Fred Harder

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09 Aug 1892
Detroit, Michigan


17 Mar 1956
Dayton, Ohio


United States

Indy 500s:

2 (1924-1925)

Useful driver who worked in the car industry as a salesman and repair man. Harder was also based in Montgomery, Ohio and San Antonio, Texas in his life. Harder served his country during World War 1, joining the United States Army. Harder, whose family had both Irish and German ancestry, later also lived in New York State, in Evan Mills, relocating to find work as a mechanic. As a racer, Harder was best known for his prowess on dirt track ovals.

Biography last updated 4 Sep 2017