Walt Brown (racing driver)

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Walt Brown
Born (1911-12-30)December 30, 1911
New York City, New York
Died July 29, 1951(1951-07-29) (aged 39)
Williams Grove Speedway, Monroe Township, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania
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 New York City – July 29, 1951 in Williams Grove, 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. Brown died in a low speed accident at Williams Grove on 29 July 1951, the day widely known as Black Sunday because two other drivers also died (in consecutive qualifying runs at Winchester) on the same day.

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]

(key)

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