Travis Webb

Travis Webb (October 8, 1910—January 27, 1990), nicknamed "Spider", was an American racecar driver from Joplin, Missouri. He died at the age of 79 in McMinnville, Oregon.[1]

Spider Webb
Born(1910-10-08)October 8, 1910
DiedJanuary 27, 1990(1990-01-27) (aged 79)
Formula One World Championship career
NationalityUnited States American
Active years1950, 19521955
TeamsBromme, Maserati, Kurtis Kraft, Deidt
Entries5 (4 starts)
Championships0
Wins0
Podiums0
Career points0
Pole positions0
Fastest laps0
First entry1950 Indianapolis 500
Last entry1955 Indianapolis 500

He was known to his friends as "Webbie". In 1948 he surprised many when he won the middle west big car championship sanctioned by the American Automobile Association. He had a portable bar in the trunk of his car at all times and was known for his free spirit and his humor.[2][3]

Career awardEdit

Indianapolis 500 resultsEdit

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. Spider Webb participated in 4 World Championship races but scored no World Championship points.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Travis Webb". Formula 1 Statistics. Retrieved 2020-03-19.
  2. ^ Reed, Terry (2005). Indy: The Race and Ritual of the Indianapolis 500. Potomac Books, Inc. ISBN 978-1-59797-391-5.
  3. ^ "Gallery: Indianapolis 500 in the 1940s". nwitimes.com. Retrieved 2020-03-19.
  4. ^ Spider Webb Indy 500 Race Stats