Rex Mays
Rex Houston Mays, Jr.
Birthplace: Riverside, California
Born: March 10, 1913
Died: November 6, 1949

Extended driver stats

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Year Series Starts DNS/DNQ Wins 2nds 3rds 4ths 5ths Best Finish Poles Points Standing
1934 AAA 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 16 0 0

NR

1935 AAA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 17 1 0 NR
1936 AAA 3 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 200 11T
1937 AAA 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 405 8
1938 AAA 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 165 13
1939 AAA 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 13 1 0 NR
1940 AAA 3 0 2 1 0 0 0 3 1225 1
1941 AAA 3 0 2 1 0 0 0 2 1225 1
1946 AAA 6 1 3 0 0 0 0 3 613 9
1947 AAA 8 2 0 1 0 1 0 1 765.7 5
1948 AAA 11 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 360 13
1949 AAA 12 0 0 4 1 0 0 3 1030 6
Total 57 4 8 8 3 3 0 19 5988.7

 

Track Type Starts DNS/DNQ Wins 2nds 3rds 4ths 5ths Best Finish Poles
Brick Oval 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 15 2
Dirt Oval 43 3 8 6 2 3 0 15
Paved Oval 9 0 0 2 0 0 0 2
Road Course 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0

 

Series Starts DNS/DNQ Wins 2nds 3rds 4ths 5ths Best Finish Poles
AAA 57 4 8 8 3 3 0 19

 

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

Points

1 5/30/1934 Indianapolis BR AAA 35 Miller-Duesenberg Duesenberg Miller 23 23 53 Broken front axle
RD/ 5/30/1934 Indianapolis BR AAA 32 FWD Miller 4D Miller -- -- 71 Relieved Brisko 130-200
2 12/23/1934 Mines Field RC AAA 12 Gilmore Miller Miller 12 16 116 Broken clutch
3 5/30/1935 Indianapolis BR AAA 33 Gilmore Adams Miller 1 17 123 Broken steer shackle
NC 12/15/1935 Legion Ascot DO AAA 33 Gilmore Adams Sparks 4 1 200 1:43:00.6 72.808
NC 1/12/1936 Oakland DO AAA 33 Gilmore Speedway Adams Sparks X 2 150 Finished
NC 1/26/1936 Legion Ascot DO AAA X X Adams Sparks X 1 200 Finished
4 5/30/1936 Indianapolis BR AAA 33 Gilmore Speedway Adams Sparks 1 15 192 Out of fuel
5 6/20/1936 Goshen DO AAA 33 Gilmore Speedway Adams Sparks 2 1 100 1:18:31.47 76.409 120
6 9/14/1936 Syracuse DO AAA 33 Gilmore Speedway Adams Sparks 5 3 100 1:13:37.10 81.501 80
-- 10/12/1936 Westbury RC AAA 33 Gilmore Speedway Adams Sparks -- -- -- Wrecked practice
7 5/30/1937 Indianapolis PO AAA 14 Bowes Seal Fast Alfa Romeo Alfa Romeo SC 23 33 24 Overheated
RD/ 5/30/1937 Indianapolis PO AAA 34 Bowes Seal Fast Weil Miller -- -- 56 Relieved Cantlon 34-89
