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Sam
Hanks


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Passed away in 1994 at the age of 80.


Driver / Professional


AAA-Midgets
American Midget Racing Association
American Racing Drivers Club
Big Car - AAA
Formula 1
United Racing Association URA
USAC - Champ Car

Championships Won


USAC - Champ Car
1953 - Driver



Hall of Fame Inductions


Sam Hanks is a 7 time Motorsports Hall of Fame inductee.


Auto Racing Hall of Fame
Indianapolis, IN
1981 - Inductee


National Midget Auto Racing Hall of Fame
Speedway, IN
1984 - Inductee
Hanks captured the 1957 Indianapolis 500 in his 12th appearance in the famed race and from Victory L...



Hoosier Auto Racing Fans Hall of Fame
Speedway, IN
1987 - Inductee


National Sprint Car Hall of Fame & Museum
Knoxville, IA
1998 - Inductee


Motorsports Hall of Fame of America
Daytona Beach, FL
2000 - Inductee



Associations


IMS | Indianapolis Motor Speedway
Indianapolis, IN
1958 to 1979 - Director



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