Johnny Seymour

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Johnny Seymour (8 October 1896 Escanaba, Michigan – 27 February 1958 South Bend, Indiana) was an American racecar driver. Before the First World War, he raced motorcycles,[1][2] and he toured Australia as a motorcycle racer in the winter of 1924–25.[1] Seymour started racing cars in 1927.[1] He suffered serious burns in a 1939 crash in Indianapolis.[1]

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  1. ^ a b c d "Johnny Seymour Leaps from Burning Racer". The Escanaba Daily Press. May 21, 1939. p. 7. Retrieved May 12, 2015 – via Newspapers.com.  open access publication - free to read
  2. ^ "Seymour Is First When Bike Breaks". Escanaba Morning Press. January 17, 1916. p. 1. Retrieved May 12, 2015 – via Newspapers.com.  open access publication - free to read