RD/ 5/30/1937 Indianapolis PO AAA 38 Burd Piston Ring Rigling Offy -- -- 18 Relieved Gulotta 103-120
NC 6/13/1937 Cleveland DO AAA X X X X X 1 100 81+ MPH
8 7/5/1937 Westbury RC AAA 14 Bowes Seal Fast Alfa Romeo Alfa Romeo SC 3 3 90 3:44:35.82 80.144 405
NC 8/29/1937 Milwaukee DO AAA X X Adams Sparks X 1 96 1:07:59.4 84.72
9 9/12/1937 Syracuse DO AAA 14 Weirick X X 1 13 68 Cracked block
10 5/30/1938 Indianapolis PO AAA 8 Alfa-Romeo Alfa Romeo Alfa Romeo SC 3 28 45 Supercharger
NC 8/28/1938 Milwaukee DO AAA X X X X 12 3 X X
11 9/10/1938 Syracuse DO AAA 8 Weirick X Offy 4 2 100 1:11:26.67 83.981 165
12 5/30/1939 Indianapolis PO AAA 15 Thorne Engineering Adams Sparks SC 19 16 145 Stuck piston rings
13 8/27/1939 Milwaukee DO AAA 15 Offenhauser X Offy 3 17 8 Broken wrist pin
RD/ 8/27/1939 Milwaukee DO AAA 8 Thorne Engineering Adams Sparks -- -- 79 Relieved Thorne 14-92
14 9/2/1939 Syracuse DO AAA 15 Offenhauser X Offy 1 13 29 Wrecked, overturned
15 5/30/1940 Indianapolis PO AAA 33 Bowes Seal Fast Stevens Winfield SC 1 2 200 4:23:45.31 113.742 825
16 8/24/1940 Springfield DO AAA 33 Bowes Seal Fast Stevens Winfield SC 1 1 100 1:08:36.65 87.450 200
17 9/2/1940 Syracuse DO AAA 33 Bowes Seal Fast Stevens Winfield SC 1 1 100 1:10:22.68 85.254 200
18 5/30/1941 Indianapolis PO AAA 1 Bowes Seal Fast Stevens Winfield SC 2 2 200 4:22:06.19 114.459 825
19 8/24/1941 Milwaukee DO AAA 1 Bowes Seal Fast Stevens Winfield 1 1 100 1:12:55.97 82.249 200
20 9/1/1941 Syracuse DO AAA 1 Bowes Seal Fast Stevens Winfield 1 1 100 1:10:57.48 84.557 200
21 5/30/1946 Indianapolis PO AAA 1 Bowes Seal Fast Stevens Winfield SC 14 30 26 Broken manifold
RD/ 5/30/1946 Indianapolis PO AAA 3 Noc-Out Hose Clamp Wetteroth Offy -- -- 23 Relieved Bergere 60-82
22 6/30/1946 Langhorne 1 DO AAA 1 Bowes Seal Fast Stevens Winfield 9 1 100 1:10:28.14 85.144 200
23 7/21/1946 Langhorne 2 DO AAA X X X X X X X Engine
24 9/2/1946 Lakewood 4 DO AAA 1 Bowes Seal Fast Stevens Winfield 1 11 19 Low oil pressure  
25 9/15/1946 ISF DO AAA 1 Bowes Seal Fast Stevens Winfield 1 1 100 1:16:03.43 78.888 200
26 9/22/1946 Milwaukee DO AAA 1 Bowes Seal Fast Stevens Winfield 1 1 100 1:10:44.57 84.815 200
-- 10/6/1946 Goshen DO AAA 1 Bowes Seal Fast Stevens Winfield -- -- -- DNQ, broken connecting rod
27 5/30/1947 Indianapolis PO AAA 9 Bowes Seal Fast Kurtis Winfield SC 20 6 200 4:30:84.50 111.056 400
28 6/8/1947 Milwaukee 1 DO AAA 9 Flavell Adams Sparks 14 2 100 Finished 160
--/ 6/8/1947 Milwaukee 1 DO AAA 9 Bowes Seal Fast Kurtis Winfield -- -- -- Out in practice
RD 6/22/1947 Langhorne DO AAA 10 Schoof Wetteroth Offy -- -- X Relieved Dinsmore

