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Helmet of Al Smith

Flag of U.S.A. Al Smith

nationality American hometown Dayton, Ohio place of death Dayton, Ohio

Racing career summary

Races entered94
Wins4
Podiums13
Pole positions1
Fastest laps0
Race win percentage4.3%
Podium percentage13.8%

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.

1970Racing13 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1969Racing15 races1 win2 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1968Racing12 races1 win1 podium0 pole position? fastest race laps
1967Racing14 races1 win3 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1966Racing20 races1 win4 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1965Racing18 races0 wins3 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1964Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums1 pole positions? fastest race laps
1963Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of Al Smith

1970 USAC National Sprint Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
0Richard Hoffman
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
130000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1969 USAC National Sprint Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
0Doty
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10120?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1969 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
36th175Al Smith
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
5000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chenoweth FE (Chevrolet)
Chenoweth FE (Offenhauser)

1968 USAC National Sprint Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
0Ward Dunseth
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11110?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1968 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
58th25Al Smith
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chenoweth FE (Chevrolet)

1967 USAC National Sprint Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
0Dale Doty
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11130?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1967 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Dayton Steel Wheel, Federal Engineering
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
3000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Gerhardt (Ford)
Gerhardt (Offenhauser)

1966 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
18th420Dayton-Walther Racing, Bob Lesko, Federal Engineering
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
5000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ward (Offenhauser)
Turner D (Offenhauser)
Watson (Offenhauser)

1966 USAC National Sprint Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
0Dale Doty
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
15140?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
(Chevrolet)

1965 USAC National Sprint Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
0Casey Newberry,Bill O'Day
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
18030?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
(Chevrolet)

1964 16th Little 500

PositionPointsTeam
4th0Bob Trimble
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1001?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1963 15th Little 500

PositionPointsTeam
5th0Jack Steck
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
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