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The next year he won a race at Altoona, Pa. It used three Winfield carburetors, and at 8, rpm, the blower turned 42, rpm, producing up to 30 psi of boost.

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Duke Nalon

Duke raced for a living and took care of his equipment while running up front. Have Feedback Thanks for using Find A Grave, if you have any feedback we would love to hear from you. They qualifiedwith Nalon on the pole, and Welch told them in a pre-race conference that whichever driver led the first lap would stay in that position the rest of the way. His best finish was 3rd in He miraculously survived a fiery crash that resulted from a broken rear axle while he was leading early in the Classic.


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If the problem persists contact Find A Grave. Nalon decided quickly on the way to their cars to start in low gear instead of second, which he and Mays had agreed upon.

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Car news, reviews, motorsports, auto shows and stunning photography delivered right to your mailbox. I was leading the race and ran out of fuel with 14 laps to go, finished third. He returned in the fall to win the mile finale, too. At 20, he had a pair of racing goggles in his back pocket, and that was all he needed when a race car dukw opened up for the lap feature at old Robey Speedway in northwestern Indiana.

Nalon occasionally warmed up the car. It came after veteran Ralph Hepburn suffered fatal injuries during practice on Naoon 16, Not only did he work on Model T’s, but he drove them.


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Duke Nalon

You dkue a Find A Grave account to add things to this site. Retrieved from ” https: H e began his career helping Wally Zale in the pits. Password Reset Please enter your email address and we will send you an email with a link to reset your password.

Although he experienced moderate success, his parents had no idea that he was racing. Thank you for fulfilling this photo request.