2.5

--/ 6/22/1947 Langhorne DO AAA 9 Bowes Seal Fast Kurtis Winfield -- -- -- DNQ, broken cooling web
29 7/4/1947 Lakewood DO AAA 9 Bowes Seal Fast Kurtis Winfield 1 12 X X 10
30 7/13/1947 Bainbridge DO AAA 9 Bowes Seal Fast Kurtis Winfield 12 15 4 Burned clutch
31 7/27/1947 Milwaukee 2 DO AAA 9 Bowes Seal Fast Kurtis Winfield 8 10 62 Flagged 30
-- 8/17/1947 Goshen DO AAA 9 Bowes Seal Fast Kurtis Winfield -- -- -- Excused, not ready
32 8/24/1947 Milwaukee 3 DO AAA 9 Bowes Seal Fast Kurtis Winfield 9 16 17 Engine trouble
RD/ 8/24/1947 Milwaukee 3 DO AAA 16 Belanger X Offy -- -- 38 Relieved T. Bettenhausen 63-100 43.2
33 9/28/1947 Springfield DO AAA 21 Thorne Engineering Adams Sparks 11 16 30 Out
--/ 9/28/1947 Springfield DO AAA 9 Bowes Seal Fast Kurtis Winfield -- -- -- Did not qualify
34 11/2/1947 Arlington DO AAA 21 Thorne Engineering Adams Sparks 6 4 94 Flagged 120
35 4/25/1948 Arlington DO AAA 5 Bowes Seal Fast Kurtis Winfield SC 3 16 8 Out
36 5/31/1948 Indianapolis PO AAA 5 Bowes Seal Fast Kurtis Winfield SC 1 19 129 Fuel tank leak
37 6/6/1948 Milwaukee 1 DO AAA 5 Bowes Seal Fast Kurtis Winfield SC 11 17 6 Wrecked
38 6/20/1948 Langhorne DO AAA 5 Bowes Seal Fast Kurtis Winfield SC 6 16 21 Engine trouble
39 8/15/1948 Milwaukee 2 DO AAA 5 Bowes Seal Fast Kurtis Winfield SC 5 4 100 Finished 120
40 8/21/1948 Springfield 1 DO AAA 5 Bowes Seal Fast Kurtis Winfield SC 7 4 100 Finished 120
41 8/29/1948 Milwaukee 3 DO AAA 5 Bowes Seal Fast Kurtis Winfield SC 4 7 182 Magneto 120
42 9/4/1948 DuQuoin 1 DO AAA 5 Bowes Seal Fast Kurtis Winfield SC 1 17 5 Broken connecting rod
43 9/6/1948 Lakewood DO AAA 5 Bowes Seal Fast Kurtis Winfield SC 2 10 28 Broken fuel tank
44 9/19/1948 Springfield 2 DO AAA 5 Bowes Seal Fast Kurtis Winfield SC 6 14 50 Broken fuel tank
45 10/10/1948 DuQuoin 2 DO AAA 5 Bowes Seal Fast Kurtis Winfield SC 1 18 1 Out
46 4/24/1949 Arlington DO AAA 15 Wolfe Kurtis 2000 Offy 1 2 X X 160
47 5/30/1949 Indianapolis PO AAA 5 Novi Mobil Kurtis FD Novi SC 2 25 48 Magneto
48 6/5/1949 Milwaukee 1 DO AAA 77 Wolfe Kurtis 2000 Offy 1 7 100 Finished 60
49 6/19/1949 Trenton DO AAA 77 Wolfe Kurtis 2000 Offy 1 10 X X 30
NC 7/17/1949 Arlington DO AAA 15 Wolfe Kurtis 2000 Offy 2 2 X X
NC 7/31/1949 Williams Grove DO AAA 15 Wolfe Kurtis 2000 Offy 6 3 X X
50 8/20/1949 Springfield 1 DO AAA 15 Wolfe Kurtis 2000 Offy 2 2 100 Finished 160
51 8/28/1949 Milwaukee 2 DO AAA 15 Wolfe Kurtis 2000 Offy 2 3 200 Finished 280
52 9/3/1949 DuQuoin DO AAA 14 Neal's Rest Kurtis 2000 Offy X 15 X X
53 9/10/1949 Syracuse DO AAA 15 Wolfe Kurtis 2000 Offy 2 15 73 Out
54 9/11/1949 Detroit DO AAA 15 Wolfe Kurtis 2000 Offy 9 11 59 Flagged 20
55 9/25/1949 Springfield 2 DO AAA 15 Wolfe Kurtis 2000 Offy 9 2 100 Finished 160
56 10/30/1949 Sacramento DO AAA 15 Wolfe Kurtis 2000 Offy 3 2 100 Finished 160
57 11/6/1949 Del Mar DO AAA 15 Wolfe Kurtis 2000 Offy 2 18 14 Wrecked - fatal

Known riding mechanics for this driver:

Date Track Type Mechanic Car # Sponsor/Name Chassis Engine Start Finish Laps Status
5/30/1934 Indianapolis BR Bob Flory 35 Miller-Duesenberg Duesenberg Miller 23 23 53 Broken front axle
12/23/1934 Mines Field RC Fred Blauvelt 12 Gilmore Miller Miller 12 16 116 Broken clutch
                     
5/30/1935 Indianapolis BR Chickie Hirashima 33 Gilmore Adams Miller 1 17 123 Broken steering shackle
                     
1/12/1936 Oakland (NC) DO Chickie Hirashima 33 Gilmore Speedway Adams Sparks X 2 150 Finished
1/26/1936 Legion Ascot (NC) DO Chickie Hirashima X X Adams Sparks X 1 200 Finished
5/30/1936 Indianapolis BR Chickie Hirashima 33 Gilmore Speedway Adams Sparks 1 15 192 Out of fuel
9/14/1936 Syracuse DO Chickie Hirashima 33 Gilmore Speedway Adams Sparks 5 3 100 1:13:37.10 81.501
                     
5/30/1937 Indianapolis PO Lawson Harris 14 Bowes Seal Fast Alfa Romeo Alfa Romeo SC 23 33 24 Overheated

 

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