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Helmet of William L. Cantlon

Flag of U.S.A. William L. Cantlon

nationality American born 1904 hometown Paris, Illinois died May 30, 1947 place of death Indianapolis, Indiana

Racing highlights

19302ndAAA National Championship

Racing career summary

Races entered41
Wins4
Podiums8
Pole positions5
Fastest laps0
Race win percentage9.8%
Podium percentage19.5%

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.

1947Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1946Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1940Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1939Racing3 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1938Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1937Racing2 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1936Racing3 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1935Racing3 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1934Racing4 races1 win1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1933Racing3 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1932Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1931Racing7 races2 wins3 podiums3 pole position0 fastest race laps
1930Racing7 races1 win4 podiums1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
1929Racing3 races0 wins0 podiums1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
1928Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of William L. Cantlon

1947 AAA National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Lou Rassey
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Snowberger (Miller)

1946 AAA National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Charles Hughes
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Miller-Ford (Offenhauser)

1940 AAA National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
19th90Offenhauser
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
X (Offenhauser)

1939 AAA National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
21st55Associated Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Stevens (Offenhauser)

1938 AAA National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Thomas O'Brien
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Stevens (Miller)

1937 AAA National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
29th45Bill White Cars
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Weil (Miller)

1936 AAA National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
29th10.2Hamilton-Harris, Joe Lencki, Jadson Valve
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Weil (Miller)
Stevens (Offenhauser)
Miller (Miller)

1935 AAA National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
7th221.3Shorty Cantlon, Joe Marks
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Stevens (Miller)
Adams (Miller)

1934 AAA National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
9th211.2Shorty Cantlon, Bill White Cars, Nick Lutze
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
41100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Stevens (Miller)
Weil (Miller)

1933 AAA National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
13th70Shorty Cantlon, Buddy Marr
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Stevens (Miller)
Hudson

1932 AAA National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
19th50Shorty Cantlon
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Stevens (Miller)

1931 AAA National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
6th296William White, All Oil, Brisko-Atkinson
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
72330
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Miller
Stevens (Miller)

1930 AAA National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
2nd653Bill White Cars
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
71410
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Stevens (Miller)

1929 AAA National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
13th60Fronty Ford, Tommy Milton
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30010
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Fronty Ford
Detroit (Miller)

1928 AAA National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Elgin Piston Pin
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Miller
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