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Helmet of Dennis Firestone

Flag of U.S.A. Dennis Firestone

nationality American age 74 years old born July 22, 1944 hometown Townsville (AUS)

Racing highlights

19791stUSAC Mini-Indy Series
19782ndUSAC Mini-Indy Series

Racing career summary

Races entered65
Wins7
Podiums14
Pole positions4
Fastest laps0
Race win percentage10.8%
Podium percentage21.5%

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.

1987Racing2 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1986Racing5 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1985Racing10 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1984Racing6 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1983Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1982Racing3 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1981Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1980Racing10 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position? fastest race laps
1979Racing15 races5 wins9 podiums3 pole position? fastest race laps
1978Racing11 races2 wins4 podiums1 pole positions? fastest race laps
1976Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of Dennis Firestone

1987 PPG Indy Car World Series

PositionPointsTeam
30th6Raynor
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola T8700 (Cosworth)

1986 PPG Indy Car World Series

PositionPointsTeam
0Pace Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
50000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola T86/00 (Cosworth)

1985 PPG Indy Car World Series

PositionPointsTeam
33rd6Pace Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
100000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 84C (Cosworth)
March 85C (Cosworth)
Lola T900 (Cosworth)

1984 PPG Indy Car World Series

PositionPointsTeam
39th1Purcell Racing, Pace Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
50000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 82C (Coswoth)
March 83C (Cosworth)

1983-84 USAC Gold Crown Championship

PositionPointsTeam
15th50Hoosier Transportation
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 82C (Cosworth)

1983 PPG Indy Car World Series

PositionPointsTeam
0Rhoades Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 83C (Cosworth TC)
Wildcat 81 (Cosworth TC)

1982 PPG Indy Car World Series

PositionPointsTeam
44th1
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Eagle 82 (Chevrolet)

1981-82 USAC Gold Crown Championship

PositionPointsTeam
24th160B.C.V. Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Wildcat (Cosworth)
Eagle (Chevrolet)

1981 PPG Indy Car World Series

PositionPointsTeam
44th1
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Wildcat (Cosworth TC)

1980 PPG Indy Car World Series

PositionPointsTeam
12th743Rhoades Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
6000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Penske PC-6 (Cosworth)

1980 Formula Super Vee USA Robert Bosch/Valvoline Championship

PositionPointsTeam
16th24
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
401??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March (Volkswagen)

1979 SCCA/CART Indy Car Series

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

1979 Formula Super Vee USA Robert Bosch/Valvoline Championship

PositionPointsTeam
9th20
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
6011?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March (Volkswagen)

1979 USAC Mini-Indy Series

PositionPointsTeam
1st1480
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
8582?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1978 Formula Super Vee USA Robert Bosch/Valvoline Championship

PositionPointsTeam
17th10
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 78SV (Volkswagen)

1978 USAC Mini-Indy Series

PositionPointsTeam
2nd894
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10241?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1976 Formula Atlantic IMSA

PositionPointsTeam
0Wilbur Bunce Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola T460 HU7 (Ford BDA)
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