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Ray Harroun

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Ray Harroun (January 12, 1879 - January 19, 1968) was an American racecar driver.

Born in Spartansburg, Pennsylvania, he won the first Indianapolis 500 in 1911. He was the AAA season champion in 1910. In his racing, he was the first to use what we would now call a rear-view mirror.


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