|Birthname||George Richard Follmer|
|born on||27 January 1934 at 05:50 (= 05:50 AM )|
|Place||Phoenix, Arizona, 33n27, 112w04|
|Timezone||MST h7w (is standard time)|
|Astrology data||06°55' 02°41 Asc. 09°20'|
American race car driver, and one of the most successful road racers of the 1970s. His family moved to California when he was a baby. Follmer began his career running a Volkswagen Beetle in Gymkhana competition in parking lots in the San Gabriel Valley of Southern California. Follmer raced in the USAC Championship Car series in the 1967-1971 and 1974 seasons, with 25 career starts, including the 1969-1971 Indianapolis 500 races. He finished in the top ten 11 times, with his one victory in 1969 at Phoenix International Raceway. His best finish at the Indianapolis 500 was in 1971. He started 29th and finished in the 15th position driving the Grant King Racer's turbo Offy. He was inducted in the Motorsports Hall of Fame of America in 1999 in the sports car category.
- Vocation : Sports : Race Cars
- Notable : Awards : Hall of Fame (Motorsports Hall of Fame of America, 1999)