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Helmet of Tommy Thompson

Flag of U.S.A. Tommy Thompson

nationality American born April 22, 1922 hometown Louisville, Kentucky died August 4, 1986

Racing career summary

Races entered25
Wins1
Podiums2
Pole positions0
Fastest laps0
Race win percentage4%
Podium percentage8%

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.

1977Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1976Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1960Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1959Racing3 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1956Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1955Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1954Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1953Racing3 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position? fastest race laps
1952Racing5 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1951Racing5 races1 win1 podium0 pole position? fastest race laps
1950Racing3 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of Tommy Thompson

1977 SCCA National Championship Runoffs Formula Super Vee

PositionPointsTeam
7th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola T324

1976 SCCA National Championship Runoffs Formula Super Vee

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola T324

1960 USAC Stock Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
1960 Pontiac

1959 NASCAR Grand National

PositionPointsTeam
40th1168Tommy Thompson
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
3000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet

1956 NASCAR Grand National

PositionPointsTeam
278th0Fish Carburetor
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Buick

1955 NASCAR Grand National

PositionPointsTeam
205th0Julian Buesink
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford

1954 NASCAR Grand National

PositionPointsTeam
205th0San Juan Motors
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chrysler

1953 NASCAR Grand National

PositionPointsTeam
41st463Tommy Thompson, Ernest Woods
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
3010?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lincoln
Oldsmobile

1952 NASCAR Grand National

PositionPointsTeam
44th602.5San Juan Motors, Tommy Thompson
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
5000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chrysler
Hudson
Buick

1951 NASCAR Grand National

PositionPointsTeam
19th755San Juan Motors, Tommy Thompson, A.L. Miller
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
5110?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chrysler
Nash

1950 NASCAR Grand National

PositionPointsTeam
80th0San Juan Motors, Tommy Thompson
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chrysler
Hudson
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