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Eddie Sachs
Birth: May 28, 1927
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: May 30, 1964
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) 
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  Nance A. McGarrity Sachs-Gerlach (1927 - 2005)

Cause of death: Killed in second lap crash at Indianapolis 500, 1964
Holy Saviour Cemetery
Northampton County
Pennsylvania, USA
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Record added: Oct 19, 1998
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- Tracey Reid
 Added: May. 28, 2017
Eddie, thanks for the memories of racing talent you had. Saw your fatal lap at Indy and still can't believe it happened. It was four years before I could watch another Indy. Rest In Eternal Peace.
- Billy R. Edgar
 Added: Dec. 1, 2016
Remembering you on the anniversary of your passing. May you rest in peace and may God richly bless you.
- Jeffrey Maksymowski
 Added: May. 30, 2016
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