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Helmet of Bob Harkey

Flag of U.S.A. Bob Harkey

nationality American hometown Charlotte, North Carolina place of death Indianapolis, Indiana

Racing career summary

Races entered145
Wins0
Podiums2
Pole positions0
Fastest laps0
Race win percentage0%
Podium percentage1.4%

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.

1983Racing0 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1979Racing3 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1978Racing2 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1977Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1976Racing3 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1975Racing6 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1974Racing9 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1973Racing3 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1972Racing3 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1971Racing7 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1970Racing8 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1969Racing5 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1968Racing9 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1967Racing7 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1966Racing11 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1965Racing24 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1964Racing25 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position? fastest race laps
1963Racing18 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position? fastest race laps
1959Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of Bob Harkey

1983 PPG Indy Car World Series

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Coyote 81 (Cosworth TC)

1979 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
29th23Hunt Magneto, Vollstedt
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
2000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Eagle (Offenhauser TC)
Vollstedt (AMC)

1979 SCCA/CART Indy Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lightning (Offenhauser TC)

1978 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
39th26Joe Hunt Magneto
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
2000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Eagle (Offenhauser TC)

1977 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Vollstedt Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lightning (Offenhauser TC)

1976 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
34th50McIntire Chevrolet, Mergard Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
3000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
King (Offenhauser TC)
Eagle (Offenhauser TC)

1975 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
25th150Joe Hunt Magneto, Dayton-Walther, Mergard Racing, Vollstedt Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
6000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
McLaren (Offenhauser TC)
Eagle (Offenhauser TC)
Gerhardt (Offenhauser)
Vollstedt (Offenhauser TC)

1974 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
23rd250Cicada Racing, Hopkins Racing, King Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
5000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cicada (Offenhauser TC)
Coyote (FoytTC)
King (Offenhauser TC)

1974 USAC National Silver Crown

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

1973 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Hopkins Racing, Vollstedt Racing, Fiore Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
3000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Eagle (Foyt TC)
Vollstedt (Offenhauser TC)

1972 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Niagara Falls Wine
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Finley (Offenhauser)

1972 USAC National Silver Crown

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

1971 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Joe Hunt Magneto, MVS
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
3000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Gerhardt (Offenhauser TC)
Cecil (Ford)

1971 USAC National Silver Crown

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

1970 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
40th130Joe Hunt Magneto, Bob Harkey
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
6000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Gerhardt (Offenhauser TC)
Meskowski (Offenhauser)

1970 USAC Stock Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
0David Duncan
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
1969 Dodge Daytona

1969 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
33rd215Quaker State Oil, Koscot
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
5000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Meskowski (Offenhauser)
Gerhardt (Offenhauser TC)

1968 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
50th60Bulldog Stables
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
7000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Gerhardt (Offenhauser TC)
Gerhardt (Chevrolet)

1968 USAC Stock Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
1967 Plymouth

1967 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
28th230Kenny Brenn
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
7000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Gerhardt (Offenhauser)
Gerhardt (Ford)

1966 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
37th135Pete Salemi Central Excavating, Joseph Bardza
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
7000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Gerhardt (Offenhauser)
Dunlop (Offenhauser)
Halibrand (Offenhauser)

1966 USAC National Sprint Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
0Ron Hart
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
40000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
(Chevrolet)

1965 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
25th325Central Excavating, California Speed Shop, Vargo Dragway, Enterprise Machine, Federal Engineering, J
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
9000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dunlop D (Offenhauser)
Curtis (Offenhauser)
Trevis (Offenhauser)
Watson (Offenhauser)
Meskowski (Offenhauser)
Flynn (Offenhauser)

1965 USAC National Sprint Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
0Clyde Gutzweiler
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
150000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
(Chevrolet)

1964 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
10th560Windmill Trucking, Wally Weir Mobilgas, Enterprise Machine, Pfrommer Trucking, Vatis Enterprises, WR
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Silnes D (Offenhauser)
Watson (Offenhauser)
Flynn (Offenhauser)
Meskowski D (Offenhauser)
Vollstedt (Offenhauser)
Kuzma (Chevrolet)

1964 USAC National Sprint Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
0Walter Flynn
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
14010?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
(Offenhauser)

1963 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
24th120Fike Plumbing, American Plastics, Spirit of St. Louis, Windmill Trucks
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
6000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Watson (Offenhauser)
Epperly (Offenhauser)
Kuzma (Offenhauser)
Silnes (Offenhauser)

1963 USAC National Sprint Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
13th136Jake Vargo
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
12010?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
(Offenhauser)

1959 NASCAR Convertible Series

PositionPointsTeam
71st128
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
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