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AAA National Championship 1953 standings

Championship points standings for the AAA National Championship 1953

PositionDriverTeamCarEngineTyresPoints
1.Flag Sam HanksEd WalshKurtis 4000 (Offenhauser)
1659.5
2.Flag Jack McGrathJack HinkleKurtis 4000 (Offenhauser)
1250
3.Flag Bill (William John) VukovichHoward KeckKurtis 500A (Offenhauser)
1000
4.Flag Manuel AyuloPeter Schmidt Kuzma D (Offenhauser)
Kuzma (Offenhauser)


960
5.Flag Paul RussoFederal Engineering, Belanger MotorsLesovsky (Offenhauser)
Kurtis 3000 (Offenhauser)
Kurtis 4000 (Offenhauser)




855
6.Flag Art CrossBessie Lee PaoliKurtis 4000 (Offenhauser)
800
7.Flag Don FreelandBob Estes Watson (Offenhauser)
Watson D (Offenhauser)


750
8.Flag Chuck StevensonJ.C. AgajanianKuzma (Offenhauser)
Kuzma D (Offenhauser)


745
9.Flag Jimmy BryanJohn McDaniel, Bessie Lee PaoliKurtis 4000 (Offenhauser)
Schroeder D (Offenhauser)




621.4
10.Flag Tony BettenhausenJ.C. Agajanian, Belanger MotorsKurtis (Offenhauser)
Kuzma D (Offenhauser)


596
11.Flag Rodger WardM. A. Walker Kurtis D (Offenhauser)
Kurtis (Offenhauser)


540.2
12.Flag Jimmy DaviesPat Clancy, Belanger Motors Kurtis 500B (Offenhauser)
Kurtis (Offenhauser)
Ewing (Offenhauser)




494.2
13.Flag Johnnie ParsonsBelondKurtis 4000 (Offenhauser)
Kurtis 500B (Offenhauser)


435.5
14.Flag Duane CarterBelanger Motors, Pete Salemi, Hopkins Car Racers, Eugene Casaroll Lesovsky D (Offenhauser)
Trevis (Offenhauser)
Moore (Offenhauser)
Lesovsky (Offenhauser)
Kurtis 4000 (Offenhauser)








428.6
15.Flag Bob SweikertDean Van Lines, IddingsMeyer (Offenhauser)
Kuzma D (Offenhauser)
Kuzma (Offenhauser)




420
16.Flag Ernie McCoyHenry Allen ChapmanRusso/Nichels (Offenhauser)
401
17.Flag Jimmy DaywaltChapman RootKurtis 3000 (Offenhauser)
400
18.Flag Bob ScottBruce Bromme, Ed Walsh, Henry Allen ChapmanKurtis 4000 (Offenhauser)
Bromme D (Offenhauser)
Russo/Nichels (Offenhauser)




328
19.Flag Fred AgabashianGrancor-ElginKurtis 500B (Offenhauser)
315
20.Flag Cal NidayBelanger Motors, Ricketts, Henry Allen ChapmanKurtis D (Offenhauser)
Kurtis 4000 (Offenhauser)
Lesovsky (Offenhauser)
Kurtis (Offenhauser)
Russo/Nichels (Offenhauser)








310.4
21.Flag Jerry HoytJohn Zink, Dr. Morris, Chapman RootKurtis 4000 (Offenhauser)
Kurtis 2000 (Offenhauser)
Blough (Offenhauser)




310
22.Flag Andy LindenRotary Engineering, Sid StreetStevens D (Offenhauser)
Pankratz (Offenhauser)


263.3
23.Flag Jimmy ReeceHopkins Car Racers, Malamud, Pete Wales, Hart FullertonScopa (Offenhauser)
Lesovsky (Offenhauser)
Kurtis 4000 (Offenhauser)




245.8
24.Flag Mike NazarukLee Elkins, Hopkins Car RacersTurner D (Offenhauser)
Lesovsky (Offenhauser)
Turner (Offenhauser)
Kurtis/Wetteroth (Offenhauser)






205
25.Flag Louis UnserFederal EngineeringKurtis 4000 (Offenhauser)
200
26.Flag Jim RathmannErnest RuizKurtis 500B (Offenhauser)
169.5
27.Flag Keith AndrewsSyer-HalRalph Miller
160
28.Flag Walt FaulknerEugene Casaroll, Hart FullertonKurtis 500A (Offenhauser)
Kurtis 4000 (Offenhauser)


158.4
29.Flag Al RogersJoe Hunt MagnetoX (Offenhauser)
140
30.Flag Bob FinneyKump Motor CarX (Lincoln)
120
31.Flag Pat O'ConnorHopkinsMoore (Offenhauser)
110
32.Flag Eddie RussoPete SalemiTrevis (Offenhauser)
100.2
33.Flag Bill HollandRay Crawford, Lee Elkins, MalamudKurtis/Wetteroth (Offenhauser)
Kurtis 500B (Offenhauser)
Scopa (Offenhauser)




