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Helmet of Al Keller

Flag of U.S.A. Al Keller

nationality American born April 11, 1920 hometown Alexandria Bay, New York died November 19, 1961 place of death Phoenix, Arizona

Racing career summary

Races entered158
Wins33
Podiums87
Pole positions3
Fastest laps0
Race win percentage20.9%
Podium percentage55.1%

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.

1961Racing12 races0 wins1 podium2 pole position0 fastest race laps
1959Racing6 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1958Racing2 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1957Racing3 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1956Racing16 races0 wins4 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1955Racing4 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1954Racing14 races2 wins4 podiums1 pole positions? fastest race laps
1953Racing6 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1952Racing4 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1950Racing4 races1 win1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1949Racing4 races1 win2 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1948Racing43 races17 wins37 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1947Racing30 races9 wins30 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1946Racing10 races3 wins7 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of Al Keller

1961 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
5th1000Bruce Homeyer
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11012?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Philipp (Offenhauser)
Philipp D
(Offenhauser)

1961 USAC National Sprint Car Series

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

1959 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
19th300Central Excavating, H.H. Johnson, HOW
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
5010?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Watson (Offenhauser)
Watson D (Offenhauser)
Kuzma (Offenhauser)

1959 World Championship of Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
0Helse
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
KuzmaOffenhauser 4.5Firestone

1958 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
28th100Pat Clancy
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Kurtis 500G (Offenhauser)

1958 World Championship of Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
0Bardahl
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Kurtis Kraft 500GOffenhauser 4.5Firestone

1957 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
40th10Pat Clancy, Sam Traylor
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
2000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Kurtis 500G (Offenhauser)
Kurtis 4000 (Offenhauser)

1957 World Championship of Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
0Bardahl
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Kurtis Kraft 500GOffenhauser 4.5Firestone

1956 NASCAR Grand National

PositionPointsTeam
69th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
4010?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet

1956 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
14th585Sam Traylor, Pat Clancy
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
8020?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Kurtis 4000 (Offenhauser)
Kurtis 4000 D (Offenhauser)
Ewing (Offenhauser)

1956 World Championship of Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
0Sam Traylor
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Kurtis Kraft 4000Offenhauser 4.5Firestone

1956 USAC Eastern Sprint Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
0Sam Traylor III
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
3010?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1955 AAA National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Sam Traylor, Hopkins Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
3000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Kurtis 2000D (Offenhauser)
Lesovsky D (Offenhauser)
Lesovsky (Offenhauser)

1955 World Championship of Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
0Sam Traylor
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Kurtis KK2000Offenhauser 4.5Firestone

1954 NASCAR Grand National

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
13241?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Hudson
Jaguar

1954 AAA National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Bessie Lee Paoli
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Kurtis 4000 (Offenhauser)

1953 NASCAR Grand National

PositionPointsTeam
107th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
4000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Oldsmobile
Hudson

1953 NASCAR Midget Car division

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1952 NASCAR Grand National

PositionPointsTeam
64th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
4000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Studebaker
Ford
Oldsmobile

1950 NASCAR Grand National

PositionPointsTeam
125th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford
Oldsmobile

1950 ARDC Midgets

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

1949 NASCAR Strictly Stock

PositionPointsTeam
32nd90
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford
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1948-49 Kingsbridge Armory NY - Midgets

PositionPointsTeam
0Willetts
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
3120?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
(Offenhauser)

1947-48 Kingsbridge Armory NY - Midgets

PositionPointsTeam
0Willetts,Frick
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
154110?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
(Offenhauser)

1948 Hinchcliffe Stadium NJ - Midgets

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
9590?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1948 West Springfield Speedway MA - Midgets

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
6140?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1948 ARDC Midgets

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
105100?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1948 Yellow Jacket Speedway PA - Midgets

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
2120?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1948 NASCAR National Modified

PositionPointsTeam
16th415
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1110?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford

1946-47 Kingsbridge Armory NY - Midgets

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

1947 Hinchcliffe Stadium NJ - Midgets

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
7470?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1947 Pines Speedway MA - Midgets

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

1947 Yellow Jacket Speedway PA - Midgets

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
4040?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1947 West Springfield Speedway MA - Midgets

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
2120?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1947 ARDC Midgets

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
152150?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1946 Hinchcliffe Stadium NJ - Midgets

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
3130?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1946 West Springfield Speedway MA - Midgets

PositionPointsTeam
0Crisbaugh
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1946 ARDC Midgets

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
2120?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1946 Cherry Park Speedway CT - Midgets

PositionPointsTeam
0Cresbaugh
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
3120?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
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