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Helmet of Gordon Johncock

Flag of U.S.A. Gordon Johncock

nationality American age 82 years old born August 5, 1936 hometown Hastings, Michigan

Racing highlights

19821stIndianapolis 500
19793rdSCCA/CART Indy Car Series
19783rdUSAC National Championship
19761stUSAC National Championship
19743rdUSAC National Championship
19663rdUSAC National Championship

Racing career summary

Races entered354
Wins29
Podiums89
Pole positions21
Fastest laps2
Race win percentage8.2%
Podium percentage25.1%

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.

1992Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1991Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1989Racing3 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1988Racing2 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1987Racing2 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1985Racing0 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1984Racing18 races0 wins2 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1983Racing5 races1 win1 podium0 pole position1 fastest race lap
1982Racing13 races3 wins4 podiums1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
1981Racing11 races0 wins3 podiums1 pole positions1 fastest race lap
1980Racing14 races1 win4 podiums1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
1979Racing17 races2 wins6 podiums2 pole position? fastest race laps
1978Racing21 races2 wins10 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1977Racing17 races2 wins6 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1976Racing14 races2 wins11 podiums1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
1975Racing18 races1 win4 podiums3 pole position0 fastest race laps
1974Racing16 races2 wins6 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1973Racing23 races4 wins5 podiums6 pole position? fastest race laps
1972Racing19 races1 win3 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1971Racing10 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1970Racing10 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position? fastest race laps
1969Racing16 races2 wins5 podiums1 pole positions? fastest race laps
1968Racing17 races2 wins2 podiums2 pole position? fastest race laps
1967Racing22 races2 wins7 podiums2 pole position? fastest race laps
1966Racing20 races0 wins4 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1965Racing20 races1 win3 podiums1 pole positions? fastest race laps
1964Racing22 races1 win2 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1963Racing2 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of Gordon Johncock

1992 PPG Indy Car World Series

PositionPointsTeam
0STP
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola T9100 (Buick)

1992 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
29th5STP
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola T9100 (Buick)

1991 PPG Indy Car World Series

PositionPointsTeam
20th8Hemelgarn
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola T9000 (Cosworth DFS)

1991 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
6th400
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola T9000 (Cosworth DFS)

1989 PPG Indy Car World Series

PositionPointsTeam
0Hemelgarn
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola T8800 (Buick)
Lola T8900 (Judd)

1989 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
31st5STP
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola T8800 (Buick)

1988 PPG Indy Car World Series

PositionPointsTeam
21st16STP
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola T8800 (Cosworth)

1987 American Racing Series

PositionPointsTeam
0Teamkar International
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 86A (Buick)

1987 PPG Indy Car World Series

PositionPointsTeam
0American Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 86C (Buick)

1987 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
46th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 86C (Buick)

1985 PPG Indy Car World Series

PositionPointsTeam
0Patrick Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 85C (Cosworth)

1984 International Race Of Champions

PositionPointsTeam
5th45
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
4020?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet Camaro

1984 PPG Indy Car World Series

PositionPointsTeam
14th39Patrick Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
130000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Wildcat Mk.X (Cosworth)
March 84C (Cosworth)

1983-84 USAC Gold Crown Championship

PositionPointsTeam
29th10STP Oil Treatment
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 84C (Cosworth)

1983 PPG Indy Car World Series

PositionPointsTeam
16th20STP Oil Treatment
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
51101
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 83C (Cosworth TC)
Wildcat IX (Cosworth TC)

1983 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
22nd25STP Oil Treatment
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Wildcat IX (Cosworth TC)

1982 PPG Indy Car World Series

PositionPointsTeam
4th186STP Oil Treatment
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11231?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Wildcat 8B (Cosworth)

1981-82 USAC Gold Crown Championship

PositionPointsTeam
5th1000STP Oil Treatment
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
21100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Wildcat 8B (Cosworth)
Wildcat (Cosworth TC)

1982 Indianapolis 500

PositionPointsTeam
1st0STP Oil Treatment
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Wildcat 8B (Cosworth)

1981 PPG Indy Car World Series

PositionPointsTeam
4th142STP Oil Treatment
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11031?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Wildcat (Cosworth TC)

1981 Indianapolis 500

PositionPointsTeam
9th0STP Oil Treatment
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10001
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Wildcat (Cosworth TC)

1980 International Race Of Champions

PositionPointsTeam
4th26
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
3110?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet Camaro

