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Eddie Sachs
Birth: May 28, 1927
Allentown
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: May 30, 1964
Speedway
Indiana, USA

Known as the Clown Prince of Auto Racing. Race car driver. Eight USAC National Championship wins, ten USAC Sprint Car wins. USAC Midwestern Sprint Car Champion, 1958. 8 time starter of the Indianapolis 500. Indianapolis 500 Pole Winner, 1960, 61. Best Indianapolis 500 finish, 2nd 1961. Killed in a firey crash on the 2nd lap of the 1964 Indianapolis 500, which also claimed the life of Dave MacDonald and injured Ronnie Duman and future 3 time 500 winners Johnny Rutherford and Bobby Unser.  (bio by: Jim Adams) 

Cause of death: Killed in second lap crash at Indianapolis 500, 1964
 
Burial:
Holy Saviour Cemetery
Bethlehem
Northampton County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
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Record added: Oct 19, 1998
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- florida boy 64
 Added: Oct. 31, 2014

- grave hunter
 Added: Jul. 23, 2014
God bless you Eddie; 50 years on your passing and you are still missed!
- Alex Boras
 Added: May. 30, 2014
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