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Helmet of Sheldon Kinser

Flag of U.S.A. Sheldon Kinser

nationality American born December 9, 1942 hometown Bloomington, Indiana died August 1, 1988 place of death Bloomington, Indiana

Racing highlights

19863rdCrestliner Vans USAC National Sprint Car Series
19852ndUSAC National Silver Crown
19853rdCrestliner Vans USAC National Sprint Car Series
19842ndUSAC National Sprint Car Series
19833rdUSAC National Sprint Car Series
19821stUSAC National Sprint Car Series
19811stUSAC National Sprint Car Series
19773rdUSAC National Silver Crown
19771stUSAC National Sprint Car Series
19763rdUSAC National Silver Crown

Racing career summary

Races entered379
Wins43
Podiums79
Pole positions3
Fastest laps0
Race win percentage11.3%
Podium percentage20.8%

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.

1987Racing10 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1986Racing26 races2 wins4 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1985Racing32 races5 wins11 podiums2 pole position0 fastest race laps
1984Racing25 races3 wins10 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1983Racing25 races2 wins6 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1982Racing36 races5 wins15 podiums1 pole positions? fastest race laps
1981Racing28 races7 wins8 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1980Racing43 races3 wins4 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1979Racing12 races2 wins3 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1978Racing18 races2 wins2 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1977Racing56 races7 wins9 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1976Racing51 races2 wins4 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1975Racing8 races2 wins2 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1974Racing5 races1 win1 podium0 pole position? fastest race laps
1973Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1972Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1971Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1970Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of Sheldon Kinser

1987 USAC National Silver Crown

PositionPointsTeam
0Willie Boles, Kirtley
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1987 Crestliner Vans USAC National Sprint Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
10th107Kirtley
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
80000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1987 Eldora Speedway - Kings Royal

PositionPointsTeam
20th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1986 USAC National Silver Crown

PositionPointsTeam
0Kirtley
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
6010?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1986 World of Outlaws - Sprintcar

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
2000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1986 Crestliner Vans USAC National Sprint Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
3rd261Kirtley
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11230?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1986 All Star Circuit of Champions - Sprintcars

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
60000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1986 Eldora Speedway - Kings Royal

PositionPointsTeam
18th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1985 USAC National Silver Crown

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
9232?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1985 Crestliner Vans USAC National Sprint Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
3rd428Ben Leyba
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
22380?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1985 Eldora Speedway - Kings Royal

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

1984 USAC National Sprint Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
2nd489Ben Leyba, Agajanian
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
19390?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1984 USAC Coors Light Silver Bullet Series

PositionPointsTeam
0Ben Leyba, Jarrett
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
4010?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1983-84 USAC Gold Crown Championship

PositionPointsTeam
28th10
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1984 World of Outlaws - Sprintcar

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

1983 USAC National Sprint Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
3rd242Ben Leyba
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
16120?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1983 USAC National Silver Crown

PositionPointsTeam
4th497Ben Leyba
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
8140?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1983 PPG Indy Car World Series

PositionPointsTeam
0Donald Mergard Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 82CChevrolet 5.8Goodyear

1983 World of Outlaws - Sprintcar

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

1982 USAC National Sprint Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
1st641Ben Leyba
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
265140?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1982 USAC National Silver Crown

PositionPointsTeam
0Ben Leyba
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
6011?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1981-82 USAC Gold Crown Championship

PositionPointsTeam
14th536
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
4000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Longhorn (Cosworth)

1981 USAC National Sprint Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Ben Leyba
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
21770?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1981 USAC National Silver Crown

PositionPointsTeam
6th0Ben Leyba, Armstrong, Amerling, Winterbotham
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
7010?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1980 PPG Indy Car World Series

PositionPointsTeam
13th697Leader Card Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Watson 78Offenhauser 2.6 turboGoodyear
Watson 77Cosworth DFX 2.6 turboGoodyear
Watson 79Cosworth DFX 2.6 turboGoodyear
Watson 77Offenhauser 2.6 turboGoodyear

1980 USAC National Silver Crown

PositionPointsTeam
11th0Smith, Seymour, Ben Leyba
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
7110?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Watson (Offenhauser TC)
Watson (Cosworth)

1980 USAC National Sprint Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
24230?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1980 World of Outlaws - Sprintcar

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

1979 SCCA/CART Indy Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
0Leader Card Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Watson 78Offenhauser 2.6 turbo

1979 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
10th673Leader Cards
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
7010?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Watson (Offenhauser TC)

1979 USAC National Sprint Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
2220?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1979 USAC National Silver Crown

PositionPointsTeam
8th0Hammond
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1978 USAC National Sprint Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
2220?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1978 USAC National Silver Crown

PositionPointsTeam
0Wilke
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
3000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1978 USAC National Championship Citicorp Cup

PositionPointsTeam
23rd495Leader Card Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
13000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Watson 77Offenhauser 2.6 turbo
Watson 78Offenhauser 2.6 turbo

1977 USAC National Sprint Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Sherman Armstrong
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
51770?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1977 USAC National Silver Crown

PositionPointsTeam
3rd0Johnson
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
4020?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1977 USAC National Championship Trail

PositionPointsTeam
0Grant King Racers
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dragon 76Offenhauser 2.6 turbo

1976 USAC National Sprint Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
44220?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1976 USAC National Silver Crown

PositionPointsTeam
3rd0Hammond
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
4020?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1976 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
34th50Grant King Racers
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
3000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dragon 76Offenhauser 2.6 turbo

1975 USAC National Sprint Car Series

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

1975 USAC National Silver Crown

PositionPointsTeam
6th0King
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
5110?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1975 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
35th50Grant King Racers
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
2000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Kingfish 73Offenhauser 2.6 turbo

1974 USAC National Sprint Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
2110?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1974 USAC National Silver Crown

PositionPointsTeam
0King
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
3000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1973 13th Knoxville Super Modified Nationals

PositionPointsTeam
5th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1972 12th Knoxville Super Modified Nationals

PositionPointsTeam
12th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1971 23rd Little 500

PositionPointsTeam
22nd0James Jones
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1970 22nd Little 500

PositionPointsTeam
8th0James & Irma Jones
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
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