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Moran at the 1990 IMSA Del Mar Grand Prix
Moran at the 2014 Indianapolis 500.

Rocky Moran, Sr. (born February 3, 1950 in Pasadena, California) is a retired American race car driver. Moran, Sr. started three Indianapolis 500-mile (800 km) races (1988, 1989, and 1990 Indianapolis 500) with a best finish of 14th in 1989.[1]

Moran also teamed with P. J. Jones and Mark Dismore to win the 1993 24 Hours of Daytona event.[2]

Moran is the father of racer Rocky Moran, Jr.. With his son, Moran, Sr. opened the Moran Raceway kart track in Beaumont, California in June 2003.[3] One mile in length the track boasted 19 turns, 860 ft. long straight, and a top speed by 125cc shifter karts of nearly 100 mph. There were six different track configurations; however, most preferred to run the full distance. In 2007, the track was closed.

American Open-Wheel racing resultsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Indy 500 Career Stats - Rocky Moran". Indianapolis Motor Speedway, LLC. Archived from the original on 30 September 2011. Retrieved 22 December 2010.
  2. ^ "GAINSCO/Bob Stallings Racing Ready for All-American Assault". Grand-AM Road Racing. 27 January 2010. Retrieved 22 December 2010.
  3. ^ Holtzclaw, Kenneth M.; Mayor Jeff Fox (2007). Beaumont Images of America. Arcadia Publishing. ISBN 978-0-7385-4713-8.