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Charles F Engle

  • Birth 2 Jan 1907 Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio, USA
  • Death 21 Sep 1974 Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio, USA
  • Burial Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio, USA
  • Plot Sec 8, lot 434, sp 6
  • Memorial ID 1411

Auto Race Car Driver. Born in Dayton, Ohio, his involvement in racing first came as a driver in the early 1930s. He finished fourth in the very first feature race ever run at the Dayton Speedway and was soon a regular on the mid-state circuits. As a member of the Offenhauser team, he was a champion and even raced in one Indianapolis 500. He also was among the best car builders and mechanics in the sport. His Engles' race cars were among the fastest in events such as Sprint Car, Dayton 500 and Indianapolis 500. After his racing days, he was the owner of Engle's Bar in Dayton, Ohio, where he was shot and killed in an armed robbery attempt.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith





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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 1 Jan 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 1411
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Charles F Engle (2 Jan 1907–21 Sep 1974), Find A Grave Memorial no. 1411, citing Dayton Memorial Park Cemetery, Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .