Jimmy Daywalt

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Jimmy Daywalt
Born(1924-08-28)August 28, 1924
Wabash, Indiana
DiedApril 4, 1966(1966-04-04) (aged 41)
Indianapolis, Indiana
Formula One World Championship career
NationalityUnited States American
Active years19511960
TeamsMeyer, Kurtis Kraft
Entries10 (6 starts)
Championships0
Wins0
Podiums0
Career points0
Pole positions0
Fastest laps0
First entry1951 Indianapolis 500
Last entry1960 Indianapolis 500

Jimmy Daywalt (August 28, 1924 – April 4, 1966) was an American racecar driver.

Born in Wabash, Indiana, he drove in the AAA and USAC Championship Car series, racing in the 1950, 1953–1957, 1959, and 1961–1962 seasons with 20 starts. He finished in the top ten 3 times. His best finish was in the 1953 Indianapolis 500, where he finished 6th and was named Rookie of the Year.

Daywalt died of cancer in Indianapolis, Indiana, aged 41. He is interred at Crown Hill Cemetery in Indianapolis.[1]

Indy 500 results[edit]

Complete Formula One World Championship results[edit]

(key)

Year Entrant Chassis Engine 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 WDC Points
1951 Iddings Meyer Novi V8 SUI 500
DNQ
BEL FRA GBR GER ITA ESP NC 0
1952 Merkler Machine Works Kurtis Kraft Novi V8 SUI 500
DNQ
BEL FRA GBR GER NED ITA NC 0
1953 Sumar / Chapman Root Kurtis Kraft Offenhauser L4 ARG 500
6
NED BEL FRA GBR GER SUI ITA NC 0
1954 Sumar / Chapman Root Kurtis Kraft Offenhauser L4 ARG 500
27
BEL FRA GBR GER SUI ITA ESP NC 0
1955 Sumar / Chapman Root Kurtis Kraft Offenhauser L4 ARG MON 500
9
BEL NED GBR ITA NC 0
1956 Sumar / Chapman Root Kurtis Kraft Offenhauser L4 ARG MON 500
24
BEL FRA GBR GER ITA NC 0
1957 Helse / H.H. Johnson Kurtis Kraft Offenhauser L4 ARG MON 500
28
FRA GBR GER PES ITA NC 0
1958 Federal Engineering Kurtis Kraft Offenhauser L4 ARG MON NED 500
DNQ
BEL FRA GBR GER POR ITA MOR NC 0
1959 Federal Engineering Kurtis Kraft Offenhauser L4 MON 500
14
NED FRA GBR GER POR ITA USA NC 0
1960 Bryant Heating Kurtis Kraft Offenhauser L4 ARG MON 500
DNQ
NED BEL FRA GBR POR ITA USA NC 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Indianapolis Auto greats" (PDF). Celebrating Automotive Heritage at Crown Hill Cemetery. Crown Hill Cemetery. 2011. Archived from the original (PDF) on September 13, 2012. Retrieved 2012-09-10.

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Sporting positions
Preceded by
Art Cross
Indianapolis 500
Rookie of the Year

1953
Succeeded by
Larry Crockett