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Flag of U.S.A. Tom Bigelow

nationality American age 74 years old born October 31, 1939 hometown Elkhorn, Wisconsin

Career summary

Helmet of Tom Bigelow
Races entered542
Wins66
Podiums45
Pole positions2
Fastest laps0
Race win percentage12.2%
Podium percentage8.3%

Racing highlights

19863rdUSAC National Midget Series
19841stUSAC National Midget Series
19823rdUSAC National Championship
19793rdUSAC National Championship
19781stUSAC National Sprint Car Series
19752ndUSAC National Silver Crown

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.

20071 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
20061 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
20051 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1990? races? wins? podiums? pole position? fastest race laps
19890 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
19880 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1987? races? wins? podiums? pole position? fastest race laps
19861 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
19853 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
19841 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
198311 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
198220 races0 wins2 podiums1 pole positions? fastest race laps
198132 races2 wins4 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
198033 races4 wins5 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
197952 races6 wins10 podiums1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
197854 races5 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
197769 races15 wins1 podium0 pole position? fastest race laps
197660 races6 wins1 podium0 pole position? fastest race laps
197547 races7 wins3 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
197445 races5 wins3 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
197349 races4 wins2 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
197238 races11 wins11 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
19714 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
197012 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
19696 races1 win1 podium0 pole position? fastest race laps
19682 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1965? races? wins1 podium0 pole position? fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of Tom Bigelow

