Ruby, Lloyd

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Name
Ruby, Lloyd Gender: M
Richard Lloyd Ruby
born on 12 January 1928 at 10:00 (= 10:00 AM )
Place Wichita Falls, Texas, 33n55, 98w30
Timezone CST h6w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 21°13' s_mo.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 26°48 Asc.s_piscol.18.gif 03°32'



Biography

American racecar driver best remembered for his many misfortunes at the Indianapolis 500. His biography, written by Ted Buss in 2000, was titled: "Lloyd Ruby: The Greatest Driver Never to Win the Indy 500". Ruby led the race in five different years, for a total of 126 laps, however, his best finish at Indianapolis was merely third in 1964. His only other top five finish at Indy came in 1968. In 1991, he was inducted into the Auto Racing Hall of Fame.

He died on 23 March 2009, aged 81, in his hometown of Wichita Falls, Texas.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided birth certificate.

Categories

  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 81)
  • Vocation : Sports : Race Cars
  • Notable : Awards : Hall of Fame (National Midget Auto Racing)
  • Notable : Awards : Hall of Fame (Motorsports Hall of Fame of America)