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Helmet of Dick Rathmann

Flag of U.S.A. Dick Rathmann

full name James Rathmann nationality American born January 6, 1926 hometown Los Angeles, California died February 1, 2000 place of death Melbourne, Florida

Racing highlights

19622ndDaytona Continental 3 Hour Grand Touring and Sports Car Race - S +5.0 class
19602ndUSAC Milwaukee Mile Qualifying Race
19533rdNASCAR Grand National

Racing career summary

Races entered229
Wins14
Podiums69
Pole positions19
Fastest laps0
Race win percentage6.1%
Podium percentage30.1%

Driver relations

Brother of Jim Rathmann.

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.

1964Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1963Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1962Racing14 races0 wins4 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1961Racing17 races0 wins6 podiums2 pole position? fastest race laps
1960Racing11 races0 wins2 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1959Racing16 races0 wins0 podiums1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
1958Racing10 races0 wins0 podiums2 pole position0 fastest race laps
1957Racing10 races0 wins1 podium1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
1956Racing14 races0 wins3 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1955Racing20 races0 wins4 podiums3 pole position? fastest race laps
1954Racing32 races3 wins16 podiums4 pole position? fastest race laps
1953Racing34 races5 wins18 podiums2 pole position? fastest race laps
1952Racing27 races5 wins10 podiums2 pole position? fastest race laps
1951Racing16 races1 win5 podiums2 pole position? fastest race laps
1950Racing4 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1949Racing2 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of Dick Rathmann

1964 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
20th300Harry Allen Chapman
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Watson (Offenhauser)

1963 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
23rd150Harry Allen Chapman
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Watson (Offenhauser)

1962 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Turner, Henry Allen Chapman
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
4000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Epperly (Offenhauser)
Watson (Offenhauser)
Philipp D (Offenhauser)

1962 USAC Stock Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
9030?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
1962 Ford

1962 Daytona Continental 3 Hour Grand Touring and Sports Car Race - S +5.0 class

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0Peter Hand Brewery
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
101??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chaparral 1Chevrolet 5.3

1961 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
10th750Bill Forbes Racing, Jim Robbins, Henry Allen Chapman, Hopkins Racing, Fred Gerhardt
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
8021?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Meskowski D (Offenhauser)
Watson (Offenhauser)
Meskowski (Offenhauser)
Kuzma (Offenhauser)

1961 USAC Stock Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
0Eddie Sachs
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
9041?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
1958 Ford,1961 Ford

1960 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
17th370Jim Robbins, Braund Plywood
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
5010?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Watson (Offenhauser)
Epperly (Offenhauser)
Kuzma (Offenhauser)

1960 USAC Milwaukee Mile Qualifying Race

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
101??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Epperly (Offenhauser)

1960 USAC Stock Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
1960 Pontiac

1960 World Championship of Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
0Jim Robbins
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
WatsonOffenhauser 4.5Firestone

1960 USAC Midwest Sprint Car Series

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

1959 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
16th370CHapman Root, Kalamazoo Sports, Hardwood Door
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
6001?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Kurtis 500G (Offenhauser)
Watson (Offenhauser)
Kurtis 4000 (Offenhauser)
Kuzma (Offenhauser)

1959 USAC Stock Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
90000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
1957 Ford

1959 World Championship of Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
0McNamara
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
WatsonOffenhauser 4.5Firestone

1958 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Kalamazoo Sports
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
3001?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Watson (Offenhauser)
Turner D (Offenhauser)

1958 USAC Stock Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
5001?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
1957 Buick

1958 World Championship of Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
0McNamara
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
WatsonOffenhauser 4.5Firestone

1958 USAC Midwest Sprint Car Series

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

1957 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
39th10Henry Allen Chapman
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
3000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Russo/Nichels D (Offenhauser)
Russo/Nichels (Offenhauser)

1957 USAC Stock Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
6011?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
1957 Chevrolet

1957 World Championship of Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
0Sumar
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Kurtis Kraft 500GOffenhauser 4.5Firestone

1957 USAC Eastern Sprint Car Series

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

1956 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
16th540Kalamazoo Sports, Pete Salemi, D-A Lubricants Racing, John Zink
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
6000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Kurtis 500C (Offenhauser)
Kuzma D (Offenhauser)
Kuzma (Offenhauser)
Watson (Offenhauser)

1956 World Championship of Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
19th2McNamara
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Kurtis Kraft 500COffenhauser 4.5Firestone
Click to show race results for World Championship of Drivers 1956.

1956 USAC Stock Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
1956 Pontiac

1956 USAC Midwest Sprint Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
2020?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1956 USAC Eastern Sprint Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
0Sam Traylor III
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
2010?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1955 NASCAR Grand National

PositionPointsTeam
18th2298
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20043?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Hudson
Oldsmobile
Chrysler

1954 NASCAR Grand National

PositionPointsTeam
4th6760
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
323164?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Hudson
Oldsmobile

1953 NASCAR Grand National

PositionPointsTeam
3rd7362
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
345182?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Hudson
Plymouth
Oldsmobile

1952 NASCAR Grand National

PositionPointsTeam
5th3952.5
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
275102?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Hudson
Ford
Oldsmobile

1951 NASCAR Grand National

PositionPointsTeam
8th1040
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
15042?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford
Hudson

1951 IMCA Stock Car National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1110?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Hudson Hornet

1950 AAA National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
35th80A.J. Watson
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
3000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Watson (Offenhauser)

1950 AAA Pacific Division - Sprint Cars

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

1950 World Championship for Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
0Leader Card
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
WatsonOffenhauser 4.5Firestone

1949 AAA National Championship

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

1949 1st Little 500

PositionPointsTeam
25th0Andy Granatelli
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
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