Duke Dinsmore
Carlyle John Dinsmoor
Birthplace: Williamstown, West Virginia
Born: April 10, 1913
Died: October 12, 1985

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
1946 AAA 11+ 0 0 1 2 3 0 0 454 10
1947 AAA 9 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 345.5 15
1948 AAA 4 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 172.5 26
1949 AAA 5 6 0 0 0 0 1 1 254 20
1950 AAA 12 0 1 0 0 2 2 0 1017 6
1951 AAA 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 18 0 0 NR
1952 AAA 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0 NR
1953 AAA 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 12 0 5.1 58
1954 AAA 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0 NR
1956 USAC 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 17 0 0 NR
1960 USAC 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0 NR
Total 47 18 1 2 2 6 3 2 2248.1

+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 39 12 1 2 2 6 2 2
Paved Oval 8 6 0 0 0 0 1 0

 

Series Starts DNS/DNQ Wins 2nds 3rds 4ths 5ths Best Finish Poles
AAA 45 15 1 2 2 6 3 2
USAC 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 17 0

 

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

Points

NC 8/19/1939 Springfield 1 DO *** X Dreyer X X X 6 X Flagged
1 4/14/1946 Williams Grove 1 DO AAA X X X X X X X Entered, may not have transferred to feature

6

2 5/26/1946 Winchester 1 DO AAA X Johnston X Offy X X X X

4

3 5/30/1946 Indianapolis PO AAA 45 Johnston Adams Offy 8 17 82 Broken connecting rod
4 7/7/1946 Lakewood 3 DO AAA X X X X X X X X
5 8/11/1946 Winchester 3 DO AAA X Johnston X X X 2 X X

