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Helmet of Ralph DePalma

Flag of U.S.A. Ralph DePalma

nationality American born December 19, 1882 hometown Biccari, Italy died March 31, 1956 place of death Pasadena, California

Racing highlights

19212ndXV Grand Prix de l'A.C.F., 26 July
19141stAAA National Championship
19121stAAA National Championship

Racing career summary

Races entered101
Wins25
Podiums37
Pole positions10
Fastest laps0
Race win percentage24.8%
Podium percentage36.6%

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.

1933Racing1 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
1928Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1925Racing3 races0 wins0 podiums1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
1924Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1923Racing5 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1922Racing5 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1921Racing11 races3 wins3 podiums1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
1920Racing4 races1 win1 podium2 pole position0 fastest race laps
1919Racing6 races1 win3 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1918Racing6 races6 wins6 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1917Racing6 races1 win3 podiums2 pole position? fastest race laps
1916Racing8 races2 wins3 podiums2 pole position0 fastest race laps
1915Racing11 races2 wins3 podiums1 pole positions? fastest race laps
1914Racing8 races3 wins3 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1913Racing5 races1 win1 podium0 pole position? fastest race laps
1912Racing6 races4 wins4 podiums1 pole positions? fastest race laps
1911Racing6 races0 wins3 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1910Racing3 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position? fastest race laps
1909Racing3 races1 win2 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of Ralph DePalma

1933 AAA National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
20th20Miller
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Miller

1930 AAA National Championship

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

1929 AAA National Championship

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

1928 AAA National Championship

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

1925 AAA National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
19th45Ralph DePalma
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30010
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Miller (Miller SC)

1924 AAA National Championship

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

1923 AAA National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
11th190Duesenberg, Packard Motor Car, Wade, Cliff Durant
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
50100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Duesenberg
Packard
Miller

1922 AAA National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
12th150Jules Goux, Ralph DePalma
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
50000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ballot
Duesenberg

1921 AAA National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
8th355Ralph DePalma
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
103310
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ballot

1921 XV Grand Prix de l'A.C.F., 26 July

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10110
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ballot 3L

1921 I Gran Premio d'Italia 4 September

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ballot 3L

1920 AAA National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
4th605Ralph DePalma, Ballot
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
41120
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Duesenberg
Ballot

1919 AAA National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
15th200Packard
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
6130?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Packard
White

1918 AAA National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
4th320
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
6660?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Packard

1917 AAA National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
10th270
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
6132?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Packard

1916 AAA National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
4th1800Mercedes, Peugeot
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
82320
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mercedes
Peugeot

1915 AAA National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
6th1735Mercedes
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11231?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mercedes
Stutz

1914 AAA National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
1st2045
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
8330?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mercedes

1913 AAA National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
4th715Mercer
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
5110?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mercer

1912 AAA National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
1st2000Mercedes
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
5441?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mercedes
Mercer

1912 Grand Prize Milwaukee

PositionPointsTeam
5th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mercedes

1911 AAA National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
11th600Simplex
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
6030?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
National
Simplex
Mercer
Mercedes

1910 AAA National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
23rd130Fiat
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
3010?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Fiat

1909 AAA National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
7th695Fiat
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
3120?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Fiat
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