Bill Vukovich info & statistics

Name Bill Vukovich
Country United States United States
Place of Birth Fresno, California
Date of Birth Dec 13th 1918
Date of Death May 30th 1955 - 36 years old
Number of Seasons 5
First Race 1951 Indianapolis 500
Last Race 1955 Indianapolis 500
First Pole 1953 Indianapolis 500
Last Pole 1953 Indianapolis 500
First Win 1953 Indianapolis 500
Last Win 1954 Indianapolis 500
First Podium 1953 Indianapolis 500
Last Podium 1954 Indianapolis 500

Bill Vukovich F1 Stats

Race Starts 5
Race Wins 2 (40,0%)
Pole Positions 1 (20,0%)
Fastest Laps 3 (60,0%)
Podiums 2 (40,0%)
Points Finishes 4 (80,0%)
Retirements 3 (60,0%)
Hat-tricks 1
Wins from pole 1
Front Row Starts 1
Total Points 19
Total Laps 676

Seasons

 

Bill Vukovich Final Championship Results

19511952195319541955
44th22th7th6th25th

 

Bill Vukovich F1 Seasons Summary

Year Team Engine GP 1st 2nd 3rd Pod Pole Laps FL Avg Pts Points
1955 United States Kurtis Kraft Offenhauser 1 0 0 0 0 0 56 1 1.00 1
1954 United States Kurtis Kraft Offenhauser 1 1 0 0 1 0 200 0 8.00 8
1953 United States Kurtis Kraft Offenhauser 1 1 0 0 1 1 200 1 9.00 9
1952 United States Kurtis Kraft Offenhauser 1 0 0 0 0 0 191 1 1.00 1
1951 United States Trevis Offenhauser 1 0 0 0 0 0 29 0 0.00 0

Races

 

Bill Vukovich F1 GP Race Classifications

1th2 Times
17th1 Time
25th1 Time
29th1 Time

 

Bill Vukovich F1 GP Race Results

Year Race No Team Engine Grid Pos Retired Pts
5 1955 1955 Indianapolis 500 4 Kurtis Kraft Offenhauser 5 25 Fatal Accident 1
4 1954 1954 Indianapolis 500 14 Kurtis Kraft Offenhauser 19 1 8
3 1953 1953 Indianapolis 500 14 Kurtis Kraft Offenhauser 1 1 9
2 1952 1952 Indianapolis 500 26 Kurtis Kraft Offenhauser 8 17 Steering 1
1 1951 1951 Indianapolis 500 81 Trevis Offenhauser 20 29 Oil leak 0

Podiums

 

Bill Vukovich F1 Podium Finishes

Year Race No Team Engine Grid Pos Retired Pts
2 1954 1954 Indianapolis 500 14 Kurtis Kraft Offenhauser 19 1 8
1 1953 1953 Indianapolis 500 14 Kurtis Kraft Offenhauser 1 1 9

Poles

 

Bill Vukovich F1 Pole Positions

Year Race No Team Engine Grid Pos Retired Pts
1 1953 1953 Indianapolis 500 14 Kurtis Kraft Offenhauser 1 1 9

Comparison

 

Bill Vukovich Teammate Comparison

SeasonTeamTeam MateBest PosPointsWinsPolesPositionQualifying
1952Kurtis KraftAndy Linden17331000001001
Art Cross1751200000110
Bob Scott17291000001010
Bob Sweikert17261000001010
Chet Miller17301000001010
Chuck Stevenson17181000001010
Cliff Griffith1791000000110
Duke Nalon17251000001001
Fred Agabashian17271000011001
Gene Hartley17281000001010
George Connor1781000000110
Jack McGrath17111000000101
Jim Rathmann1721600000110
Jimmy Bryan1761000000110
Jimmy Reece1771000000110
Joe James17131000000110
Johnnie Parsons17101000000110
Johnny McDowell17211000001010
Rodger Ward17231000001010
Sam Hanks1731400000101
1953Kurtis KraftAndy Linden11618020202020
Art Cross129610101010
Bill Holland1159010101010
Bob Scott1129010101010
Cal Niday1309010101010
Carl Scarborough1129010101010
Chuck Stevenson1239010101010
Duane Carter139210101010
Duke Dinsmore1169010101010
Duke Nalon1119010101010
Eddie Johnson179010101010
Fred Agabashian1491.510101010
Gene Hartley1289010101010
Jack McGrath159210101010
Jackie Holmes1199010101010
Jerry Hoyt1239010101010
Jim Rathmann1718020202020
Jimmy Davies1109010101010
Jimmy Daywalt169010101010
Johnnie Parsons1269010101010
Johnny Mantz1179010101010
Johnny Thomson1199010101010
Marshall Teague1189010101010
Paul Russo14181.520202020
Rodger Ward1169010101010
Sam Hanks139210101010
Spider Webb1199010101010
Walt Faulkner1179010101010
1954Kurtis KraftAndy Linden1118010001010
Art Cross1118010001010
Bill Homeier1338010001001
Bob Sweikert1148010001001
Duane Carter14161.520002002
Ernie McCoy1168010001010
Frank Armi1198010001010
Fred Agabashian168010001010
Gene Hartley1238010001001
George Fonder1198010001010
Jack McGrath138510011001
Jerry Hoyt1816020002020
Jim Rathmann12016020002011
Jimmy Davies11116020002011
Jimmy Daywalt1278010001001
Jimmy Jackson1158010001001
Johnnie Parsons11116020002011
Larry Crockett198010001010
Marshall Teague11516020002002
Mike Nazaruk158210001001
Pat Flaherty1288010001010
Pat O'Connor1218010001001
Paul Russo188010001010
Sam Hanks11116020002011
Tony Bettenhausen11516020002011
Troy Ruttman1481.510001001
1955Kurtis KraftAl Herman2571000000110
Al Keller25271000001010
Andy Linden2561000000110
Art Cross25171000000110
Bill Homeier2551100000110
Bob Sweikert2511801000110
Cal Niday25161000000110
Chuck Weyant25121000000110
Ed Elisian25301000001010
Fred Agabashian25321000001001
Jack McGrath25261000001001
Jimmy Davies2531400000110
Jimmy Daywalt2591000000110
Johnnie Parsons25211000000110
Johnny Boyd25291000001010
Pat Flaherty25101000000110
Pat O'Connor2581000000110
Paul Russo2521300000101
Ray Crawford25231000000110
Sam Hanks25191000000110
Tony Bettenhausen2521300000101
Walt Faulkner2551100000110

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