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Helmet of Len Sutton

Flag of U.S.A. Len Sutton

nationality American born August 9, 1925 hometown Aims, Oregon died December 4, 2006 place of death Portland, Oregon

Racing career summary

Races entered178
Wins8
Podiums19
Pole positions2
Fastest laps0
Race win percentage4.5%
Podium percentage10.7%

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.

1965Racing5 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1964Racing16 races0 wins3 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1963Racing19 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1962Racing15 races0 wins7 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1961Racing18 races2 wins4 podiums1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
1960Racing8 races1 win2 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1959Racing13 races1 win1 podium0 pole position? fastest race laps
1958Racing10 races1 win1 podium1 pole positions? fastest race laps
1957Racing71 races3 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1956Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1955Racing2 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of Len Sutton

1965 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
36th110Jim Robbins
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
3000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Vollstedt RE (Ford)

1964-65 USAC Stock Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
1964 Dodge

1964 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
17th338Vollstedt Racing, Enterprise Machine
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
8010?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Flynn (Offenhauser)
Vollstedt RE (Offenhauser)
Vollstedt (Offenhauser)

1964 USAC Stock Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
0Ray Nichels
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
8020?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
1964 Dodge

1963 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
20th170Leader Card, Ed Kostenuk
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
6000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Watson D (Offenhauser)
Watson (Offenhauser)
Vollstedt (Offenhauser)

1963 NASCAR Grand National

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
4000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1963 USAC Stock Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
0Ray Nichels
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
8010?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
1963 Pontiac

1963 USAC National Sprint Car Series

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

1962 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
7th1250Leader Card
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
7020?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Watson D (Offenhauser)
Watson (Offenhauser)

1962 USAC Stock Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
0Ray Nichels
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
8050?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
1961 Pontiac

1961 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
7th860Salemi & Rini Racing Enterprises, Central Excavating, Vatis Enterprises, Jewett-Cameron
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10010?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Vollstedt (Offenhauser)
Kurtis 4000 (Offenhauser)
Kuzma D (Offenhauser)
Kuzma (Offenhauser)
Watson (Offenhauser)
Vollstedt D (Offenhauser)

1961 USAC Road Racing Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lister (Chevrolet)

1961 USAC Stock Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
0Ray Nichels
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
6231?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
1961 Pontiac

1960 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
8th780Central Excavating, Salemi & Rini Racing Enterprises
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
8120?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Kuzma D (Offenhauser)
Kuzma (Offenhauser)
Watson (Offenhauser)

1959 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
9th520Wolcott Memorial Racing, Central Excavating
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
13110?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lesovsky (Offenhauser)
Lesovsky D (Offenhauser)
Kuzma (Offenhauser)
Kuzma D (Offenhauser)

1958 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
11th670Central Excavating, Jim Robbins, Chapman Root, Joe Hunt Magneto
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10111?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Kuzma D (Offenhauser)
Kurtis 500G (Offenhauser)
Kuzma Offenhauser)
Silnes (Offenhauser)

1957 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
16th300Pete Salemi
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
6000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Kuzma D (Offenhauser)
Kuzma (Offenhauser)

1957 USAC National Midget Series

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
653???
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1956 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Miller/Collins
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Vollstedt (Offenhauser)

1955 AAA National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Vollstedt Enterprises
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
2000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Vollstedt (Offenhauser)
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