Joie Chitwood
George Rice Chitwood
Birthplace: Denison, Texas
Born: April 14, 1912
Died: January 3, 1988

Extended driver stats

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Year Series Starts DNS/DNQ Wins 2nds 3rds 4ths 5ths Best Finish Poles Points Standing
1939 AAA Non points race only 0 NR
1940 AAA 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 15 0 0 NR
1941 AAA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 14 0 0 NR
1946 AAA 16+ 2 7 4 1 0 1 3 693 8
1947 AAA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 22 0 0 NR
1948 AAA 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 120 30T
1949 AAA 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 500 11
1950 AAA 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 337.5 19
Total 24 5 7 4 1 1 3 3 1650.5

+Total number of starts in 1946 not yet fully determined

Track Type Starts DNS/DNQ Wins 2nds 3rds 4ths 5ths Best Finish Poles
Dirt Oval 16 5 7 4 1 1 0 3
Paved Oval 8 0 0 0 0 0 3 0

 

Series Starts DNS/DNQ Wins 2nds 3rds 4ths 5ths Best Finish Poles
AAA 24 5 7 4 1 1 3 3

 

Start # Date Track Type Series Car # Sponsor/Name Chassis Engine Start Finish Laps Status

Points

NC 8/19/1939 Springfield 1 DO *** X X X X 1 X X Did not finish
1 5/30/1940 Indianapolis PO AAA 42 Kennedy Tank Adams Offy 26 15 190 Flagged rain
NC 6/16/1940 Langhorne DO AAA X X X X X X X Entered, result unknown
-- 8/24/1940 Springfield DO AAA X X X X -- -- -- Did not qualify
2 5/30/1941 Indianapolis PO AAA 25 Blue Crown Spark Plug Lencki Lencki 27 14 177 Flagged
NC 6/22/1941 Langhorne DO AAA X X X X X 2 96 Flagged
NC 3/31/1946 Lakewood DO AAA X Peters Peters-Cunningham Offy X 3 X X
3 4/14/1946 Williams Grove 1 DO AAA X Peters X X X 2 X X

34

4 4/28/1946 Williams Grove 2 DO AAA X Peters X X X 2 X X

34

5 5/5/1946 Trenton 1 DO AAA 6 Peters X Offy X 1 20 0:15:02.01 79.822

56

6 5/19/1946 Williams Grove 3 DO AAA 6 Peters X Offy X 1 30 0:14:45.01 61.016

40

7 5/26/1946 Reading 1 DO AAA X Peters Cunningham Offy 1 X 12 Punctured tire

10

8 5/30/1946 Indianapolis PO AAA 24 Noc-Out Hose Clamp Wetteroth Offy 12 5 200 4:36:45.30 108.399 372
9 6/9/1946 Williams Grove 4 DO AAA X Nyquist X Offy X 1 30 0:14:22.08 62.639

38

10 6/16/1946 Flemington 1 DO AAA X X X Offy X 2 X X

30

11 6/23/1946 Greensboro 1 DO AAA X X X X X X X Entered, may not have transferred to feature  
-- 6/30/1946 Langhorne 1 DO AAA 24 Noc-Out X Offy -- -- -- Did not appear
12 6/30/1946 Powell 1 DO AAA X Nyquist X Offy X 1 15 0:07:10.1 62.777

25

13 7/14/1946 Reading 2 DO AAA X Nyquist X Offy X 1 35 0:14:26.25 72.727

45

14 8/3/1946 Washington DO AAA X X X X 1 3 X X

32

15 8/11/1946 Bedford DO AAA X X X X X X X Entered, may not have transferred to feature  
-- 8/25/1946 Uniontown DO AAA X X X X -- -- -- Entered, not in feature  
16 9/22/1946 Great Barrington DO AAA X Nyquist X Offy X 1 8 0:04:24.4 54.463

12

17 9/29/1946 Trenton 3 DO AAA X Nyquist X Offy X 1 20 0:14:55.25 80.424

56

18 10/27/1946 Williams Grove 10 DO AAA X Nyquist X Offy 1 2 50 Finished

50

19 5/30/1947 Indianapolis PO AAA 8 Peters Wetteroth Offy 22 22 51 Gear trouble
20 4/25/1948 Arlington DO AAA 22 Corley X Offy 5 4 88 Flagged 120
--/ 4/25/1948 Arlington DO AAA 55 Nyquist Shaw Offy -- -- -- Did not qualify
21 5/31/1948 Indianapolis PO AAA 55 Nyquist Shaw Offy 10 17 138 Fuel tank leak
-- 6/6/1948 Milwaukee 1 DO AAA 27 Corley X Offy -- -- -- DNS, too slow
-- 6/20/1948 Langhorne DO AAA X X X X -- -- -- Did not appear
22 5/30/1949 Indianapolis PO AAA 77 Wolfe Kurtis 2000 Offy 16 5 200 4:12:36.97 118.757 500
23 5/30/1950 Indianapolis PO AAA 17 Wolfe Kurtis 2000 Offy 9 5 136 2:47:32.99 121.755 217.5
24 12/10/1950 Darlington PO AAA 1 Jim Robbins Kurtis Offy 12 7 160 Finished 120

***Race was originally scheduled as a AAA non-championship event.  AAA withdrew their sanction the day of the race, and it was held as an unsanctioned race.

 

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