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Jim Buick

Jim Buick. Copyright Russ Creason, 2012. Used with Permission.

Jim Buick. Copyright Russ Creason, 2012. Used with Permission.

Jim Buick, Custer, South Dakota, USA, 8th August 2013. Copyright Tom WIlson, 2013. Used with Permission.

Jim Buick, Custer, South Dakota, USA, 8th August 2013. Copyright Tom WIlson, 2013. Used with Permission.

Born:

14 Dec 1940
Omaha, Nebraska

Nationality:

United States

Indy 500s:

0 (1981-1983)

Jim's main work was as a longtime airline pilot, with drives coming as and when they were possible. He retired in 2001 from racing and is now chief pilot and flight department manager for a group of 5 corporations, flying 2 corporate aircraft. He also flies in his spare time, despite now being in his 70's. He still follows all racing and kindly gave OldRacingCars.com an in-depth interview about his racing and non-racing careers, which can be found here; https://www.oldracingcars.info/interviews/jim_buick/

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Biography last updated 27 Jul 2018