Joe Horan

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Joe Horan
Nationality United States American
Born (1878-11-06)November 6, 1878
Troy, New York
Died February 19, 1961(1961-02-19) (aged 82)
Troy, New York

Joseph Horan (6 November 1878; 19 February 1961) was an American racecar driver who competed in the early years of the Indianapolis 500.[1]


Horan was born on November 6, 1878 in Troy, New York. During a practice run for the 1911 Indianapolis 500 on May 24, 1911, he was in an accident and broke his leg.[2] One year later, Horan returned to qualify and drive in the race's second running.


  1. ^ "Joe Horan". Retrieved 2016-06-15. 
  2. ^ "Joe Horan Breaks Leg in Practice". Indianapolis Star. May 25, 1911. Retrieved 2012-10-03. 

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