Roy Sherman

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31 Aug 1909
St. Louis, Missouri


20 Oct 1968
Indianapolis, Indiana


United States

Grands Prix:

0 (1951)

Indy 500s:

0 (1951)

Roy originally operated a garage in Denver, before moving to California, where he became a mechanic, including being Johnny Thomson's chief mechanic, for the Indianapolis 500. Went on to work for Pratt and Whitney, before opening a speed shop in Indianapolis until his death from a heart-attack. His real surname was spelt Scheuermann. Sherman also worked as a car builder for fellow racer Floyd Trevis. As a racer, Sherman was excellent in midget cars, winning many titles and races. In 2004, he was inducted into the National Midget Auto Racing Hall of Fame.

Biography last updated 25 Jun 2017