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Name: Art Cross  
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Date of Birth: 15th April 1918
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Profession: Racing driver
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Art Cross (January 24, 1918, Jersey City, NJ - April 15, 2005, LaPorte, Indiana) was a racing driver from the United States.

He participated in 4 editions of the Indy 500 at a time when the race was also valid for the Formula 1 World Championship, being awarded Rookie of the Year in 1952 (first year of the prize) after a fifth place and achieving second place the following year.

After retiring from racing, he turned his attention to running the farm in LaPorte, Indiana, he had bought with the prize money from the Indy 500 and later became involved in a heavy equipment business and in construction.

Formula One Indy 500 results

Season Driver# Team Grid Classification Points Note Race Report
1952 33 Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 20 5 2   Report
1953 16 Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 12 2 *PODIUM* 6   Report
1954 45 Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 27 11     Report
1955 99 Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 24 Ret   Engine Report

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