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Driver Information

nationality
American
birthday
29 Apr 1941
hometown
Jamaica, New York
died
16 Feb 2008
Baltimore, Maryland
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Driver Information

nationality
American
birthday
29 Apr 1941
hometown
Jamaica, New York
died
16 Feb 2008
Baltimore, Maryland
helmet

Competitors

Career Overview

year
series
team
points
position
1985
Purcell Racing, Karl-Nadeau Racing
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
March 83C
Cosworth DFX 2.6 turbo
Goodyear
March 82C
Cosworth DFX 2.6 turbo
Goodyear
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
year
series
team
points
position
1985
Purcell Racing, Karl-Nadeau Racing
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
March 83C
Cosworth DFX 2.6 turbo
Goodyear
March 82C
Cosworth DFX 2.6 turbo
Goodyear
0
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
0
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1984
McCray Racing, Machinists Union Racing, Renaissance Racing
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Penske PC-10
Cosworth DFX 2.6 turbo
Goodyear
March 83C
Cosworth DFX 2.6 turbo
Goodyear
2
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
2
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1983
Karl-Nadeau Racing
1
34th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Wildcat Mk. VIII
Cosworth DFX 2.6 turbo
Goodyear
4
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
4
0
0
0
0
1
year
series
team
points
position
1982
Tonco Trailer
25
37th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
McLaren/Karl (Chevrolet)
1
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
25
year
series
team
points
position
1982
Joel McCray Racing
17
31st
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Penske PC-7
Cosworth DFX 2.6 turbo
Goodyear
5
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
5
0
0
0
17
year
series
team
points
position
1981
Karl Racing
13
28th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
McLaren M16C/D
Chevrolet 5.8
Goodyear
9
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
9
0
0
0
13
year
series
team
points
position
1980
Karl Racing
215
29th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
McLaren M16C/D
Chevrolet 5.8
Goodyear
10
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
10
0
0
0
215
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Gerhardt (Chevrolet)
McLaren (Chevrolet)
0
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
0
0
0
0
0
54
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
McLaren M16C
Offenhauser 2.6 turbo
0
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
0
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
McLaren (Offenhauser TC)
5
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
5
0
0
0
113
year
series
team
points
position
1978
Frank Fiore Racing, Vollstedt Racing, Bentzel Construction
104
33rd
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Vollstedt 73
Offenhauser 2.6 turbo
RasCar-Atlanta 74
Offenhauser 2.6 turbo
McLaren M16C
Offenhauser 2.6 turbo
7
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
7
0
0
0
104
year
series
team
points
position
1977
Vollstedt Racing, Frank Fiore Racing
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Vollstedt 73
Offenhauser 2.6 turbo
Fiore Spyder
Offenhauser 2.6 turbo
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1977
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Lola T332 RNF
Chevrolet 5.0
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1976
Mergard Racing, S&M Electric, Spirit of America Racers
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Eagle 74
Offenhauser 2.6 turbo
Eagle 70
Chevrolet 5.0
McLaren M16A
Offenhauser 2.6 turbo
2
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
2
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1975
Weiss Motor Racing
2
43rd
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Porsche 911 S
Porsche
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
2
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Porsche 911 S
Porsche 2.7
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
Lola T332 (Chevrolet)
4
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
4
0
0
0
0
7
year
series
team
points
position
1975
Gehlhausen Racing, Smokey Yunick
40
37th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Kingfish 72
Offenhauser 2.6 turbo
Eagle 72
Chevrolet 3.4 turbo
4
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
4
0
0
0
40
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Lola T332 (Chevrolet)
0
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
0
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1974
Hopkins Racing, Webster Racing, Jerry Karl Racing
75
33rd
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Eagle 72
Offenhauser 2.6 turbo
Lola T332
Chevrolet 5.0
6
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
6
0
0
0
75
year
series
team
points
position
1973
Smokey Yunick, Fiore Racing, Cicada Racing
40
31st
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Vollstedt 66
Offenhauser 2.6 turbo
Eagle 72
Chevrolet 3.4 turbo
Cicada 72
Offenhauser 2.6 turbo
5
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
5
0
0
0
40
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
1
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1972
Gerhardt, Gehlhausen Racing, Joe Hunt, Curtis, Automotive Technology, Smokey Yunick
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Gilbert 68
Offenhauser 2.6 turbo
Curtis 72
Offenhauser 2.6 turbo
Gerhardt 68
Offenhauser 2.6 turbo
Gerhardt 70
Offenhauser 2.6 turbo
Eagle 72
Chevrolet 3.4 turbo
2
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
2
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
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
1
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1971
Winters Transmission
60
38th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Gerhardt 66
Chevrolet 5.2
Gerhardt 69
Chevrolet 5.2
3
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
3
0
0
0
60
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
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
Gerhardt 66
Chevrolet 5.2
6
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
6
0
0
0
65
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Gerhardt (Chevrolet)
2
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
2
0
0
0
60
year
type
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest lap
1985
Racing
0
0
0
0
0
1984
Racing
2
0
0
0
0
1983
Racing
4
0
0
0
0
1982
Racing
6
0
0
0
?
1981
Racing
9
0
0
0
?
1980
Racing
10
0
0
0
0
1979
Racing
5
0
0
0
0
1978
Racing
7
0
0
0
?
1977
Racing
1
0
0
0
0
1976
Racing
2
0
0
0
?
1975
Racing
10
0
0
0
0
1974
Racing
6
0
0
0
0
1973
Racing
5
0
0
0
?
1972
Racing
3
0
0
0
?
1971
Racing
6
0
0
0
0
1970
Racing
7
0
0
0
0
1969
Racing
2
0
0
0
?

DriverDB Top 100

pos
driver
championship
points
change
01
FIA Formula One World Championship
2204.55
+2
02
FIA Formula One World Championship
2130.8
-3.4
03
FIA Formula One World Championship
2034.25
+2.8
04
FIA Formula One World Championship
2023.45
+3
05
British GT Championship - GT3
1999.6
-5.4
06
FIA Formula One World Championship
1992.25
+1.8
07
IMSA SportsCar Championship - GTD
1990.25
-
08
ARCA Series
1956.65
-6.3
09
Intercontinental GT Challenge
1946.35
-
10
FIA Formula One World Championship
1946.1
+1.3
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