Ralph Mulford

Winner of the 1911 Vanderbilt Cup Race and driver in 10 Indy 500 Races

Nationality: United States
Born: December 28, 1884 Brooklyn, New York
Died: October 23, 1973 Asbury, New Jersey 89 Years

Mulford may have won the first Indianapolis 500, in 1911, but he didn't get credit for it. He was given the checkered flag before Ray Harroun and he took three extra laps as a precaution. When he finished the third lap, Harroun was in the winner's circle and Mulford's protests were largely ignored.

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