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Helmet of Shorty (Clark) Templeman

Flag of U.S.A. Shorty (Clark) Templeman

nationality American born August 12, 1919 hometown Pueblo, Colorado died August 24, 1962 place of death Marion, Ohio

Racing highlights

19581stUSAC National Midget Series
19571stUSAC National Midget Series
19561stUSAC National Midget Series

Racing career summary

Races entered163
Wins15
Podiums2
Pole positions3
Fastest laps
Race win percentage9.2%
Podium percentage1.2%

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.

1962Racing5 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1961Racing9 races0 wins2 podiums1 pole positions? fastest race laps
1960Racing6 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1959Racing7 races0 wins0 podiums1 pole positions? fastest race laps
1958Racing5 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1957Racing67 races6 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1956Racing58 races9 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1955Racing5 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1954Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums1 pole positions? fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of Shorty (Clark) Templeman

1962 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
21st140Bill Forbes Racing, Federal Engineering
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
5000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Watson (Offenhauser)
Meskowski D (Offenhauser)
Kurtis 4000 (Offenhauser)
Kurtis 4000 D (Offenhauser)

1962 USAC National Midget Series

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

1961 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
4th1190Bill Forbes Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
9021?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Meskowski (Offenhauser)
Meskowski D (Offenhauser)

1961 USAC National Midget Series

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

1960 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
27th157Federal Engineering
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
6000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Kurtis 4000 (Offenhauser)

1960 USAC National Midget Series

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

1959 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
22nd250Drewry's, Federal Engineering
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
7001?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Kuzma (Offenhauser)
Kurtis 4000 (Offenhauser)
Kurtis 4000 D (Offenhauser)

1959 USAC National Midget Series

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

1958 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
37th30Kalamazoo Sports, Westwood Gage
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
5000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Kurtis 500C (Offenhauser)
Kurtis 4000 D (Offenhauser)
Kurtis 4000 (Offenhauser)

1958 USAC National Midget Series

PositionPointsTeam
1st0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1957 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Pete Wales, Hardwood Door
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
2000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Kurtis 4000 D (Offenhauser)

1957 USAC National Midget Series

PositionPointsTeam
1st0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
656???
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1956 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Glessner, Lutes Truck Parts
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
2000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Kurtis 4000 (Offenhauser)
Hillegass D (Offenhauser)

1956 USAC National Midget Series

PositionPointsTeam
1st0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
569???
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1955 AAA National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
41st50Peter Wales, Glessner
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
5000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Scopa (Offenhauser)
Trevis D (Offenhauser)

1954 AAA National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
40th50Peter Wales
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1001?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Kurtis 4000 (Offenhauser)
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