Kenneth Acheson and Charles Zwolsman, Jr.

Last in a series looking at historical Indy car statistical categories

There have been 104 drivers whose surname begins with M and one competitor with I (Gary Irvin) on the all-time list of Indy car race starters.

The surname top five also includes H (88), B (87), S (83) and C (73).

The first driver listed alphabetically is Kenneth Acheson, who competed in one race (1984 U.S. Grand Prix at the Meadowlands). He crashed his March 83C Cosworth four laps in and finished 28th. Born in Northern Ireland, he went on to have a successful run in Formula 3000 and won the 1987 Japanese Sportscar Championship.

The last of the Zs is Charles Zwolsman Jr. of the Netherlands, who was the 2005 Toyota Atlantic Series champion. He competed in 15 CART races over two seasons, with his initial race in the series the 2005 Gran Premio Telmex/Tecate Presented by Banamex at Mexico City (started 18th, finished 13th) as a teammate to reigning Verizon IndyCar Series champion Will Power at Team Australia.

Zwolsman is among the five drivers in the Z category.

BTW: There have been eight drivers whose last name started with U (all Unsers).

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All-Time AAA/USAC/CART/Champ Car/IRL/INDYCAR Driver Roster from 1946 to 2014

Driver Roster 1946 – 2014
Last Name
beginning with
Total # of Drivers Last Name
beginning with
Total # of Drivers
A 39 N 14
B 87 O 10
C 73 P 43
E 15 R 63
F 46 S 83
G 55 T 33
H 88 U 8
I 1 V 19
J 31 W 48
L 35 Y 7
M 104 Z 5