Wade Morton

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19 Mar 1889
Franklinville, New York


22 Feb 1935
Winter Haven, Florida


United States

Indy 500s:

7 (1920-1927)

Worked as a test driver for Auburn, who whom he later designed road cars, including the Cabin Speedster. Primarily a stock car driver, he was also a good friend of Gene Tunney, the boxer. A cultured man, he also worked as an executive for Meteor Motors and as sales manager of the Cord Automobile division of Auburn. Killed in a car accident. Real name was Ward Day.

Biography last updated 24 Jan 2010