Sheldon Kinser (December 9, 1942 - August 1, 1988), was an American race-car driver. Events 536 - Byzantine General Belisarius enters Rome while the Ostrogothic garrison peacefully leaves the city Year 1942 ( MCMXLII) was a Common year starting on Thursday (the link will display the full 1942 calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Events 30 BC - Octavian (later known as Augustus enters Alexandria, Egypt, bringing it under the control of the Roman Year 1988 ( MCMLXXXVIII) was a Leap year starting on Friday (link displays 1988 Gregorian calendar)
Kinser, a Bloomington, Indiana native, died of cancer. Bloomington is a city and the County seat of Monroe County in the south central region of the U He was a three-time USAC Sprint Car Series Champion (1977, 1981, 1982). The United States Automobile Club (USAC is an Open-wheel Auto racing sanctioning body Sprint cars are high-powered race cars designed primarily for the purpose of running on short oval or circular dirt or paved tracks He also drove in the USAC and CART Championship Car series. Champ Car, was the name for a class and specification of cars used in American Championship Car Racing for many decades primarily for use in the Indianapolis Since 1916 there has been a recognized United States national Automobile racing National Championship for drivers of professional-level single-seat Open wheel He competed during the 1975-1981 seasons, with 38 combined career starts, including the Indianapolis 500 each year except 1980, when he failed to qualify. The Indianapolis 500-Mile Race, often shortened to Indianapolis 500 or Indy 500, and historically known simply as "The 500" is an American He had 11 top-10 finishes, with a best of third at College Station, Texas in 1979.
Sheldon was the cousin of Steve Kinser, the 20-time World of Outlaws sprint-car champion. Steve Kinser (born June 2, 1954, Bloomington Indiana) is a professional sprint car racer The World of Outlaws (often abbreviated WoO is an American motorsports sanctioning body
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