Indianapolis 500 Deaths

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Drivers killed before the first Indianapolis 500-Mile Race


Drivers killed in the Indianapolis 500-Mile Race


Drivers killed during testing, practice or qualifications


Riding mechanics killed during the Race

  • 1909
    • Harry Holcomb; Springfield, Massachusetts
    • Claude Kellum; Indianapolis, Indiana
  • 1911
    • Sam Dickson
  • 1919
    • Robert Bandini; Los Angeles, California
    • Nicholas Mollinard; France
  • 1930
    • Paul Marshall; Indianapolis, Indiana
  • 1933

Riding mechanics killed in practice

Track personnel killed in Race

Spectators killed at the Race

Bystander killed outside the track

  • 1931

Wilbur Brink; Indianapolis, Indiana (Struck by wheel over fence)