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Driver

Troy Ruttman

 
Details
Date of BirthTuesday 11 March 1930
Date of DeathMonday 19 May 1997
Age of Death67 years, 2 months, 8 days
Born
Mooreland
Oklahoma
USA
F1 Career
Active Years1950 - 1952, 1954, 1956 - 1958, 1960
Races Contested
9  
Wins1
2nd Places0
3rd Places0
4th Places1
5th Places0
6th Places0
Average ClassificationMedian: 7, Mean: 7.50, Standard deviation: 2.70
Retirements4
Disqualifications0
Failures to start1
Failures to qualify0
Pole Positions0
Highest Qualifying Position3rd
Average Qualifying PositionMedian: 11, Mean: 12.44, Standard deviation: 2.62
Fastest Laps0
Races Led3
Laps Led59
Race Distance Led237 km
Debut1950 Indianapolis 500
Maiden Win1952 Indianapolis 500
Last Race1960 Indianapolis 500
Drivers' Championships
1950 - Not Classified
1951 - Not Classified
1952 - 7th   
(8 points)
1954 - 23rd   
(1.5 points)
  
1956 - Not Classified
1957 - Not Classified
1958 - Not Classified
1960 - Not Classified
Total Points Scored9.5
Records
Records Held TodayNone
Records Held At Retirement1. Most 24th Place Qualifications (1) – set at 1958 German GP,
2. Most 24th Place Qualifications in a Season (1) – set at 1958 German GP,
3. Most 15th Place Finishes in a Season (1) – set at 1958 German GP
Records Ever Broken1. Most 24th Place Qualifications (1) – set at 1950 Indianapolis 500,
2. Most 24th Place Qualifications in a Season (1) – set at 1950 Indianapolis 500,
3. Highest 15th Place Finish Ratio (100.00%) – set at 1950 Indianapolis 500,
4. Most 15th Place Finishes (1) – set at 1950 Indianapolis 500,
5. Most 15th Place Finishes in a Season (1) – set at 1950 Indianapolis 500,
6. Fastest Average Race Speed (207.483) – set at 1952 Indianapolis 500,
7. Most 24th Place Qualifications (1) – set at 1952 Indianapolis 500,
8. Most 24th Place Qualifications in a Season (1) – set at 1952 Indianapolis 500,
9. Most 15th Place Finishes (1) – set at 1952 Indianapolis 500,
10. Most 15th Place Finishes in a Season (1) – set at 1952 Indianapolis 500,
11. Most 24th Place Qualifications (1) – set at 1954 Indianapolis 500,
12. Most 24th Place Qualifications in a Season (1) – set at 1954 Indianapolis 500,
13. Most 15th Place Finishes (1) – set at 1954 Indianapolis 500,
14. Most 15th Place Finishes in a Season (1) – set at 1954 Indianapolis 500,
15. Most 24th Place Qualifications (1) – set at 1958 German GP,
16. Most 24th Place Qualifications in a Season (1) – set at 1958 German GP,
17. Most 15th Place Finishes in a Season (1) – set at 1958 German GP

Partners
Team MateRacesYears
Walt Faulkner
1
1951
Duane Carter
2
1954
Marshall Teague
1
1954
Jimmy Jackson
1
1954
Tony Bettenhausen
1
1954
Pat Flaherty
1
1956
Carroll Shelby
1
1958
Gerino Gerini
1
1958
Jo Bonnier
1
1958
Hans Herrmann
1
1958
Team RacesYears
Bowes Racing Inc
1
1950
J C Agajanian
2
1951 - 1952
Eugene A Casaroll
1
1954
John Zink
3
1956 - 1957, 1960
Scuderia Centro Sud
2
1958
Car ManufacturerRacesYears
Lesovsky
1
1950
Kurtis Kraft
3
1951, 1954, 1956
Kuzma
1
1952
Watson
2
1957, 1960
Maserati
2
1958
Engine ManufacturerRacesYears
Offenhauser
7
1950 - 1952, 1954, 1956 - 1957, 1960
Maserati
2
1958
Tyre ManufacturerRacesYears
Firestone
7
1950 - 1952, 1954, 1956 - 1957, 1960
Pirelli
2
1958
EntrantRacesYears
Bowes Racing Inc
1
1950
J.C. Agajanian
2
1951 - 1952
Eugene A Casaroll
1
1954
John Zink
3
1956 - 1957, 1960
Scuderia Centro Sud
2
1958
Chassis DesignerRacesYears
Vittorio Bellentani
2
1958
Gioacchino Colombo
2
1958
Car ModelRacesYears
Lesovsky
1
1950
Kurtis Kraft 2000
1
1951
Kuzma
1
1952
Kurtis Kraft 500A
1
1954
Kurtis Kraft 500C
1
1956
Watson
2
1957, 1960
Maserati 250F
2
1958
Car NumberRacesYears
Car 55
1
1950
Car 98
2
1951 - 1952
Car 34
1
1954
Car 53
1
1956
Car 52
1
1957
Car 30
1
1958
Car 14
1
1958
Car 28
1
1960

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