Ed Kretz

Male, Deceased Person

1911 – 1996

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Who was Ed Kretz?

Ed Kretz, Sr., aka Ed "Iron Man" Kretz, was a motorcycle racer in the 1930s and 1940s. He is best known for winning the first Daytona 200 race in 1937, riding an Indian Sport Scout. Kretz, Sr. was a rough rider, who strove to finish, and win, every race. He rode #38, usually on an Indian motorcycle.

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Born
Sep 24, 1911
Died
Jan 30, 1996

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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