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Jim Crawford
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Formula One career
Nationality 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom British
Years 1975

Jim Crawford (February 13, 1948 in Dunfermline, Fife – August 6, 2002 in Tierra Verde, Florida, United States) was a Scottish racing driver. He participated in two World Championship Formula One Grands Prix, debuting on July 19, 1975. He was also the winner of the 1982 British Formula One Championship.

Crawford moved to the United States in the 1980s and began a career in Champ Cars. In 1987, he suffered a devastating accident during qualifying for the Indianapolis 500, which left his feet and ankles badly injured. Crawford would return a year later to lead eight laps of the 1988 Indianapolis 500, eventually to finish 6th.

After retirement from racing, Crawford settled with his family in St. Petersburg, Florida working as a fishing boat captain. He died in 2002 of liver failure.


Complete World Championship Formula One resultsEdit

Yr Entrant Chassis Engine 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 WDC Pts
1975 John Player Special Team Lotus Lotus 72E Ford Cosworth DFV ARG
BRA
RSA
ESP
MON
BEL
SWE
NED
FRA
GBR
Ret
GER
AUT
ITA
13
USA
NC 0

Indy 500 resultsEdit

Year Chassis Engine Start Finish
1984 Theodore Cosworth Did Not Qualify
1985 Lola Cosworth 27th 16th
1986 March Buick 26th 29th
1987 March Buick Practice Crash
1988 Lola Buick 18th 6th
1989 Lola Buick 4th 19th
1990 Lola Buick 29th 15th
1991 Lola Buick 8th 26th
1992 Lola Buick 21st 25th
1993 Lola Chevrolet 31st 24th
1994 Lola Buick Failed to Qualify
1995 Lola Buick Failed to Qualify
Sporting achievements
Preceded by:
Emilio de Villota
(1980)
British Formula One Champion
1982
Succeeded by:
none



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