100
33.Flag Duke NalonJean MarcenacKurtis Kraft FD (Novi SC)
100
33.Flag Hugh ThomasBandimere4 WD (Cadillac)
100
36.Flag Allen Fred HeathLee ElkinsKurtis/Wetteroth D (Offenhauser)
81.6
36.Flag Tommy HinnershitzDr. SabourinDel Roy (Offenhauser)
81.6
38.Flag Walt KillingerKochOffenhauser
80
39.Flag Shelby HillShelby HillHill D (Ford SC)
60
40.Flag Herb BryersLeo DobryX (Offenhauser)
50
41.Flag Gene HartleyFederal Engineering, Iddings, Karl HallKurtis 4000 (Offenhauser)
Meyer (Offenhauser)
Ewing (Offenhauser)




44.8
42.Flag Ed ElisianIddingsMeyer (Offenhauser)
40
42.Flag Pete PusedePusedeX
40
44.Flag Chuck WeyantParks MotorsPawl (Offenhauser)
30
44.Flag Pete WoodsGroverX (Chevrolet V6)
30
46.Flag Emmett Maurice BartonParks MotorsPawl (Offenhauser)
20
47.Flag Rex EastonMel-RaeKurtis 4000 (Offenhauser)
20
47.Flag Charlie LowdermanNewbillX (Ford)
20
47.Flag Danny OakesHopkinsMoore (Offenhauser)
20
50.Flag Carl ScarboroughLee ElkinsKurtis/Wettroth (Offenhauser)
17.5
51.Flag Bill HomeierLeitenberger, Dr. MorrisSilnes/Sherman (Offenhauser)
Kurtis 2000 (Offenhauser)


14.5
52.Flag Paul KleinschmidtPaul KleinschmidtX (McDowell)
10
53.Flag Vic CarterLeitenbergerSilnes/Sherman (Offenhauser)
5.5
54.Flag Edgar ElderEmmett MalloyPankratz (Offenhauser)
5.4
55.Flag Duke DinsmoreTom SarafoffKurtis 2000 (Offenhauser)
5.1
Flag Malcolm BrazierRaybestosX (Ford)
0
Flag Charles BryantWalt WoestmanAlfa Romeo
0
Flag Johnny FedricksDunn EngineeringKurtis 500B (Offenhauser)
0
Flag Pat FlahertyPeter SchmidtKurtis 3000 (Offenhauser)
0
Flag Joe GarsonGolden EngineeringX (Buick)
0
Flag Jimmy GoodWestern RealtyOffenhauser
0
Flag George HammondLeo DobryX (Offenhauser)
0
Flag Phil HulseConiffX
0
Flag Chuck MarshallMel-RaeKurtis 4000 (Offenhauser)
0
Flag Art McKeeWillard Jessup
0
Flag Don OldsLeo DobryKurtis 2000 (Offenhauser)
0
Flag Johnny RobertsBurnsKurtis 2000 (Offenhauser)
0
Flag Norman RobinsonD.R. AtkinsonChevrolet
0
Flag Eddie SachsGlessnerClemons (Offenhauser)
0
Flag Marshall TeagueHart FullertonKurtis 4000 (Offenhauser)
0
Flag Johnny ThomsonDr. Sabourin Del Roy D (Offenhauser)
Del Roy (Offenhauser)


0
Flag Leroy Warriner3-L RacingKurtis 3000 (Offenhauser)
0
Flag Travis Leon Webb3-L Racing, Karl HallKurtis 3000 (Offenhauser)
Ewing (Offenhauser)


0
Driver
Number
Most race winsFlag Tony Bettenhausen
2
Flag Rodger Ward
2
Flag Sam Hanks
2
Most pole positionsFlag Manuel Ayulo
2
Flag Mike Nazaruk
2
Most podium positionsFlag Sam Hanks
6
Most podium positions without a winFlag Manuel Ayulo
4
Most fastest race lapsFlag Bill (William John) Vukovich
1

