August 24, 2012-Happy Birthday Roger McCluskey

Roger was born today in 1930. He lived in Tucson, AZ and won National titles in 3 USAC divisons. In 1963 and 1966 he was the Sprint car champion, in 1969 and 1970 he was the USAC Stock car champ and in 1973 he took the Champ Car title.

He had 18 starts in the Indianapolis 500 from 1961 to 1979. He led 7 laps (1962 & 1963) and recorded 4 top ten finishes with a best of 3rd in 1973.


  1. The photo of Roger waiving was taken by Dougan Lloyd Gary

    1. Thanks Doug! When did you take this?

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