David George MacDonald is an American road racing champion known for his success driving Corvettes and Shelby Cobras in the early 1960s. At the age of 27, he was killed in the Indianapolis 500 in 1964. During of his career In his four-year race, MacDonald competed in 118 races with 52 wins and 75 top 3 finishes. MacDonald was inducted into the National Corvette Museum's Hall of Fame in 2014 and entered the American Road Racing Championship Hall of Fame in 2016.
Road racer with a very bright future, who tragically died in a crash at the 1964 Indianapolis 500.
He began racing in 1956 at drag strips.
While his career was short, it was illustrious: in 110 Sports Car and NASCAR races, he collected a stunning 47 wins.
He was born in El Monte, California.
One of his pallbearers was Carroll Shelby, who signed him in 1963 to drive Cobras.
- Vacation at Rose Hills Memorial Park
- California riders
- The racers were killed in the race
Latest information about Dave Macdonald updated on June 11 2021.