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Rick
Mears
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Champ Car World Series

Driver Information

nationality
American
age
72
birthday
3 Dec 1951
hometown
Wichita, Kansas
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Driver Information

nationality
American
age
72
birthday
3 Dec 1951
hometown
Wichita, Kansas
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Competitors

Career Overview

year
series
team
points
position
1992
Team Penske
10
26th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Penske PC-21
Chevrolet 2.6 turbo
Goodyear
0
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
0
0
0
0
0
10
year
series
team
points
position
1992
Team Penske
47
13th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Penske PC-21
Chevrolet 2.6 turbo
Goodyear
8
0
1
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
8
0
1
0
0
47
year
series
team
points
position
1991
Team Penske
0
2nd
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Penske PC-20
Chevrolet 2.6 turbo
Goodyear
1
0
1
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
1
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1991
Team Penske
1000
1st
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Penske PC-20
Chevrolet 2.6 turbo
Goodyear
0
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
0
0
0
0
0
1000
year
series
team
points
position
1991
Team Penske
144
4th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Penske PC-20
Chevrolet 2.6 turbo
Goodyear
17
2
4
6
2
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
17
2
4
6
2
144
year
series
team
points
position
1990
Team Penske
0
1st
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Penske PC-19
Chevrolet 2.6 turbo
Goodyear
1
1
1
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
1
1
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1990
Team Penske
500
5th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Penske PC-19
Chevrolet 2.6 turbo
Goodyear
0
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
0
0
0
0
0
500
year
series
team
points
position
1990
Team Penske
168
3rd
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Penske PC-19
Chevrolet 2.6 turbo
Goodyear
16
1
5
3
1
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
16
1
5
3
1
168
year
series
team
points
position
1989
Team Penske
0
9th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Penske PC-18
Chevrolet 2.6 turbo
Goodyear
1
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1989
Team Penske
15
23rd
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Penske PC-18
Chevrolet 2.6 turbo
Goodyear
0
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
0
0
0
0
0
15
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Chevrolet Camaro
4
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
4
0
0
0
24
year
series
team
points
position
1989
Team Penske
186
2nd
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Penske PC-18
Chevrolet 2.6 turbo
Goodyear
15
3
6
5
3
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
15
3
6
5
3
186
year
series
team
points
position
1988
Team Penske
0
5th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Penske PC-17
Chevrolet 2.6 turbo
Goodyear
1
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1988
Team Penske
1000
1st
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Penske PC-17
Chevrolet 2.6 turbo
Goodyear
0
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
0
0
0
0
0
1000
year
series
team
points
position
1988
Team Penske
129
4th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Penske PC-17
Chevrolet 2.6 turbo
Goodyear
15
2
5
4
2
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
15
2
5
4
2
129
year
series
team
points
position
1987
Penske Racing
0
6th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
March 86C
Chevrolet 2.6 turbo
Goodyear
1
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1987
Penske Racing
15
23rd
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
March 86C
Chevrolet 2.6 turbo
Goodyear
0
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
0
0
0
0
0
15
year
series
team
points
position
1987
Penske Racing
102
5th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Penske PC-16
Chevrolet 2.6 turbo
Goodyear
March 86C
Chevrolet 2.6 turbo
Goodyear
15
1
4
0
1
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
15
1
4
0
1
102
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
0
year
series
team
points
position
1986
Penske Racing
700
3rd
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
March 86C
Cosworth DFX 2.6 turbo
Goodyear
0
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
0
0
0
0
0
700
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Chevrolet Camaro
4
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
4
0
0
0
25
year
series
team
points
position
1986
Penske Racing
89
8th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Penske PC-15
Chevrolet 2.6 turbo
Goodyear
March 86C
Cosworth DFX 2.6 turbo
Goodyear
March 86C
Chevrolet 2.6 turbo
Goodyear
17
0
4
4
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
17
0
4
4
0
89
year
series
team
points
position
1985
Penske Racing
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
March 85C (Cosworth)
1
0
0
0
1
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
1
year
series
team
points
position
1985
Penske Racing
15
21st
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
March 85C
Cosworth DFX 2.6 turbo
Goodyear
0
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
0
0
0
0
0
15
year
series
team
points
position
1985
Penske Racing
51
10th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
March 85C
Cosworth DFX 2.6 turbo
Goodyear
5
1
3
2
1
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
5
1
3
2
1
51
year
series
team
points
position
1984
Penske Racing
1000
1st
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
March 84C
Cosworth DFX 2.6 turbo
Goodyear
1
1
1
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
1
1
0
0
1000
year
series
team
points
position
1984
Penske Racing
110
5th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Penske PC-12
Cosworth DFX 2.6 turbo
Goodyear
March 84C
Cosworth DFX 2.6 turbo
Goodyear
11
1
4
2
1
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
11
1
4
2
1
110
year
series
team
points
position
1983
Team Penske
700
3rd
