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Rene Thomas

Rene Thomas, 1915. Originally in the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Collection of the The IUPUI University Library, in conjunction with Indiana University. Photo taken pre-1923, so copyright lapsed. JPEG copyright, Richard Jenkins, 2013.

Rene Thomas, 1915. Originally in the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Collection of the The IUPUI University Library, in conjunction with Indiana University. Photo taken pre-1923, so copyright lapsed. JPEG copyright, Richard Jenkins, 2013.

Rene Thomas. Copyright Ferret Fotographic, 2013. Used with Permission.

Rene Thomas. Copyright Ferret Fotographic, 2013. Used with Permission.

Born:

07 Mar 1886
Perigueux

Died:

23 Sep 1975
Columbes

Nationality:

France

Indy 500s:

4 (1914-1921)

Became an aviator and World War 1 pilot. Started off his career as a cyclist.