Phil Shafer

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1932 Buick Shafer 8
Dashbord of 1932 Buick Shafer 8

Phil "Red" Shafer (November 13, 1891 Des Moines, Iowa – January 29, 1971 Des Moines, Iowa) was an American racecar driver. He made 30 AAA Championship Car starts from 1923 to 1952. He captured one win in 1924 at the New York State Fairgrounds Raceway in Syracuse, New York. That year he finished a career best 9th in the National Championship. His last oval or road course Championship Car start came in 1936 - afterwards the only Championship starts he made were in the Pikes Peak Auto Hillclimb.[1] He later built his own racing chassis.

Indianapolis 500 results[edit]


  1. ^ Phil Shafer, Champ Car Stats, Retrieved 2010-06-16