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Helmet of Jimmy Vasser
© Greg Aleck

Flag of U.S.A. Jimmy Vasser

nationality American age 53 years old hometown Canoga Park, California

Racing highlights

20101stToyota Pro/Celebrity Race - Pro
19982ndCART FedEx Champ Car World Series
19973rdCART FedEx Champ Car World Series
19961stPPG Indy Car World Series
19912ndSCCA Toyota Atlantic Championship
19903rdFormula Ford 2000 Canada
19861stSCCA National Championship Runoffs Formula F

Racing career summary

Races entered293
Wins26
Podiums49
Pole positions29
Fastest laps10
Race win percentage8.9%
Podium percentage16.7%

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.

2010Racing2 races1 win1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2009Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2008Racing4 races0 wins2 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2007Racing2 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2006Racing4 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2005Racing13 races0 wins2 podiums1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
2004Racing14 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2003Racing21 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position1 fastest race lap
2002Racing21 races1 win3 podiums1 pole positions1 fastest race lap
2001Racing21 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position2 fastest race laps
2000Racing21 races1 win4 podiums0 pole position1 fastest race lap
1999Racing20 races0 wins2 podiums1 pole positions1 fastest race lap
1998Racing23 races3 wins6 podiums2 pole position2 fastest race laps
1997Racing21 races1 win5 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1996Racing16 races4 wins5 podiums4 pole position1 fastest race lap
1995Racing17 races0 wins4 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1994Racing16 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1993Racing12 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1992Racing11 races1 win1 podium1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
1991Racing13 races6 wins7 podiums8 pole position? fastest race laps
1990Racing14 races6 wins1 podium9 pole position0 fastest race laps
1989Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1988Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1987Racing3 races1 win2 podiums2 pole position? fastest race laps
1986Racing1 race1 win1 podium0 pole position1 fastest race lap

Career details – the racing career of Jimmy Vasser

2010 Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series - DP

PositionPointsTeam
48th23GAINSCO / Bob Stallings Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Riley (Chevrolet)
Click to show race results for Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series - DP 2010.

2010 Toyota Pro/Celebrity Race - Pro

PositionPointsTeam
1st0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1110?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Toyota Scion tC Sports Coupe

2009 Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series - DP

PositionPointsTeam
42nd24GAINSCO/ Bob Stallings Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Riley (Pontiac)
Click to show race results for Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series - DP 2009.

2008 Grand American Rolex Series - DP

PositionPointsTeam
31st78GAINSCO / Bob Stallings Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30200
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Riley Technologies (Pontiac)
Click to show race results for Grand American Rolex Series - DP 2008.

2008 Champ Car World Series

PositionPointsTeam
0KV Racing Technology
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Panoz DP01 (Cosworth)
Click to show race results for Champ Car World Series 2008.

2007 Grand American Rolex Series - DP

PositionPointsTeam
76th9Bob Stallings Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Pontiac Riley

2006 Bridgestone Presents the Champ Car World Series Powered by Ford

PositionPointsTeam
24th7PKV Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola B03/00 (Cosworth)
Click to show race results for Bridgestone Presents the Champ Car World Series Powered by Ford 2006.

2006 Grand American Rolex Series - DP

PositionPointsTeam
56th65Blackhawk Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Pontiac Riley

2005 Bridgestone Presents the Champ Car World Series Powered by Ford

PositionPointsTeam
6th217PKV Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
130210
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola B03/00 (Cosworth)
Click to show race results for Bridgestone Presents the Champ Car World Series Powered by Ford 2005.

2004 Bridgestone Presents the Champ Car World Series Powered by Ford

PositionPointsTeam
8th201PKV Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
140100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola B02/00 (Ford)
Click to show race results for Bridgestone Presents the Champ Car World Series Powered by Ford 2004.

2003 Bridgestone Presents the Champ Car World Series Powered by Ford

PositionPointsTeam
11th72American Spirit Team Johansson
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
180101
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Reynard 02i (Ford)
Click to show race results for Bridgestone Presents the Champ Car World Series Powered by Ford 2003.

2003 IndyCar Series

PositionPointsTeam
36th4Team Rahal
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara IR2 (Honda)
Click to show race results for IndyCar Series 2003.

2003 NASCAR Busch Series

PositionPointsTeam
97th167Braun Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
2000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dodge
Click to show race results for NASCAR Busch Series 2003.

