Lahrman, 7 great grand children, Shane McAdams, Jessica Dixon, Lyndsy Lahrman, Boomer Lahrman, Kayla Williams, Luke Williams and Mary Williams

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