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Helmet of Wilbur Shaw

Flag of U.S.A. Wilbur Shaw

nationality American born October 31, 1902 hometown Shelbyville, Indiana died October 30, 1954 place of death nr. Decatur, Indiana

Racing highlights

19402ndAAA National Championship
19391stAAA National Championship
19382ndAAA National Championship
19371stAAA National Championship
19353rdAAA National Championship
19333rdAAA National Championship
19293rdAAA National Championship

Racing career summary

Races entered40
Wins6
Podiums12
Pole positions1
Fastest laps0
Race win percentage15%
Podium percentage30%

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.

1973Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1972Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1941Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1940Racing1 race1 win1 podium0 pole position? fastest race laps
1939Racing1 race1 win1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1938Racing1 race0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1937Racing2 races1 win1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1936Racing4 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1935Racing4 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1934Racing2 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1933Racing3 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1932Racing3 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1931Racing4 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1930Racing6 races2 wins2 podiums1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
1929Racing3 races1 win1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1928Racing2 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1927Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of Wilbur Shaw

1973 World Championship for Makes 24 Hours of Daytona

PositionPointsTeam
5th0North American Racing Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 365 GTB/4Ferrari 4.4

1972 World Championship for Makes Daytona 6 Hours

PositionPointsTeam
0Bolus & Snopes
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Shelby GT350Ford 4.7

1941 AAA National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Boyle Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Maserati

1940 AAA National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
2nd1000Boyle Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1110?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Maserati 8CTF

1939 AAA National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
1st1000Boyle Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Maserati 8CTF

1938 AAA National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
2nd825Wilbur Shaw
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Shaw (Offenhauser)

1937 AAA National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
1st1135Shaw-Gilmore, Maserati
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
21100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Shaw (Offenhauser)
Maserati

1936 AAA National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
6th319.8Wilbur Shaw
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
40100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Shaw (Offenhauser)

1935 AAA National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
3rd550Wilbur Shaw, Lou Moore, Burd Piston Ring, Shaler-Rislone
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
40100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Shaw FD (Offenhauser)
Miller

1934 AAA National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
12th180Joe Marks
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Stevens (Miller)

1933 AAA National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
3rd450Leon Duray
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Stevens (Miller)

1932 AAA National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
15th110Ralph Hepburn
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Miller (Duesenberg)
Miller

1931 AAA National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
13th145Duesenberg
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
40100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Duesenberg

1930 AAA National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
6th385.2Empire State Motors
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
62210
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Smith (Miller)

1929 AAA National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
3rd240Miller, Cliff Woodbury
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
31100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Miller

1928 AAA National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Peter DEPaolo
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Miller FD

1927 AAA National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
15th102Fred Clemons
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Miller (Miller SC)
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