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Joe Dawson (April 19, 1889 - June 18, 1946) was an Americanmarker race car driver.

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Born in Odonmarker, Indianamarker, Dawson competed in the Indianapolis 500marker race three times, beginning in 1911 when he drove a Marmon to a fifth place finish. The following year, Dawson won after Ralph DePalma, who had led for 196 laps of the 200 lap race, dropped out with a mechanical failure. At age 22 years and 323 days, Dawson stood as the youngest winner of the "500" until Troy Ruttman won the 1952 Indianapolis 500 at age 22 years and 86 days. In his final Indy 500 race in 1914, Dawson retired after an accident on the 45th lap. he died on June 18, 1946.

Indy 500 results

Year Car Start Qual Rank Finish Laps Led Retired
1911 31 27 5 200 0 Running
1912 8 7 86.130 4 1 200 2 Running
1914 26 17 93.550 5 25 45 0 Crash BS
Totals 445 2
Starts 3
Poles 0
Front Row 0
Wins 1
Top 5 2
Top 10 2
Retired 1


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