200721st Annual O'Reilly Chili Bowl Nationals
200620th Annual O'Reilly Chili Bowl Midget Nationals
200643rdBadger Midget Series
? races. 0 wins. 0 podiums. 0 pole positions. ? fastest race laps.
200519th Annual Chili Bowl Midget Nationals
1990USAC National Silver Crown
? races. ? wins. ? podiums. ? pole positions. ? fastest race laps.
1989PPG Indy Car World Series
0 races. 0 wins. 0 podiums. 0 pole positions. 0 fastest race laps.
Car: March 87C (Cosworth)
1988PPG Indy Car World Series
0 races. 0 wins. 0 podiums. 0 pole positions. 0 fastest race laps.
Performers, Inc.
Car: March 86C (Cosworth)
1988USAC National Midget Series
? races. ? wins. ? podiums. 0 pole positions. ? fastest race laps.
19879thUSAC National Midget Series
? races. ? wins. ? podiums. ? pole positions. ? fastest race laps.
1987USAC National Silver Crown
? races. ? wins. ? podiums. ? pole positions. ? fastest race laps.
1986122ndNASCAR Winston Cup
1 race. 0 wins. 0 podiums. 0 pole positions. ? fastest race laps.
Car: Chevrolet
19863rdUSAC National Midget Series
? races. ? wins. ? podiums. ? pole positions. ? fastest race laps.
1986USAC National Silver Crown
? races. ? wins. ? podiums. ? pole positions. ? fastest race laps.
Ben Leyba
1985PPG Indy Car World Series
3 races. 0 wins. 0 podiums. 0 pole positions. 0 fastest race laps.
Purcell Racing, Pace Racing, Leader Cards Racing
Cars: March 84C (Cosworth), March 85C (Cosworth), Lola T900 (Cosworth)
19854thUSAC National Midget Series
? races. ? wins. ? podiums. ? pole positions. ? fastest race laps.
1985USAC National Silver Crown
? races. ? wins. ? podiums. ? pole positions. ? fastest race laps.
Vance
1984PPG Indy Car World Series
0 races. 0 wins. 0 podiums. 0 pole positions. 0 fastest race laps.
Scott Cole Racing, Donald Mergard Racing, Dale Coyne Racing
Cars: March 81C (Cosworth), March 82C (Cosworth), Eagle 81 (Chevrolet)
19841stUSAC National Midget Series
? races. ? wins. ? podiums. ? pole positions. ? fastest race laps.
1984USAC Coors Light Silver Bullet Series
? races. ? wins. ? podiums. ? pole positions. ? fastest race laps.
Wilke
– 1983-8433rdUSAC Gold Crown Championship
1 race. 0 wins. 0 podiums. 0 pole positions. 0 fastest race laps.
1983PPG Indy Car World Series
3 races. 0 wins. 0 podiums. 0 pole positions. 0 fastest race laps.
HBK Racing, Jet Engineering
Car: Eagle 81 (Chevrolet)
198333rdUSAC National Championship
1 race. 0 wins. 0 podiums. 0 pole positions. ? fastest race laps.
Car: X
1983USAC National Silver Crown
7 races. 0 wins. 1 podiums. 0 pole positions. ? fastest race laps.
Middleton
1983USAC National Midget Series
? races. ? wins. ? podiums. 0 pole positions. ? fastest race laps.
198220thPPG Indy Car World Series
5 races. 0 wins. 0 podiums. 0 pole positions. ? fastest race laps.
Car: Eagle 81(Chevrolet)
– 1981-823rdUSAC Gold Crown Championship
6 races. 0 wins. 2 podiums. 1 pole position. ? fastest race laps.
Cars: Penske PC-7 (Chevrolet), Eagle 81 (Chevrolet)
1982USAC National Sprint Car Series
5 races. 0 wins. 0 podiums. 0 pole positions. ? fastest race laps.
Randy Gosnell
1982USAC National Silver Crown
4 races. 0 wins. 0 podiums. 0 pole positions. ? fastest race laps.
Roberts, Hammond, Dowker
198112thPPG Indy Car World Series
5 races. 0 wins. 0 podiums. 0 pole positions. ? fastest race laps.
Car: Penske PC-7 (Chevrolet)
1981USAC National Sprint Car Series
21 races. 2 wins. 3 podiums. 0 pole positions. ? fastest race laps.
1981USAC National Silver Crown
6 races. 0 wins. 1 podiums. 0 pole positions. ? fastest race laps.
Hammond, Smith
1981USAC National Midget Series
? races. ? wins. ? podiums. 0 pole positions. ? fastest race laps.
198026thPPG Indy Car World Series
2 races. 0 wins. 0 podiums. 0 pole positions. ? fastest race laps.
Car: Lola (Cosworth)
198014thUSAC National Championship
0 races. 0 wins. 0 podiums. 0 pole positions. 0 fastest race laps.
Car: Lola (Cosworth)
1980USAC National Sprint Car Series
24 races. 4 wins. 4 podiums. 0 pole positions. ? fastest race laps.
1980USAC National Silver Crown
7 races. 0 wins. 1 podiums. 0 pole positions. ? fastest race laps.
Hammond
19793rdUSAC National Championship
7 races. 0 wins. 3 podiums. 1 pole position. ? fastest race laps.
Armstrong Molding
Car: Lola 79 (Cosworth TC)
1979SCCA/CART Indy Car Series
0 races. 0 wins. 0 podiums. 0 pole positions. 0 fastest race laps.
Car: Lola 79 (Cosworth TC)
1979USAC National Midget Series
