Eddie Russo (November 19, 1925 – October 14, 2012) was an American racecar driver.
|Born||November 19, 1925|
|Died||October 14, 2012(aged 86)|
|Formula One World Championship career|
|Teams||Kuzma, Pawl, Epperly, Kurtis Kraft|
|Entries||7 (4 starts)|
|First entry||1954 Indianapolis 500|
|Last entry||1960 Indianapolis 500|
Russo won the midget car racing track championship Raceway Park in Chicago in 1950. Russo competed in the AAA and USAC Championship Car series in the 1952-1957 and 1960 seasons, with 21 career starts, including 3 times in the Indianapolis 500. He finished in the top ten 5 times, with his best finish in 1955 at Langhorne.
Indy 500 resultsEdit
* shared drive with Ed Elisian
World Championship career summaryEdit
The Indianapolis 500 was part of the FIA World Championship from 1950 through 1960. Drivers competing at Indy during those years were credited with World Championship points and participation. Eddie Russo participated in 4 World Championship races but scored no World Championship points.
- Three-time Indianapolis 500 racer Eddie Russo dies at 86 http://www.autoweek.com/article/20121023/INDYCAR/121029933
- Reed, Terry Indy:the race and ritual of the Indianapolis 500, p 134
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