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Helmet of Roger McCluskey

Flag of U.S.A. Roger McCluskey

nationality American born August 24, 1930 hometown San Antonio, Texas died August 29, 1993 place of death Indianapolis, Indiana

Racing highlights

19731stUSAC National Championship
19723rdUSAC National Championship
19722ndUSAC Stock Car Series
19713rdUSAC Stock Car Series
19701stUSAC Stock Car Series
19691stUSAC Stock Car Series
19682ndUSAC Stock Car Series
19661stUSAC National Sprint Car Series
19631stUSAC National Sprint Car Series
19622ndUSAC National Sprint Car Series

Racing career summary

Races entered481
Wins51
Podiums147
Pole positions16
Fastest laps1
Race win percentage10.6%
Podium percentage30.6%

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.

1979Racing8 races1 win1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1978Racing13 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1977Racing19 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1976Racing15 races1 win2 podiums1 pole positions? fastest race laps
1975Racing19 races0 wins2 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1974Racing24 races1 win1 podium1 pole positions? fastest race laps
1973Racing22 races2 wins11 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1972Racing23 races4 wins8 podiums2 pole position? fastest race laps
1971Racing28 races4 wins11 podiums2 pole position? fastest race laps
1970Racing26 races4 wins18 podiums6 pole position? fastest race laps
1969Racing39 races5 wins15 podiums1 pole positions1 fastest race lap
1968Racing39 races5 wins14 podiums1 pole positions? fastest race laps
1967Racing27 races0 wins8 podiums1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
1966Racing38 races10 wins22 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1965Racing30 races0 wins8 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1964Racing9 races1 win3 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1963Racing36 races7 wins16 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1962Racing32 races5 wins5 podiums1 pole positions? fastest race laps
1961Racing27 races1 win1 podium0 pole position? fastest race laps
1960Racing7 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of Roger McCluskey

1979 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
9th716National Engineering, Armstrong Moulding
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
6110?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
McLaren (Cosworth TC)
Lola (Cosworth TC)

1979 SCCA/CART Indy Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
0National Engineering
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
McLaren (Cosworth TC)

1979 USAC Mini-Indy Series

PositionPointsTeam
52nd3
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1979 USAC Stock Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
1978 Chevrolet Camaro

1978 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
35th61National Engineering, North American Van Lines
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
7000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Wildcat (Offenhauser V8)
Eagle 76 (AMC)

1978 USAC Stock Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
0Warner W Hodgdon
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
60000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
1978 AMC Concord

1977 NASCAR Winston Cup

PositionPointsTeam
131st0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet

1977 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
11th940Hopkins Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
13010?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lightning (Offenhauser TC)

1977 USAC Stock Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
0John Ray
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
50000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
1976 Chevrolet,1974 Dodge Charger

1976 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
11th955Hopkins Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
9000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Hopkins (Offenhauser TC)

1976 USAC Stock Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
0Larry Nau
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
6121?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
1974 Plymouth,1976 Plymouth Volare

1975 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
7th1675Hopkins Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
McLaren (Offenhauser TC)
Riley (Offenhauser)

1975 USAC - World Series of Auto Racing

PositionPointsTeam
7th9Lindsey Hopkins
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
2010?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
1974 Dodge,Riley 74 (Offenhauser TC)

1975 USAC Stock Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
6010?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
1974 Dodge Charger

1974 International Race Of Champions

PositionPointsTeam
12th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
3000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche Carrera RSR

1974 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
17th555Hopkins Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
12000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
McLaren (Offenhauser TC)
Riley (Offenhauser TC)

1974 USAC Stock Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
9111?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
1974 Dodge Charger

1973 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
1st3705Hopkins Buick
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
14150?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
McLaren M16B (Offenhauser TC)

1973 USAC Stock Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
0Norm Nelson
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
8160?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
1972 Plymouth Road Runner

1972 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
3rd1970Hopkins Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10120?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
McLaren M16B (Offenhauser)
Kuzma (Offenhauser TC)
Antares (Offenhauser)

