Louis Durant

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Louis Durant (25 September 1910 Topeka, Kansas – 13 February 1972 San Bernardino, California) was an American racecar driver. He was born "Durant Lewis" and grew up in Herington, Kansas. He changed his name when he began driving race cars.

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Durant was a member of one of the most exclusive clubs in the world, the 100 Mile Per Hour Club. To qualify for membership, drivers must complete the Indianapolis 500-mile Race without relief and average over 100 miles an hour..
Louis Durant drove an 1938 Alfa-Romeo 308 C Special Race Car in the Indianapolis 500 Race in 1946 and finished in 6th place.