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Helmet of Bobby Grim

Flag of U.S.A. Bobby Grim

nationality American hometown Coal City, Indiana place of death Indianapolis, Indiana

Racing highlights

19581stIMCA Sprint Car Championship
19571stIMCA Sprint Car Championship
19561stIMCA Sprint Car Championship
19551stIMCA Sprint Car Championship
19542ndIMCA Sprint Car Championship
19533rdIMCA Sprint Car Championship

Racing career summary

Races entered75
Wins4
Podiums7
Pole positions0
Fastest laps0
Race win percentage5.3%
Podium percentage9.3%

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.

1970Racing5 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position? fastest race laps
1969Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1968Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1967Racing5 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1966Racing8 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1965Racing8 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position? fastest race laps
1964Racing6 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1963Racing10 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1962Racing4 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1961Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1960Racing10 races1 win1 podium0 pole position? fastest race laps
1959Racing11 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1958Racing2 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1957Racing1 race1 win1 podium0 pole position? fastest race laps
1956Racing1 race1 win1 podium0 pole position? fastest race laps
1955Racing1 race1 win1 podium0 pole position? fastest race laps
1954Racing? races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1953Racing? races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1952Racing? races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1951Racing? races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of Bobby Grim

1970 USAC National Midget Series

PositionPointsTeam
0Jack Stroud
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
5010?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1969 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
59th30Two Jacks
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Gerhardt (Offenhauser)

1968 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
37th150Gene White Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mongoose (Offenhauser)

1967 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Racing Associates
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
5000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Gerhardt (Offenhauser)

1966 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
27th275Leader Card Racers, Herb Porter Racing Associates
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
8000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Watson (Offenhauser)
Gerhardt (Offenhauser)

1965 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
17th500Leader Card Racers
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
8010?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Watson (Offenhauser)

1964 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
23rd220Vatis Enterprises, Leader Card Racers
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
6000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Vollstedt (Offenhauser)
Kurtis (Offenhauser)
Watson (Offenhauser)

1963 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
14th440Gilbert Morcroft, Gordon van Liew, Ed Kostenuk
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
7010?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Trevis (Offenhauser)
Kuzma (Offenhauser)
Vollstedt (Offenhauser)

1963 USAC National Sprint Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
30A J Watson
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
(Offenhauser)

1962 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
23rd95Gilbert Morcroft, Sclavi, Vatis Enterprises
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
4000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Silnes (Offenhauser)
Trevis (Offenhauser)
Kurtis 500J (Offenhauser)

1961 USAC National Championship

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

1960 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
14th480Bill Forbes Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10110?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Meskowski D (Offenhauser)
Meskowski (Offenhauser)

1959 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
12th480Chapman Root, Hopkins Racing, Bignotti
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Kurtis 500G (Offenhauser)
Kuzma D (Offenhauser)
Kuzma (Offenhauser)
Lesovsky D (Offenhauser)

1958 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
36th40Ernest Ruiz
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
2000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Shilala (Offenhauser)

1958 IMCA Sprint Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Hector Honore
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Black Deuce (Offenhauser)

1957 IMCA Sprint Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Hector Honore
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1110?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Black Deuce (Offenhauser)

1956 IMCA Sprint Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Hector Honore
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1110?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Black Deuce (Offenhauser)

1955 IMCA Sprint Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Hector Honore
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1110?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Black Deuce (Offenhauser)

1954 IMCA Sprint Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0Hector Honore
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Black Deuce (Offenhauser)

1953 IMCA Sprint Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
3rd0Hector Honore
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Black Deuce (Offenhauser)

1952 IMCA Sprint Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
4th0Hector Honore
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Black Deuce (Offenhauser)

1951 IMCA Sprint Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
5th0Hector Honore
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Black Deuce (Offenhauser)
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