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Helmet of Russ Klar

Flag of U.S.A. Russ Klar

nationality American born April 27, 1914 hometown Brooklyn, NY died February 16, 2005 place of death Lynbrook, Long Island, NY

Racing career summary

Races entered55
Wins11
Podiums41
Pole positions0
Fastest laps0
Race win percentage20%
Podium percentage74.5%

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.

1973Racing? races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1972Racing7 races1 win4 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1971Racing2 races0 wins2 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1969Racing1 race1 win1 podium0 pole position? fastest race laps
1959Racing2 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1957Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1956Racing2 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1953Racing2 races1 win1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1952Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1951Racing4 races1 win4 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1950Racing5 races2 wins5 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1949Racing16 races4 wins13 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1948Racing11 races1 win10 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1945Racing1 race0 wins1 podium0 pole position? fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of Russ Klar

1973 NorthEastern Midget Series

PositionPointsTeam
40th30
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?0000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1972 NorthEastern Midget Series

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
7140?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1971 NorthEastern Midget Series

PositionPointsTeam
19th274
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
2020?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1969 NorthEastern Midget Series

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1110?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1959 USAC Eastern Sprint Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
0Mike Caruso
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1957 USAC Eastern Sprint Car Series

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

1956 USAC Eastern Sprint Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1953 World Sports Car Championship 12 Hours of Sebring

PositionPointsTeam
0Stuart Donaldson
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Frazer Nash Le Mans ReplicaBristol 2.0

1953 AAA Midwest Division - Sprint Cars

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1110?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1952 ARDC Midgets

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

1951 Dorney Park Speedway PA - Midgets

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
2020?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1951 ARDC Midgets

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
2120?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1950 ARDC Midgets

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
5250?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1948-49 Kingsbridge Armory NY - Midgets

PositionPointsTeam
0Maier
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
4110?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1949 Dorney Park Speedway PA - Midgets

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

1949 ARDC Midgets

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
113110?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1947-48 Kingsbridge Armory NY - Midgets

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
2010?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1948 Hinchcliffe Stadium NJ - Midgets

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

1948 ARDC Midgets

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
5050?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1948 Yellow Jacket Speedway PA - Midgets

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
3130?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1945 Hinchcliffe Stadium NJ - Midgets

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