Marvin Pifer

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13 Mar 1928
Adrian, Michigan


04 May 1974
Adrian, Michigan


United States

Grands Prix:

0 (1952)

Indy 500s:

0 (1952-1956)

Marvin''s son, of the same name, competed in the same machinery - sprint cars! Marvin himself ran a jeep and Triumph dealership in Adrian, but was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis in 1963. By 1968, he was in a wheelchair, 4 years later he sold his business and 2 years after that, the illness had killed him after suffering a heart-attack due to complications of the disease. Started racing under his brother Aldon's name in 1946 as he was still underage. Fought in Korea, and as well as his dealerships, also ran an automotive repair business.

Biography last updated 15 Feb 2016