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Helmet of William John Vukovich Jr

Flag of U.S.A. William John Vukovich Jr

nationality American age 75 years old born March 29, 1944 hometown Fresno, California

Racing highlights

19792ndUSAC National Championship
19722ndUSAC National Championship
19713rdUSAC National Championship
19661stBay Cities Racing Association Outdoor Midget Championship

Racing career summary

Races entered229
Wins7
Podiums39
Pole positions2
Fastest laps0
Race win percentage3.1%
Podium percentage17%

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.

1986Racing? races? wins? podiums? pole position? fastest race laps
1985Racing? races? wins? podiums? pole position? fastest race laps
1984Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1983Racing5 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1982Racing7 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1981Racing7 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1980Racing8 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1979Racing10 races1 win4 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1978Racing5 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position? fastest race laps
1977Racing12 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position? fastest race laps
1976Racing10 races1 win0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1975Racing18 races0 wins2 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1974Racing16 races0 wins3 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1973Racing17 races1 win7 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1972Racing12 races0 wins2 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1971Racing20 races1 win6 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1970Racing14 races1 win5 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1969Racing19 races0 wins1 podium1 pole positions? fastest race laps
1968Racing31 races1 win5 podiums1 pole positions? fastest race laps
1967Racing16 races1 win2 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1966Racing? races? wins? podiums? pole position? fastest race laps
1965Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of William John Vukovich Jr

1986 USAC National Silver Crown

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

1985 USAC National Silver Crown

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

1984 USAC Coors Light Silver Bullet Series

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

1983-84 USAC Gold Crown Championship

PositionPointsTeam
19th20
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1983 USAC National Silver Crown

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

1983 PPG Indy Car World Series

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Eagle 83 (Chevrolet)

1982 PPG Indy Car World Series

PositionPointsTeam
41st2
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
2000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Penske PC-9B (Cosworth)
Watson (Cosworth)

1982 USAC National Silver Crown

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

1981-82 USAC Gold Crown Championship

PositionPointsTeam
13th568
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
3000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1981 PPG Indy Car World Series

PositionPointsTeam
33rd6
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
3000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Watson (Offenhauser TC)

1981 USAC National Silver Crown

PositionPointsTeam
0Cook
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
4000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1980 PPG Indy Car World Series

PositionPointsTeam
37th96
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
7000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Watson (Offenhauser)
Watson (Cosworth)
Eagle (Offenhauser)

1980 USAC National Silver Crown

PositionPointsTeam
0Ben Leyba
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1979 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
2nd1770Leader Card
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
7030?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Watson (Offenhauser TC)

1979 SCCA/CART Indy Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Watson (Offenhauser TC)

1979 USAC National Silver Crown

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

1978 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
40th20
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
2000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Eagle (Offenhauser TC)
Lightning (Cosworth TC)

1978 USAC National Silver Crown

PositionPointsTeam
0Ben Leyba
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
2010?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1978 USAC National Sprint Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
57th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1977 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
27th220Alex Morales, Gilmore Racing, Agajanian Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
8000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Coyote (Foyt)
Eagle (Offenhauser TC)
King (Offenhauser TC)

1977 USAC National Silver Crown

PositionPointsTeam
0Capels
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
4010?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1976 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
14th660Alex Morales
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Eagle (Offenhauser TC)

1976 USAC National Midget Series

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

1975 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
5th2080Fletcher Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10020?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Eagle (Offenhauser TC)

1975 USAC National Silver Crown

PositionPointsTeam
0Ben Leyba
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
4000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1975 USAC National Sprint Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
46th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
2000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1975 USAC - World Series of Auto Racing

PositionPointsTeam
5th11Tony Bettenhausen Jr,Gerhardt Racers
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
1973 Chevrolet,Eagle 72 (Offenhauser TC)

1974 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
6th1925Jerry O'Connell
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
12030?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Eagle 74 (Offenhauser TC)

1974 USAC National Silver Crown

PositionPointsTeam
0Bettenhausen
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
4000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1973 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
4th2440Jerry O'Connell
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
15170?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Eagle 73 (Offenhauser TC)

1973 USAC National Silver Crown

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

1972 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
2nd2200Jerry O'Connell
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10020?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Eagle (Offenhauser TC)

1972 USAC National Silver Crown

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

1971 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
3rd2250Jerry O'Connell
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
9030?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Laycock (Offenhauser TC)
Brabham (Offenhauser TC)

1971 USAC National Silver Crown

PositionPointsTeam
0Rogala
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
4010?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1971 USAC National Midget Series

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
7120?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1970 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
36th200Agajanian-Faas, Jerry O'Connell, Walmotor, STP Oil Treatment
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
6010?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Kuzma (Offenhauser)
Morris (Offenhauser TC)
Brabham (Offenhauser)

1970 USAC National Midget Series

PositionPointsTeam
0Agajanian Faas Racers
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
8140?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1969 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
8th1280Agajanian
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
19011?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Brabham (Chevrolet)
Gerhardt (Offenhauser TC)
Brabham (Ford)
Brabham (Offenhauser TC)
Watson (Offenhauser)
Laycock (Ford)
Laycock (Offenhauser TC)
Shrike (Offenhauser)
Laycock (Chevrolet)

1968 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
5th2410Agajanian
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
25021?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Brabham (Offenhauser TC)
Watson (Offenhauser)
Brabham (Ford)
Shrike (Offenhauser TC)
Mongoose (Offenhauser TC)
Mongoose (Ford)

1968 USAC National Sprint Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
20th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
6130?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1968 USAC National Midget Series

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

1968 Bay Cities Racing Association Outdoor Midget Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1967 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
16th500Agajanian
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Shrike (Offenhauser SC)
Watson (Offenhauser)
Mongoose (Ford)

1967 USAC National Sprint Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
20th0J J Smith
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
5120?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1967 Bay Cities Racing Association Outdoor Midget Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1966 Bay Cities Racing Association Outdoor Midget Championship

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

1965 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
38th80Gerhardt Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Watson (Offenhauser)
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