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Don Yenko helmet photo
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IMSA GT Series

Driver Information

nationality
American
birthday
27 May 1927
hometown
Bentleyville, Pennsylvania
died
5 Mar 1987
Charleston, West Virginia
helmet

Driver Information

nationality
American
birthday
27 May 1927
hometown
Bentleyville, Pennsylvania
died
5 Mar 1987
Charleston, West Virginia
helmet

Competitors

Career Overview

year
series
team
points
position
1986
Dave Heinz Imports
6
52nd
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Chevrolet Corvette
2
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
2
0
0
0
0
6
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Chevrolet Corvette
2
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
2
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Chevrolet Camaro
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Chevrolet Camaro
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1981
Dave Horchler Emerald Racing
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Chevrolet Corvette
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Chevrolet Corvette
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1980
University of Pittsburgh
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
AMC Javelin
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1980
University of Pittsburgh
0
37th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
AMC Javelin
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Oldsmobile Cutlass
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Chevrolet Corvette
AMC Javelin
Oldsmobile Cutlass
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Chevrolet Nova
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Chevrolet Monza
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1978
Bostyan Racing
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Chevrolet Corvette
Chevrolet Nova
2
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
2
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1978
Bostyan Racing Enterprises, Jerry Walsh, Larry Schumacher
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Chevrolet Corvette
Ford Pinto
Oldsmobile Starfire
3
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
3
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1977
Red Roof Inns
0
29th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Chevrolet Monza
Chevrolet 5.7
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Chevrolet Monza
Chevrolet Nova
4
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
4
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Chevrolet Monza
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Chevrolet Corvette
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1975
Jerry Thompson
0
19th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Chevrolet Corvette C3
Chevrolet
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Porsche 911 S
Chevrolet Camaro
5
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
5
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Chevrolet Corvette
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1974
Van Amem Racing
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Chevrolet Corvette
1
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Ferrari 365 GTB/4
Ferrari 4.4
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Chevrolet Corvette C3
Chevrolet 7.0
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1973
John Greenwood Racing
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Chevrolet Corvette C3
Chevrolet 7.0
BF Goodrich
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1973
John Greenwood Racing, Davis Racing
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Chevrolet Corvette
6
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
6
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Chevrolet Corvette
Ferrari 365 GTB/4
3
3
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
3
3
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1972
John Greenwood Racing
0
24th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Chevrolet Corvette C3
Chevrolet 7.0
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1972
John Greenwood Racing
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Chevrolet Corvette C3
Chevrolet 7.0
1
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Chevrolet Corvette
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Chevrolet Corvette
2
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
2
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Chevrolet Corvette C3
Chevrolet 7.0
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1971
Owens Corning Fiberglass
0
4th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Chevrolet Corvette C3
Chevrolet 7.0
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Chevrolet Corvette
2
1
1
1
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
2
1
1
1
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Chevrolet Corvette
3
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
3
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Chevrolet Camaro
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1969
Best Photo Serv. Inc.
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Chevrolet Camaro
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1969
Best Photo Service, Yenko Sports Cars
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Chevrolet Camaro
Chevrolet 5.0
5
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
5
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Chevrolet Camaro
1
1
1
1
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
1
1
1
year
series
team
points
position
1968
Sunray DX Oil
0
25th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Chevrolet Corvette
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Chevrolet Corvette Roadster
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Volvo P1800
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1965
Ken Hablow
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Chevrolet Corvette Stingray
Chevrolet
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Chevrolet Corvette
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1964
Angels Aviation Racing Team
0
28th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Ferrari 250 GTO
Ferrari
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sports
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Chevrolet Corvette
1
1
1
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
1
1
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Chevrolet Corvette C2
Chevrolet 5.4
1
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Chevrolet Corvette
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Chevrolet Corvette
1
1
1
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
1
1
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Chevrolet Corvette C1
Chevrolet 5.4
1
0
1
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
1
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Chevrolet Corvette
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
year
type
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest lap
1986
Racing
4
0
0
0
0
1984
Racing
2
0
0
0
0
1981
Racing
2
0
0
0
0
1980
Racing
4
0
0
0
0
1979
Racing
2
0
0
0
0
1978
Racing
5
0
0
0
0
1977
Racing
6
0
0
0
0
1976
Racing
1
0
0
0
0
1975
Racing
7
0
0
0
0
1974
Racing
1
0
0
0
?
1973
Racing
11
3
0
0
0
1972
Racing
5
0
0
0
0
1971
Racing
7
1
1
1
0
1970
Racing
1
0
0
0
0
1969
Racing
7
1
1
1
0
1968
Racing
2
0
0
0
0
1966
Racing
1
0
0
0
0
1965
Racing
2
0
0
0
0
1964
Racing
2
0
0
0
0
1963
Racing
3
1
1
0
0
1962
Racing
3
1
2
0
0

Racing Highlights

year
series
position
1963
SCCA National Championship Runoffs Class B Production
1st
1962
SCCA National Championship Runoffs Class B Production
1st
1962
Daytona Continental 3 Hour Grand Touring and Sports Car Race - GT +5.0 class
2nd

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pos
driver
championship
points
change
01
Formula 1
2204.55
-
02
Formula 1
2130.8
-
03
Formula 1
2034.25
-
04
Formula 1
2023.45
-
05
British GT Championship - GT3
2007.35
+7.8
06
Formula 1
1992.25
-
07
Porsche Carrera Cup Germany
1990.25
-
+1
08
Intercontinental GT Challenge
1946.35
-
+1
09
Formula 1
1946.1
-
-2
10
ARCA Series
1943.3
-13.4
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