Rodger Ward information & statistics

NameRodger Ward
CountryUnited States United States
Place of BirthBeloit, Kansas
Date of BirthJan 10th 1921
Date of DeathJul 5th 2004 - 83 years old
First RaceMay 30th 1951 Indianapolis 500 result
Last RaceOct 6th 1963 United States Grand Prix result
Best Qualifying3rd - May 30th 1960 Indianapolis 500 result
First WinMay 30th 1959 Indianapolis 500 result
Last WinMay 30th 1959 Indianapolis 500 result
First PodiumMay 30th 1959 Indianapolis 500 result
Last PodiumMay 30th 1960 Indianapolis 500 result

Ward F1 statistics:

Drivers' Titles0
Fastest Laps0

Championship Results

Rodger Ward F1 Championship Results

YearTeamEngineRaces1st2nd3rdPodiumsPolesLapsFastestAvg PtsPoints
1963 United Kingdom Lotus BRM1000004400.000
1960 United States Watson Offenhauser10101020006.006
1959 United States Kurtis Kraft
United States Watson
1958 United States Lesovsky Offenhauser1000009300.000
1957 United States Lesovsky Offenhauser1000002700.000
1956 United States Kurtis Kraft Offenhauser10000020000.000
1955 United States Kuzma Offenhauser1000005300.000
1954 United States Pawl Offenhauser10000017200.000
1953 United States Kurtis Kraft Offenhauser10000017700.000
1952 United States Kurtis Kraft Offenhauser10000013000.000
1951 United States Bromme Offenhauser1000003400.000

Race Results

Rodger Ward F1 GP Race Results

1219631963 United States Grand Prix result18LotusBRM17RetGearbox0
1119601960 Indianapolis 500 result1WatsonOffenhauser326
1019591959 United States Grand Prix result1Kurtis KraftOffenhauser19RetClutch0
919591959 Indianapolis 500 result5WatsonOffenhauser618
819581958 Indianapolis 500 result8LesovskyOffenhauser1120Magneto0
719571957 Indianapolis 500 result8LesovskyOffenhauser2430Compressor0
619561956 Indianapolis 500 result19Kurtis KraftOffenhauser1580
519551955 Indianapolis 500 result27KuzmaOffenhauser3028Accident0
419541954 Indianapolis 500 result12PawlOffenhauser1622Retirement0
319531953 Indianapolis 500 result92Kurtis KraftOffenhauser1016Axle0
219521952 Indianapolis 500 result34Kurtis KraftOffenhauser2223Oil Pressure0
119511951 Indianapolis 500 result48BrommeOffenhauser2527Oil Pipe0

Podium Finishes

Rodger Ward F1 Podium Finishes

219601960 Indianapolis 500 result1WatsonOffenhauser326
119591959 Indianapolis 500 result5WatsonOffenhauser618

Pole Positions

Rodger Ward F1 Pole Positions


Teammate Comparison

Rodger Ward Teammate Comparison

SeasonTeamTeam MateBest PosPointsWinsPolesPositionQualifying
1952Kurtis KraftAndy Linden23330000001001
Art Cross2350200000101
Bill Vukovich23170100000101
Bob Scott23290000001010
Bob Sweikert23260000001010
Chet Miller23300000001010
Chuck Stevenson23180000000101
Cliff Griffith2390000000101
Duke Nalon23250000001001
Fred Agabashian23270000011001
Gene Hartley23280000001001
George Connor2380000000101
Jack McGrath23110000000101
Jim Rathmann2320600000101
Jimmy Bryan2360000000101
Jimmy Reece2370000000110
Joe James23130000000101
Johnnie Parsons23100000000110
Johnny McDowell23210000000110
Sam Hanks2330400000101
1953Kurtis KraftAndy Linden16160000001001
Art Cross1620600000110
Bill Holland16150000000110
Bill Vukovich1610901010101
Bob Scott16120000000110
Cal Niday16300000001010
Carl Scarborough16120000000110
Chuck Stevenson16230000001001
Duane Carter1630200000101
Duke Dinsmore16160000000000
Duke Nalon16110000000110
Eddie Johnson1670000000110
Fred Agabashian16401.500000101
Gene Hartley16280000001010
Jack McGrath1650200000101
Jackie Holmes16190000001010
Jerry Hoyt16230000001001
Jim Rathmann1670000000220
Jimmy Davies16100000000110
Jimmy Daywalt1660000000110
Johnnie Parsons16260000001001
Johnny Mantz16170000001010
Johnny Thomson16190000001010
Marshall Teague16180000001010
Paul Russo16401.500001111
Sam Hanks1630200000101
Spider Webb16190000001010
Walt Faulkner16170000001010
1954PawlEddie Johnson22220000000000
1955KuzmaDuane Carter28110000000101
Jimmy Bryan28240000000101
Johnny Thomson2840300000110
1956Kurtis KraftAl Herman8280000001010
Al Keller8140000001010
Andy Linden8270000001001
Bob Christie8130000001010
Bob Veith870000000110
Dick Rathmann850200000101
Duke Dinsmore8170000001010
Ed Elisian8230000001001
Eddie Russo8230000001001
Fred Agabashian8120000001001
Jack Turner8250000001010
Jim Rathmann8200000001001
Jimmy Daywalt8240000001010
Johnnie Parsons840300000101
Johnnie Tolan8210000001010
Johnny Boyd8300000001001
Keith Andrews8260000001010
Pat O'Connor8180000001001
Paul Russo8330100001001
Ray Crawford8290000001010
Sam Hanks820600000101
Tony Bettenhausen8220000001001
Troy Ruttman8310000001001
1957LesovskyGene Hartley30100000000101
1958LesovskyJack Turner20250000001001
1959WatsonDick Rathmann1208010001001
Jim Rathmann128610001001
Pat Flaherty1198010001010
1960WatsonChuck Stevenson2156000001010
Dick Rathmann2316000001010
Jim Rathmann216801000101
Len Sutton2306000001010
Lloyd Ruby276000001010
Tony Bettenhausen2236000001010
Troy Ruttman2206000001010
1963LotusHap Sharp14190000001010
Innes Ireland14230000001010
Jim Clark1430400000101
Jim Hall14100000000101
Jo Siffert14120000000101
Pedro Rodríguez14160000001001
Trevor Taylor14170000001001
Walt Hansgen14220000001010

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