Roscoe Sarles

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Roscoe Sarles
Born (1892-01-04)January 4, 1892
New Albany, Indiana
Died September 17, 1922(1922-09-17) (aged 30)
Kansas City Speedway
Kansas City, Missouri
Cause of death
Burned to death
auto accident

Roscoe Sarles (4 January 1892 – 17 September 1922) was an American racecar driver active in the formative years of auto racing.

Biography[edit]

He was born on January 4, 1892 in New Albany, Indiana.

Sarles was burned to death on September 17, 1922 when his car crashed at the Kansas City Speedway.[1]

Indy 500 results[edit]

Finishing Positions in AAA championships. 1919 4th, 1920 5th, 1921 2nd, 1922 6th

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sarles, Auto Racer, Is Burned to Death In Kansas City Contest Won by Milton". New York Times. September 18, 1922. Retrieved 2012-10-07. Roscoe Sarles of Indianapolis, veteran automobile racer, was burned to death in the 300-mile race dedicating the new Kansas City Speedway today, when his car crashed into the car of Pete de Paolo, and was wrecked. ...