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Flag of U.S.A. Joe Leonard

nationality American age 81 years old born August 4, 1932 hometown San Diego, California

Career summary

Helmet of Joe Leonard
Races entered100
Wins6
Podiums18
Pole positions2
Fastest laps0
Race win percentage6%
Podium percentage18%

Racing highlights

19721stUSAC National Championship
19711stUSAC National Championship
19673rdIndianapolis 500

Disclaimer: the data and summaries are all taken from the data available in the career details section further below on this page. If you know of things missing or have corrections, please log in and submit them.

Career overview – years in numbers

The following numbers are a summary of the more detailed information available in the Career details further below on the page. Seasons spanning over two years (for example 2013-14 championships) have their race results accounted for in the year the championship ends.

19742 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
197315 races0 wins? podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
19729 races3 wins5 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
197111 races1 win5 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
19703 races1 win0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
19699 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
196813 races0 wins1 podium2 pole position? fastest race laps
196714 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
196610 races0 wins3 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
19659 races1 win3 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
19645 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of Joe Leonard

197430thUSAC National Championship
2 races. 0 wins. 0 podiums. 0 pole positions. ? fastest race laps.
Vel's Parnelli Jones
Car: Eagle 74 (Offenhauser)
197315thUSAC National Championship
15 races. 0 wins. ? podiums. 0 pole positions. ? fastest race laps.
Parnelli Jones Racing
Car: Parnelli (Offenhauser)
19721stUSAC National Championship
9 races. 3 wins. 5 podiums. 0 pole positions. ? fastest race laps.
Parnelli Jones
Car: Parnelli (OffenhauserTC)
19711stUSAC National Championship
11 races. 1 win. 5 podiums. 0 pole positions. ? fastest race laps.
Vel's Parnelli Jones Racing
Car: Colt 71 (Ford)
197032ndUSAC National Championship
3 races. 1 win. 0 podiums. 0 pole positions. ? fastest race laps.
Vel's Parnelli Jones Racing
Car: Colt 70 (Ford)
1969NASCAR Grand National
1 race. 0 wins. 0 podiums. 0 pole positions. ? fastest race laps.
Car: Ford
196921stUSAC National Championship
7 races. 0 wins. 0 podiums. 0 pole positions. ? fastest race laps.
Vel's Parnelli Jones, Yunick, Gene White Racing, STP Oil Treatment
Cars: Laycock (Offenhauser), Eagle 69 (Ford), Lotus (Ford), Lotus (Offenhauser)
196928thCanadian-American Challenge Cup
1 race. 0 wins. 0 podiums. 0 pole positions. 0 fastest race laps.
Salyer Racing
Car: McKee Mk10 (Oldsmobile)
196821stUSAC National Championship
13 races. 0 wins. 1 podiums. 2 pole positions. ? fastest race laps.
Vel's Parnelli Jones, STP Oil Treatment
Cars: Morris (Ford), Mongoose (Ford), Lotus (Pratt & Whittney)
19679thUSAC National Championship
14 races. 0 wins. 1 podiums. 0 pole positions. ? fastest race laps.
Ansted-Foyt, Vel's Racing
Cars: Lotus 34 (Ford), Coyote (Ford), Eagle (Ford), Mongoose (Ford)
19673rdIndianapolis 500
Ansted-Foyt
Car: Coyote (Ford)
19664thUSAC National Championship
10 races. 0 wins. 3 podiums. 0 pole positions. ? fastest race laps.
All American Racers, Gordon van Liew
Cars: Eagle (Ford), Lotus 38 (Ford), Huffaker (Offenhauser)
19656thUSAC National Championship
9 races. 1 win. 3 podiums. 0 pole positions. ? fastest race laps.
All American Racers, Leader Card Racers
Cars: Halibrand (Ford), Watson (Ford)
196424thUSAC National Championship
5 races. 0 wins. 0 podiums. 0 pole positions. ? fastest race laps.
Vatis Enterprises, Dayton-Walther, Joe Hunt Magneto, Travelon Trailer
Cars: Vollstedt (Offenhauser), Silnes (Offenhauser), Watson (Offenhauser), Lesovsky (Offenhauser), Christiansen (Offenhauser)

Karting details – the karting career of Joe Leonard

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