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Driver

Rodger Ward

 
Details
Date of BirthMonday 10 January 1921
Date of DeathMonday 5 July 2004
Age of Death83 years, 5 months, 26 days
Born
Beloit
Kansas
USA
F1 Career
Active Years1951 - 1960, 1963
Races Contested
12  
Wins1
2nd Places1
3rd Places0
4th Places0
5th Places0
6th Places0
Average ClassificationMedian: 5, Mean: 6.75, Standard deviation: 2.99
Retirements8
Disqualifications0
Failures to qualify0
Pole Positions0
Highest Qualifying Position3rd
Average Qualifying PositionMedian: 16.5, Mean: 16.50, Standard deviation: 2.23
Fastest Laps0
Races Led2
Laps Led188
Race Distance Led756 km
Debut1951 Indianapolis 500
Maiden Win1959 Indianapolis 500
Last Race1963 United States GP
Drivers' Championships
1951 - Not Classified
1952 - Not Classified
1953 - Not Classified
1954 - Not Classified
1955 - Not Classified
1956 - Not Classified
  
1957 - Not Classified
1958 - Not Classified
1959 - 10th   
(8 points)
1960 - 12th   
(6 points)
1963 - Not Classified
Total Points Scored14
Records
Records Held TodayNone
Records Held At Retirement1. Most 30th Place Qualifications in a Season (1) – set at 1963 United States GP
Records Ever Broken1. Most 25th Place Qualifications (1) – set at 1952 Indianapolis 500,
2. Most 25th Place Qualifications in a Season (1) – set at 1952 Indianapolis 500,
3. Most 25th Place Qualifications (1) – set at 1953 Indianapolis 500,
4. Most 25th Place Qualifications in a Season (1) – set at 1953 Indianapolis 500,
5. Most 16th Place Finishes (1) – set at 1953 Indianapolis 500,
6. Most 16th Place Finishes in a Season (1) – set at 1953 Indianapolis 500,
7. Most 16th Place Finishes (1) – set at 1954 Indianapolis 500,
8. Most 16th Place Finishes in a Season (1) – set at 1954 Indianapolis 500,
9. Most 30th Place Qualifications (1) – set at 1955 Indianapolis 500,
10. Most 30th Place Qualifications in a Season (1) – set at 1955 Indianapolis 500,
11. Most 16th Place Finishes (1) – set at 1955 Indianapolis 500,
12. Most 16th Place Finishes in a Season (1) – set at 1955 Indianapolis 500,
13. Fastest Average Race Speed (218.643) – set at 1959 Indianapolis 500,
14. Most 24th Place Qualifications (1) – set at 1959 United States GP,
15. Most 30th Place Qualifications (1) – set at 1959 United States GP,
16. Most 24th Place Qualifications in a Season (1) – set at 1959 United States GP,
17. Most 30th Place Qualifications in a Season (1) – set at 1959 United States GP,
18. Most 16th Place Finishes (1) – set at 1959 United States GP,
19. Most 16th Place Finishes in a Season (1) – set at 1959 United States GP,
20. Most 30th Place Qualifications in a Season (1) – set at 1963 United States GP

Partners
Team MateRacesYears
George Connor
1
1952
Andy Linden
1
1953
Duke Dinsmore
1
1953
Eddie Johnson
1
1954
Chuck Stevenson
1
1960
Masten Gregory
1
1963
Hap Sharp
1
1963
Team RacesYears
Bruce Bromme
1
1951
Federal Auto Associates
1
1952
M A Walker
1
1953
R N Sabourin
1
1954
E R Casale
1
1955
Ed Walsh
1
1956
Roger Wolcott
2
1957 - 1958
Leader Cards Inc
3
1959 - 1960
Reg Parnell
1
1963
Car ManufacturerRacesYears
Bromme
1
1951
Kurtis Kraft
4
1952 - 1953, 1956, 1959
Pawl
1
1954
Kuzma
1
1955
Lesovsky
2
1957 - 1958
Watson
2
1959 - 1960
Lotus
1
1963
Engine ManufacturerRacesYears
Offenhauser
11
1951 - 1960
BRM
1
1963
Tyre ManufacturerRacesYears
Firestone
10
1951 - 1960
Dunlop
1
1963
EntrantRacesYears
Louis & Bruce Bromme
1
1951
Federal Auto Associates
1
1952
M.A. Walker
1
1953
R.N. Sabourin
1
1954
E.R. Casale
1
1955
Ed Walsh
1
1956
Roger Wolcott
2
1957 - 1958
Leader Cards Inc
3
1959 - 1960
Reg Parnell Racing
1
1963
Chassis DesignerRacesYears
Frank Kurtis
1
1959
Colin Chapman
1
1963
Car ModelRacesYears
Bromme
1
1951
Kurtis Kraft 4000
1
1952
Kurtis Kraft
1
1953
Pawl
1
1954
Kuzma
1
1955
Kurtis Kraft 500C
1
1956
Lesovsky
2
1957 - 1958
Watson
2
1959 - 1960
Kurtis Kraft Midget
1
1959
Lotus 24
1
1963
Car NumberRacesYears
Car 48
1
1951
Car 34
1
1952
Car 92
1
1953
Car 12
1
1954
Car 27
1
1955
Car 19
1
1956
Car 8
2
1957 - 1958
Car 5
1
1959
Car 1
2
1959 - 1960
Car 18
1
1963

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