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Helmet of Deacon (Artha Benson) Litz

Flag of U.S.A. Deacon (Artha Benson) Litz

nationality American born August 2, 1897 hometown DuBois, Pennsylvania died January 3, 1967 place of death Daytona Beach, Florida

Racing career summary

Races entered32
Wins0
Podiums5
Pole positions1
Fastest laps0
Race win percentage0%
Podium percentage15.6%

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.

1941Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1939Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1937Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1936Racing3 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1935Racing3 races0 wins0 podiums1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
1934Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1933Racing3 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1932Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1931Racing5 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1930Racing5 races0 wins4 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1929Racing4 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1928Racing4 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of Deacon (Artha Benson) Litz

1941 AAA National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Sampson Motors
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Stevens (Sampson)

1939 AAA National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Richard T. Wharton
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Maserati 8CTF

1937 AAA National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0A.B. Litz
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Miller

1936 AAA National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
27th30Deacon Litz
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Miller (Miller)

1935 AAA National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
13th152.3Deacon Litz
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30010
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Miller

1934 AAA National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
14th164.5A.B. Litz
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Miller

1933 AAA National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
11th104.8A.B. Litz
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Miller

1932 AAA National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0John Rutner
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Duesenberg

1931 AAA National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
21st72.5Henry Maley, James Booth
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
50000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Duesenberg

1930 AAA National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
5th464.6Henry Maley
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
50400
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Duesenberg
Miller

1929 AAA National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
11th90A.B. Litz
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
40100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Miller

1928 AAA National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0A.B. Litz
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
40000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Miller
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