George Arents, Jr.

Involved in the first fatality of the Vanderbilt Cup Races

Nationality: United States
Born: 1875
Died: 1960 85 Years

George Arents Jr. raced the number #5 Mercedes in the 1904 Vanderbilt Cup Race. In the second lap, his Mercedes rolled off the course, resulting in the death of Carl Mensel, his mechanician. Arents recovered and continued a family tradition in tobacco.

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