Al Herman
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Al Herman
Al Herman
Born(1926-03-15)March 15, 1926
DiedJune 18, 1960(1960-06-18) (aged 33)
Formula One World Championship career
NationalityUnited States American
Active years1953-1960
TeamsKuzma, Kurtis Kraft, Ewing, Dunn
Entries8 (5 starts)
Career points0
Pole positions0
Fastest laps0
First entry1953 Indianapolis 500
Last entry1960 Indianapolis 500

Al Herman (March 15, 1926 - June 18, 1960)[1] was an American racecar driver.

Born in Topton, Pennsylvania, Herman died in West Haven, Connecticut as a result of injuries sustained in a midget car crash at the West Haven Speedway.[1] Herman was involved in a multi-car crash on the first lap of the feature race and his car rolled. He drove in the American Automobile Association (AAA) and United States Automobile Club (USAC) Championship Car series, racing in the 1955-1957 and 1959-1960 seasons with 11 starts, including the Indianapolis 500 races in each of those years. He finished in the top ten 3 times, with his best finish in 7th position, in the 1955 Indianapolis 500, earning him Rookie of the Year.[1]

Indianapolis 500 results

World Championship career summary

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. Al Herman participated in 5 World Championship races. He started on the pole 0 times, won 0 races, set 0 fastest laps, and finished on the podium 0 times. He accumulated a total of 0 championship points.


  1. ^ a b c "Al Herman". Retrieved 2014.
Sporting positions
Preceded by
Larry Crockett
Indianapolis 500
Rookie of the Year

Succeeded by
Bob Veith

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