Buddy Rusch

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15 Oct 1911
Danville, Illinois


13 Jul 1983
MacClenny, Florida


United States

Indy 500s:

0 (1946)

Mainly a dirt track racer, based both in Texas and Florida. Occasionally prepared his own cars for races. Rusch raced both before and after World War Two. Rusch took up the sport in the late 1930's before rejoining racing in 1946; by now he was a member of United States Army and used that as a patriotic promotional tool, but sadly he failed to qualify. Rusch carried on racing until the 1950's, largely in midget cars.

Biography last updated 5 Feb 2018