Rodger Ward info & statistics

Name Rodger Ward
Country United States United States
Place of Birth Beloit, Kansas
Date of Birth Jan 10th 1921
Date of Death Jul 5th 2004 - 83 years old
Number of Seasons 11
First Race 1951 Indianapolis 500
Last Race 1963 USA Grand Prix
Best Qualifying 3th - 1960 Indianapolis 500
First Win 1959 Indianapolis 500
Last Win 1959 Indianapolis 500
First Podium 1959 Indianapolis 500
Last Podium 1960 Indianapolis 500

Rodger Ward F1 Stats

Race Starts 12
Race Wins 1 (8,3%)
Pole Positions 0
Fastest Laps 0
Podiums 2 (16,7%)
Points Finishes 2 (16,7%)
Retirements 9 (75,0%)
Total Points 14
Total Laps 1.350



Seasons

 

Rodger Ward Final Championship Results

1951195219531954195519561957195819591960
46th43th40th41th30th85th42th39th10th12th
1963         
62th         

 

Rodger Ward F1 Seasons Summary

Year Team Engine GP 1st 2nd 3rd Pod Pole Laps FL Avg Pts Points
1963 United Kingdom Team Lotus BRM 1 0 0 0 0 0 44 0 0.00 0
1960 United States Watson Offenhauser 1 0 1 0 1 0 200 0 6.00 6
1959 United States Kurtis Kraft
United States Watson
Offenhauser
Offenhauser
2 1 0 0 1 0 220 0 4.00 8
1958 United States Lesovsky Offenhauser 1 0 0 0 0 0 93 0 0.00 0
1957 United States Lesovsky Offenhauser 1 0 0 0 0 0 27 0 0.00 0
1956 United States Kurtis Kraft Offenhauser 1 0 0 0 0 0 200 0 0.00 0
1955 United States Kuzma Offenhauser 1 0 0 0 0 0 53 0 0.00 0
1954 United States Pawl Offenhauser 1 0 0 0 0 0 172 0 0.00 0
1953 United States Kurtis Kraft Offenhauser 1 0 0 0 0 0 177 0 0.00 0
1952 United States Kurtis Kraft Offenhauser 1 0 0 0 0 0 130 0 0.00 0
1951 United States Bromme Offenhauser 1 0 0 0 0 0 34 0 0.00 0

Races

 

Rodger Ward F1 GP Race Classifications

1th1 Time
2th1 Time
8th1 Time
16th1 Time
20th1 Time
22th1 Time
23th1 Time
27th1 Time
28th1 Time
30th1 Time
DNF2 Times

 

Rodger Ward F1 GP Race Results

Year Race No Team Engine Grid Pos Retired Pts
12 1963 1963 USA Grand Prix 18 Team Lotus BRM 17 DNF Gearbox 0
11 1960 1960 Indianapolis 500 1 Watson Offenhauser 3 2 6
10 1959 1959 USA Grand Prix 1 Kurtis Kraft Offenhauser 19 DNF Clutch 0
9 1959 1959 Indianapolis 500 5 Watson Offenhauser 6 1 8
8 1958 1958 Indianapolis 500 8 Lesovsky Offenhauser 11 20 Magneto 0
7 1957 1957 Indianapolis 500 8 Lesovsky Offenhauser 24 30 Compressor 0
6 1956 1956 Indianapolis 500 19 Kurtis Kraft Offenhauser 15 8 0
5 1955 1955 Indianapolis 500 27 Kuzma Offenhauser 30 28 Accident 0
4 1954 1954 Indianapolis 500 12 Pawl Offenhauser 16 22 Retirement 0
3 1953 1953 Indianapolis 500 92 Kurtis Kraft Offenhauser 10 16 Axle 0
2 1952 1952 Indianapolis 500 34 Kurtis Kraft Offenhauser 22 23 Oil Pressure 0
1 1951 1951 Indianapolis 500 48 Bromme Offenhauser 25 27 Oil Pipe 0

Podiums

 

Rodger Ward F1 Podium Finishes

Year Race No Team Engine Grid Pos Retired Pts
2 1960 1960 Indianapolis 500 1 Watson Offenhauser 3 2 6
1 1959 1959 Indianapolis 500 5 Watson Offenhauser 6 1 8

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
1963Team LotusHap Sharp14190000001010
Innes Ireland14230000001010
Jim Clark1430400000101
Jim Hall14100000000101
Jo Siffert14120000000101
Pedro Rodríguez14160000001001
Trevor Taylor14170000001001
Walt Hansgen14220000001010

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