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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

2007 Chili Bowl Midget Nationals

PositionPointsTeam
-0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

2006 20th Annual O'Reilly Chili Bowl Midget Nationals

PositionPointsTeam
-0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

2006 Badger Midget Series

PositionPointsTeam
43rd12
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

2005 19th Annual Chili Bowl Midget Nationals

PositionPointsTeam
-0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1990 USAC National Silver Crown

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

1989 PPG Indy Car World Series

PositionPointsTeam
-0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 87C (Cosworth)

1988 PPG Indy Car World Series

PositionPointsTeam
-0Performers, Inc.
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 86C (Cosworth)

1988 USAC National Midget Series

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

1987 USAC National Midget Series

PositionPointsTeam
9th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1987 USAC National Silver Crown

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

1986 NASCAR Winston Cup

PositionPointsTeam
122nd43
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet

1986 USAC National Midget Series

PositionPointsTeam
3rd0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1986 USAC National Silver Crown

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

1985 PPG Indy Car World Series

PositionPointsTeam
-0Purcell Racing, Pace Racing, Leader Cards Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 84C (Cosworth)
March 85C (Cosworth)
Lola T900 (Cosworth)

1985 USAC National Midget Series

PositionPointsTeam
4th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1985 USAC National Silver Crown

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

1984 PPG Indy Car World Series

PositionPointsTeam
-0Scott Cole Racing, Donald Mergard Racing, Dale Coyne Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 81C (Cosworth)
March 82C (Cosworth)
Eagle 81 (Chevrolet)

1984 USAC National Midget Series

PositionPointsTeam
1st0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1984 USAC Coors Light Silver Bullet Series

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

1983-84 USAC Gold Crown Championship

PositionPointsTeam
33rd8
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1983 PPG Indy Car World Series

PositionPointsTeam
-0HBK Racing, Jet Engineering
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Eagle 81 (Chevrolet)

1983 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
33rd8
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
X

1983 USAC National Silver Crown

PositionPointsTeam
-0Middleton
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
7010?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1983 USAC National Midget Series

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

1982 PPG Indy Car World Series

PositionPointsTeam
20th32
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
5000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Eagle 81(Chevrolet)

1981-82 USAC Gold Crown Championship

PositionPointsTeam
3rd1280
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
6021?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Penske PC-7 (Chevrolet)
Eagle 81 (Chevrolet)

1982 USAC National Sprint Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
-0Randy Gosnell
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
5000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1982 USAC National Silver Crown

PositionPointsTeam
-0Roberts, Hammond, Dowker
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
4000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1981 PPG Indy Car World Series

PositionPointsTeam
12th60
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
5000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Penske PC-7 (Chevrolet)

1981 USAC National Sprint Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
-0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
21230?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1981 USAC National Silver Crown

PositionPointsTeam
-0Hammond, Smith
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
6010?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1981 USAC National Midget Series

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

1980 PPG Indy Car World Series

PositionPointsTeam
26th260
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
2000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola (Cosworth)

1980 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
14th250
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola (Cosworth)

1980 USAC National Sprint Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
-0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
24440?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1980 USAC National Silver Crown

PositionPointsTeam
-0Hammond
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
7010?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1979 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
3rd1305Armstrong Molding
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
7031?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola 79 (Cosworth TC)

1979 SCCA/CART Indy Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
-0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola 79 (Cosworth TC)

1979 USAC National Midget Series

PositionPointsTeam
-0Armstrong
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
3110?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1979 USAC National Sprint Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
-0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
39550?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1979 USAC National Silver Crown

PositionPointsTeam
-0Armstrong
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
3010?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1978 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
16th764Armstrong Moulding, Leader Cards
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
12000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Watson (Offenhauser TC)
Wildcat (Offenhauser TC)
Wildcat 76 (DGS)
Eagle (Offenhauser TC)

1978 USAC National Sprint Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Sherman Armstrong
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
405?0?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1978 USAC National Silver Crown

PositionPointsTeam
-0Wilke
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
2000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1977 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
9th1370Leader Card
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
14000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Eagle (Offenhauser TC)
Watson (Offenhauser TC)

1977 USAC National Sprint Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
-0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
5114?0?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1977 USAC National Silver Crown

PositionPointsTeam
-0Wilke
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
4110?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1976 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
13th820Leader Card
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
13000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Eagle (Offenhauser TC)

1976 USAC National Sprint Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
-0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
445?0?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1976 USAC National Silver Crown

PositionPointsTeam
-0Wilke
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
3110?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1975 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
27th115Vollstedt Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
8000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Vollstedt (Offenhauser TC)

1975 USAC National Sprint Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
-0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
344?0?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1975 USAC National Silver Crown

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0Wilke
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
5330?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1974 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
24th240Vollstedt Racing, Agajanian-Leader Card
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
6000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola T332 (Chevrolet V8)
Vollstedt (Offenhauser TC)

1974 USAC National Sprint Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
-0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
345?0?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1974 USAC National Silver Crown

PositionPointsTeam
-0Wilke
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
5030?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1973 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
26th160Vollstedt Racing, Midwest Manufacturing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
5000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Vollstedt (Offenhauser TC)
King (Offenhauser)

1973 USAC National Sprint Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
-0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
414?0?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1973 USAC National Silver Crown

PositionPointsTeam
-0Gehlhausen
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
3020?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1972 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
32nd120Midwest Mfg Dura-Pot
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
3000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Gerhardt (Offenhauser TC)

1972 USAC National Sprint Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
-0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
31330?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1972 USAC National Silver Crown

PositionPointsTeam
-0Smith, Gehlhausen
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
4110?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1972 USAC National Midget Series

PositionPointsTeam
-0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?770?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1971 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
-0Midwest Mfg Dura-Pot
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
2000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
(Chevrolet)

1971 USAC National Silver Crown

PositionPointsTeam
-0Gehlhausen
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
2000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1970 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
37th200Midwest Mfg
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
7000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Huffaker (Chevrolet)
Kurtis (Offenhauser)

1970 USAC National Midget Series

PositionPointsTeam
-0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
2000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1970 USAC National Sprint Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
-0Carl Gehlhausen
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
3000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1969 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
43rd110Midwest Mfg
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
5000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Gerhardt (Chevrolet)
Kurtis (Offenhauser)

1969 USAC National Sprint Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
-0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1110?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1968 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
43rd80Midwest Mfg
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
2000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Kurtis4000D (Offenhauser)

1965 Badger Midget Series

PositionPointsTeam
-0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
??10?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

Karting details – the karting career of Tom Bigelow

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