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USAC Road Racing Championship 1959 standings

Championship points standings for the USAC Road Racing Championship 1959

PositionDriverTeamCarEngineTyresPoints
Flag George AmickChuck PorterMercedes-Benz 300 SL (Corvette)
0
Flag Max BalchowskyOld Yeller Mk 1 (Buick)
0
Flag Tony BettenhausenFerrari Monza
0
Flag Floyd C BurtBuick Special
0
Flag Billy (Willard) CantrellMeyer-Drake Special
0
Flag Mark CummingsCummings Corvette Special
0
Flag Chuck DaighKurtis 500 (Buick)
0
Flag John DixonMaserati A6GCS
0
Flag William H DixonKurtis 500KK (Chrysler)
0
Flag Bob DrakeCooper (Climax)
0
Flag Jack FlahertyLister (Jaguar)
0
Flag Ron FlockhartJaguar D Type
0
Flag Gordon GlyerFerrari 500 TR
0
Flag Dan GurneyFrank ArcieroFerrari 375 Plus
0
Flag Jim HallLister (Chevrolet)
0
Flag Bud HandMG Special
0
Flag Harry C HanfordOsca TN
0
Flag Cliff HaworthPorsche 550 Spyder
0
Flag Chuck HowardMaserati 200SI
0
Flag Skip HudsonFerrari 410 Sport
0
Flag Donald HuletteChevrolet Corvette Special
0
Flag Jim JeffordsNickey ChevroletScarab Mk II (Chevrolet)
0
Flag Loyal KatskeeFerrari
0
Flag Bruce KesslerNisonger Racing TeamSadler MK II (Chevrolet)
0
Flag Bill KrauseMaserati 450S
0
Flag Erv LehrCooper (Porsche)
0
Flag Bill LeydenOsca TN Le Mans
0
Flag Frank LivingstoneEliminator Chevrolet Special
0
Flag Ken MilesPorsche 550A RS Spyder
0
Flag Frank MoniseLotus Eleven
0
Flag Jack NethercuttJack NethercuttFerrari 500 TRC
0
Flag Paul O'SheaSadler MK III (Chevrolet)
0
Flag Bob OkerAston Martin DBR2
0
Flag Joe PlayanPorsche 550 RS Spyder
0
Flag Jim RathmannFerrari 410 Sport
0
Flag Leon RobertsonPorsche 550
0
Flag J E RoseMaserati 450S
0
Flag Lloyd RubyMaserati 300S (Chevrolet)
0
Flag Roy SalvadoriSkip ConklinLotus Eleven (Climax)
Aston Martin DBR2


0
Flag Bob (Robert) SchroederMaserati
0
Flag Carroll ShelbyMaserati 450S
0
Flag Harvey SimonMG Fiat Special
0
Flag Maurice TrintignantCooper (Climax)
0
Flag Hal UllrichMaserati 450S
0
Flag Jerry UnserMickey ThompsonKurtis KK500X (Cadillac)
Hanson Special (Oldsmobile)


0
Flag Ed VincentFerrari 500 TR
0
Flag Wolfgang von TripsCooper (Climax)
0
Flag Wayne WeilerLister (Chevrolet)
0
Flag Samuel WeissPorsche 718 RSK
0
Flag Reg WilsonVolvo Special
0
Driver
Number
Most race winsFlag Ken Miles
1
Most pole positionsFlag Dan Gurney
1
Most podium positionsFlag Ken Miles
1
Flag Samuel Weiss
1
Flag Skip Hudson
1
Most podium positions without a winFlag Samuel Weiss
1
Flag Skip Hudson
1
Most fastest race lapsFlag Dan Gurney
1

Nationality of participating drivers

%CountryDriversNumber
90%U.S.A.Flag Samuel Weiss, Skip Hudson, Bill Krause, Lloyd Ruby, Gordon Glyer, Joe Playan, Chuck Daigh, Ed Vincent, Cliff Haworth, Frank Livingstone, Jack Nethercutt, Frank Monise, Bob Drake, Dan Gurney, Jerry Unser, George Amick, Wayne Weiler, Donald Hulette, J E Rose, Paul O'Shea, Jim Jeffords, Jack Flaherty, Erv Lehr, Harry C Hanford, Jim Rathmann, Jim Hall, Bob (Robert) Schroeder, Bob Oker, Tony Bettenhausen, Carroll Shelby, Max Balchowsky, Bruce Kessler, Chuck Howard, Billy (Willard) Cantrell, Hal Ullrich, Mark Cummings, Floyd C Burt, Loyal Katskee, Bill Leyden, Leon Robertson, Bud Hand, Reg Wilson, Harvey Simon, John Dixon, William H Dixon45
6%Great BritainFlag Ken Miles, Ron Flockhart, Roy Salvadori3
2%FranceFlag Maurice Trintignant1
2%GermanyFlag Wolfgang von Trips1

Individual driver statistics for the 1959 USAC Road Racing Championship

DriverAgeRacesWinsPodiumsPolesFastest laps
Amick, GeorgeFlag 34 y/o10000
Balchowsky, MaxFlag n/a10000
Bettenhausen, TonyFlag 42 y/o10000
Burt, Floyd CFlag n/a00000
Cantrell, Billy (Willard)Flag 44 y/o00000
Cummings, MarkFlag n/a00000
Daigh, ChuckFlag 35 y/o10000
Dixon, JohnFlag n/a00000
Dixon, William HFlag n/a00000
Drake, BobFlag 39 y/o10000
Flaherty, JackFlag n/a10000
Flockhart, RonFlag 36 y/o10000
Glyer, GordonFlag 24 y/o10000
Gurney, DanFlag 28 y/o10011
Hall, JimFlag 23 y/o10000
Hand, BudFlag n/a00000
Hanford, Harry CFlag n/a10000
Haworth, CliffFlag 23 y/o10000
Howard, ChuckFlag n/a00000
Hudson, SkipFlag 28 y/o10100
Hulette, DonaldFlag n/a10000
Jeffords, JimFlag 32 y/o10000
Katskee, LoyalFlag 45 y/o00000
Kessler, BruceFlag 23 y/o10000
Krause, BillFlag 26 y/o10000
Lehr, ErvFlag n/a10000
Leyden, BillFlag n/a00000
Livingstone, FrankFlag n/a10000
Miles, KenFlag 40 y/o11100
Monise, FrankFlag n/a10000
Nethercutt, JackFlag n/a10000
O'Shea, PaulFlag n/a10000
Oker, BobFlag n/a10000
Playan, JoeFlag 37 y/o10000
Rathmann, JimFlag 30 y/o10000
Robertson, LeonFlag n/a00000
Rose, J EFlag n/a10000
Ruby, LloydFlag 31 y/o10000
Salvadori, RoyFlag 37 y/o10000
Schroeder, Bob (Robert)Flag 32 y/o10000
Shelby, CarrollFlag 36 y/o10000
Simon, HarveyFlag n/a00000
Trintignant, MauriceFlag 41 y/o10000
Ullrich, HalFlag 41 y/o00000
Unser, JerryFlag 26 y/o10000
Vincent, EdFlag n/a10000
von Trips, WolfgangFlag 31 y/o10000
Weiler, WayneFlag 24 y/o10000
Weiss, SamuelFlag 35 y/o10100
Wilson, RegFlag n/a00000
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