about Jerry Grant

Gerald Wayne Jerry Grant (January 23, 1935 – August 12, 2012) was a driver in the USAC Championship Car series. Born in Seattle, he began racing sports cars in Northern California in the early 1960s. He raced in the 1965-1977 seasons, with 54 career starts, including the Indianapolis 500 in 1965-1968, 1970 and 1972-1976. He finished in the top ten 13 times, with his best finish in 3rd position in 1974 at Ontario. Grant is best remembered for his bad luck at the 1972 Indianapolis 500 that cost him first victory and then second place. He was leading the race comfortably over Mark Donohue when a punctured tire forced him to pit with 12 laps to go. In later interviews, Grant said that he had adopted a higher line for improved handling, and this may have left him vulnerable to debris on the outside of the racing line. As Donohue went past into the lead, Grant overshot his pit and stopped at his teammate Bobby Unsers. His mechanics changed the tire in Unsers pit, and also refueled the car—from Unsers pit tank. Grant returned to the track and finished second to Donohue. Al Unsers team filed a protest, saying that Grant had used fuel from another drivers supply. The protest was upheld and Grants final 12 laps were not counted, dropping him from 2nd to 12th.Grant was the first USAC driver to break 200 miles per hour (320 km/h). He accomplished the feat in qualifying at the Ontario Motor Speedway on September 3, 1972, completing a 2.5-mile (4.0 km) lap in 44.7 seconds. however on raceday Grants Eagle failed to complete a lap. In addition to the controversial finish at Indianapolis in 1972, Grant suffered another famous stroke of bad luck in 1966, when his Ford GT Mk.II, with co-driver Dan Gurney behind the wheel, suffered an engine failure while leading two minutes from the end of the 12 Hours of Sebring. As at Indy, Gurney and Grant would have been awarded second place had they simply left the car where it came to rest. Instead, Gurney attempted to push the car over the finish line in violation of FIA rules, and the pair were disqualified.Later in his career, Grant was the racing representative for Champion Spark Plugs, followed by Prolong oil conditioner. Grant died August 12, 2012 from liver failure and diabetes at an Orange County, California hospital at the age of 77.

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Jerry Grant
Name :Jerry Grant
Date of Birth :31/12/1936 23:50:00
Place of Birth :83 W 3, 42 N 20
Ascendent (Lagan) : Virgo
Ascendent Lord) : Mer
Moon Sign(Rashi) : Leo
Moon Sign Lord : Leo
Birth Star(Nakshatra) : Magha
Birth Star Lord : Ket
Lucky Gem : Diamond
Lucky No. : 2
Lucky Day : Wednesday
Lucky Color : White
Sun Sign (As per western system) : Capricorn
Current Vimshottari Dasa : Sat-Mer
Manglik Status : You are not a Manglik person
Currently Under SadeSati : No
* (R) = Retrograte

Ascendent Prediction

His ascendent (lagan) is Virgo
His ascendent is Virgo. Virgo is the 6th sign of the zodiac. Jerry Grant will have a round face,well formed body, ruddy complexion,dark eyes and hair. Jerry Grant is very active and ambitious. Jerry Grant is fond of studying and learning. Jerry Grant is competent in business. Jerry Grant have impressive eyes. Jerry Grant is soft spoken and don't talk much. Jerry Grant is very attached to His spouse. Jerry Grant may have some opposition from His brothers. Jerry Grant is very interested in mathematics and and science. Jerry Grant will have many daughters. Jerry Grant take interest in religious deeds. Jerry Grant will travel to many foreign countries. Jerry Grant is very stable and have very deep thoughts. Jerry Grant is an introvert. Jerry Grant would have been very happy in His childhood but will face troubles in the later part of His life. Jerry Grant will progress and enjoy honour and fame between the age of 32 and 36 .Jerry Grant like changes and is methodical and thorough in His work. Jerry Grant is charitable. Sometimes Jerry Grant may bore other people by His detailed explanations. Jerry Grant is very brisk and quick in His actions. Jerry Grant is fond of acquiring knowledge. Jerry Grant is very sentimental and diplomatic.Jerry Grant have broad shoulders and an impressive forehead. Jerry Grant is self centered. Jerry Grant do not speak whatever is in His mind and is not frank. As Jerry Grant were born in this nakshatra Jerry Grant will be rich, intelligent, helpful and kind. Jerry Grant will be successful in business and will lead a life of comforts. Jerry Grant will have numerous servants and will be very religious minded. Jerry Grant will have a harmonious relationship with His spouse and will be devoted to His parents but Jerry Grant will be over strict and will have a violent nature. Jerry Grant will be clear minded and will be clear in His actions. His liver will be weak. Jerry Grant must perform pooja as Jerry Grant is born in the gund mool nakshatra. Jerry Grant will gain after 25 years of age.

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