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Helmet of George Fonder

Flag of U.S.A. George Fonder

nationality American born June 22, 1917 hometown Elmhurst, Pennsylvania died June 14, 1958 place of death Hatfield, Pennsylvania

Racing career summary

Races entered84
Wins28
Podiums73
Pole positions0
Fastest laps0
Race win percentage33.3%
Podium percentage86.9%

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.

1956Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1955Racing1 race0 wins1 podium0 pole position? fastest race laps
1954Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1953Racing2 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position? fastest race laps
1952Racing2 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1951Racing4 races1 win1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1949Racing6 races0 wins3 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1948Racing11 races4 wins11 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1947Racing25 races9 wins25 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1946Racing30 races14 wins30 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1945Racing1 race0 wins1 podium0 pole position? fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of George Fonder

1956 USAC Eastern Sprint Car Series

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

1955 ARDC Midgets

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1010?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1954 World Championship of Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
0Martin Brothers, Brady
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
SilnesOffenhauser 4.5Firestone
SchroederOffenhauser 4.5Firestone

1953 AAA Eastern Division - Sprint Cars

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

1952 AAA National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0George Leitenberger
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Silnes/Sherman (Offenhauser)

1952 World Championship of Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
0George H Leitenberger
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Silnes-ShermanOffenhauser 4.5Firestone

1951 AAA Eastern Division - Sprint Cars

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
(Offenhauser)

1951 AAA Midget

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

1949 AAA National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
41st60Ray Brady
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
3000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Adams (Sparks)
X (Offenhauser)

1949 Dorney Park Speedway PA - Midgets

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1010?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1949 ARDC Midgets

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

1948 Princess Anne Speedway VA - Midgets

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
2120?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1948 Yellow Jacket Speedway PA - Midgets

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
4140?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1948 ARDC Midgets

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
5250?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1946-47 Kingsbridge Armory NY - Midgets

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

1947 Hinchcliffe Stadium NJ - Midgets

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
2120?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1947 Yellow Jacket Speedway PA - Midgets

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
7470?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1947 ARDC Midgets

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
9390?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1947 Princess Anne Speedway VA - Midgets

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
3130?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1947 Dorney Park Speedway PA - Midgets

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

1946 Yellow Jacket Speedway PA - Midgets

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
105100?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1946 Hinchcliffe Stadium NJ - Midgets

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

1946 ARDC Midgets

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
189180?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1945 West Springfield Speedway MA - Midgets

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1010?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
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