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Buddy Cagle

Buddy Cagle, Muskogee, Oklahoma, August 1964. Copyright, Jim Davis 1964; permission to use given by Henry Wheeler, 2017.

Buddy Cagle, Muskogee, Oklahoma, August 1964. Copyright, Jim Davis 1964; permission to use given by Henry Wheeler, 2017.

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Born:

11 Jul 1930
Tulsa, Oklahoma

Nationality:

United States

Grands Prix:

0 (1956)

Indy 500s:

0 (1956)

Worked for many years as the Auto Shop teacher at Will Rogers High School, in Tulsa, Oklahoma, after a very long racing career at national and lower levels. He also builds experimental aircraft and remains linked with the sport and local projects. Cagle was four time Tulsa Fairgrounds Speedway Track Champion in the 1960's, but started racing in midget cars as a teenager in the late 1940's. He initially retired in 1958 after being injured in a crash before taking up stock and supermodified racing. In 2014, he was inducted into the Midget Auto Racing Hall of Fame. Cagle also worked as a plumber and served in the US Navy for some while.

Biography last updated 31 Jan 2016