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|Born||July 15, 1928|
|Died||May 31, 1976(aged 47)|
|Formula One World Championship career|
|Active years||1955, 1957–1958|
|Teams||Kuzma, Kurtis Kraft, Schroeder|
|Races||3 (1 start)|
|First race||1955 Indianapolis 500|
|Last race||1958 Indianapolis 500|
Born in Hockerville, Oklahoma, George died in Terre Haute, Indiana. He drove in the AAA and USAC Championship Car series, racing in the 1956–1963 seasons with 64 starts, including the Indianapolis 500 races in 1957, 1962, and 1963. He finished in the top ten 36 times, with one victory, in 1957 at Syracuse.
George was also the 1957 USAC Sprint Car Series champion.
 Indy 500 results
 World Championship career summary
The Indianapolis 500 was part of the FIA World Championship from 1950 through 1960. Drivers competing at Indy during those years were credited with World Championship points and participation. Elmer George participated in 1 World Championship race. He started on the pole 0 times, won 0 races, set 0 fastest laps, and finished on the podium 0 times. He accumulated a total of 0 championship points.
Elmer George was married to Mari Hulman George, daughter of Tony Hulman, owner of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Elmer and Mari's only son is Tony George, founder of the Indy Racing League, and Ex-CEO of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
On May 3, 1976, Mari filed for divorce. On the day of the 1976 Indianapolis 500 (May 30, 1976), Elmer George argued by telephone with Guy Trolinger, a horse trainer at the family farm near Terre Haute, and Mari's alleged boyfriend. After the race, George drove to the farm and confronted Trolinger. At around 1 a.m., gunfire broke out, and George was shot and killed of multiple gunshot wounds. A grand jury ruled that Trollinger killed George in self-defense, and charges were dropped.
He was inducted in the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame in 2005.
- Oreovicz, John (2011-05-16). "Indy at 100: Fatalities mar the '70s". ESPN.com. Retrieved 2011-08-02.