Sammy Sessions

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10 Sep 1935
Nashville, Michigan


17 Dec 1977
Alexandria, Minnesota


United States

Indy 500s:

7 (1966-1975)

Continued in sprint cars for a number of years and also became a top snowmobile racer. He died when he suffered a heart-attack during a snowmobile race and subsequently crashed into a tree, dying instantly when a branch decapitated him. Real name was Allen Dale Sessions. He was also very adept in supermodified cars. Sessions was a light aircraft pilot in his spare time but also enjoyed, unusually for someone who was almost always involved with fast things, fishing.

Biography last updated 8 Jul 2015