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Helmet of Peter de Paolo

Flag of U.S.A. Peter de Paolo

nationality American born April 6, 1898 hometown Philadelphia, Pennsylvania died November 26, 1980 place of death Laguna Hills, California

Racing highlights

19271stAAA National Championship
19263rdAAA National Championship
19251stAAA National Championship

Racing career summary

Races entered56
Wins10
Podiums21
Pole positions5
Fastest laps0
Race win percentage17.9%
Podium percentage37.5%

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.

1934Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1930Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1929Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1927Racing11 races3 wins8 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1926Racing16 races2 wins5 podiums3 pole position0 fastest race laps
1925Racing10 races5 wins7 podiums2 pole position0 fastest race laps
1924Racing8 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1923Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1922Racing7 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of Peter de Paolo

1934 VIII Gran Premio di Tripoli

PositionPointsTeam
8th0Frank Scully
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Miller

1930 AAA National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Peter DePaolo
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Stevens (Duesenberg)

1929 AAA National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Cliff Woodbury
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Miller FD (Miller SC)

1927 AAA National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
1st1440Peter DePaolo
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
113800
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Miller FD (Miller SC)

1926 AAA National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
3rd1500Duesenberg Brothers
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
162530
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Duesenberg SC

1925 AAA National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
1st3260Duesenberg
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
105720
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Duesenberg

1924 AAA National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
11th230Duesenberg
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
80100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Duesenberg

1923 AAA National Championship

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

1922 AAA National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
17th50Louis Chevrolet, Duesenberg
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
70000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Frontenac
Duesenberg
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