1980 PPG Indy Car World Series

PositionPointsTeam
6th1572
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11031?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Wildcat (Cosworth)
Penske PC-6 (Cosworth)
Phoenix (Cosworth)

1980 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
4th1330
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Penske PC-6 (Cosworth)
Wildcat (Cosworth)
Phoenix (Cosworth)

1979 International Race Of Champions

PositionPointsTeam
6th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
3010?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet Camaro

1979 SCCA/CART Indy Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
3rd2211Patrick Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
14252?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Penske PC-6 (Cosworth TC)

1978 International Race Of Champions

PositionPointsTeam
6th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
4020?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet Camaro

1978 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
3rd3548Patrick Racing Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
17280?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Wildcat (DGS)
Wildcat 78 (DGS)

1977 International Race Of Champions

PositionPointsTeam
11th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
3000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet Camaro

1977 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
5th2830Patrick Racing Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
14260?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Wildcat (DGS)

1976 NASCAR Winston Cup

PositionPointsTeam
130th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dodge

1976 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
1st4240Patrick Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
132111?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Wildcat 2 (DGS)

1976 USAC Stock Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
0William Monaghan
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
1976 Chevrolet Chevelle

1975 NASCAR Winston Cup

PositionPointsTeam
133rd0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet

1975 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
10th1280Patrick Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
12133?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Eagle (Offenhauser TC)
Wildcat (DGS)

1975 SCCA/USAC F5000 Championship

PositionPointsTeam
21st5Patrick Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
40000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola T332 (Chevrolet)

1975 USAC - World Series of Auto Racing

PositionPointsTeam
9th6Pat Patrick
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1010?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Eagle 74 (Offenhauser TC)

1975 USAC Stock Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
0Don White
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dodge

1974 International Race Of Champions

PositionPointsTeam
11th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
3000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche Carrera RSR

1974 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
3rd3050Patrick Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
13260?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Eagle 74 (Offenhauser TC)

1973 NASCAR Winston Cup

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
6001?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet

1973 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
7th2240Patrick Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
14345?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Eagle 73 (Offenhauser TC)

1973 USAC Stock Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
0Hoss Ellington
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
3110?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
1973 Chevrolet Chevelle

1972 NASCAR Winston Cup

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
2000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Plymouth

1972 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
22nd360McLaren Cars, Penske Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
7000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
McLaren (Offenhauser TC)

1972 USAC Stock Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
0Ray Nichels
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10130?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
1972 Chevrolet Chevelle

1971 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
27th225Vollstedt Enterprises, McLaren Cars
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
McLaren (Offenhauser TC)
Vollstedt (Offenhauser TC)
McLaren (Ford TC)
Vollstedt (Ford TC)

1970 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
7th1160Gordon Johncock
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10010?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Gerhardt (Offenhauser TC)
Eagle (Ford)
McLaren (Offenhauser TC)

1969 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
5th2070Johncock Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
16251?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Eagle 69 (Ford)
Eagle 69 (Offenhauser TC)
Gerhardt (Offenhauser TC)
Gerhardt (Ford)
Gerhardt (Chevrolet)

1968 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
12th1257Johncock Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
17222?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Gerhardt (Offenhauser TC)
Gerhardt (Ford)
Eagle (Ford)
Eagle (Offenhauser TC)

1967 NASCAR Grand National

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
6000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mercury
Ford
Plymouth

1967 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
4th2700Johncock Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
16272?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Gerhardt (Ford)
Gerhardt (Offenhauser TC)

1966 NASCAR Grand National

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
5000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford
Dodge

1966 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
3rd2050Fred Gerhardt, Sidney Weinberger
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
9040?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Gerhardt (Offenhauser)
Gerhardt (Ford)

1966 USAC Stock Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
50000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
1965 Plymouth

1966 USAC National Sprint Car Series

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

1965 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
5th1540Weinberger Homes, Pete Salemi
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
15121?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Watson (Offenhauser)
Blum D (Offenhauser)
Gerhardt RE (Offenhauser)
Blum (Offenhauser)

1965 USAC National Sprint Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
0Sid Weinberger
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
5010?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
(Chevrolet)

1964 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
40th60Weinberger Homes
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
4000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Blum D (Offenhauser)
Blum (Offenhauser)

1964 USAC National Sprint Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
0Charles Fetter
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
18120?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
(Chevrolet)

1963 USAC National Sprint Car Series

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