MASTEN GREGORY RACE DRIVER DOWNLOAD
Masten qualified on the last row thirty-first for the race, but that starting position did not impede him. With a simple twist of fate, Masten could have landed the competitive and reliable machinery that would have made him an American icon in racing. At Le Mans that same year Masten recorded his best finish to date in the 24 Hour race co-driving with Bob Holbert, finishing fifth place overall and first in class in a Porsche RS61 Spyder. I just had quite a bit of natural ability, I guess. The email does not appear to be a valid email address. He was the youngest of three children whose parents owned a local insurance company. I agree to the Terms of service and the Privacy Statement.
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Legends Of Motorsport: Masten Gregory
Musso’s oil tank split and his engine crunched to a halt. You rzce only allowed to leave one flower per day for any given memorial. It was at this race that Masten became the first American to score a debut podium finish in Formula One history with his brilliant third place finish in the Monaco Grand Prix. Gregory’s first race was a wash, literally.
Masten Gregory () – Find A Grave Memorial
This photo was not uploaded because this memorial already has 20 photos. He retired from the race in the 5th hour due to gearbox difficulties. Sponsored by Ancestry Explore more.
His impressive performance resulted in an opportunity for him to fill in for Peter Collins’ Lancia-Ferrari D50 in the non-championship F1 Grand Prix at this same circuit the following week. We have 2 volunteers within ten miles of your requested photo location.
Gregory’s father died when he was three, and when the family’s insurance holdings were liquidated by his mother later, a considerable inheritance was made available to the children on their 21st birthdays. However, Masten did manage a sixth place finish in the season ending Moroccan Grand Prix.
With a simple twist of fate, Masten could have landed the competitive and reliable machinery that would have made him an American icon in racing. A slow pit stop caused Masten to come out in second place and the team held that position going into the evening until the car retired due to gearbox problems in the fifth hour.
Through the sale of his family’s insurance company inhe received a considerable amount of money and decided to go racing in an Allard. Born in into a home that was soon broken by divorce, then the death of his father when he was a toddler, at 19 he was already married and out, helped by a portion of the proceeds earned when his mother sold the family insurance business.
When Riddelle asked him why he jumped out of the car Masten replied, “You should have seen what I was going to hit!
He once said, “Frankly, if I couldn’t go motor racing I would have to do something else involving hazard because it is the moment of risk that makes the rest of life bearable, valuable or delightful. Gregory bought a race car, and raced, in late The best finishes Masten was able to produce before his Formula One career ended inoccurred during the season when he drove a Lotus 24 for the UDT Laystall team.
The Kansas City Star newspaper had a small two-column article about his passing, not in the sports section of the newspaper but back in the obituary section where few motorsports fans would notice it. Masten qualified on the last row thirty-first for the race, but that starting position did not impede him. Photo request sent successfully. When asked why he jumped out of the car Masten replied, “You should have seen what I was going to hit!
Cancel Report Abuse Done. Welcome to the new Find A Grave. He had grown to enjoy the European lifestyle and was in his apartment in Porto Ercole, Italy, when he died in his sleep of a heart attack in Gregor need to confirm this account before you can sign in.
Driver Masten Gregory Career Statistics –
This photo was not uploaded because you have already uploaded 20 photos to this memorial. Gregory’s career could best be summed up as unfulfilled potential and he is perhaps remembered most for surviving three high-speed bailouts. That was the last gregry a Ferrari won at Le Mans. This was easily the biggest win of Masten’s career.
Masten Gregory, Sports Cars, Class of 2013
Each contributor can upload a maximum of 5 photos for a memorial. Masten had a very cavalier attitude on the racetrack and was never afraid to stand on the throttle, which boded well for someone racing independent machinery up against factory teams.
We have a volunteer within fifty miles of gregort requested photo location. Please wait a few minutes and try again. Masten’s older brother, Riddelle Gregory a racer himself too at one timeconfirmed his poor vision by saying, “Once we were driving down to Texas and Masten had me do the night driving through Oklahoma because he couldn’t see very well at night.
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