Art Lee Pollard, Jr

Art Lee Pollard, Jr

Birth
Dragon, Uintah County, Utah, USA
Death 12 May 1973 (aged 46)
Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, USA
Burial McMinnville, Yamhill County, Oregon, USA
Plot East half / 103 L2
Memorial ID 7232111 · View Source
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Auto Racer. He first qualified for the Indianapolis 500 in 1967. In 1968, he teamed up to drive one of Andy Granatelli's famous STP Lotus Turbines. He won two Indy car events in 1969, and finished second in the first two California 500s at Ontario Motor Speedway. He was killed during practice on Pole Day for the 1973 Indianapolis 500 when his car hit the wall and caught fire.

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Scott Bennett
  • Added: 4 Mar 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7232111
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Art Lee Pollard, Jr (5 May 1927–12 May 1973), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7232111, citing Evergreen Memorial Park, McMinnville, Yamhill County, Oregon, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .