Walt Brown (racing driver)

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Walt Brown
Born Walter C. Brown
(1911-12-30)December 30, 1911
Springfield, New York, U.S.
Died July 29, 1951(1951-07-29) (aged 39)
Carlisle, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Formula One World Championship career
Nationality United States American
Active years 19501951
Teams Kurtis Kraft
Entries 2
Championships 0
Wins 0
Podiums 0
Career points 0
Pole positions 0
Fastest laps 0
First entry 1950 Indianapolis 500
Last entry 1951 Indianapolis 500

Walt Brown (December 30, 1911 in Springfield, New York – July 29, 1951 in Carlisle, Pennsylvania) was an American racecar driver. A Champ Car specialist, his career in the big cars began in 1941, and he recorded one win, in 1948 at Langhorne Speedway.

Brown died in a low speed accident at Williams Grove Speedway on 29 July 1951,[1] the day widely known as "Black Sunday" because two other drivers also died (in consecutive qualifying runs at Funk's Speedway in Winchester, Indiana) on the same day.[2]

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Indy 500 results[edit]

Year Car Start Qual Rank Finish Laps Led Retired
1947 33 14 118.355 25 7 200 0 Running
1950 4 20 130.454 22 19 127 0 Flagged
1951 44 13 131.907 31 26 55 0 Magneto
Totals 382 0
Starts 3
Poles 0
Front Row 0
Wins 0
Top 5 0
Top 10 1
Retired 1

Complete Formula One World Championship results[edit]

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Year Entrant Chassis Engine 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 WDC Points
1950 Tuffy's Offy Kurtis Kraft Offenhauser L4 GBR MON 500
19
SUI BEL FRA ITA NC 0
1951 Federal Engineering Kurtis Kraft Offenhauser L4 SUI 500
26
BEL FRA GBR GER ITA ESP NC 0