Louis Disbrow

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Louis Disbrow
Louis Disbrow Indianapolis 1911.jpg
Disbrow at the 1911 Indianapolis 500
Born(1876-09-23)September 23, 1876
Queens, New York
DiedJuly 9, 1939(1939-07-09) (aged 62)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Louis Disbrow (1876–1939) was an American racecar driver. He was born on September 23, 1876 in Richmond Hill, Queens, New York. Disbrow raced in the first four Indianapolis 500s, with a best finish of 8th in 1913, and also in the 1910, 1911, and 1915 American Grand Prizes.[1] He died on July 9, 1939 at his home in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.[2]

Indy 500 results[edit]


  1. ^ "Louis Disbrow". Champ Car Stats. Archived from the original on 14 January 2012. Retrieved 14 January 2012.
  2. ^ "Louis Disbrow, 62, An Ex-auto Racer, Established Records in Days When Oldfield Was Driving—Dies in His Home Piloted Cars 24 years: Had Covered 300,000 Miles on Speedways—Promoted Races and Served as Track Official". New York Times. July 11, 1939. p. 25. Retrieved January 20, 2011.