John Calvin "Jay" Abney (July 27, 1927-April 10, 1991) was an American motorcycle and racing car driver who entered one Formula One race for Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser in 1956, the 1956 Indianapolis 500, but failed to qualify.

He began his career in motorbikes in 1940, doing relatively well in the discipline. He moved into car racing, and continued in this discipline until his retirement in 1960. He became a car dealer in Arizona and California until his death in 1991.

Formula One Statistical Overview Edit

Formula One RecordEdit

Year Team WDC Points WDC Pos.
1956 Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 0 NC

Career ResultsEdit

Complete Formula One results
Year 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Pts Pos
1956 Flag of Argentina Flag of Monaco 48-star U S flag Flag of Belgium Flag of France Flag of the United Kingdom Flag of Germany Flag of Italy 0 NC

Symbol Meaning Symbol Meaning
1stWinner Ret Retired
2ndPodium finish DSQ Disqualified
3rd DNQ Did not qualify
5thPoints finish DNPQ Did not pre-qualify
14thNon-points finish TD Test driver
NCNon-classified finish (<90% race distance) DNS Did not start
ItalicsScored point(s) for Fastest Lap [+] More Symbols

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