Jim McWithey

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Jim McWithey
Born(1927-07-04)July 4, 1927
DiedFebruary 1, 2009(2009-02-01) (aged 81)
Formula One World Championship career
NationalityUnited States American
Active years1956-1960
TeamsKurtis Kraft, Epperly, Snowberger, Schroeder
Entries5 (2 starts)
Championships0
Wins0
Podiums0
Career points0
Pole positions0
Fastest laps0
First entry1956 Indianapolis 500
Last entry1960 Indianapolis 500

Jim McWithey (July 4, 1927 – February 1, 2009) was an American racecar driver. He was born in Grammer, Indiana.

McWithey raced in the USAC Championship Car series in the 1956, 1957, 1959 and 1960 seasons, with 20 career starts, including the 1959 and 1960 Indianapolis 500 races, he finished in the top ten 9 times, with his best finish in 3rd position in 1960 at Trenton. His best season was 1959, when he placed fourth three times and also won dirt track sprint car features at Terre Haute, and Williams Grove,[1] he died in February 2009 in Gainesville, Georgia, aged 81.

Indy 500 results[edit]

Complete Formula One World Championship results[edit]

(key)

Year Entrant Chassis Engine 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 WDC Points
1959 Ray Brady Kurtis-Kraft Offenhauser MON 500
16
NED FRA GBR GER POR ITA USA NC 0
1960 Hoover Motor Express Epperly Offenhauser ARG MON 500
29
NED BEL FRA GBR POR ITA USA NC 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Two time Indianapolis 500 starter Jim McWithey dies at 81". www.f1sa.com. Archived from the original on 3 May 2010. Retrieved 28 January 2013.