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George Fonder

George Fonder (June 22, 1917 Elmhurst, PennsylvaniaJune 14, 1958 Hatfield, Pennsylvania) was an American racecar driver. He made four Championship Car starts, including two in the Indianapolis 500 and drove as a relief driver in the 1954 Indianapolis 500 for two different teams after failing to qualify his own car. His best Champ Car finish was in the October 1949 race at Langhorne Speedway. He was killed in a midget-car racing accident.

Indy 500 results

Year Car Start Qual Rank Finish Laps Led Retired
1949 38 25 127.289 22 20 116 0 Valve
1952 65 13 135.947 13 15 197 0 Flagged
1954 33 - - - Ret* ? ? Brake cylinder
1954 71 - - - 19** ? ? Flagged
Totals 313 0
Starts 2
Poles 0
Front Row 0
Wins 0
Top 5 0
Top 10 0
Retired 1
* Shared drive with Len Duncan
** Shared drive with Frank Armi

World Championship career summary

The Indianapolis 500 was part of the FIA World Championshipfrom 1950 through 1960. Drivers competing at Indy during those years were credited with World Championship points and participation. George Fonder participated in 2 World Championship races. He started on the pole 0 times, won 0 races, set 0 fastest laps, and finished on the podium 0 times. He accumulated a total of 0 championship points.

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