Frank McGurk

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19 Jun 1915
Los Angeles, California


07 Feb 1982
Escondido, California


United States

Indy 500s:

1 (1936-1937)

Later went on to work for Chevrolet and General Motors as an equipment manufacturer. working until 1969, when he sold the majority of his company to two different companies: Crane Cams and Ed Iskenderian. McGurk was a talented engineer who specialised in hot rods, both racing and building parts for them, the McGurk Cam Shaft being his greatest legacy. He was an expert in Chevrolet engines, working on their six cylinder engine design. As well as racing in hot rods, which he did prior to World War Two, McGurk also worked as a crew chief in the discipline.

Biography last updated 14 Jul 2017