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Penske PC-11
Cosworth DFX 2.6 turbo
1
0
1
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
1
0
0
700
year
series
team
points
position
1983
Team Penske
92
6th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Penske PC-10
Cosworth DFX 2.6 turbo
Goodyear
Penske PC-11
Cosworth DFX 2.6 turbo
Goodyear
Penske PC-10B
Cosworth DFX 2.6 turbo
Goodyear
13
1
4
1
1
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
13
1
4
1
1
92
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Ford Mustang Turbo
2
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
2
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1982
Team Penske
0
2nd
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Penske PC-10 (Cosworth)
1
0
1
1
1
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
1
1
1
0
year
series
team
points
position
1982
The Gould Charge
800
7th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Penske PC-10 (Cosworth)
2
0
1
1
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
2
0
1
1
0
800
year
series
team
points
position
1982
Team Penske
294
1st
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Penske PC-10
Cosworth DFX 2.6 turbo
Goodyear
11
4
6
8
1
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
11
4
6
8
1
294
year
series
team
points
position
1981
Parmalat Racing Team (Brabham)
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Brabham BT49C
Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8
Good Year
0
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
0
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1981
Al Holbert, Garretson Developments
19
123rd
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Porsche 924 Carrera GTR
2
0
1
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
2
0
1
0
0
19
year
series
team
points
position
1981
Team Penske
304
1st
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Penske PC-9B
Cosworth DFX 2.6 turbo
Goodyear
10
6
8
2
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
10
6
8
2
304
year
series
team
points
position
1980
Parmalat Racing Team (Brabham)
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Brabham BT49
Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8
Good Year
0
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
0
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Porsche 935
0
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
0
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1980
Dick Barbour Racing
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Porsche 935 K3 Turbo
1
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1980
Jim Busby, Dick Barbour Racing
16
96th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Porsche 935 K3
Porsche 935
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
16
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Penske PC-7 (Cosworth TC)
Penske PC-9 (Cosworth TC)
0
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
0
0
0
0
0
766
year
series
team
points
position
1980
Penske Racing
2866
4th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Penske PC-7
Cosworth DFX 2.6 turbo
Goodyear
Penske PC-9
Cosworth DFX 2.6 turbo
Goodyear
12
1
5
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
12
1
5
0
2866
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Chevrolet Camaro
3
0
2
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
3
0
2
0
31
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Porsche 935/77A
Porsche 3.0 turbo
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1979
Bruce Canepa, Dick Barbour Racing
41
28th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Porsche 935/77
Porsche 935/77A
2
0
1
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
2
0
1
0
0
41
year
series
team
points
position
1979
Team Penske
4060
1st
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Penske PC-7
Cosworth DFX 2.6 turbo
Penske PC-6
Cosworth DFX 2.6 turbo
14
3
9
2
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
14
3
9
2
4060
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Chevrolet Camaro
1
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Penske PC-6
Cosworth DFX 2.6 turbo
11
3
6
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
11
3
6
0
2171
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
1977 Chevrolet Monte Carlo
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1977
Art Sugai, Theodore Racing
555
20th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Eagle 72
Offenhauser 2.6 turbo
McLaren M16C
Offenhauser 2.6 turbo
8
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
8
0
0
0
555
year
series
team
points
position
1976
Bill Simpson, Art Sugai
390
16th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Eagle 72
Offenhauser 2.6 turbo
3
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
3
0
0
0
390
year
type
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest lap
1992
Racing
8
0
1
0
0
1991
Racing
17
1
4
5
2
1990
Racing
17
2
6
3
1
1989
Racing
20
3
6
5
3
1988
Racing
16
2
5
4
2
1987
Racing
16
1
4
0
1
1986
Racing
21
0
4
4
0
1985
Racing
5
1
3
2
1
1984
Racing
12
2
5
2
1
1983
Racing
14
1
5
1
1
1982
Racing
15
4
7
9
1
1981
Racing
12
6
9
2
0
1980
Racing
17
1
7
0
0
1979
Racing
18
3
10
2
0
1978
Racing
11
3
6
0
?
1977
Racing
9
0
0
0
0
1976
Racing
3
0
0
0
?

Racing Highlights

year
series
position
1991
USAC Gold Crown Championship
1st
1991
Marlboro Challenge
2nd
1990
PPG Indy Car World Series
3rd
1990
Marlboro Challenge
1st
1989
PPG Indy Car World Series
2nd
1988
USAC Gold Crown Championship
1st
1986
USAC National Championship
3rd
1986
Indianapolis 500
3rd
1984
USAC Gold Crown Championship
1st
1983
USAC Gold Crown Championship
3rd
1982
PPG Indy Car World Series
1st
1982
Indianapolis 500
2nd
1981
PPG Indy Car World Series
1st
1980
International Race Of Champions
3rd
1979
SCCA/CART Indy Car Series
1st

DriverDB Top 100

pos
driver
championship
points
change
01
Formula 1
2198.45
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02
Formula 1
2135.95
-
03
Formula 1
2028.35
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04
Formula 1
2014.4
-
05
Intercontinental GT Challenge
2007.9
-
06
NASCAR Xfinity Series
1994.3
-
07
United Sports Car Championship - GTD
1989.65
-
08
Formula 1
1988.75
-
09
Intercontinental GT Challenge
1948.45
-
10
IndyCar
1944.1
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