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Helmet of Joe Sostilio

Flag of U.S.A. Joe Sostilio

nationality American born January 3, 1915 hometown Newton, Massachusetts died June 9, 2000 place of death Tarpon Springs, Florida

Racing highlights

19531stAAA Eastern Division - Sprint Cars
19471stDracut Speedway MA - Midgets
19471stWestbro Speedway MA - Midgets

Racing career summary

Races entered133
Wins42
Podiums123
Pole positions1
Fastest laps0
Race win percentage31.6%
Podium percentage92.5%

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.

1958Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1955Racing? races? wins? podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1954Racing3 races0 wins0 podiums1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
1953Racing10 races4 wins8 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1952Racing2 races2 wins2 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1951Racing2 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position? fastest race laps
1950Racing2 races1 win1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1949Racing5 races2 wins4 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1948Racing20 races1 win20 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1947Racing49 races24 wins48 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1946Racing22 races4 wins22 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1941Racing4 races2 wins4 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1940Racing4 races0 wins4 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1939Racing9 races2 wins9 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of Joe Sostilio

1958 USAC Eastern Sprint Car Series

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

1955 AAA Eastern Division - Sprint Cars

PositionPointsTeam
7th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
???0?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1954 AAA National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
30th159.6Ed Walsh
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
3001?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Kurtis 4000 (Offenhauser)

1954 AAA Eastern Division - Sprint Cars

PositionPointsTeam
12th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
???0?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1954 AAA Midwest Division - Sprint Cars

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

1953 AAA Eastern Division - Sprint Cars

PositionPointsTeam
1st0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
9470?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Curtis

1953 ARDC Midgets

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

1952 AAA Eastern Division - Sprint Cars

PositionPointsTeam
4th0George Culp
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
2220?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1951 AAA Eastern Division - Sprint Cars

PositionPointsTeam
7th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
2010?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
(Offenhauser)

1950 ARDC Midgets

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

1950 AAA Midget

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

1950 AAA Eastern Division - Sprint Cars

PositionPointsTeam
22nd0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
???0?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1949 AAA Midget

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

1949 West Springfield Speedway MA - Midgets

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

1949 Dracut Speedway MA - Midgets

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

1949 ARDC Midgets

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

1948 Westbro Speedway MA - Midgets

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
4040?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1948 Manchester Motordrome NH - Midgets

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

1948 Lonsdale Sports Arena RI - Midgets

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

1948 Dracut Speedway MA - Midgets

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

1948 Seekonk Speedway MA - Midgets

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
4040?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1948 Thompson International Speedway CT - Midgets

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

1948 Norwood Arena Speedway MA - Midgets

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
4040?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1948 Riverside Park Speedway MA - Midgets

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

1948 Mohawk Midget Stadium MA - Midgets

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

1947 Seekonk Speedway MA - Midgets

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
5150?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1947 Dracut Speedway MA - Midgets

PositionPointsTeam
1st0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
156150?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1947 Pines Speedway MA - Midgets

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
8380?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1947 West Springfield Speedway MA - Midgets

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

1947 Thompson International Speedway CT - Midgets

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
2220?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1947 Medford Bowl MA - Midgets

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

1947 Westbro Speedway MA - Midgets

PositionPointsTeam
1st0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
109100?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1947 Manchester Motordrome NH - Midgets

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
3230?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1947 Lonsdale Sports Arena RI - Midgets

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

1946 Thompson International Speedway CT - Midgets

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

1946 West Springfield Speedway MA - Midgets

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

1946 ARDC Midgets

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

1946 Pines Speedway MA - Midgets

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
5150?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1946 Seekonk Speedway MA - Midgets

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
7270?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1946 Dracut Speedway MA - Midgets

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
4040?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1946 Medford Bowl MA - Midgets

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

1941 Alumni Field MA - Midgets

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
4240?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1940 AAA Midget

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

1940 Alumni Field MA - Midgets

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
3030?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1939 Alumni Field MA - Midgets

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
3030?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1939 AAA Midget

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
6260?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
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