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Bob Burman
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Birth: Apr. 23, 1884
Imlay City
Lapeer County
Michigan, USA
Death: Apr. 8, 1916
California, USA

Bob Burman aka "Wild Bob" THE race car driver.
He raced for Buick, with team mate Luis Chevrolet
Set a speed record of 141mph in 1911! at Daytona beach Fl.
Competed at the inaugural Indianapolis 500 in 1911.

Bob Burman died in a crash while racing his,(what we would call today HIGH TECH) DOHC 16V 4cly powered race car,
in Corona California.His Mechanic Eric died with him.

Bob was for the most part lost to history till,
I seen a pic of him in 2004. in one of his, and mine
home towns of Kingston Mi.
I would like to make a movie about his life, and times.
 
 
Burial:
Imlay Cemetery
Imlay City
Lapeer County
Michigan, USA
 
Created by: Eric Esckelson
Record added: Mar 04, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 25055295
Bob Burman
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Bob Burman
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Bob Burman
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- Jim Michels
 Added: Mar. 21, 2009
 
 
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