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.
1950 United States Granatelli-Sabourin/Grancor Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 0 NC
1953 United States Peter Schmidt Kuzma-Offenhauser 0 NC
1954 United States Bardahl/Ed Walsh Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 0 NC
1955 United States Dunn Engineering Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 0 NC
1956 United States John Zink Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 8 5th
1959 United States John Zink Watson-Offenhauser 0 NC

Career Results[edit | edit source]

Complete Formula One results
Year 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Pts Pos
1950 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Flag of Monaco.svg 48-star U S flag.svg Flag of Switzerland.svg Flag of Belgium.svg Flag of France.svg Flag of Italy.svg 0 NC
10th
1953 Flag of Argentina.svg 48-star U S flag.svg Flag of the Netherlands.svg Flag of Belgium.svg Flag of France.svg Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Flag of Germany.svg Flag of Switzerland.svg Flag of Italy.svg 0 NC
22nd
1954 Flag of Argentina.svg 48-star U S flag.svg Flag of Belgium.svg Flag of France.svg Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Flag of Germany.svg Flag of Switzerland.svg Flag of Italy.svg Flag of Spain 1945 1977.svg 0 NC
28th[1]
1955 Flag of Argentina.svg Flag of Monaco.svg 48-star U S flag.svg Flag of Belgium.svg Flag of the Netherlands.svg Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Flag of Italy.svg 0 NC
10th
1956 Flag of Argentina.svg Flag of Monaco.svg 48-star U S flag.svg Flag of Belgium.svg Flag of France.svg Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Flag of Germany.svg Flag of Italy.svg 8 5th
1st
1959 Flag of Monaco.svg 48-star U S flag.svg Flag of the Netherlands.svg Flag of France.svg Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Flag of Germany.svg Flag of Portugal.svg Flag of Italy.svg US flag 49 stars.svg 0 NC
19th


Key
Symbol Meaning Symbol Meaning
1st Winner Ret Retired
2nd Podium finish DSQ Disqualified
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]

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  1. Shared drive with Jim Rathmann.
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