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Helmet of Red Byron

Flag of U.S.A. Red Byron

nationality American born March 12, 1915 hometown Boulder, Colorado died November 11, 1960 place of death Chicago, Illinois

Racing highlights

19491stNASCAR Strictly Stock
19481stNASCAR National Modified

Racing career summary

Races entered58
Wins13
Podiums27
Pole positions2
Fastest laps0
Race win percentage22.4%
Podium percentage46.6%

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.

1956Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1953Racing0 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1951Racing5 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1950Racing4 races0 wins2 podiums1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
1949Racing7 races2 wins4 podiums1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
1948Racing20 races11 wins17 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1947Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1946Racing20 races0 wins4 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of Red Byron

1956 World Sportscar Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Cooper Car Co
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
Click to show race results for World Sportscar Championship 1956.

1953 World Sports Car Championship 12 Hours of Sebring

PositionPointsTeam
0Briggs S. Cunningham
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
OSCA MT4 1350OSCA 1.3

1951 NASCAR Grand National

PositionPointsTeam
0Wally Marks, Dantone Racing Stable
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
50000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Oldsmobile
Ford

1950 NASCAR Grand National

PositionPointsTeam
0Parks Novelty
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
40210
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Oldsmobile
Cadillac

1949 NASCAR Strictly Stock

PositionPointsTeam
1st842.5Parks Novelty
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
6241?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
'49 Oldsmobile
Click to show race results for NASCAR Strictly Stock 1949.

1949 NASCAR National Modified

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

1948 NASCAR National Modified

PositionPointsTeam
1st2966.5Ray Parks
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
2011170?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
1939 Ford

1947 AAA National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
39th40Pauley-Voght
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
X (Ford V8)

1946 AAA National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
19040?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1946 AAA Eastern Division - Sprint Cars

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