In the first race of the season, Jim Adema crashed at Ironwood.
Johnny Aitken died of influenza
C.E. Altman died fighting a long battle with leukemia.
Accident at Daytona International Speedway
John Anderson was killed in a highway collision.
While practicing for the Indianapolis 500, Keith Andrews was fatally injured.
Sam Ard suffered from Parkinson's and Alzheimer's disease.
Hill climbing Bob Armstrong died from drowning in a boating accident.
Dale Armstrong died of sarcoidosis in his California home.
Hank Arnold died in a heat race after tangling with another car throwing his car into the guard rail.
Jerry Arnold died of accidental injuries at his home.
Alberto Ascari died in an ambulance after crashing in the third corner, now named after him, of the Autodrome.
Sam Ash broke his neck at Berlin Raceway.