Tony Renna

Tony Renna

Birth
Victorville, San Bernardino County, California, USA
Death 22 Oct 2003 (aged 26)
Speedway, Marion County, Indiana, USA
Burial Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown
Memorial ID 8010185 · View Source
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Race Car Driver. Renna finished seventh in the Indianapolis 500 in May, and he joined the elite Ganassi Racing team this month, replacing Tomas Scheckter, who switched to Panther Racing. Renna drove in the Indy Lights series from 1998-00, and he debuted in the IRL in 2002 as a substitute driver for Al Unser Jr. Renna competed in seven IndyCar Series races with Kelley Racing, with five top-10 finishes, including a career-best fourth in 2002 at Michigan. He began racing at age 6, and he won 252 races in mini-sprints, go-karts, micro-sprints and quarter-midgets. He twice was national quarter-midget champion, then was the 1996 rookie of the year in the Barber Dodge Pro Series. He also raced in the Barber Dodge series in 1997 and the next year joined Indy Lights, the developmental series for CART. Tony Renna died after crashing at close to 220 mph during a test drive at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Noni
  • Added: 22 Oct 2003
  • Find a Grave Memorial 8010185
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Tony Renna (23 Nov 1976–22 Oct 2003), Find a Grave Memorial no. 8010185, ; Maintained by Find A Grave Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown.