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Flag of U.S.A. Sonny (Charles) Ates

nationality American born March 28, 1935 hometown Sellersburg, Indiana died October 25, 2010 place of death Phoenix, Arizona

Career summary

Helmet of Sonny (Charles) Ates
Races entered49
Wins3
Podiums0
Pole positions0
Fastest laps
Race win percentage6.1%
Podium percentage0%

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.

19701 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
19695 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
19689 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
196734 races3 wins? podiums? pole position? fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of Sonny (Charles) Ates

1970 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
-0Motor Racing Developments
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Brabham (Offenhauser)

1969 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
48th613-K Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
5000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Brabham (Offenhauser)

1968 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
25th520Boyce Holt Racing, Federal Engineering, California Speed/Sport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
9000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Halibrand (Offenhauser)
Turner D (Chevrolet)
Gerhardt (Offenhauser TC)
Gerhardt (Chevrolet)

1967 USAC National Sprint Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
-0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
343???
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

Karting details – the karting career of Sonny (Charles) Ates

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