3 races. 1 win. 1 podiums. 0 pole positions. ? fastest race laps.
Armstrong
1979USAC National Sprint Car Series
39 races. 5 wins. 5 podiums. 0 pole positions. ? fastest race laps.
1979USAC National Silver Crown
3 races. 0 wins. 1 podiums. 0 pole positions. ? fastest race laps.
Armstrong
197816thUSAC National Championship
12 races. 0 wins. 0 podiums. 0 pole positions. ? fastest race laps.
Armstrong Moulding, Leader Cards
Cars: Watson (Offenhauser TC), Wildcat (Offenhauser TC), Wildcat 76 (DGS), Eagle (Offenhauser TC)
19781stUSAC National Sprint Car Series
40 races. 5 wins. ? podiums. 0 pole positions. ? fastest race laps.
Sherman Armstrong
1978USAC National Silver Crown
2 races. 0 wins. 0 podiums. 0 pole positions. ? fastest race laps.
Wilke
19779thUSAC National Championship
14 races. 0 wins. 0 podiums. 0 pole positions. ? fastest race laps.
Leader Card
Cars: Eagle (Offenhauser TC), Watson (Offenhauser TC)
1977USAC National Sprint Car Series
51 races. 14 wins. ? podiums. 0 pole positions. ? fastest race laps.
1977USAC National Silver Crown
4 races. 1 win. 1 podiums. 0 pole positions. ? fastest race laps.
Wilke
197613thUSAC National Championship
13 races. 0 wins. 0 podiums. 0 pole positions. ? fastest race laps.
Leader Card
Car: Eagle (Offenhauser TC)
1976USAC National Sprint Car Series
44 races. 5 wins. ? podiums. 0 pole positions. ? fastest race laps.
1976USAC National Silver Crown
3 races. 1 win. 1 podiums. 0 pole positions. ? fastest race laps.
Wilke
197527thUSAC National Championship
8 races. 0 wins. 0 podiums. 0 pole positions. ? fastest race laps.
Vollstedt Racing
Car: Vollstedt (Offenhauser TC)
1975USAC National Sprint Car Series
34 races. 4 wins. ? podiums. 0 pole positions. ? fastest race laps.
19752ndUSAC National Silver Crown
5 races. 3 wins. 3 podiums. 0 pole positions. ? fastest race laps.
Wilke
197424thUSAC National Championship
6 races. 0 wins. 0 podiums. 0 pole positions. ? fastest race laps.
Vollstedt Racing, Agajanian-Leader Card
Cars: Lola T332 (Chevrolet V8), Vollstedt (Offenhauser TC)
1974USAC National Sprint Car Series
34 races. 5 wins. ? podiums. 0 pole positions. ? fastest race laps.
1974USAC National Silver Crown
5 races. 0 wins. 3 podiums. 0 pole positions. ? fastest race laps.
Wilke
197326thUSAC National Championship
5 races. 0 wins. 0 podiums. 0 pole positions. ? fastest race laps.
Vollstedt Racing, Midwest Manufacturing
Cars: Vollstedt (Offenhauser TC), King (Offenhauser)
1973USAC National Sprint Car Series
41 races. 4 wins. ? podiums. 0 pole positions. ? fastest race laps.
1973USAC National Silver Crown
3 races. 0 wins. 2 podiums. 0 pole positions. ? fastest race laps.
Gehlhausen
197232ndUSAC National Championship
3 races. 0 wins. 0 podiums. 0 pole positions. ? fastest race laps.
Midwest Mfg Dura-Pot
Car: Gerhardt (Offenhauser TC)
1972USAC National Sprint Car Series
31 races. 3 wins. 3 podiums. 0 pole positions. ? fastest race laps.
1972USAC National Silver Crown
4 races. 1 win. 1 podiums. 0 pole positions. ? fastest race laps.
Smith, Gehlhausen
1972USAC National Midget Series
? races. 7 wins. 7 podiums. 0 pole positions. ? fastest race laps.
1971USAC National Championship
2 races. 0 wins. 0 podiums. 0 pole positions. ? fastest race laps.
Midwest Mfg Dura-Pot
Car: (Chevrolet)
1971USAC National Silver Crown
2 races. 0 wins. 0 podiums. 0 pole positions. ? fastest race laps.
Gehlhausen
197037thUSAC National Championship
7 races. 0 wins. 0 podiums. 0 pole positions. ? fastest race laps.
Midwest Mfg
Cars: Huffaker (Chevrolet), Kurtis (Offenhauser)
1970USAC National Midget Series
2 races. 0 wins. 0 podiums. 0 pole positions. ? fastest race laps.
1970USAC National Sprint Car Series
3 races. 0 wins. 0 podiums. 0 pole positions. ? fastest race laps.
Carl Gehlhausen
196943rdUSAC National Championship
5 races. 0 wins. 0 podiums. 0 pole positions. ? fastest race laps.
Midwest Mfg
Cars: Gerhardt (Chevrolet), Kurtis (Offenhauser)
1969USAC National Sprint Car Series
1 race. 1 win. 1 podiums. 0 pole positions. ? fastest race laps.
196843rdUSAC National Championship
2 races. 0 wins. 0 podiums. 0 pole positions. ? fastest race laps.
Midwest Mfg
Car: Kurtis4000D (Offenhauser)
1965Badger Midget Series
? races. ? wins. 1 podiums. 0 pole positions. ? fastest race laps.

Karting details – the karting career of Tom Bigelow

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