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George Francis "Pat" Flaherty (born January 6 1926 in Glendale, California - died April 9 2002 in Oxnard, California) was a United States driver who competed at the Indianapolis 500 five times, winning the event in 1956.

A few months after 1956 win, he was severely injured in another race, knocking him out of racing for more than two years. He attempted a comeback at Indianapolis in 1959, but after crashing out of that race, he retired for good.

Formula One Statistical OverviewEdit

Formula One RecordEdit

Year Entreat Team WDC Points WDC Pos.
1950 United States Granatelli-Sabourin/Grancor Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 0 NC
1953 United States Peter Schmidt Kuzma-Offenhauser 0 NC
1954 United States Bardahl/Ed Walsh Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 0 NC
1955 United States Dunn Engineering Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 0 NC
1956 United States John Zink Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 8 5th
1959 United States John Zink Watson-Offenhauser 0 NC

Career ResultsEdit

Complete Formula One results
Year 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Pts Pos
1950 Flag of the United Kingdom Flag of Monaco 48-star U S flag Flag of Switzerland Flag of Belgium Flag of France Flag of Italy 0 NC
10th
1953 Flag of Argentina 48-star U S flag Flag of the Netherlands Flag of Belgium Flag of France Flag of the United Kingdom Flag of Germany Flag of Switzerland Flag of Italy 0 NC
22nd
1954 Flag of Argentina 48-star U S flag Flag of Belgium Flag of France Flag of the United Kingdom Flag of Germany Flag of Switzerland Flag of Italy Flag of Spain 1945 1977 0 NC
28th[1]
1955 Flag of Argentina Flag of Monaco 48-star U S flag Flag of Belgium Flag of the Netherlands Flag of the United Kingdom Flag of Italy 0 NC
10th
1956 Flag of Argentina Flag of Monaco 48-star U S flag Flag of Belgium Flag of France Flag of the United Kingdom Flag of Germany Flag of Italy 8 5th
1st
1959 Flag of Monaco 48-star U S flag Flag of the Netherlands Flag of France Flag of the United Kingdom Flag of Germany Flag of Portugal Flag of Italy US flag 49 stars 0 NC
19th


Key
Symbol Meaning Symbol Meaning
1stWinner Ret Retired
2ndPodium finish DSQ Disqualified
3rd DNQ Did not qualify
5thPoints finish DNPQ Did not pre-qualify
14thNon-points finish TD Test driver
NCNon-classified finish (<90% race distance) DNS Did not start
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NotesEdit

  1. Shared drive with Jim Rathmann.

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