Tommy Boggs

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Indianapolis, Indiana




United States

Indy 500s:

0 (1947)

Indianapolis based youngster who had a brief post-World War 2 career in sprint and dirt cars. Biographical detail is hard to come by for Boggs. Prior to his Indianapolis 500 attempt, a number of photos were taken of him by the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. He entered his own Offy-powered car, with support from the Century Tires and Perfect Circle Piston Ring businesses. However he failed to qualify and appeared to stop racing as a result. An earlier newspaper report refers to him as a dirt track racer who raced in the late 1930's and early 1940's. Listed as an aviator, he served in World War Two as a pilot in the European theatre of war.

Biography last updated 12 Feb 2020