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 Jim Hurtubise

Jim Hurtubise

Birth
North Tonawanda, Niagara County, New York, USA
Death 6 Jan 1989 (aged 56)
Port Arthur, Jefferson County, Texas, USA
Burial Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, USA
Plot Mausoleum, D-8-2DD
Memorial ID 2002 · View Source
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Race Car Driver. Born in North Tonawanda, New York, he was a race car driver who raced in formulas, sprint cars and stock cars. He drove in the USAC Championship series in the (1959–68) and (1970-74) seasons, with 97 career starts. He finished in the top ten 38 times, with 4 victories, in (1959 and 1960-62). As a 10-time veteran of the Indianapolis 500, he was the fastest qualifier and Rookie of the Year in 1960. He died of a heart attack at age 56 in Port Arthur, Texas. In 1993, he was posthumously induted into the national Sprint Car Hall of Fame.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 1 Jan 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 2002
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jim Hurtubise (5 Dec 1932–6 Jan 1989), Find A Grave Memorial no. 2002, citing Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .