Saturday, August 4, 2018

"Sprint Car Legend" Kramer Williamson Dies In Crash - August 4, 2013

June 26, 1950 - August 4, 2013
Kramer Williamson
Born in Columbus, Ohio, USA.
A native of Palmyra, Pennsylvania, he was a feature winner in World of Outlaws and United Racing Company competition. He shared the rookie of the year title at Williams Grove Speedway, Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, in 1971. He was a champion in the United Racing Company sprint car series in 1991, 1992 and 1995.
Williamson, known for driving a bright pink car, was inducted into the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame in 2008.

On August 3, 2013, Williamson's car collided with another car and rolled over on the fourth lap of a 10-lap qualifying round at Lincoln Speedway in Abbottstown, Pennsylvania. He was airlifted to York Hospital in York, Pennsylvania, where he died on August 4. He kept his age a secret, but had been racing for over forty years at the time of his death.

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