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Helmet of Sheldon Kinser

Flag of U.S.A. Sheldon Kinser

nationality American hometown Bloomington, Indiana place of death Bloomington, Indiana

Racing highlights

19863rdCrestliner Vans USAC National Sprint Car Series
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
19771stUSAC National Sprint Car Series

Racing career summary

Races entered348
Wins43
Podiums76
Pole positions1
Fastest laps0
Race win percentage12.4%
Podium percentage21.8%

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.

1987Racing9 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1986Racing13 races2 wins3 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1985Racing24 races5 wins10 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1984Racing20 races3 wins9 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1983Racing24 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
1980Racing42 races3 wins4 podiums0 pole position? 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
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.

1986 USAC National Silver Crown

PositionPointsTeam
0Kirtley
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* 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.

1985 USAC National Silver Crown

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
2220?
* 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.

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
?????
* 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.

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
0Ben Leyba
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
8140?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1983 PPG Indy Car World Series

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 82C (Chevrolet)
Eagle (Chevrolet)

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
0Ben Leyba, Armstrong, Amerling, Winterbotham
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
7010?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1980 PPG Indy Car World Series

PositionPointsTeam
13th697
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Watson (Offenhauser)
Watson (Cosworth)

1980 USAC National Silver Crown

PositionPointsTeam
10th0Smith, 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.

1979 SCCA/CART Indy Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Watson (Offenhauser TC)

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
0Hammond
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
3000?
* 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

PositionPointsTeam
23rd495Leader Cards
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
13000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Watson (Offenhauser)

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
0Johnson
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
4020?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1977 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Agajanian Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
KIng (Offenhauser)

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
0Hammond
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
4020?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1976 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
34th50King Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
3000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
King (Offenhauser)

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
0King
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
5110?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1975 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
35th50King Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
2000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
King (Offenhauser)

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.

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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