Successful SCCA amateur racer from Southbridge, Massachusetts, Constantine won the 1956 Watkins Glen Grand Prix for sports car in a Jaguar D-type and thereafer a number of races at the wheel of an Aston Martin. He took part in the 1959 US Grand Prix at Sebring in a Cooper-Climax T45 entered by Mike Taylor but failed to finish due to a burnt head gasket. He then gained fame when he was elected USSC’s Driver of the Year alongside Walt Hansgen. He continued racing in sports cars and scored a class win in the 1962 Daytona 24 Hours race. George Constantine died after a long fight against illness early in 1968.
Born: 22th of February 1918 in Southbridge, USA;
Died: 7th of January 1968 in Southbridge, USA, aged 49.