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Anderson Speedway IN - Little 500

Driver Information

nationality
American
birthday
10 Sep 1935
hometown
Nashville, Michigan
died
17 Dec 1977
Alexandria, Minnesota
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Driver Information

nationality
American
birthday
10 Sep 1935
hometown
Nashville, Michigan
died
17 Dec 1977
Alexandria, Minnesota
helmet

Career Overview

year
series
team
points
position
1977
Max Dowker
0
26th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
5
0
1
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
5
0
1
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
34
2
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
34
2
0
year
series
team
points
position
1975
Unlimited Racing Team
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Eagle 74
Offenhauser 2.6 turbo
1
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1974
Opal Voight
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Chevrolet
0
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
0
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1974
Smokey Yunick, Foyt Enterprises
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Eagle 72
Chevrolet 3.4 turbo
Atlanta 72
Foyt 2.6 turbo
2
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
2
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
2
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
2
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
1
1
1
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
1
1
0
year
series
team
points
position
1973
Luther McDonald
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
1972 Chevrolet Monte Carlo
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
2
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
2
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
41
4
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
41
4
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Coyote 71
Foyt 2.6 turbo
Eagle 72
Foyt 2.6 turbo
5
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
5
0
0
0
120
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
4
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
4
0
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1972
Mauri Amerling
0
1st
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
31
4
4
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
31
4
4
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1972
MVS Inc., Gene White Racing, A. J. Foyt Enterprises
1440
9th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Curtis 72
Offenhauser 2.6 turbo
Lola T270
Foyt 2.6 turbo
Coyote 71
Foyt 2.6 turbo
4
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
4
0
0
0
1440
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
2
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
2
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
4
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
4
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
(Chevrolet)
13
5
8
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
13
5
8
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1971
Federal Engineering, Agajanian-Faas Racers
220
28th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Colt-Lola T150
Ford 2.6 turbo
Gerhardt 68/69
Offenhauser 2.6 turbo
Colt-Lola T150
Offenhauser 2.6 turbo
4
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
4
0
0
0
220
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
1968 Ford
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1970
A J Watson,Rufus Gray
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
23
0
4
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
23
0
4
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
5
0
1
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
5
0
1
0
year
series
team
points
position
1970
Jim Robbins, Federal Engineering, Caves Buick, Seidelman, Walmotor
365
28th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Vollstedt (Ford)
Gerhardt (Offenhauser)
Moore (Offenhauser)
Ward (Offenhauser)
Silnes (Offenhauser)
7
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
7
0
0
0
365
year
series
team
points
position
1969
Vatis Enterprises, MVS
475
24th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Finley (Offenhauser)
Vollstedt (Offenhauser)
Cecil (Ford)
11
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
11
0
0
0
475
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
18
3
7
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
18
3
7
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
3
3
3
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
3
3
3
0
year
series
team
points
position
1968
Vatis Enterprises, Quaker State
1260
11th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Finley (Offenhauser)
Gerhardt (Offenhauser)
14
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
14
0
0
0
1260
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
19
2
3
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
19
2
3
0
year
series
team
points
position
1967
Atamian, Federal Engineering
100
42nd
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Gerhardt (Offenhauser)
Halibrand (Offenhauser)
2
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
2
0
0
0
100
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
22
1
9
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
22
1
9
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
(Chevrolet)
13
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
13
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1966
Federal Engineering, Leader Card Racers, Michner Petroleum
210
30th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Watson (Offenhauser)
Trevis (Offenhauser)
Meskowski D (Offenhauser)
Lola T90 (Ford)
5
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
5
0
0
0
210
year
series
team
points
position
1965
Howard Iddings,Smith
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
(Chevrolet)
15
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
15
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1965
Fred Maday, Central Excavating, Weinberger Homes, Federal Engineering
150
33rd
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Kurtis (Offenhauser)
Dunlop (Offenhauser)
Watson (Offenhauser)
Trevis (Offenhauser)
4
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
4
0
0
0
150
year
series
team
points
position
1964
Bill Schaefer
0
27th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
year
type
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest lap
1977
Racing
1
0
0
0
0
1976
Racing
?
?
?
?
?
1975
Racing
40
2
1
0
?
1974
Racing
5
1
1
0
0
1973
Racing
49
4
0
0
0
1972
Racing
39
4
4
0
0
1971
Racing
23
5
8
0
0
1970
Racing
36
0
5
0
0
1969
Racing
29
3
7
0
?
1968
Racing
36
5
6
0
?
1967
Racing
24
1
9
0
?
1966
Racing
18
0
0
0
0
1965
Racing
19
0
0
0
0
1964
Racing
2
0
0
0
0

Racing Highlights

year
series
position
1972
USAC National Sprint Car Series
1st
1967
USAC National Sprint Car Series
2nd

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04
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