George Robson (racing driver)

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George Robson (/ˈrɒbsən/; February 24, 1909 – September 2, 1946) was a British born, naturalized American[1] racing driver active in the 1940s. Born in Newcastle upon Tyne, England, Robson later moved to Ontario, Canada and finally to the U.S. in 1924, settling in Indiana.

Robson was the winner of the first Indianapolis 500 following World War II (1946) but would die later that year with George Barringer in an accident at Lakewood Speedway in Atlanta, Georgia. Robson's brother Hal also competed in the Indy 500.

Indianapolis 500 results[edit]


Preceded by
Mauri Rose
Floyd Davis
Indianapolis 500 Winner
Succeeded by
Mauri Rose

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