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  • Herb Balmer (1905 - 1934)
    Herb Balmer, 28, auto race driver, was injured fatally when a race car he was testing overturned. A mechanic. J. R. Couch, who was riding with him, was injured. Balmer was declared the winner the previ...
  • Raymond Thackwell (deceased)
    For many years Ray, was a successful international speedway rider and racing driver
  • John Henry Knight (1847 - 1917)
    John Henry Knight John Henry Knight (21 January 1847 – 22 September 1917), from Farnham, was a wealthy engineer, landowner and inventor. With the help of the engineer George Parfitt he built o...
  • J. C. France
    Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jamie C. "J. C." France] (born November 1, 1965 in Lakeland, Florida) is an American auto racing driver competing in the Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series. He is curre...
  • Jim France
    From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia James Carl "Jim" France (born October 24, 1944) is an American motorsports executive, at present the vice chairman of the board of directors and executive vice p...

This project focuses on people who have made significant contributions to the automobile industry including race car drivers.