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Helmet of Tom Bigelow

Flag of U.S.A. Tom Bigelow

nationality American age 79 years old hometown Elkhorn, Wisconsin

Racing highlights

19863rdUSAC National Midget Series
19841stUSAC Jolly Rancher National Midget Series
19823rdUSAC Gold Crown Championship
19793rdUSAC National Championship
19781stUSAC National Sprint Car Series
19752ndUSAC National Silver Crown

Racing career summary

Races entered740
Wins73
Podiums76
Pole positions2
Fastest laps0
Race win percentage9.9%
Podium percentage10.3%

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.

2007Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2006Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2005Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1992Racing13 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1990Racing6 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1989Racing14 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1988Racing2 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1987Racing11 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1986Racing10 races0 wins2 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1985Racing10 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1984Racing37 races4 wins7 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1983Racing24 races0 wins2 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1982Racing20 races0 wins2 podiums1 pole positions? fastest race laps
1981Racing34 races2 wins4 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1980Racing33 races4 wins5 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1979Racing53 races6 wins10 podiums1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
1978Racing55 races5 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1977Racing73 races15 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1976Racing60 races6 wins6 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1975Racing47 races7 wins3 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1974Racing45 races5 wins8 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1973Racing50 races5 wins3 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1972Racing38 races11 wins11 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1971Racing16 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1970Racing32 races2 wins5 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1969Racing26 races1 win4 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1968Racing17 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position? fastest race laps
1967Racing9 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1965Racing2 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1959Racing? races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of Tom Bigelow

2007 21st Annual Chili Bowl Midget Nationals

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

2006 20th Annual O'Reilly Chili Bowl Midget Nationals

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

2006 Badger Midget Series

PositionPointsTeam
43rd12
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

2005 19th Annual Chili Bowl Midget Nationals

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

1992 44th Pay Less Super Markets Little 500

PositionPointsTeam
30th0Harold Wirtjes
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1992 USAC National Sprint Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
20th339Helm
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
100000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1992 USAC National Silver Crown

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

1990 USAC National Silver Crown

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

1990 Crestliner Vans USAC National Sprint Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
43rd89Holsapple
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
60000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1989 PPG Indy Car World Series

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 87C (Cosworth)

1989 USAC National Silver Crown

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

1989 Crestliner Vans USAC National Sprint Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
0Smith
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
80000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1988 PPG Indy Car World Series

PositionPointsTeam
0Performers, Inc.
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 86C (Cosworth)

1988 USAC National Midget Series

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

1988 USAC National Sprint Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
39th9Ben Leyba
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1987 USAC National Midget Series

PositionPointsTeam
9th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1987 USAC National Silver Crown

PositionPointsTeam
0Richard Polnau
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
40000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1987 Crestliner Vans USAC National Sprint Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
13th68Douglass
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
70000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1986 NASCAR Winston Cup

PositionPointsTeam
122nd43
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet

1986 USAC National Midget Series

PositionPointsTeam
3rd260
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1986 USAC National Silver Crown

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

1986 Crestliner Vans USAC National Sprint Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
6th168Toney
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
9020?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1985 PPG Indy Car World Series

PositionPointsTeam
0Purcell Racing, Pace Racing, Leader Cards Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 84C (Cosworth)
March 85C (Cosworth)
Lola T900 (Cosworth)

1985 USAC National Midget Series

PositionPointsTeam
4th309
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1985 USAC National Silver Crown

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

1985 Crestliner Vans USAC National Sprint Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
14th112Vance
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
70000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1984 PPG Indy Car World Series

PositionPointsTeam
0Scott Cole Racing, Donald Mergard Racing, Dale Coyne Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 81C (Cosworth)
March 82C (Cosworth)
Eagle 81 (Chevrolet)

1984 USAC Jolly Rancher National Midget Series

PositionPointsTeam
1st430Sandy Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
25470?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
(VW)

1984 USAC Coors Light Silver Bullet Series

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

1983-84 USAC Gold Crown Championship

PositionPointsTeam
33rd8
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1984 USAC National Sprint Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
0Smith Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
110000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1983 PPG Indy Car World Series

PositionPointsTeam
0HBK Racing, Jet Engineering
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Eagle 81 (Chevrolet)

1983 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
33rd8
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
X

1983 USAC National Silver Crown

PositionPointsTeam
0Middleton
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
7010?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1983 USAC National Midget Series

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

1983 USAC National Sprint Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
5th196Bowen
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
13010?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1982 PPG Indy Car World Series

PositionPointsTeam
20th32
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
5000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Eagle 81(Chevrolet)

