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Driver

Jim Rathmann

 
Details
Full NameJames Rathmann
Date of BirthMonday 16 July 1928
Born
Valparaiso
Indiana
USA
F1 Career
Active Years1950, 1952 - 1960
Races Contested
10  
Wins1
2nd Places3
3rd Places0
4th Places0
5th Places1
6th Places0
Average ClassificationMedian: 5, Mean: 8.00, Standard deviation: 2.50
Retirements3
Disqualifications0
Failures to qualify0
Pole Positions0
Highest Qualifying Position2nd
Average Qualifying PositionMedian: 20, Mean: 17.33, Standard deviation: 3.13
Fastest Laps2
Average Fastest Lap PositionMedian: 1, Mean: 1.00, Standard deviation: 0.00
Races Led5
Laps Led145
Race Distance Led583 km
Debut1950 Indianapolis 500
Maiden Win1960 Indianapolis 500
Last Race1960 Indianapolis 500
Drivers' Championships
1950 - Not Classified
1952 - 10th   
(6 points)
1953 - Not Classified
1954 - Not Classified
1955 - Not Classified
  
1956 - Not Classified
1957 - 10th   
(7 points)
1958 - 21st   
(2 points)
1959 - 11th   
(6 points)
1960 - 8th   
(8 points)
Total Points Scored29
Records
Records Held TodayNone
Records Held At Retirement1. Fastest Fastest Lap Time (1'01.590) – set at 1960 Indianapolis 500,
2. Most 28th Place Qualifications (2) – set at 1955 Indianapolis 500,
3. Most 28th Place Qualifications in a Season (1) – set at 1955 Indianapolis 500,
4. Most 14th Place Finishes (1) – set at 1955 Indianapolis 500,
5. Most 24th Place Finishes (1) – set at 1955 Indianapolis 500,
6. Most 14th Place Finishes in a Season (1) – set at 1955 Indianapolis 500,
7. Most 15th Place Finishes in a Season (1) – set at 1955 Indianapolis 500,
8. Most 24th Place Finishes in a Season (1) – set at 1955 Indianapolis 500
Records Ever Broken1. Most 28th Place Qualifications (1) – set at 1950 Indianapolis 500,
2. Most 28th Place Qualifications in a Season (1) – set at 1950 Indianapolis 500,
3. Highest 24th Place Finish Ratio (100.00%) – set at 1950 Indianapolis 500,
4. Most 24th Place Finishes (1) – set at 1950 Indianapolis 500,
5. Most 24th Place Finishes in a Season (1) – set at 1950 Indianapolis 500,
6. Most 28th Place Qualifications (1) – set at 1952 Indianapolis 500,
7. Most 28th Place Qualifications in a Season (1) – set at 1952 Indianapolis 500,
8. Highest 24th Place Finish Ratio (50.00%) – set at 1952 Indianapolis 500,
9. Most 24th Place Finishes (1) – set at 1952 Indianapolis 500,
10. Most 24th Place Finishes in a Season (1) – set at 1952 Indianapolis 500,
11. Most 25th Place Qualifications (1) – set at 1953 Indianapolis 500,
12. Most 28th Place Qualifications (1) – set at 1953 Indianapolis 500,
13. Most 28th Place Qualifications in a Season (1) – set at 1953 Indianapolis 500,
14. Highest 24th Place Finish Ratio (25.00%) – set at 1953 Indianapolis 500,
15. Most 15th Place Finishes (1) – set at 1953 Indianapolis 500,
16. Most 24th Place Finishes (1) – set at 1953 Indianapolis 500,
17. Most 15th Place Finishes in a Season (1) – set at 1953 Indianapolis 500,
18. Most 24th Place Finishes in a Season (1) – set at 1953 Indianapolis 500,
19. Most 25th Place Qualifications (1) – set at 1953 Indianapolis 500,
20. Most 28th Place Qualifications (1) – set at 1953 Indianapolis 500,
21. Most 28th Place Qualifications in a Season (1) – set at 1953 Indianapolis 500,
22. Highest 24th Place Finish Ratio (25.00%) – set at 1953 Indianapolis 500,
23. Most 15th Place Finishes (1) – set at 1953 Indianapolis 500,
24. Most 24th Place Finishes (1) – set at 1953 Indianapolis 500,
25. Most 15th Place Finishes in a Season (1) – set at 1953 Indianapolis 500,
26. Most 24th Place Finishes in a Season (1) – set at 1953 Indianapolis 500,
27. Most 28th Place Qualifications (2) – set at 1954 Indianapolis 500,
28. Most 28th Place Qualifications in a Season (1) – set at 1954 Indianapolis 500,
29. Highest 24th Place Finish Ratio (16.66%) – set at 1954 Indianapolis 500,
30. Most 15th Place Finishes (1) – set at 1954 Indianapolis 500,
31. Most 24th Place Finishes (1) – set at 1954 Indianapolis 500,
32. Most 15th Place Finishes in a Season (1) – set at 1954 Indianapolis 500,
33. Most 24th Place Finishes in a Season (1) – set at 1954 Indianapolis 500,
34. Most 28th Place Qualifications (2) – set at 1954 Indianapolis 500,
35. Most 28th Place Qualifications in a Season (1) – set at 1954 Indianapolis 500,
36. Highest 24th Place Finish Ratio (16.66%) – set at 1954 Indianapolis 500,
37. Most 15th Place Finishes (1) – set at 1954 Indianapolis 500,
38. Most 24th Place Finishes (1) – set at 1954 Indianapolis 500,
39. Most 15th Place Finishes in a Season (1) – set at 1954 Indianapolis 500,
40. Most 24th Place Finishes in a Season (1) – set at 1954 Indianapolis 500,
41. Most 28th Place Qualifications (2) – set at 1955 Indianapolis 500,
42. Most 28th Place Qualifications in a Season (1) – set at 1955 Indianapolis 500,
43. Highest 24th Place Finish Ratio (14.28%) – set at 1955 Indianapolis 500,
44. Most 14th Place Finishes (1) – set at 1955 Indianapolis 500,
45. Most 15th Place Finishes (1) – set at 1955 Indianapolis 500,
46. Most 24th Place Finishes (1) – set at 1955 Indianapolis 500,
47. Most 14th Place Finishes in a Season (1) – set at 1955 Indianapolis 500,
48. Most 15th Place Finishes in a Season (1) – set at 1955 Indianapolis 500,
49. Most 24th Place Finishes in a Season (1) – set at 1955 Indianapolis 500,
50. Fastest Fastest Lap Time (1'01.590) – set at 1960 Indianapolis 500