Nationality of participating drivers

%CountryDriversNumber
98.6%U.S.A.Flag Bill Holland, Tony Bettenhausen, Paul Russo, Bob Sweikert, Jimmy Bryan, Johnny Thomson, Andy Linden, Jimmy Davies, Pat O'Connor, Pat Flaherty, Walt Faulkner, Don Freeland, Art Cross, Rodger Ward, Jack McGrath, Jimmy Daywalt, Bob Finney, Jimmy Reece, Eddie Russo, Ed Elisian, Duane Carter, Tommy Hinnershitz, Keith Andrews, Edgar Elder, Charlie Lowderman, Johnnie Parsons, Bill Homeier, Pete Woods, Gene Hartley, Chuck Weyant, Eddie Sachs, Paul Kleinschmidt, George Hammond, Louis Unser, Jim Rathmann, Rex Easton, Shelby Hill, Jerry Hoyt, Cal Niday, Sam Hanks, Bill (William John) Vukovich, Fred Agabashian, Duke Dinsmore, Chuck Stevenson, Manuel Ayulo, Mike Nazaruk, Hugh Thomas, Herb Bryers, Al Rogers, Phil Hulse, Bob Scott, Joe Garson, Ernie McCoy, Danny Oakes, Pete Pusede, Malcolm Brazier, Travis Leon Webb, Duke Nalon, Walt Killinger, Emmett Maurice Barton, Carl Scarborough, Vic Carter, Charles Bryant, Johnny Fedricks, Jimmy Good, Chuck Marshall, Art McKee, Don Olds, Johnny Roberts, Norman Robinson, Marshall Teague, Leroy Warriner72
1.4%CanadaFlag Allen Fred Heath1

Individual driver statistics for the 1953 AAA National Championship

DriverAgeRacesWinsPodiumsPolesFastest laps
Agabashian, FredFlag 39 y/o1000
Andrews, KeithFlag 33 y/o1010
Ayulo, ManuelFlag 31 y/o10042
Barton, Emmett MauriceFlag 36 y/o2000
Bettenhausen, TonyFlag 36 y/o5221
Brazier, MalcolmFlag 24 y/o1000
Bryan, JimmyFlag 27 y/o11130
Bryant, CharlesFlag n/a10000
Bryers, HerbFlag n/a1000
Carter, DuaneFlag 40 y/o6011
Carter, VicFlag n/a1000
Cross, ArtFlag 35 y/o1010
Davies, JimmyFlag 23 y/o9000
Daywalt, JimmyFlag 28 y/o1000
Dinsmore, DukeFlag 40 y/o2000
Easton, RexFlag 39 y/o2000
Elder, EdgarFlag 30 y/o1000
Elisian, EdFlag 26 y/o1000
Faulkner, WaltFlag 35 y/o4000
Fedricks, JohnnyFlag 28 y/o3000
Finney, BobFlag n/a1001
Flaherty, PatFlag 27 y/o1000
Freeland, DonFlag 28 y/o10021
Garson, JoeFlag 45 y/o1000
Good, JimmyFlag n/a10000
Hammond, GeorgeFlag n/a1000
Hanks, SamFlag 38 y/o11260
Hartley, GeneFlag 27 y/o3000
Heath, Allen FredFlag 35 y/o3000
Hill, ShelbyFlag n/a1000
Hinnershitz, TommyFlag 41 y/o4000
Holland, BillFlag 45 y/o3000
Homeier, BillFlag 34 y/o1000
Hoyt, JerryFlag 24 y/o7010
Hulse, PhilFlag n/a1000
Killinger, WaltFlag n/a10000
Kleinschmidt, PaulFlag n/a1000
Linden, AndyFlag 31 y/o8000
Lowderman, CharlieFlag n/a1000
Marshall, ChuckFlag n/a1000
McCoy, ErnieFlag 32 y/o4000
McGrath, JackFlag 33 y/o10111
McKee, ArtFlag n/a10000
Nalon, DukeFlag 40 y/o1000
Nazaruk, MikeFlag 31 y/o8012
Niday, CalFlag 39 y/o7000
O'Connor, PatFlag 24 y/o2000
Oakes, DannyFlag 41 y/o2000
Olds, DonFlag 37 y/o1000
Parsons, JohnnieFlag 34 y/o9020
Pusede, PeteFlag 38 y/o1000
Rathmann, JimFlag 24 y/o1000
Reece, JimmyFlag 23 y/o5000
Roberts, JohnnyFlag 29 y/o2000
Robinson, NormanFlag n/a10000
Rogers, AlFlag 44 y/o1010
Russo, EddieFlag 27 y/o5000
Russo, PaulFlag 39 y/o10010
Sachs, EddieFlag 26 y/o1000
Scarborough, CarlFlag 38 y/o1000
Scott, BobFlag 24 y/o4000
Stevenson, ChuckFlag 33 y/o8121
Sweikert, BobFlag 27 y/o8121
Teague, MarshallFlag 32 y/o1000
Thomas, HughFlag n/a1000
Thomson, JohnnyFlag 31 y/o2000
Unser, LouisFlag 57 y/o1110
Vukovich, Bill (William John)Flag 34 y/o11111
Ward, RodgerFlag 32 y/o10220
Warriner, LeroyFlag 34 y/o1000
Webb, Travis LeonFlag 42 y/o2000
Weyant, ChuckFlag 30 y/o2000
Woods, PeteFlag n/a1000
#DateCircuitWinnerSecondThirdPoleFL
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