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Duane Carter : biography

May 5, 1913 - May 7, 1993

Duane Carter (May 5, 1913 – May 7, 1993) was an American racecar driver. He raced midget cars, sprint cars, and IndyCars. Carter was born in Fresno, California, and he died in Indianapolis, Indiana. His son Pancho raced in Indy cars, along with Johnny Parsons (who he helped raise for Johnny Parsons at the National Midget Auto Racing Hall of Fame).

Complete Formula One World Championship results

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Year Entrant Chassis Engine 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 WDC Points
1950 Murrell Belanger Stevens Offenhauser L4 GBR MON 500 SUI BEL FRA ITA NC 0
1951 Mobiloil / Rotary Engineering Deidt Tuffanelli Derrico Offenhauser L4 SUI 500 BEL FRA GBR GER ITA ESP NC 0
1952 Belanger Motors Lesovsky Offenhauser L4 SUI 500 BEL FRA GBR GER NED ITA 15th 3
1953 Bardahl / Ed Walsh Kurtis Kraft 4000 Offenhauser L4 ARG 500 NED BEL FRA GBR GER SUI ITA 13th= 2
1954 Automobile Shippers / Casaroll Kurtis Kraft 500A Offenhauser L4 ARG 500 BEL FRA GBR GER SUI ITA ESP 23rd= 1.5
1955 J.C. Agajanian Kuzma Indy Roadster Offenhauser L4 ARG MON 500 BEL NED GBR ITA NC 0
1959 Smokey Yunick Kurtis Kraft 500H Offenhauser L4 MON 500 NED FRA GBR GER POR ITA USA NC 0
1960 Thompson / Ensley & Murphy Kuzma Indy Roadster Offenhauser L4 ARG MON 500 NED BEL FRA GBR POR ITA USA NC 0
† Indicates shared drive with Sam Hanks after retiring his own car.
* Indicates shared drive with Troy Ruttman. Carter's own car finished 15th after being taken over by Marshall Teague, Jimmy Jackson and Tony Bettenhausen.

Indy 500 results

Year Car Start Qual Rank Finish Laps Led Retired Chassis Engine
1948 16 29 126.015 11 22 59 0 Lost wheel Wetteroth Offy
1949 17 5 128.233 12 14 182 0 Spun T3 Stevens Offy
1950 18 13 131.666 12 12 133 0 Flagged Stevens Offy
1951 27 4 133.749 15 8 180 0 Flagged Deidt Offy
1952 1 6 135.522 16 4 200 0 Running Lesovsky Offy
1953 4 27 135.267 31 24 94 0 Ignition Lesovsky Offy
3* - - - 3 200 0 Running Kurtis Kraft Offy
1954 16 8 138.238 20 15 196 0 Flagged Kurtis Kraft Offy
34** - - - 4 200 0 Running Kurtis Kraft Offy
1955 98 18 139.330 19 11 197 0 Flagged Kuzma Offy
1959 37 12 142.795 17 7 200 0 Running Kurtis Kraft Offy
1960 17 27 142.631 28 12 200 0 Running Kuzma Offy
1963 83 15 148.002 30 23 100 0 Rod Mickey Thompson Chevrolet
Totals 1741 0
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