Rex Mays' Death Ride



Photo Title

Rex Mays' Death Ride

Photographer/Creator

Phil Bath

Collection

Publisher

Los Angeles Times

Caption/Description

Rex Mays, veteran racing driver, met his death at the Bel mar track in southern California. Suddenly out of control, Mays' car turned over in mid-air, throwing him ou of the cockpit. He was struck by another car as he landed and then by a second after his broken body hit the ground.

Citation

Phil Bath, "Rex Mays' Death Ride," in POYi Archive, Item #477, http://archive.poy.org/items/show/477 (accessed July 3, 2020).

Date Added

07.03.2008