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Driver

Bill Vukovich

 
Details
Full NameWilliam Vucerovich
Date of BirthFriday 13 December 1918
Date of DeathMonday 30 May 1955 (at 1955 Indianapolis 500)
Age of Death36 years, 5 months, 17 days
Born
Fresno
California
USA
F1 Career
Active Years1951 - 1955
Races Contested
5  
Wins2
2nd Places0
3rd Places0
4th Places0
5th Places0
6th Places0
Average ClassificationMedian: 1, Mean: 6.33, Standard deviation: 4.35
Retirements2
Disqualifications0
Failures to qualify0
Pole Positions1
Average Qualifying PositionMedian: 8, Mean: 10.60, Standard deviation: 3.40
Fastest Laps3
Average Fastest Lap PositionMedian: 1, Mean: 1.00, Standard deviation: 0.00
Races Led4
Laps Led484
Race Distance Led1947 km
Debut1951 Indianapolis 500
Maiden Win1953 Indianapolis 500
Last Race1955 Indianapolis 500
Drivers' Championships
1951 - Not Classified
1952 - 22nd   
(1 point)
1953 - 7th   
(9 points)
  
1954 - 6th   
(8 points)
1955 - 23rd   
(1 point)
Total Points Scored19
Records
Records Held TodayNone
Records Held At Retirement1. Fastest Fastest Lap Speed (227.489) – set at 1955 Indianapolis 500,
2. Fastest Fastest Lap Time (1'03.670) – set at 1955 Indianapolis 500,
3. Fastest Average Race Speed (210.569) – set at 1955 Indianapolis 500,
4. Most 19th Place Qualifications in a Season (1) – set at 1955 Indianapolis 500,
5. Most 17th Place Finishes (1) – set at 1955 Indianapolis 500,
6. Most 17th Place Finishes in a Season (1) – set at 1955 Indianapolis 500
Records Ever Broken1. Fastest Fastest Lap Speed (217.481) – set at 1952 Indianapolis 500,
2. Fastest Fastest Lap Time (1'06.600) – set at 1952 Indianapolis 500,
3. Most 8th Place Qualifications in a Season (1) – set at 1952 Indianapolis 500,
4. Most 20th Place Qualifications in a Season (1) – set at 1952 Indianapolis 500,
5. Highest 17th Place Finish Ratio (50.00%) – set at 1952 Indianapolis 500,
6. Most 17th Place Finishes (1) – set at 1952 Indianapolis 500,
7. Most 17th Place Finishes in a Season (1) – set at 1952 Indianapolis 500,
8. Fastest Fastest Lap Speed (218.663) – set at 1953 Indianapolis 500,
9. Fastest Fastest Lap Time (1'06.240) – set at 1953 Indianapolis 500,
10. Fastest Pole Position Lap Speed (222.723) – set at 1953 Indianapolis 500,
11. Most 8th Place Qualifications in a Season (1) – set at 1953 Indianapolis 500,
12. Most 20th Place Qualifications in a Season (1) – set at 1953 Indianapolis 500,
13. Most 17th Place Finishes (1) – set at 1953 Indianapolis 500,
14. Most 17th Place Finishes in a Season (1) – set at 1953 Indianapolis 500,
15. Fastest Average Race Speed (210.569) – set at 1954 Indianapolis 500,
16. Most 19th Place Qualifications in a Season (1) – set at 1954 Indianapolis 500,
17. Most 20th Place Qualifications in a Season (1) – set at 1954 Indianapolis 500,
18. Highest Win Ratio (50.00%) – set at 1954 Indianapolis 500,
19. Most 17th Place Finishes (1) – set at 1954 Indianapolis 500,
20. Most 17th Place Finishes in a Season (1) – set at 1954 Indianapolis 500,
21. Fastest Fastest Lap Speed (227.489) – set at 1955 Indianapolis 500,
22. Fastest Fastest Lap Time (1'03.670) – set at 1955 Indianapolis 500,
23. Fastest Average Race Speed (210.569) – set at 1955 Indianapolis 500,
24. Most 19th Place Qualifications in a Season (1) – set at 1955 Indianapolis 500,
25. Most 17th Place Finishes (1) – set at 1955 Indianapolis 500,
26. Most 17th Place Finishes in a Season (1) – set at 1955 Indianapolis 500

Partners
Team RacesYears
Pete Salemi
1
1951
Howard Keck Co
3
1952 - 1954
Lindsey Hopkins
1
1955
Car ManufacturerRacesYears
Trevis
1
1951
Kurtis Kraft
4
1952 - 1955
Engine ManufacturerRacesYears
Offenhauser
5
1951 - 1955
Tyre ManufacturerRacesYears
Firestone
5
1951 - 1955
EntrantRacesYears
Pete Salemi
1
1951
Howard Keck Co
3
1952 - 1954
Lindsey Hopkins
1
1955
Car ModelRacesYears
Trevis
1
1951
Kurtis Kraft 500A
3
1952 - 1954
Kurtis Kraft 500C
1
1955
Car NumberRacesYears
Car 81
1
1951
Car 26
1
1952
Car 14
2
1953 - 1954
Car 4
1
1955

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