Ira Vail
Birthplace: Montréal, Québec
Born: November 22, 1893
Died: April 21, 1979

Extended driver stats

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Year Series Starts DNS/DNQ Wins 2nds 3rds 4ths 5ths Best Finish Poles Points Standing
1915 AAA 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 9 0 20*

53T*

1916 AAA 10 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 540 12T
Includes ACA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 15 0 0 NR
1917 AAA 10 0 1 3 2 0 1 0 763* 6*
1918 AAA 6 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 35* 16T*
1919 AAA 5 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 255* 13*
1920 AAA 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 140 11
1921 AAA 6 2 0 0 2 2 1 0 50 17T
1922 AAA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 0 21 20
1923 AAA 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0 NR
1924 AAA 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 8 1 34 17
1925 AAA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 20 0 0 NR
1926 AAA Non points races only 0 NR
1927 AAA Relief drove only 6 26T
1928 AAA 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0 NR
Total 46 9 1 3 8 6 4 1 791/1864*

 

Track Type Starts DNS/DNQ Wins 2nds 3rds 4ths 5ths Best Finish Poles
Board Oval 30 5 0 1 7 5 4 1
Brick Oval 5 3 0 0 0 0 0 7 0
Concrete Oval 5 0 1 2 1 0 0 0
Dirt Oval 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 6 0
Road Course 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0

 

Series Starts DNS/DNQ Wins 2nds 3rds 4ths 5ths Best Finish Poles
AAA 46 9 1 3 8 6 4 1
ACA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 15 0

 

