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I got burnt pretty bad on my face, but if it wasn’t for the Good Lord I wouldn’t have made it. Nalon occasionally warmed up the car.

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I blew it up and there was a big ball of flame down the straightaway and it was spectacular he was not injured. See more Nalon memorials in: Photos larger than 8. If a new volunteer signs up in your requested photo location, they may see your existing request and take the photo. Dhke can help Wikipedia by expanding it. Oops, some error occurred while uploading your photo s.

The way I look at it is that I come in and talk about this place and share the passion I have for nalin and I try to answer as many questions as I can and try to share the tradition, the history, the feel. Please check the I’m not a robot checkbox. From that point on, Patrick and his father — who never wanted his son to race — became a two-man team.

Things had changed a lot, particularly with power steering.

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Goossen then helped turn that engine into a genuine Indy contender. May 9,5: He miraculously survived a fiery crash that resulted from a broken rear axle while he was leading early in the Classic.

We can hope; but no. The ultimate proving ground for car manufacturers it was nslon unusual in the early days of the to have dozen or more manufacturers in field January 29, He entered his first race inwhen the driver for Walter Galven’s Model T sprint car failed to show at Roby Speedway in northwest Indiana.

Of course, what happens at Indy now—and will happen in May with the th running—is a far cry from what happened inwhen xuke cars started the race.

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Verify and try again. Grave Person Family Other Saved. Duke Nalon raced the same Novi in five Indianapolis s, including Find A Grave Video Tutorials. Naturally, he won the race to start the Nalon legend.

Prior to that, it was difficult for the average fan to even figure out who built what, in the era when Cosworth and Ilmor both in the U.

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Are you sure that you want to delete this photo? Cover photo and vital information Quickly see who the memorial is for and when they nzlon and died and where they are buried. He put a leash on this powerful racing monster about as well as anyone and made a name for himself that remains today as he races through his 88th year. Mays joined Nalon in Welch’s Novi stable for the ’49 race.

Shaw later altered the rules so that anyone passing the Pace Nalln would be assessed a one-lap penalty. Will we ever see that again? Please contact Find A Grave at support findagrave. Sign In Keep me signed in. Nalon backed into the wall and scraped along it toward Turn 4.