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Johnny Mantz

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Johnny Mantz (September 18, 1918 in Hebron, Indiana – October 25, 1972) Accident takes life of first "500" Champ, THE SPARTANBURG HERALD, October 26, 1972, page C4 was an American racecar driver. [1]

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American open-wheel car racing

American open-wheel car racing, also known as Indy Car racing, is a category of professional-level automobile racing in the United States and North America.

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Auto racing

Auto racing (also known as car racing, motor racing, or automobile racing) is a motorsport involving the racing of automobiles for competition.

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Bojangles' Southern 500

The Bojangles' Southern 500 is a Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series stock car race at Darlington Raceway in Darlington, South Carolina, United States.

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Carrera Panamericana

The Carrera Panamericana was a border-to-border sedan and sports car racing event on open roads in Mexico similar to the Mille Miglia and Targa Florio in Italy.

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Darlington Raceway

Darlington Raceway is a race track built for NASCAR racing located near Darlington, South Carolina.

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Ford Motor Company

Ford Motor Company (commonly referred to simply as "Ford") is an American multinational automaker headquartered in Dearborn, Michigan, a suburb of Detroit.

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Hebron, Indiana

Hebron is a town in Boone Township, Porter County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.

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Indiana is a U.S. state located in the Midwestern and Great Lakes regions of North America.

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Indianapolis 500

The Indianapolis 500 is an automobile race held annually at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Speedway, Indiana, United States, an enclave suburb of Indianapolis, Indiana.

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Justice Brothers

Justice brothers (Ed, Gus and Zeke) were figures in motorsports and automotve industry.

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Kurtis Kraft

Kurtis Kraft was an American designer and builder of race cars.

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Milwaukee Mile

The Milwaukee Mile is an approximately one mile-long (1.6 km) oval race track in the central United States, located on the grounds of the Wisconsin State Fair Park in West Allis, Wisconsin, a suburb west of Milwaukee.

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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series

The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series (often shortened to the Cup Series) is the top racing series of the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR).

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National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) is an American auto racing sanctioning and operating company that is best known for stock-car racing.

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Occoneechee Speedway

Occoneechee Speedway was one of the first two NASCAR tracks to open.

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Ojai, California

Ojai is a city in Ventura County in the U.S. state of California.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.

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United States Auto Club

The United States Auto Club (USAC) is one of the sanctioning bodies of auto racing in the United States.

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USAC Stock Car

The USAC Stock Car division was the stock car racing class sanctioned by the United States Auto Club (USAC).

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Walt Faulkner

Walt Faulkner (February 16, 1918 – April 22, 1956) was an American racing driver from Tell, Texas.

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Williams Grove Speedway

Williams Grove Speedway is a half-mile automobile dirt racing track located in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, USA.

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1948 Indianapolis 500

The 32nd International 500-Mile Sweepstakes was held at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Monday, May 31, 1948.

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1949 Indianapolis 500

The 33rd International 500-Mile Sweepstakes was an automobile race held at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Monday, May 30, 1949.

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1953 Indianapolis 500

The 37th International 500-Mile Sweepstakes was held at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Saturday, May 30, 1953.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johnny_Mantz

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