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

Points

-- 6/26/1915 Chicago 1 BO AAA X X X X -- -- -- Did not appear
1 9/18/1915 Providence CO AAA 4 Mulford Mulford Duesenberg X 7 100 1:35:26.25 56.906 10*
2 10/9/1915 Sheepshead Bay 1 BO AAA 11 Mulford Mulford Duesenberg 11 9 137 4:10:41 Flagged 10*
3 5/13/1916 Sheepshead Bay 1 BO AAA 21 Hudson Hudson Hudson X 3 75 1:38:44 91.154 170
NC 5/13/1916 Sheepshead Bay 1A BO AAA X Hudson Hudson Hudson X 10 10 Finished
NC 5/13/1916 Sheepshead Bay 1B BO AAA X Hudson Hudson Hudson X 9 6 Did not finish
-- 5/30/1916 Indianapolis 1 BR AAA X Hudson Hudson Hudson -- -- -- Entry filed too late
4 6/11/1916 Chicago 1 BO AAA 24 Hudson Hudson Hudson 17 6 150 3:10:30.65 94.482 50
-- 6/24/1916 Des Moines BO AAA X Hudson Hudson Hudson -- -- -- Did not qualify
NC 6/24/1916 Des Moines BO AAA X Hudson Hudson Hudson X 11 X Did not finish
5 7/15/1916 Omaha BO AAA X Hudson Hudson Hudson 9 9 80 Out
6 9/4/1916 Cincinnati BO AAA 25 Hudson Hudson Hudson 22 17 76 Broken connecting rod
7 9/30/1916 Sheepshead Bay 2 BO AAA 5 Hudson Hudson Hudson X 3 125 2:34:01.00 97.392 220
8 10/14/1916 Chicago 2 BO AAA 18 Hudson Hudson Hudson 18 10 125 3:05:37.37 80.809 10
9 10/28/1916 Sheepshead Bay 3 BO AAA 5 Hudson Hudson Hudson 19 26 10 Out
10 11/16/1916 Santa Monica 1 RC AAA 19 Hudson Hudson Hudson 7 6 31 Flagged 50
11 11/18/1916 Santa Monica 2 RC ACA/AAA 19 Hudson Hudson Hudson 9 15 9 Burned piston
12 11/30/1916 Ascot DO AAA 19 Hudson Hudson Hudson 9 6 137 Flagged 40
NC-- 12/2/1916 Uniontown BO AAA X Hudson X X -- -- -- Did not appear
13 5/10/1917 Uniontown 1 BO AAA 14 Hudson Hudson Hudson 14 13 71 Burned out coil
14 5/30/1917 Cincinnati BO AAA 14 Hudson Hudson Hudson 9 2 125 2:27:57.44 101.380 260*
15 6/16/1917 Chicago 1 BO AAA 14 Hudson Hudson Hudson 12 8 125 2:39:03.00 94.310 15*
16 7/14/1917 Minneapolis 1 CO AAA 14 Hudson Hudson Hudson 2 3 25 0:32:47.06 91.507 30*
17 7/14/1917 Minneapolis 2 CO AAA 14 Hudson Hudson Hudson 4 1 50 1:02:19.73 96.264 200*
18 9/15/1917 Providence 2 CO AAA X Hudson Hudson Hudson X 2 25 0:20:07.55 74.531 27*
19 9/15/1917 Providence 3 CO AAA X Hudson Hudson Hudson X 2 100 1:24:44.28 70.806 110*
20 9/22/1917 Sheepshead Bay BO AAA 14 Hudson Hudson Hudson X 5 50 0:56:41.97 105.821 20*
21 10/29/1917 Uniontown 3 BO AAA 14 Hudson Hudson Hudson 6 3 150 1:54:37.05 88.337 101*
22 11/29/1917 Ascot 3 DO AAA 19 Hudson Hudson Hudson X 7 X Flagged
23 5/16/1918 Uniontown 2 BO AAA X Hudson Hudson Hudson X 7 5 Out
24 5/16/1918 Uniontown 3 BO AAA X Hudson Hudson Hudson X 6 14 Out
NC 6/1/1918 Sheepshead Bay BO AAA X Hudson Hudson Hudson X 6 50 1:01:41
NC 6/22/1918 Chicago BO AAA 14 X Hudson Hudson X 3 X 0:58:15 103.004
NC 7/4/1918 Cincinnati BO AAA X X X X X 7 X X
25 7/28/1918 Chicago 2 BO AAA 14 Hudson Hudson Hudson X 5 X Out
26 7/28/1918 Chicago 3 BO AAA 14 Hudson Hudson Hudson X 5 X X
27 8/17/1918 Sheepshead Bay 2 BO AAA X Hudson Hudson Hudson X 4 11 Flagged 15*
28 8/17/1918 Sheepshead Bay 3 BO AAA X Hudson Hudson Hudson X 4 25 Finished 20*
29 5/31/1919 Indianapolis BR AAA 27 Hudson Hudson Hudson 10 8 200 6:12:42.00 80.494 40*
30 6/14/1919 Sheepshead Bay 1 BO AAA 27 Hudson Hudson Hudson X 7 4 Flagged
31 7/4/1919 Sheepshead Bay 5 BO AAA 27 Hudson Hudson Hudson 2 4 50 Finished 35*
32 8/23/1919 Elgin RC AAA 4 Philbrin Hudson Hudson 6 4 36 4:45:20 63.98 90*
