Land Speed Racer Memorial

 Index of Deaths by Location

Introductory Note

This index is useful in identifying names of racers who died at a specific dry lakes or salt flats.  It is arranged by country with the United States preceding the international section.   Within each state or country, race locations are arranged alphabetically.  The racers are listed alphabetically under each location.

                       United States

Bonneville Salt Flats (Utah)

  • John Beckett
  • Noel Black
  • Barry Bryant
  • Jim Buckmaster
  • John Donaldson
  • Athol Graham
  • Cliff Gullett
  • Bob Herda
  • Glenn Leasher
  • Nolan White

Daytona Beach (Florida)

  • Lee Bible
  • Frank Lockhart

Loring Air Force Base (Maine)

  • Bill Warner

Lake Wichita Dry Lake (Texas)

  • Charles Sproul

El Mirage Dry Lake (California)

  • Sonny Arnett
  • Charles Bennett
  • Kenneth Bigelow
  • Bruce Blair
  • Wayne Cass
  • Pete Dean
  • Gaylord "Geezer" Emick
  • Robert Fadave
  • Robert Funk
  • Thomas Glover
  • Harvey Haller
  • Robert Johnson
  • Larry Lubinsky
  • Rulon McGregor
  • Jackson Pendleton
  • Bob Robinson
  • Nicholas Schlegel
  • Jack Stewart
  • Wilbert Werder
  • Cornelius Wynja

Muroc/Rogers Dry Lake (California)

  • Bruce Johnston
  • Nathan Windman

Rosamond Dry Lake (California)

  • Floyd Fancher

                           England

Brooklands Motor Racing Track (near Weybridge)

  • Percy Lambert
  • Dario Resta

                           Germany

Frankfurt/Darmstadt Autobahn

  • Bernd Rosemeyer

                           Hungary

Budapest

  • Eric Fernihough

                         South Africa

Verneuk pan, near Upington (North Cape Province)

  • Johan Jacobs

                             Wales

Pendine Sands

  • J. G. Parry-Thomas

Name/Year of Accident

  • Arnett (1995)

  • Beckett (2005)

  • Bennett (1964)

  • Bible (1929)

  • Bigelow (1951)
  • Black (1970)
  • Blair (1940s)
  • Bryant (2009)

  • Buckmaster (1972)

  • Cass (1948

  • Dean (1984)

  • Donaldson (1955)

  • Emick (1969)

  • Fadave (1949)

  • Fancher (1949)

  • Fernihough (1938

  • Funk (1962)

  • Glover (1948

  • Graham (1960)

  • Gullett (2008

  • Haller (1953?)

  • Herda (1969)

  • Jacobs (2006)

  • Johnson (1950)

  • Johnston (1998

  • Lambert (1913)

  • Leasher (1962)

  • Lockhart (1928)

  • Lubinsky (1969)

  • McGregor (1949)

  • Parry-Thomas (1927)

  • Pendleton (1949)

  • Resta (1924)

  • Robinson (1950)

  • Rosemeyer (1938

  • Schlegel (1947)

  • Sproul (1955)

  • Stewart (1968

  • Warner (2013)

  • Werder (1949)

  • Wheeler (2016)

  • White (2002)

  • Windman (1934)

  • Wynja (1951)

Names Added Recently

  • Jim Buckmaster
  • Floyd Fancher
  • Eric Fernihough
  • Johan Jacobs
  • Charles Sproul
  • Jack Stewart
  • Bill Warner
  • Sam Wheeler