Al Herman  United States

  • Full name Gerald Herman
  • Birth date March 15, 1927
  • Birthplace Topton, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Date of death June 18, 1960 (33 years 95 days)
  • Place of death West Haven, Connecticut, United States
  • Teams Dunn, Ewing, Kurtis Kraft
World Championship Career
Year Car Race Start Won Pod Class Best Pole Front Best Lap Hat Pts Pos
1955 Kurtis Kraft 1 1 0 0 1 7 0 0 16 0 0 0 -
1956 Kurtis Kraft 1 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 27 0 0 0 -
1957 Dunn 1 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 30 0 0 0 -
1959 Dunn 1 1 0 0 1 13 0 0 23 0 0 0 -
1960 Ewing 1 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 30 0 0 0 -
Total 5 5 0 0 2 7 0 0 16 0 0 0
Race Circuit Date
First race Indianapolis 500 Indianapolis May 30, 1955 Race results
Last race Indianapolis 500 Indianapolis May 30, 1960 Race results
Profile

Al Herman competed in five grand prix all at Indianapolis with his best finish, 11th in the 1955 race, earning him the title of "Rookie of the Year". He died after sustaining serious injuries in a Midget car crash at the West Haven Speedway in 1960.

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