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Helmet of Howdy Holmes

Flag of U.S.A. Howdy Holmes

nationality American age 71 years old born December 14, 1947 hometown Ann Arbor, Michigan

Racing highlights

19781stFormula Atlantic Labatts Championship
19772ndGrand Prix de Trois-Rivieres
19773rdUSAC Mini-Indy Series
19753rdFormula Super Vee USA Robert Bosch/Valvoline Championship
19733rdSCCA National Championship Runoffs Formula Super Vee

Racing career summary

Races entered166
Wins6
Podiums30
Pole positions7
Fastest laps6
Race win percentage3.6%
Podium percentage18.1%

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.

1988Racing15 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1985Racing12 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1984Racing18 races0 wins2 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1983Racing13 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1982Racing11 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1980Racing5 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1979Racing13 races3 wins5 podiums3 pole position3 fastest race laps
1978Racing9 races2 wins5 podiums1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
1977Racing12 races0 wins3 podiums1 pole positions2 fastest race laps
1976Racing10 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1975Racing18 races1 win6 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1974Racing14 races0 wins6 podiums2 pole position? fastest race laps
1973Racing8 races0 wins2 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1972Racing8 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position1 fastest race lap

Career details – the racing career of Howdy Holmes

1988 PPG Indy Car World Series

PositionPointsTeam
18th24Morales
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
150000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 88C (Cosworth)

1988 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
12th50 Morales
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 88C (Cosworth)

1985 PPG Indy Car World Series

PositionPointsTeam
25th12Forsythe Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
120000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola T900 (Cosworth)

1985 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Forsythe Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola T900 (Cosworth)

1984 PPG Indy Car World Series

PositionPointsTeam
12th44Teddy Mayer Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
150100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 84C (Cosworth)

1983-84 USAC Gold Crown Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Teddy Mayer Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 84C (Cosworth)

1984 IMSA Camel GT Championship

PositionPointsTeam
48th12Bell Racestar/LSJ Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Argo JM16 (Ford)

1983 PPG Indy Car World Series

PositionPointsTeam
13th39
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
130000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 83C (Cosworth TC)

1983 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
9th100
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 83C (Cosworth TC)

1982 PPG Indy Car World Series

PositionPointsTeam
14th56
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 82C (Cosworth)

1981-82 USAC Gold Crown Championship

PositionPointsTeam
26th150
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 82C (Cosworth)

1980 PPG Indy Car World Series

PositionPointsTeam
22nd314
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
5000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola (Cosworth)
Orbiter (Cosworth)

1980 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
12th266
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola (Cosworth)
Orbiter (Cosworth)

1980 XXVII Macau Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1979 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
12th600Armstrong Moulding
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
2000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Wildcat (Offenhauser TC)
Wildcat (DGS)

1979 SCCA/CART Indy Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Wildcat (Offenhauser TC)

1979 SCCA Citicorp Can-Am Challenge

PositionPointsTeam
13th3Newman Freeman Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10001
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Spyder NF11 (Chevrolet)

1979 CASC/SCCA Formula Atlantic Championship

PositionPointsTeam
4th136Doug Shierson Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
103532
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 79B (Ford BDD)
March 79A (Ford BDD)

1978 Grand Prix de Trois-Rivieres

PositionPointsTeam
19th0Doug Shierson Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 78B (Ford BDN)

1978 Formula Atlantic Labatts Championship

PositionPointsTeam
1st131Doug Shierson Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
7251?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 78B (Ford BDN)

1978 USAC Mini-Indy Series

PositionPointsTeam
69th2
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1977 Formula Atlantic Labatts Championship Series

PositionPointsTeam
10th46Doug Shierson Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
70012
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 77B (Ford BDN Race Shop)

1977 USAC Mini-Indy Series

PositionPointsTeam
3rd340
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
4020?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1977 Grand Prix de Trois-Rivieres

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0Shierson Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 77B (Ford BDA)

1976 Formula 2 Europe

PositionPointsTeam
0Fred Opert Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevron B35 (Hart)

1976 CASC Player's Challenge Series

PositionPointsTeam
7th44Bill Scott Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
60100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevron B34 (Ford BDA BSR)

1976 Formula Atlantic IMSA

PositionPointsTeam
13th13Bill Scott Racing, Ameropean Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevron B34 (Ford BDA)
Ralt RT1 (Ford BDA)

1976 Grand Prix de Trois-Rivieres

PositionPointsTeam
0Bill Scott Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevron B34 (Ford BDA)

1975 CASC Player's Challenge Series

PositionPointsTeam
6th59Bill Scott Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
60100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola T360 (Ford BDA Scott)

1975 Formula Super Vee USA Robert Bosch/Valvoline Championship

PositionPointsTeam
3rd97Wilbur Bunce Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11150?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola T322 (Volkswagen)
Lola T324 (Volkswagen)

1975 Grand Prix de Trois-Rivieres

PositionPointsTeam
21st0Bill Scott Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola T360 (Ford BDA)

1974 Players (Canadian) Formula Atlantic Series

PositionPointsTeam
10th39Fred Opert Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
2010?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevron B27 (Ford BDA Hart)

1974 Formula Super Vee USA Robert Bosch/Valvoline Championship

PositionPointsTeam
5th79
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
12052?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola T322 (Volkswagen)

1973 SCCA National Championship Runoffs Formula Super Vee

PositionPointsTeam
3rd0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola T252

1973 Formula Super Vee USA Robert Bosch/Valvoline Championship

PositionPointsTeam
11th25
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
7010?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola T252 (Volkswagen)

1972 SCCA National Championship Runoffs Formula Super Vee

PositionPointsTeam
13th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10001
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola T252

1972 Formula Super Vee USA Robert Bosch/Valvoline Championship

PositionPointsTeam
13th17
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
700?0
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola T252 (Volkswagen)
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