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Robert Arbuthnot

Robert Arbuthnot. Copyright Sir William Arbuthnot Bt., 2012. Used with Permission.

Robert Arbuthnot. Copyright Sir William Arbuthnot Bt., 2012. Used with Permission.

Born:

09 Mar 1914
Aberdeen, Scotland

Died:

28 Aug 1946
Watford by-pass, Bushey, Hertfordshire

Nationality:

Great Britain

Indy 500s:

0 (1946)

A member of the banking family, Arbuthnot had the finance to enjoy racing, but World War 2 came at his peak. Died in a road accident, when he and another car collided into each other whilst on a two-way overtaking lane on the Watford bypass. The family name is still involved in lower-level motor racing.

Biography last updated 15 Jul 2012