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Helmet of Johnny Mantz

Flag of U.S.A. Johnny Mantz

nationality American born September 18, 1918 hometown Hebron, Indiana died October 25, 1972 place of death Ojai, California

Racing highlights

19561stUSAC Stock Car Series

Racing career summary

Races entered72
Wins14
Podiums29
Pole positions2
Fastest laps0
Race win percentage19.4%
Podium percentage40.3%

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.

1959Racing2 races0 wins0 podiums1 pole positions? fastest race laps
1958Racing3 races1 win1 podium0 pole position? fastest race laps
1957Racing11 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position? fastest race laps
1956Racing11 races2 wins8 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1955Racing2 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1953Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1952Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1951Racing6 races0 wins2 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1950Racing6 races2 wins3 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1949Racing20 races7 wins12 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1948Racing9 races2 wins2 podiums1 pole positions? fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of Johnny Mantz

1959 USAC Stock Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
2001?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
1958 Mercury

1958 USAC Stock Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
17th350
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
3110?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
1957 Mercury

1957 USAC Stock Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11010?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
1957 Chevrolet
1956 Mercury
1957 Mercury

1956 NASCAR Grand National

PositionPointsTeam
98th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1010?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mercury

1956 USAC Stock Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Pete DePaolo
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10270?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
1956 Ford

1955 NASCAR Grand National

PositionPointsTeam
116th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
2000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford
Mercury

1953 World Championship of Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
0Eugene A Casaroll
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Kurtis Kraft 500AOffenhauser 4.5Firestone

1952 AAA National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
44th20Bruce Johnstone
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Offenhauser

1951 NASCAR Grand National

PositionPointsTeam
21st725
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
6020?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Nash

1950 NASCAR Grand National

PositionPointsTeam
6th1282
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
3110?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lincoln
Plymouth

1950 AAA Pacific Division - Sprint Cars

PositionPointsTeam
0J C Agajanian
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
3120?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
(Offenhauser)

1949 AAA National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
9th660J.C. Agajanian
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
80?0?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Kurtis 2000 (Offenhauser)

1949 AAA Eastern Division - Sprint Cars

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

1949 AAA Midwest Division - Sprint Cars

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

1949 AAA Pacific Division - Sprint Cars

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
5450?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1948 AAA National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
18th290Agajanian/Smith & Jones
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
8111?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Kurtis 2000 (Offenhauser)

1948 AAA Pacific Division - Sprint Cars

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