Mark Donohue

Mark Donohue

Birth
Haddon, Camden County, New Jersey, USA
Death 19 Aug 1975 (aged 38)
Graz, Graz Stadt, Styria (Steiermark), Austria
Burial Summit, Union County, New Jersey, USA
Plot Section 14, Row A, Grave 1
Memorial ID 7504842 · View Source
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Auto Race Car Driver. The winner of the 1972 Indianapolis 500 and the Can Am in l973. He had actually retired from racing but came back when car owner Roger Penske wanted to go into Formula 1 racing. He was testing a car in Austria when he lost control of the car and crashed through a steel barrier and an advertising sign. He sustained a fatal head injury from the crash.

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Laurie
  • Added: 28 May 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7504842
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Mark Donohue (18 Mar 1937–19 Aug 1975), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7504842, citing Saint Teresa Cemetery, Summit, Union County, New Jersey, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .