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Driver

Bob Sweikert

 
Details
Full NameRobert Sweikert
Date of BirthThursday 20 May 1926
Date of DeathSunday 17 June 1956
Age of Death30 years, 28 days
Born
Los Angeles
California
USA
F1 Career
Active Years1952 - 1956
Races Contested
5  
Wins1
2nd Places0
3rd Places0
4th Places0
5th Places0
6th Places1
Average ClassificationMedian: 6, Mean: 7.00, Standard deviation: 3.09
Retirements2
Disqualifications0
Failures to qualify0
Pole Positions0
Highest Qualifying Position9th
Average Qualifying PositionMedian: 14, Mean: 18.80, Standard deviation: 4.36
Fastest Laps0
Races Led1
Laps Led86
Race Distance Led346 km
Debut1952 Indianapolis 500
Maiden Win1955 Indianapolis 500
Last Race1956 Indianapolis 500
Drivers' Championships
1952 - Not Classified
1953 - Not Classified
1954 - Not Classified
  
1955 - 7th   
(8 points)
1956 - Not Classified
Total Points Scored8
Records
Records Held TodayNone
Records Held At Retirement1. Most 29th Place Qualifications in a Season (1) – set at 1955 Indianapolis 500,
2. Most 32nd Place Qualifications in a Season (1) – set at 1955 Indianapolis 500,
3. Most 14th Place Finishes (1) – set at 1955 Indianapolis 500,
4. Most 14th Place Finishes in a Season (1) – set at 1955 Indianapolis 500
Records Ever Broken1. Most 32nd Place Qualifications (1) – set at 1952 Indianapolis 500,
2. Most 32nd Place Qualifications in a Season (1) – set at 1952 Indianapolis 500,
3. Most 29th Place Qualifications (1) – set at 1953 Indianapolis 500,
4. Most 32nd Place Qualifications (1) – set at 1953 Indianapolis 500,
5. Most 29th Place Qualifications in a Season (1) – set at 1953 Indianapolis 500,
6. Most 32nd Place Qualifications in a Season (1) – set at 1953 Indianapolis 500,
7. Most 32nd Place Qualifications (1) – set at 1954 Indianapolis 500,
8. Most 29th Place Qualifications in a Season (1) – set at 1954 Indianapolis 500,
9. Most 32nd Place Qualifications in a Season (1) – set at 1954 Indianapolis 500,
10. Most 14th Place Finishes (1) – set at 1954 Indianapolis 500,
11. Most 14th Place Finishes in a Season (1) – set at 1954 Indianapolis 500,
12. Most 32nd Place Qualifications (1) – set at 1955 Indianapolis 500,
13. Most 29th Place Qualifications in a Season (1) – set at 1955 Indianapolis 500,
14. Most 32nd Place Qualifications in a Season (1) – set at 1955 Indianapolis 500,
15. Most 14th Place Finishes (1) – set at 1955 Indianapolis 500,
16. Most 14th Place Finishes in a Season (1) – set at 1955 Indianapolis 500

Partners
Team RacesYears
Lee Elkins
1
1952
A E Dean
1
1953
Francis Bardazon
1
1954
John Zink
1
1955
Racing Associates
1
1956
Car ManufacturerRacesYears
Kurtis Kraft
3
1952, 1954 - 1955
Kuzma
2
1953, 1956
Engine ManufacturerRacesYears
Offenhauser
5
1952 - 1956
Tyre ManufacturerRacesYears
Firestone
5
1952 - 1956
EntrantRacesYears
Lee Elkins
1
1952
A.E. Dean
1
1953
Francis Bardazon
1
1954
John Zink
1
1955
Racing Associates
1
1956
Car ModelRacesYears
Kurtis Kraft 2000
1
1952
Kuzma
2
1953, 1956
Kurtis Kraft 4000
1
1954
Kurtis Kraft 500C
1
1955
Car NumberRacesYears
Car 73
1
1952
Car 51
1
1953
Car 17
1
1954
Car 6
1
1955
Car 1
1
1956

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