1972 NASCAR Winston Cup

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dodge

1972 USAC National Silver Crown

PositionPointsTeam
0Davis
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1972 USAC Stock Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0Norm Nelson
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11362?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
1970 Plymouth

1971 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
13th1050Grant King Racers, Hopkins Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
12020?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
King (Offenhauser)
Kuzma (Ford)

1971 USAC National Silver Crown

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1971 USAC Stock Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
3rd0Norm Nelson
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
15492?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
1970 Plymouth

1970 NASCAR Grand National

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1010?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Plymouth

1970 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
6th1380Hayhoe Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10030?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Meskowski (Offenhauser)
Scorpion (Ford TC)

1970 USAC Stock Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Norm Nelson
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
154146?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
1970 Plymouth Road Runner

1969 NASCAR Grand National

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Plymouth

1969 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
13th1090Foyt & Greer
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
16020?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Meskowski (Offenhauser)
Coyote (Ford TC)

1969 Indianapolis 500

PositionPointsTeam
14th0Foyt & Greer
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10001
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Coyote (Ford TC)

1969 USAC Stock Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Norm Nelson
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
225131?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
1969 Plymouth

1968 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
13th1228Foyt & Greer
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
23131?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Eagle (Ford)
Eagle (Offenhauser TC)
Kuzma (Offenhauser)

1968 USAC Stock Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0Norm Nelson
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
164110?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
1967 Plymouth,1968 Plymouth Road Runner

1967 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
8th1620Hopkins Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
18071?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Eagle (Ford)
Kuzma (Offenhauser)

1967 World Sports-Prototype Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Holman & Moody
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford GT40 Mk IIB

1967 Canadian-American Challenge Cup

PositionPointsTeam
12th2Pacesetter Homes
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
50000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola T70 Mk 2 (Chevrolet)

1967 Le Mans 24h - P+5.0

PositionPointsTeam
0Holman & Moody
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford Mk IIB

1967 USAC National Sprint Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
40th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
2010?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1966 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
14th780Lindsey Hopkins Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
13120?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Gerhardt (Ford)
Eagle (Ford)
Kuzma (Offenhauser)

1966 USAC National Sprint Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Clarence Anderson
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
259200?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
(Chevrolet)

1965 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
8th1060All American Racers, Weinberger Homes
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
12010?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Halibrand RE (Ford)
Lotus RE (Ford)
Blum (Offenhauser)

1965 USAC National Sprint Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
5th0Clarence Anderson,Kenny Worth
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
18070?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
(Chevrolet)

1964 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
22nd238Gordon van Liew
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
3010?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Kuzma (Offenhauser)
Meskowski (Offenhauser)
Edmunds 64RE (Offenhauser)

1964 USAC National Sprint Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
17th0Walter Meskowski
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
6120?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
(Chevrolet)

1963 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
8th750Bruce Homeyer, Gordon van Liew
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
12000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Philipp D (Offenhauser)
Watson (Offenhauser)
Philipp (Offenhauser)
Meskowski (Offenhauser)
Kuzma (Offenhauser)

1963 USAC National Sprint Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
1st814Bruce Homeyer
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
247160?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Phillips (Chevrolet)

1962 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
12th690Ollie Prather, Sclavi
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
12001?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Philipp (Offenhauser)
Silnes D (Offenhauser)
Watson (Offenhauser)
Silnes (Offenhauser)

1962 USAC National Sprint Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20550?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1961 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
15th370Fike Plumbing, Racing Associates, Meyer Speedway Racing, Hoover Motor Express, Sclavi
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porter (Offenhauser)
Moore (Offenhauser)
Kuzma (Offenhauser)
Lesovsky (Offenhauser)
Silnes (Offenhauser)

1961 USAC National Sprint Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
5th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
17110?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1960 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
19th320Art Koopman, Fike Plumbing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
6000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lesovsky (Offenhauser)
Kuzma (Offenhauser)
Kuzma D (Offenhauser)

1960 USAC Milwaukee Mile Qualifying Race

PositionPointsTeam
8th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
100??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lesovsky D (Offenhauser)
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