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Driver

Sam Hanks

 
Details
Full NameSamuel Hanks
Date of BirthMonday 13 July 1914
Date of DeathMonday 27 June 1994
Age of Death79 years, 11 months, 14 days
Born
Columbus
Ohio
USA
F1 Career
Active Years1950 - 1957
Races Contested
8  
Wins1
2nd Places1
3rd Places2
4th Places0
5th Places0
6th Places0
Average ClassificationMedian: 3, Mean: 4.00, Standard deviation: 1.60
Retirements4
Disqualifications0
Failures to qualify0
Pole Positions0
Highest Qualifying Position5th
Average Qualifying PositionMedian: 12, Mean: 13.33, Standard deviation: 2.43
Fastest Laps0
Races Led4
Laps Led148
Race Distance Led595 km
Debut1950 Indianapolis 500
Maiden Win1957 Indianapolis 500
Last Race1957 Indianapolis 500
Drivers' Championships
1950 - Not Classified
1951 - Not Classified
1952 - 12th   
(4 points)
1953 - 13th   
(2 points)
  
1954 - Not Classified
1955 - Not Classified
1956 - 7th   
(6 points)
1957 - 9th   
(8 points)
Total Points Scored20
Records
Records Held TodayNone
Records Held At Retirement1. Fastest Average Race Speed (218.231) – set at 1957 Indianapolis 500
Records Ever Broken1. Most 25th Place Qualifications (1) – set at 1950 Indianapolis 500,
2. Most 25th Place Qualifications in a Season (1) – set at 1950 Indianapolis 500,
3. Most 25th Place Qualifications (1) – set at 1952 Indianapolis 500,
4. Most 12th Place Qualifications in a Season (1) – set at 1952 Indianapolis 500,
5. Most 25th Place Qualifications in a Season (1) – set at 1952 Indianapolis 500,
6. Most 25th Place Qualifications (1) – set at 1953 Indianapolis 500,
7. Most 12th Place Qualifications in a Season (1) – set at 1953 Indianapolis 500,
8. Most 25th Place Qualifications in a Season (1) – set at 1953 Indianapolis 500,
9. Highest 3rd Place Finish Ratio (50.00%) – set at 1953 Indianapolis 500,
10. Most 12th Place Qualifications in a Season (1) – set at 1954 Indianapolis 500,
11. Most 12th Place Qualifications in a Season (1) – set at 1954 Indianapolis 500,
12. Fastest Average Race Speed (218.231) – set at 1957 Indianapolis 500

Partners
Team MateRacesYears
Joe James
1
1952
Duane Carter
1
1953
Jimmy Davies
2
1954
Jim Rathmann
2
1954
Pat Flaherty
1
1954
Art Cross
1
1954
Johnnie Parsons
1
1954
Andy Linden
1
1954
Team RacesYears
Milt Marion
1
1950
Peter Schmidt
1
1951
Ed Walsh
3
1952 - 1954
Cars Inc
2
1955 - 1956
George Salih
1
1957
Car ManufacturerRacesYears
Kurtis Kraft
7
1950 - 1956
Epperly
1
1957
Engine ManufacturerRacesYears
Offenhauser
8
1950 - 1957
Tyre ManufacturerRacesYears
Firestone
8
1950 - 1957
EntrantRacesYears
Milt Marion
1
1950
Peter Schmidt
1
1951
Ed Walsh
3
1952 - 1954
Cars Inc
2
1955 - 1956
George Salih
1
1957
Car ModelRacesYears
Kurtis Kraft 2000
1
1950
Kurtis Kraft 3000
2
1951 - 1952
Kurtis Kraft 4000
2
1953 - 1954
Kurtis Kraft 500C
2
1955 - 1956
Epperly
1
1957
Car NumberRacesYears
Car 23
1
1950
Car 25
1
1951
Car 18
1
1952
Car 3
1
1953
Car 1
1
1954
Car 8
1
1955
Car 4
1
1956
Car 9
1
1957

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