Lloyd Perry Casner (30 August1928 in Miami, Florida - 10 April1965 in Le Mans, France) was the creator of the Casner Motor Racing Division team. August 30 is the 242nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (243rd in leap years), with 123 days remaining. ... Year 1928 (MCMXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar). ... This article is about the city in Florida. ... Official language(s) English Capital Tallahassee Largest city Jacksonville Largest metro area Miami Area Ranked 22nd - Total 65,795 sq mi (170,304 kmÂ²) - Width 361 miles (582 km) - Length 447 miles (721 km) - % water 17. ... April 10 is the 100th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (101st in leap years). ... 1965 (MCMLXV) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1965 calendar). ... Le Mans is a city in France, located at the Sarthe River. ...
An airline pilot by trade, "Lucky" Casner developed an interest in the Maserati Birdcage, and started his team in order to enter the 1959 24 Hours of Le Mans. The Maserati Type 61 is among one of the most iconic racing cars in history. ... The 1959 24 Hours of Le Mans was the 27th Grand Prix of Endurance, and took place on June 20 and 21, 1959. ...
Sharing a Birdcage with Masten Gregory, Casner won the 1961 1000km Nürburgring for Team Camoradi, but never won Le Mans. He was killed when he crashed a new Maserati during testing for the upcoming 1965 24 Hours of Le Mans. He was featured in the 1961 film The Green Helmet. Masten Gregory was a Formula One driver from the United States. ... The ADAC 1000km NÃ¼rburgring is a Endurance racing and Sports car racing events on the NÃ¼rburgring in Germany, organized by ADAC since 1953. ... The 1965 24 Hours of Le Mans was the 33rd Grand Prix of Endurance, and took place on June 19 and 20, 1965. ...
historicracing.com profile on Casner
Lucky Casner at imdb.com
Categories: 1928 births | 1965 deaths | American racecar drivers | American Formula One drivers | 24 Hours of Le Mans | People from Florida | University of Miami alumni
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