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Helmet of Paul Newman

Flag of U.S.A. Paul Newman

nationality American born January 26, 1925 hometown Shaker Heights, Ohio died September 26, 2008 place of death Westport, Connecticut

Racing highlights

19861stSCCA National Championship Runoffs GT1
19851stSCCA National Championship Runoffs GT1
19793rdSCCA National Championship Runoffs Class B Sedan
19791stSCCA National Championship Runoffs Class C Production
19792ndLe Mans 24 Hours
19792ndWorld Championship for Makes Watkins Glen 6 Hours
19782ndSCCA National Championship Runoffs Class C Production
19761stSCCA National Championship Runoffs Class D Production

Racing career summary

Races entered38
Wins5
Podiums10
Pole positions1
Fastest laps0
Race win percentage13.2%
Podium percentage26.3%

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.

Driver comparisons

The latest Head-to-Head comparisons generated for Paul Newman.

Paul Newman vs. Jean-Louis Trintignant

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.

2005Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2004Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2003Racing1 race0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2002Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2001Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2000Racing2 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1994Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1993Racing3 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1992Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1991Racing2 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1990Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1987Racing4 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1986Racing3 races1 win1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1985Racing1 race1 win1 podium? pole position? fastest race laps
1981Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1980Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1979Racing7 races2 wins5 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1978Racing1 race0 wins1 podium? pole position? fastest race laps
1977Racing3 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1976Racing1 race1 win1 podium1 pole positions? fastest race laps
1966Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of Paul Newman

2005 Grand American Rolex Series - DP

PositionPointsTeam
89th6Silverstone Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford-Crawford5.0L V8 NAHoosier

2004 Grand American Rolex Series - DP

PositionPointsTeam
62nd16Gunnar Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche Fabcar

2003 Grand American Rolex Series - GTS

PositionPointsTeam
29th32Gunnar Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 911 GT1

2002 SCCA National Championship Runoffs GT1

PositionPointsTeam
9th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Jaguar

2001 Grand American Rolex Series - GTS

PositionPointsTeam
0Gunnar Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 911 GT1 Evo3.6L F6 Bi-TurboDunlop

2000 American Le Mans Series - GT

PositionPointsTeam
0Skea Racing International
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 996 GT3-RPorsche 3.6Michelin

2000 Grand American Sports Car Series - GTU

PositionPointsTeam
150th11 Champion Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 996 GT3-R

1994 IMSA Bridgestone Supercar Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus Esprit X180R TurboLotus 2.2 turbo

1993 SCCA Trans-Am Tour

PositionPointsTeam
42nd15
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford Mustang

1992 IMSA Bridgestone Supercar Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus Esprit X180R TurboLotus 2.2 turbo

1991 IMSA Bridgestone Potenza Supercar Championship

PositionPointsTeam
17th31
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus EspritLotus 2.2 turbo

1990 IMSA Camel GTP Championship

PositionPointsTeam
46th4Tom Milner Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Spice SE89P (Oldsmobile)

1987 IMSA Camel GTO

PositionPointsTeam
64th4Newman-Sharp Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
40000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Nissan 300 ZXT

1986 IMSA Camel GTO

PositionPointsTeam
79th2Newman-Sharp Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Nissan 300 ZXT

1986 SCCA National Championship Runoffs GT1

PositionPointsTeam
1st0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
111??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Nissan 300ZX Turbo

1985 SCCA National Championship Runoffs GT1

PositionPointsTeam
1st0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
111??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Nissan 300ZX Turbo

1981 World Championship for Drivers and Makes

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

1981 IMSA Camel GT Challenge

PositionPointsTeam
31st13
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1980 World Challenge for Endurance Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
0Bob Sharp Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Datsun 280ZX Turbo
Click to show race results for World Challenge for Endurance Drivers 1980.

1979 World Challenge for Endurance Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
72nd23Dick Barbour Racing, Bob Sharp Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 935/77A
Datsun 280ZX

1979 SCCA National Championship Runoffs Class B Sedan

PositionPointsTeam
3rd0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1010?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Nissan 200SX

1979 Le Mans 24 Hours

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0Dick Barbour
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 935 (IMSA+2.5)3.0L F6 TurboGoodyear

1979 SCCA National Championship Runoffs Class C Production

PositionPointsTeam
1st0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
111??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Datsun 280ZX

1979 World Championship for Makes Watkins Glen 6 Hours

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0Dick Barbour Performance
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 935Porsche 3.0 turboGoodyear

1978 SCCA National Championship Runoffs Class C Production

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
101??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Nissan 280Z

1977 World Sportscar Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Modena Sports Cars, Private entry
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1977 IMSA Camel GT Challenge

PositionPointsTeam
27th12Bill Freeman Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 911 Carrera RSR3.0L F6 NA

1977 24 Hours of Daytona

PositionPointsTeam
5th0Ramsey Ferrari/Modena
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 365 GTB/4Ferrari 4.4Goodyear

1976 SCCA National Championship Runoffs Class D Production

PositionPointsTeam
1st0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1111?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Triumph TR6

1966 Trans-American Sedan Championship - Under 2.0

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Saab 96Saab 0.8
Click to show race results for Trans-American Sedan Championship - Under 2.0 1966.
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