George Francis "Pat" Flaherty (born January 6 1926 in Glendale, California - died April 9 2002 in Oxnard, California) was a United States driver who competed at the Indianapolis 500 five times, winning the event in 1956.
A few months after 1956 win, he was severely injured in another race, knocking him out of racing for more than two years. He attempted a comeback at Indianapolis in 1959, but after crashing out of that race, he retired for good.
Formula One Statistical Overview[edit | edit source]
Formula One Record[edit | edit source]
|Year||Entreat||Team||WDC Points||WDC Pos.|
|1954||Bardahl/Ed Walsh||Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser||0||NC|
|1955||Dunn Engineering||Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser||0||NC|
|1956||John Zink||Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser||8||5th|
Career Results[edit | edit source]
|Complete Formula One results|
|3rd||DNQ||Did not qualify|
|5th||Points finish||DNPQ||Did not pre-qualify|
|14th||Non-points finish||TD||Test driver|
|NC||Non-classified finish (<90% race distance)||DNS||Did not start|
|Italics||Scored point(s) for Fastest Lap||[+] More Symbols|
Notes[edit | edit source]
- Shared drive with Jim Rathmann.