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Helmet of Charles van Acker

Flag of U.S.A. Charles van Acker

nationality American born March 14, 1912 hometown Brussels (B) died May 31, 1998 place of death South Bend, Indiana

Racing career summary

Races entered26
Wins1
Podiums3
Pole positions0
Fastest laps0
Race win percentage3.8%
Podium percentage11.5%

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.

1949Racing6 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1948Racing12 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1947Racing8 races1 win3 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of Charles van Acker

1949 AAA National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
26th180Redmer
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
5000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Stevens (Offenhauser)

1949 AAA Midwest Division - Sprint Cars

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

1948 AAA National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
10th760Walter Redmer
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Stevens (Offenhauser)

1948 AAA Midwest Division - Sprint Cars

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

1947 AAA National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
4th770Preston Tucker
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
8130?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Stevens (Lencki)
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