Friday 15th February 2008
American racer Jerry Karl (66) died in a accident in Maryland (US). Jerry was a 6 time Indianapolis 500 Starter. He started racing at Freeport Stadium on Long Island in 1957. Jerry competed in ARDC, ATQMRA, URC, and USAC in the Midget, Sprint, Silver Crown, Formula 5000, and Indianapolis Cars. Jerry raced in the Indy 500 in 1973, 1974, 1975, 1978, 1980 and 1981.