March 26, 1896|
August 18, 1930 (aged 34)|
|Other names||Dutch Bauman|
|Known for||1927 Indianapolis 500|
Charles Baumann (March 26, 1896 – August 18, 1930) was an American racecar driver.
Correct spelling is Baumann (two n's)
Bauman qualified for the 1928 Indianapolis 500, but suffered a crash during a practice run on the morning of the race. He served as a relief driver for Tony Gulotta.
He died on August 18, 1930 in Kankakee, Illinois during the first lap of a 15-mile race when he was thrown from his car and impaled on a fence rail. In the same race Evron Salpaugh broke his arm when he was thrown from his auto.
Wife Beulah Baumann, Son, Charles Baumann, 3 granddaughters, Kim Mc Adams, Karla Williams and Karol Lahrman, 7 great grand children, Shane McAdams, Jessica Dixon, Lyndsy Lahrman, Boomer Lahrman, Kayla Williams, Luke Williams and Mary Williams
Indianapolis 500 results
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