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Helmet of Johnny McDowell

Flag of U.S.A. Johnny McDowell

nationality American born January 29, 1915 hometown Delavan, Illinois died June 8, 1952 place of death Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Racing career summary

Races entered25
Wins1
Podiums4
Pole positions3
Fastest laps0
Race win percentage4%
Podium percentage16%

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.

1952Racing2 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1951Racing13 races0 wins0 podiums3 pole position0 fastest race laps
1950Racing2 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1949Racing4 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1948Racing2 races0 wins2 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1947Racing1 race1 win1 podium0 pole position? fastest race laps
1946Racing1 race0 wins1 podium0 pole position? fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of Johnny McDowell

1952 World Championship of Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
0Roger Wolcott
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Kurtis Kraft 2000Offenhauser 4.5Firestone
Click to show race results for World Championship of Drivers 1952.

1952 AAA National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Roger Wolcott
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Kurtis (Offenhauser)

1951 World Championship of Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
0Maserati Race Cars
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Maserati 8CTFOffenhauser 3.0 s/cFirestone
Click to show race results for World Championship of Drivers 1951.

1951 AAA National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
27th230Maserati Race Cars, Hart Fullerton, Federal Engineering
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11003?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Maserati (Offenhauser)
Kurtis 4000 (Offenhauser)
Kurtis 3000 (Offenhauser)

1951 AAA Midget

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

1950 World Championship for Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
0M. Pete Wales
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Kurtis Kraft 2000Offenhauser 4.5Firestone
Click to show race results for World Championship for Drivers 1950.

1950 AAA National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
52nd6Peter Wales
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
2000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Kurtis 2000 (Offenhauser)

1949 AAA National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
32nd124Iddings
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
4000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Meyer (Offenhauser)

1948 AAA Pacific Division - Sprint Cars

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

1947 AAA Midget

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

1946 AAA Midget

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