Rocky Moran

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IMSA Del Mar Grand Prix - October 1990
Moran at the 2014 Indianapolis 500.

Rocky Moran, Sr. (born February 3, 1950 in Pasadena, California) is a retired American race car driver. Moran, Sr. started three Indianapolis 500-mile (800 km) races (1988, 1989, and 1990 Indianapolis 500) with a best finish of 14th in 1989.[1]

Moran also teamed with P. J. Jones and Mark Dismore to win the 1993 24 Hours of Daytona event.[2]

Moran is the father of racer Rocky Moran, Jr.. With his son, Moran, Sr. opened the Moran Raceway kart track in Beaumont, California in June 2003.[3] One mile in length the track boasted 19 turns, 860 ft. long straight, and a top speed by 125cc shifter karts of nearly 100 mph. There were six different track configurations, however most preferred to run the full distance. In 2007, the track was closed.

American Open-Wheel racing results[edit]

PPG Indycar Series[edit]

(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position)

Year Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 Rank Points
1981 All American Racers PHX MIL ATL ATL MCH RIV MIL MCH WGL
6
MEX PHX 26th 16
1985 Leader Card Racing LBH
15
INDY MIL POR
DNQ
MEA
DNQ
CLE MCH ROA POC MDO SAN MCH LAG PHX MIA 45th 0
1986 Gohr Racing PHX LBH INDY MIL POR MEA
13
CLE
16
TOR MCH POC
25
MDO
25
SAN MCH
DNQ
ROA
21
LAG
15
PHX
21
MIA
16
36th 0
1987 Gohr Racing LBH
13
PHX 39th 0
Walther INDY
DNQ
MIL POR MEA CLE TOR MCH POC ROA MDO NAZ LAG MIA
1988 Gohr Racing PHX LBH
6
MIL POR
13
CLE
22
TOR
12
MEA
15
MCH POC MDO
13
ROA
17
NAZ LAG
28
MIA
13
25th 9
A. J. Foyt Enterprises INDY
16
1989 Curb Racing PHX LBH INDY
14
MIL DET POR CLE MEA TOR MCH POC MDO ROA NAZ 38th 0
A. J. Foyt Enterprises LAG
28
1990 Gohr Racing PHX LBH INDY
25
MIL DET POR CLE MEA TOR MCH DEN VAN MDO ROA NAZ LAG 43rd 0
1992 Menard Racing SRF PHX LBH INDY
DNQ
DET POR MIL NHA TOR MCH CLE ROA VAN MDO NAZ LAG NC -
1993 Team Losi SRF PHX LBH INDY
DNQ
MIL DET POR CLE TOR MCH NHA ROA VAN MDO NAZ LAG NC -
1994 Burns Adcox Motor Sports SRF PHX LBH INDY
Wth1
MIL DET POR CLE TOR MCH MDO NHA VAN ROA NAZ LAG NC -
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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Indy 500 Career Stats - Rocky Moran". Indianapolis Motor Speedway, LLC. Retrieved 22 December 2010. 
  2. ^ "GAINSCO/Bob Stallings Racing Ready for All-American Assault". Grand-AM Road Racing. 27 January 2010. Retrieved 22 December 2010. 
  3. ^ Holtzclaw, Kenneth M.; Mayor Jeff Fox (2007). Beaumont Images of America. Arcadia Publishing. ISBN 978-0-7385-4713-8.