Jack Curtner

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09 Feb 1893
Van Buren, Ohio


18 Dec 1959
Greenville, Ohio


United States

Indy 500s:

1 (1922)

Well known local driver in Ohio whose big national drives were few in number. Curtner was also based in Indianapolis itself for a while and he took the last space on the grid in 1922 after original driver Tom Mulligan crashed the car in practice. Survived a big crash in 1928 when he crashed through a fence. Curtner was the owner of a pool hall in Greenville called the Speedway Pool Hall.

Biography last updated 27 Dec 2015