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Bill Spence (racing driver)

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Name  Bill Spence

William Spence (June 9, 1906 – May 30, 1929) was an American racecar driver. He was killed in the 1929 Indianapolis 500 after making contact with the inside wall in turn 2. This accident was caught on film by the makers of the 1929 silent film Speedway and the horrific crash can be seen in the last reel.

Spence also served as a relief driver in the 1928 Indianapolis 500 for Billy Arnold.

Biography

He died on 30 May 1929 in Indianapolis, Indiana at the 1929 Indianapolis 500.

References

Bill Spence (racing driver) Wikipedia


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