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Richard Amick

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Born:

19 Jan 1929
Kansas City, Missouri

Died:

16 May 1995
Crystal River, Florida

Nationality:

United States

Grands Prix:

2 (1959-1960)

Indy 500s:

2 (1959-1960)

Better known as ''Red'' Amick. Ran a truck stop, under his own name, near Muncie, Indiana before retiring to Florida. He also ran a restaurant in North Vernon, Indiana. Amick - who was not related to fellow Indianapolis 500 starter George - was most successful racing short-track roadsters. Amick also raced hot rods. Amick's best result at Indianapolis was eleventh in 1960 but his finest achievement was winning the 1956 AARC Championship.

Biography last updated 18 Jan 2017