24

6 8/18/1946 Williams Grove 7 DO AAA X X X X X 4 X X

20

7 8/25/1946 Dayton 4 DO AAA X X X X X 3 X X

12

8 9/2/1946 Lakewood 4 DO AAA 3 Olson X Offy 5 10 52 Out 30
9 9/15/1946 ISF DO AAA 37 Olson X Offy 7 11 54 Out of oil 20
10 9/22/1946 Milwaukee DO AAA 17 Schoof Wetteroth Offy 5 4 100 Finished 120
11 10/6/1946 Goshen DO AAA 17 Schoof Wetteroth Offy 3 3 99 Flagged 140
12 5/30/1947 Indianapolis PO AAA 10 Schoof Wetteroth Offy 27 10 167 Flagged 120
13 6/8/1947 Milwaukee 1 DO AAA 10 Schoof Wetteroth Offy 4 12 74 Out 10
14 6/22/1947 Langhorne DO AAA 10 Schoof Wetteroth Offy 2 8 86 Flagged 5.5
15 7/4/1947 Lakewood DO AAA 10 Schoof Wetteroth Offy 5 11 X X 20
16 7/13/1947 Bainbridge DO AAA 10 Schoof Wetteroth Offy 2 8 89 Flagged - rain 50
17 7/27/1947 Milwaukee 2 DO AAA 10 Schoof Wetteroth Offy 7 15 27 Broken connecting rod
18 8/17/1947 Goshen DO AAA 10 Schoof Wetteroth Offy 4 4 97 Flagged 120
19 8/24/1947 Milwaukee 3 DO AAA 10 Schoof Wetteroth Offy 1 11 95 Flagged 20
20 11/2/1947 Arlington DO AAA 10 Schoof Wetteroth Offy 7 13 20 Out
21 4/25/1948 Arlington DO AAA 15 Schoof Wetteroth Offy 6 2 92 Flagged 160
22 6/6/1948 Milwaukee 1 DO AAA 78 Schoof Wetteroth Offy 18 16 6 Wrecked
23 9/4/1948 DuQuoin 1 DO AAA 38 Terman's Supply Wetteroth Offy 17 13 75 Out
RD/ 9/4/1948 DuQuoin 1 DO AAA 17 Ralph Miller X Ralph Miller SC -- -- 31 Relieved F. Davis 70-100 12.5
24 10/10/1948 DuQuoin 2 DO AAA 17 Ralph Miller X Ralph Miller SC 17 15 30 Out
25 5/30/1949 Indianapolis PO AAA 29 Norm Olson Olson Offy 15 15 174 Broken radius rod
-- 6/5/1949 Milwaukee 1 DO AAA X X X X -- -- -- Did not appear
26 6/19/1949 Trenton DO AAA 69 Wynn's Friction Proofing Kurtis 2000 Offy 10 5 100 Finished 100
-- 8/20/1949 Springfield 1 DO AAA 29 Veedol Oil X X -- -- -- Did not qualify
RD 8/28/1949 Milwaukee 2 DO AAA 69 Wynn's Friction Proofing Kurtis 2000 Offy -- -- 103 Relieved Levrett 98-200 124
-- 9/3/1949 DuQuoin DO AAA 28 Dayton Coil Spring X Ralph Miller -- -- -- Did not qualify
-- 9/10/1949 Syracuse DO AAA X X X X -- -- -- Did not qualify
27 9/11/1949 Detroit DO AAA 69 Wynn's Friction Proofing Kurtis 2000 Offy 1 10 62 Flagged 30
-- 9/25/1949 Springfield 2 DO AAA 45 Speedway Cocktail X Lencki -- -- -- DNS, too slow
28 10/16/1949 Langhorne DO AAA 93 Scopa X Offy 3 13 37 Out
29 10/30/1949 Sacramento DO AAA 69 Wynn's Friction Proofing Kurtis 2000 Offy 7 14 57 Overheated
-- 11/6/1949 Del Mar DO AAA 69 Wynn's Friction Proofing Kurtis 2000 Offy -- -- -- Wrecked during qualifying
30 5/30/1950 Indianapolis PO AAA 69 Brown Motor Kurtis 2000 Offy 7 33 10 Oil leak
31 6/11/1950 Milwaukee 1 DO AAA 69 Brown Motor Kurtis 2000 Offy 7 14 52 Hit in head by rock
32 6/25/1950 Langhorne DO AAA 69 Brown Motor Kurtis 2000 Offy 9 4 100 Finished 77
NC-- 8/12/1950 Williams Grove DO AAA 69 Brown Motor Kurtis 2000 Offy -- -- -- Did not start
33 8/19/1950 Springfield 1 DO AAA 69 Brown Motor Kurtis 2000 Offy 11 7 99 Flagged 60
34 8/27/1950 Milwaukee 2 DO AAA 69 Brown Motor Kurtis 2000 Offy 18 4 200 Finished 240
35 9/9/1950 Syracuse DO AAA 69 Brown Motor Kurtis 2000 Offy 10 10 99 Flagged 30
36 9/10/1950 Detroit DO AAA 69 Brown Motor Kurtis 2000 Offy 18 5 100 Finished 100
37 10/1/1950 Springfield 2 DO AAA 69 Brown Motor Kurtis 2000 Offy 17 11 97 Flagged 20
38 10/15/1950 Sacramento DO AAA 69 Brown Motor Kurtis 2000 Offy 7 1 100 1:12:45 82.474 200
39 11/12/1950 Phoenix DO AAA 69 Brown Motor Kurtis 2000 Offy 11 18 9 Wrecked turn 1
40 11/26/1950 Bay Meadows DO AAA 69 Brown Motor Kurtis 2000 Offy 13 7 X Flagged 90
41 12/10/1950 Darlington PO AAA 69 Brown Motor Kurtis 2000 Offy 14 5 160 Finished 200
42 5/30/1951 Indianapolis PO AAA 6 Brown Motor Co. Schroeder Offy 32 24 73 Overheated
-- 7/4/1951 Darlington PO AAA 6 Brown Motor Co. Schroeder D Offy -- -- -- Did not qualify
34 8/26/1951 Milwaukee 2 DO AAA 44 Federal Engineering Detroit Kurtis 3000 Offy 22 18 81 Accident turn 1
-- 9/8/1951 Syracuse DO AAA 65 Vulcan Tool Ralph Miller Ralph Miller -- -- -- Did not qualify
-- 9/9/1951 Detroit DO AAA 44 Federal Engineering Detroit Kurtis 3000 Offy -- -- -- DNS, too slow
-- 5/30/1952 Indianapolis PO AAA 68 Vulcan Tool Ralph Miller Ralph Miller -- -- -- Did not qualify
-- 8/16/1952 Springfield DO AAA 32 Rouge Motor Kurtis 4000 Offy -- -- -- DNS, too slow
RD 5/30/1953 Indianapolis PO AAA 92 M. A. Walker Kurtis D Offy -- -- 10 Relieved R. Ward 145-154
--/ 5/30/1953 Indianapolis PO AAA 52 Sarafoff Kurtis 2000 Offy -- -- -- Did not qualify
-- 6/21/1953 Springfield 1 DO AAA 52 Sarafoff Kurtis 2000 Offy -- -- -- DNS, too slow
44 7/4/1953 Detroit DO AAA 52 Sarafoff Kurtis 2000 Offy 6 12 47 Flagged 5.1
45 8/30/1953 Milwaukee 2 DO AAA 52 Sarafoff Kurtis 2000 Offy 20 15 188 Flagged
-- 9/7/1953 DuQuoin DO AAA 68 Vulcan Tool Ralph Miller Ralph Miller -- -- -- DNS, too slow
-- 5/31/1954 Indianapolis PO AAA 62 Commercial Motor Freight Ewing D Offy -- -- -- DNS, too slow
--/ 5/31/1954 Indianapolis PO AAA 67 D-A Lubricants Moore D Offy -- -- -- Did not qualify
46 5/30/1956 Indianapolis PO USAC 64 Shannon Bros. Kurtis 500A Offy 33 17 191 Flagged 118.941
-- 7/4/1956 Darlington PO USAC 64 Shannon Bros. Kurtis 500A Offy -- -- -- Wrecked practice
47 8/26/1956 Milwaukee 2 PO USAC 64 Shannon Bros. Kurtis 500 Offy 21 18 233 Flagged
-- 9/8/1956 Syracuse DO USAC 64 Shannon Bros. Kurtis 500 Offy -- -- -- Did not appear
-- 5/30/1960 Indianapolis PO USAC 95 Safety Auto Glass Kurtis Offy -- -- -- Did not qualify

***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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