George Fonder

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George Fonder
Born(1917-06-22)June 22, 1917
Elmhurst, Pennsylvania
DiedJune 14, 1958(1958-06-14) (aged 40)
Hatfield, Pennsylvania
Formula One World Championship career
NationalityUnited States American
Active years19501954
TeamsSherman, Kurtis Kraft, Schroeder, Silnes, Deidt
Entries5 (2 starts)
Career points0
Pole positions0
Fastest laps0
First entry1950 Indianapolis 500
Last entry1954 Indianapolis 500

George Thomas Fonder (June 22, 1917 Elmhurst, Pennsylvania – June 14, 1958 Hatfield, Pennsylvania)[1] was an American racecar driver. He made four Championship Car starts, including two in the Indianapolis 500 and drove as a relief driver in the 1954 Indianapolis 500 for two different teams after failing to qualify his own car. His best Champ Car finish was in the October 1949 race at Langhorne Speedway. He was killed in a midget-car racing accident.

Indy 500 results[edit]

* Shared drive with Len Duncan
** Shared drive with Frank Armi

World Championship career summary[edit]

The Indianapolis 500 was part of the FIA World Championshipfrom 1950 through 1960. Drivers competing at Indy during those years were credited with World Championship points and participation. George Fonder participated in 2 World Championship races. He started on the pole 0 times, won 0 races, set 0 fastest laps, and finished on the podium 0 times. He accumulated a total of 0 championship points.


  1. ^ "Motorsport Memorial - George Fonder". Motorsport Memorial. Retrieved 31 March 2023.