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Flag of U.S.A. Joe Leonard

nationality American age 82 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

1974 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
30th120Vel's Parnelli Jones
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
2000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Eagle 74 (Offenhauser)

1973 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
15th1018Parnelli Jones Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
150?0?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Parnelli (Offenhauser)

1972 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
1st3460Parnelli Jones
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
9350?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Parnelli (OffenhauserTC)

1971 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
1st3015Vel's Parnelli Jones Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11150?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Colt 71 (Ford)

1970 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
32nd300Vel's Parnelli Jones Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
3100?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Colt 70 (Ford)

1969 NASCAR Grand National

PositionPointsTeam
-0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford

1969 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
21st600Vel's Parnelli Jones, Yunick, Gene White Racing, STP Oil Treatment
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
7000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Laycock (Offenhauser)
Eagle 69 (Ford)
Lotus (Ford)
Lotus (Offenhauser)

1969 Canadian-American Challenge Cup

PositionPointsTeam
28th3Salyer Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
McKee Mk10 (Oldsmobile)

1968 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
21st850Vel's Parnelli Jones, STP Oil Treatment
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
13012?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Morris (Ford)
Mongoose (Ford)
Lotus (Pratt & Whittney)

1967 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
9th1575Ansted-Foyt, Vel's Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
14010?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 34 (Ford)
Coyote (Ford)
Eagle (Ford)
Mongoose (Ford)

1967 Indianapolis 500

PositionPointsTeam
3rd0Ansted-Foyt
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Coyote (Ford)

1966 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
4th1275All American Racers, Gordon van Liew
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10030?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Eagle (Ford)
Lotus 38 (Ford)
Huffaker (Offenhauser)

1965 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
6th1415All American Racers, Leader Card Racers
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
9130?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Halibrand (Ford)
Watson (Ford)

1964 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
24th210Vatis Enterprises, Dayton-Walther, Joe Hunt Magneto, Travelon Trailer
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
5000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Vollstedt (Offenhauser)
Silnes (Offenhauser)
Watson (Offenhauser)
Lesovsky (Offenhauser)
Christiansen (Offenhauser)

Karting details – the karting career of Joe Leonard

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