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Helmet of Louis Unser

Flag of U.S.A. Louis Unser

nationality American born March 16, 1896 hometown Alton, Illinois died October 18, 1979 place of death Colorado Springs, Colorado

Racing career summary

Races entered10
Wins2
Podiums6
Pole positions1
Fastest laps0
Race win percentage20%
Podium percentage60%

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.

1965Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1955Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1954Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1953Racing1 race1 win1 podium0 pole position? fastest race laps
1952Racing1 race0 wins1 podium0 pole position? fastest race laps
1951Racing1 race0 wins1 podium1 pole positions? fastest race laps
1950Racing1 race0 wins1 podium0 pole position? fastest race laps
1949Racing1 race0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1948Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1947Racing1 race1 win1 podium0 pole position? fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of Louis Unser

1965 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
58th5Hartsel Hotel
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
X (Chevrolet)

1955 AAA National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
50th20
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
X (Offenhauser)

1954 AAA National Championship

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

1953 AAA National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
25th200Federal Engineering
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1110?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Kurtis 4000 (Offenhauser)

1952 AAA National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
25th160Federal Engineering
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1010?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
X (Offenhauser)

1951 AAA National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
33rd140Federal Engineering
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1011?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Kurtis 3000 (Offenhauser)

1950 AAA National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
29th140Federal Engineering
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1010?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
X (Offenhauser)

1949 AAA National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
27th160Federal Engineering
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
X (Maserati)

1948 AAA National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
39th60
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Maserati (Offenhauser)

1947 AAA National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
23rd200
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1110?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Maserati
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