2002 CART FedEx Championship Series

PositionPointsTeam
7th114Team Rahal
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
191311
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola B02/00 (Ford)Ford
Click to show race results for CART FedEx Championship Series 2002.

2002 IndyCar Series

PositionPointsTeam
40th23Team Rahal
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara IR2 (Chevrolet)
Click to show race results for IndyCar Series 2002.

2001 CART FedEx Championship Series

PositionPointsTeam
12th77Patrick Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
200002
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Reynard 01i (Toyota)
Click to show race results for CART FedEx Championship Series 2001.

2001 Indy Racing Northern Light Series

PositionPointsTeam
36th32Chip Ganassi Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
G-Force GF05B (Oldsmobile)
Click to show race results for Indy Racing Northern Light Series 2001.

2000 CART FedEx Champ Car World Series

PositionPointsTeam
6th131Chip Ganassi Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
201401
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola B2K/00 (Toyota)
Click to show race results for CART FedEx Champ Car World Series 2000.

2000 Indy Racing Northern Light Series

PositionPointsTeam
32nd26Chip Ganassi
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
G-Force GF05 (Oldsmobile)
Click to show race results for Indy Racing Northern Light Series 2000.

1999 CART FedEx Champ Car World Series

PositionPointsTeam
9th104Chip Ganassi Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
200211
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Reynard 99i (Honda)
Click to show race results for CART FedEx Champ Car World Series 1999.

1998 CART FedEx Champ Car World Series

PositionPointsTeam
2nd169Chip Ganassi Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
193522
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Reynard 98i (Honda)
Click to show race results for CART FedEx Champ Car World Series 1998.

1998 International Race Of Champions

PositionPointsTeam
8th34
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
4010?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Pontiac Firebird Trans Am
Click to show race results for International Race Of Champions 1998.

1997 CART FedEx Champ Car World Series

PositionPointsTeam
3rd144Target Chip Ganassi
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
171500
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Reynard 97i (Honda)
Click to show race results for CART FedEx Champ Car World Series 1997.

1997 International Race Of Champions

PositionPointsTeam
10th30
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
4000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Pontiac Firebird Trans Am
Click to show race results for International Race Of Champions 1997.

1996 PPG Indy Car World Series

PositionPointsTeam
1st154Chip Ganassi Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
164541
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Reynard 96i (Honda)
Click to show race results for PPG Indy Car World Series 1996.

1995 PPG Indy Car World Series

PositionPointsTeam
8th92Target Chip Ganassi Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
170400
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Reynard 95i (Ford)
Click to show race results for PPG Indy Car World Series 1995.

1994 PPG Indy Car World Series

PositionPointsTeam
15th42Hayhoe Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
160000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Reynard 94I (Ford)

1993 PPG Indy Car World Series

PositionPointsTeam
16th30Hayhoe Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
120100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola T92/00 (Ford)
Lola T92/00 (Chevrolet)

1992 PPG Indy Car World Series

PositionPointsTeam
21st8Hayhoe-Cole
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
100000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola T9100 (Chevrolet A)
Lola T9100 (Cosworth DFS)

1992 IMSA Camel Lights

PositionPointsTeam
0Comptech Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11110
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Spice SE91P (Acura)

1991 SCCA Toyota Atlantic Championship

PositionPointsTeam
2nd153Kraco / Blue Sky Cola
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
13678?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Swift DB4 (Toyota)

1990 SCCA Toyota Atlantic Championship Pacific Division

PositionPointsTeam
21st20
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
5112?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Toyota

1990 Formula Ford 2000 Canada

PositionPointsTeam
3rd176JH Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
95?7?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Swift DB6 (Ford)

1990 Formula Ford Festival

PositionPointsTeam
0Team USA Scholarship
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lanan 1604

1989 HFC American Racing Series

PositionPointsTeam
24th5Barclay Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 86A (Buick)

1989 Formula Ford 2000 Canada

PositionPointsTeam
5th136JH Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Swift SE3 (Ford)

1988 HFC American Racing Series

PositionPointsTeam
26th3R & K Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 86A (Buick)

1987 WCAR SPI Formula Atlantic Championship

PositionPointsTeam
14th34
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
3122?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1986 SCCA National Championship Runoffs Formula F

PositionPointsTeam
1st0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11101
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Swift DB1
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