Peter Kreis

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Birthday
19, 1900
Birthplace
Knoxville, TN
Death Date
May 25, 1934 (34)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
19, 1900
Birthplace
Knoxville, TN
Death Date
May 25, 1934 (34)

About

He is best known for dying during a crash while practicing at the 1934 Indianapolis 500.

Before Fame

He had a successful career as a contractor, and eventually decided to take one month off each year to race in the Indy 500.

Trivia

He was with his riding mechanic, Robert Hahn, when he crashed; Hahn also died.

Family Life

He was born in Knoxville, Tennessee.

Associated With

He belongs to a long list of drivers who have died while racing, along with people such as Dale Earnhardt.