Partners
Team MateRacesYears
Eddie Johnson
1
1953
Sam Hanks
2
1954
Jimmy Davies
2
1954
Pat Flaherty
1
1954
Art Cross
1
1954
Johnnie Parsons
1
1954
Andy Linden
1
1954
Team RacesYears
John Lorenz
1
1950
Grancor Auto Specialists
1
1952
Ernest L Ruiz
1
1953
Ed Walsh
1
1954
South California Muffler Co
1
1955
Lindsey Hopkins
4
1956 - 1959
Ken-Paul Inc
1
1960
Car ManufacturerRacesYears
Wetteroth
1
1950
Kurtis Kraft
4
1952 - 1954, 1956
Epperly
3
1955, 1957 - 1958
Watson
2
1959 - 1960
Engine ManufacturerRacesYears
Offenhauser
10
1950, 1952 - 1960
Tyre ManufacturerRacesYears
Firestone
10
1950, 1952 - 1960
EntrantRacesYears
John Lorenz
1
1950
Grancor Auto Specialists
1
1952
Ernest L. Ruiz
1
1953
Ed Walsh
1
1954
South California Muffler Co
1
1955
Lindsey Hopkins
4
1956 - 1959
Ken-Paul Inc
1
1960
Car ModelRacesYears
Wetteroth
1
1950
Kurtis Kraft 3000
1
1952
Kurtis Kraft 500B
1
1953
Kurtis Kraft 4000
1
1954
Epperly
3
1955, 1957 - 1958
Kurtis Kraft 500C
1
1956
Watson
2
1959 - 1960
Car NumberRacesYears
Car 76
1
1950
Car 59
1
1952
Car 2
2
1953, 1958
Car 1
1
1954
Car 33
1
1955
Car 24
1
1956
Car 26
1
1957
Car 16
1
1959
Car 4
1
1960

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