Denny Zimmerman

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Dennis "Denny" Zimmerman (born December 14, 1940, Glastonbury, Connecticut), is a retired American racecar driver. Zimmerman raced in the USAC Championship Car series in the 1968, 1969, 1971, and 1972 seasons, with 16 career starts, including the 1971 and 1972 Indianapolis 500. Of those starts, his only top ten finish was the 1971 Indianapolis 500, where he finished 8th and was named Rookie of the Year.

Career award[edit]

He was inducted in the New England Auto Racers Hall of Fame in 2001.[1]

Indy 500 results[edit]

Year Chassis Engine Start Finish
1969 Gerhardt Chevrolet Failed to Qualify
1970 Gerhardt Offy Failed to Qualify
1971 Vollstedt Offy 28th 8th
1972 McLaren Offy 28th 19th
1974 Cecil Offy Failed to Qualify


  1. ^ "NEAR HOF". Archived from the original on 2011-07-14. Retrieved 2011-01-02.

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Sporting positions
Preceded by
Donnie Allison
Indianapolis 500
Rookie of the Year

Succeeded by
Mike Hiss