1981-82 USAC Gold Crown Championship

PositionPointsTeam
3rd1280
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
6021?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Penske PC-7 (Chevrolet)
Eagle 81 (Chevrolet)

1982 USAC National Sprint Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
23rd29Randy Gosnell
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
5000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1982 USAC National Silver Crown

PositionPointsTeam
0Roberts, Hammond, Dowker
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
4000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1981 PPG Indy Car World Series

PositionPointsTeam
12th60
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
5000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Penske PC-7 (Chevrolet)

1981 USAC National Sprint Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
21230?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1981 USAC National Silver Crown

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

1981 USAC National Midget Series

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

1980 PPG Indy Car World Series

PositionPointsTeam
26th260
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
2000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola (Cosworth)

1980 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
14th250
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola (Cosworth)

1980 USAC National Sprint Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
24440?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1980 USAC National Silver Crown

PositionPointsTeam
0Hammond
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
7010?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1979 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
3rd1305Armstrong Molding
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
7031?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola 79 (Cosworth TC)

1979 SCCA/CART Indy Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola 79 (Cosworth TC)

1979 USAC National Midget Series

PositionPointsTeam
0Armstrong
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
3110?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1979 USAC National Sprint Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
39550?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1979 USAC National Silver Crown

PositionPointsTeam
0Armstrong
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
3010?
* 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
Ford Torino

1978 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
16th764Armstrong Moulding, Leader Cards
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
12000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Watson (Offenhauser TC)
Wildcat (Offenhauser TC)
Wildcat 76 (DGS)
Eagle (Offenhauser TC)

1978 USAC National Sprint Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Sherman Armstrong
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
405?0?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1978 USAC National Silver Crown

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

1978 USAC Stock Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
0Frank Cabrera
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dodge Magnum

1977 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
9th1370Leader Card
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
14000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Eagle (Offenhauser TC)
Watson (Offenhauser TC)

1977 USAC National Sprint Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
5114?0?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1977 USAC National Silver Crown

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

1977 USAC Stock Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
0Frank Cabrera
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
40000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
1974 Dodge Charger

1976 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
13th820Leader Card
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
13000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Eagle (Offenhauser TC)

1976 USAC National Sprint Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
44550?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1976 USAC National Silver Crown

PositionPointsTeam
0Wilke
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
3110?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1975 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
27th115Vollstedt Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
8000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Vollstedt (Offenhauser TC)

1975 USAC National Sprint Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
344?0?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1975 USAC National Silver Crown

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0Wilke
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
5330?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1974 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
24th240Vollstedt Racing, Agajanian-Leader Card
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
6000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola T332 (Chevrolet V8)
Vollstedt (Offenhauser TC)

1974 USAC National Sprint Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
34550?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1974 USAC National Silver Crown

PositionPointsTeam
0Wilke
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
5030?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1973 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
26th160Vollstedt Racing, Midwest Manufacturing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
5000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Vollstedt (Offenhauser TC)
King (Offenhauser)

1973 USAC National Sprint Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
414?0?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1973 USAC National Silver Crown

PositionPointsTeam
0Gehlhausen
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
3020?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1973 Knoxville Raceway Championship Cup 410 Sprint Series

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

1972 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
32nd120Midwest Mfg Dura-Pot
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
3000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Gerhardt (Offenhauser TC)

1972 USAC National Sprint Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
31330?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1972 USAC National Silver Crown

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

1972 USAC National Midget Series

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?770?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1971 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Midwest Mfg Dura-Pot
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
2000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
(Chevrolet)

1971 USAC National Silver Crown

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

1971 USAC National Sprint Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
0Carl Gehlhausen
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
9010?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
(Chevrolet)

1971 USAC National Midget Series

PositionPointsTeam
0Carl Gehlhausen
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1970 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
37th200Midwest Mfg
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
7000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Huffaker (Chevrolet)
Kurtis (Offenhauser)

1970 USAC National Midget Series

PositionPointsTeam
0Carl Gehlhausen
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
8240?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1970 USAC National Sprint Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
0Carl Gehlhausen
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
17010?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1969 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
43rd110Midwest Mfg
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
5000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Gerhardt (Chevrolet)
Kurtis (Offenhauser)

1969 USAC National Sprint Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
0Carl Gehlhausen
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
21140?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1968 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
43rd80Midwest Mfg
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
2000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Kurtis4000D (Offenhauser)

1968 USAC National Sprint Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
0E T Morse
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
15010?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1967 USAC National Sprint Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
90000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1965 Badger Midget Series

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
??10?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1965 USAC National Sprint Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
0Heath
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
(Chevrolet)

1965 17th Little 500

PositionPointsTeam
7th0Merle Heath
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1959 Badger Midget Series

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
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