33 9/20/1919 Sheepshead Bay 6 BO AAA 14 Philbrin Hudson Hudson X 3 75 1:24:46.0 106.174 90*
34 2/28/1920 Beverly Hills 1 BO AAA 14 Philburn Frontenac Frontenac 15 3 200 2:27:10.15 101.924 140
NC 3/28/1920 Beverly Hills 2 BO AAA 14 Philbrin Frontenac Frontenac X 7 13 Out
RD 5/30/1920 Indianapolis BR AAA 6 Frontenac Frontenac Frontenac -- -- 37 Relieved Boyer 155-191
--/ 5/30/1920 Indianapolis BR AAA 22 Philbrin Frontenac Frontenac -- -- -- Did not qualify
NC 9/19/1920 Syracuse DO AAA X X X X X 3 50 0:42:11.62 71.101
35 2/27/1921 Beverly Hills 1 BO AAA 9 Duesenberg Duesenberg Duesenberg X 4 20 0:14:07.24 106.227
36 2/27/1921 Beverly Hills 2 BO AAA 9 Duesenberg Duesenberg Duesenberg X 4 20 Finished
37 2/27/1921 Beverly Hills 3 BO AAA 9 Duesenberg Duesenberg Duesenberg X 3 20 0:14:28.0 103.69
38 2/27/1921 Beverly Hills 4 BO AAA 9 Duesenberg Duesenberg Duesenberg X 3 20 0:14:23.0 104.29
39 2/27/1921 Beverly Hills 5 BO AAA 9 Duesenberg Duesenberg Duesenberg X 5 40 Finished
40 5/30/1921 Indianapolis BR AAA 3 Leach Miller Miller 10 7 200 6:14:17.47 80.152 50
-- 6/18/1921 Uniontown 1 BO AAA X X X X -- -- -- Did not appear
-- 8/14/1921 Cotati 1 BO AAA X X X X -- -- -- Did not appear
NC 9/19/1921 Syracuse DO AAA X Duesenberg Duesenberg Duesenberg X 1 50 0:43:46.85 68.523
41 5/30/1922 Indianapolis BR AAA 1 Disteel Duesenberg Duesenberg 9 8 200 5:48:19.16 86.128 21
NC 9/16/1922 Syracuse DO AAA X Duesenberg Duesenberg Duesenberg X X X Mechanical
-- 5/30/1923 Indianapolis BR AAA 9 Scheel Frontenac Frontenac Frontenac -- -- -- Did not qualify
NC 9/15/1923 Syracuse DO AAA X X X X X 3 100 Finished
42 2/24/1924 Beverly Hills BO AAA 31 Vail Miller Miller 17 17 28 Fuel line leak
43 5/30/1924 Indianapolis BR AAA 6 Vail Miller Miller 15 8 200 5:24:30.07 92.450 32
44 6/14/1924 Altoona 1 BO AAA 6 Vail Miller Miller 1 9 189 Flagged-rain 2
-- 7/4/1924 Kansas City BO AAA 6 Vail Miller Miller -- -- -- Raced by L. Wilson
45 9/15/1924 Syracuse DO AAA 16 Vail Miller Miller 4 10 16 Engine seized
46 5/30/1925 Indianapolis BR AAA 19 R. J. Miller Miller SC 18 20 63 Broken connecting rod
RD/ 5/30/1925 Indianapolis BR AAA 5 Miller Miller Miller SC -- -- 47 Relieved Comer 86-132
NC 9/19/1925 Syracuse DO AAA 5 Miller Miller Miller X 6 100 1:18:13.25 76.706
NC 6/27/1926 Detroit 1 DO AAA X X X X X X X X
NC 9/4/1926 Syracuse DO AAA X X X X X 2 50 Finished
RD 5/30/1927 Indianapolis BR AAA 16 Miller Miller Miller SC -- -- 24 Relieved Hearne 131-154 6
NC 6/5/1927 Detroit DO AAA X X X X X 3 X X
NC 9/3/1927 Syracuse DO AAA 4 Miller Miller Miller X 3 X X
-- 9/1/1928 Syracuse DO AAA X Miller Miller Miller -- -- -- Did not qualify

Known riding mechanics for this driver:

Date Track Type Mechanic Car # Sponsor/Name Chassis Engine Start Finish Laps Status
5/13/1916 Sheepshead Bay 1 BO Louis Luddiman 21 Hudson Hudson Hudson X 3 75 1:38:44 91.154
5/13/1916 Sheepshead Bay (NC1) BO Louis Luddiman 21 Hudson Hudson Hudson X 10 10 Finished
5/13/1916 Sheepshead Bay (NC2) BO Louis Luddiman 21 Hudson Hudson Hudson X 9 6 Did not finish
                     
5/31/1919 Indianapolis BR Ernie Olsen 27 Hudson Hudson Hudson 10 8 200 6:12:42.00 80.494
                     
5/30/1921 Indianapolis BR A. G. Kenyon 3 Leach Miller Miller 10 7 200 6:14:17.47 80.152
                     
5/30/1922 Indianapolis BR Wally Butler 1 Disteel Duesenberg Duesenberg 9 8 200 5:48:19.16 86.128

 

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