Floyd Sparks

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01 Sep 1894
Port Ludlow, Washington


11 Jun 1966
Los Angeles, California


United States

Indy 500s:

0 (1931)

Raced before World War One as a youngster on inherited money, then fought in the First World War (where he was promoted to Sergeant), before two returns; one in the mid-twenties, and then the last being his Indianapolis 500 attempt which ended early when his car caught fire, burning Floyd badly. Unfortunately Floyd's life was met with numerous problems; he served many years in jail in Los Angeles. Before his incarceration, Floyd worked as a mechanic.

Biography last updated 25 Aug 2017