George Barringer

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George Barringer (May 2, 1906 – September 2, 1946) was an American racecar driver from Wichita Falls, Texas active during the 1930s and 1940s. Barringer made 17 Championship Car starts with a best finish of second at Springfield in August 1935 and Milwaukee in August 1939. It was in 1941 that Barringer would debut a revolutionary rear engine racecar at the Indianapolis 500, unfortunately, he would only place 32nd after a garage fire destroyed the car before the race began. He and George Robson were killed in the same multi-car pile-up at the Lakewood Speedway in Atlanta, Georgia.

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