March 11, 2013-Troy Ruttman Happy Birthday

Born today in 1930 in Mooreland , OK he is the youngest person to win the Indianapolis 500 at 22 years 80 days. He had 12 starts between 1949 and 1964 with the victory in 1952 for JC Agajanian. His best start was 3rd and he led 4 different races for a total of 69 laps. Below is an interview Luke Walton did on race morning 1982 on the IMS Radio Network.

Luke Walton interviews Troy Ruttman 1982 click here to listen

1952 winner

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