Bill Vukovich
William John Vukovich
Born Vaso Vukovich

Birthplace: Alameda, California
Born: December 13, 1918
Died: May 30, 1955

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Year Series Starts DNS/DNQ Wins 2nds 3rds 4ths 5ths Best Finish Poles Points Standing
1950 AAA 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0

NR

1951 AAA 10 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 291.8 23
1952 AAA 8 2 2 0 1 0 0 1 590 12
1953 AAA 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1000 3
1954 AAA 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1000 4T
1955 AAA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 25 0 0 NR
Total 22 8 4 0 2 0 0 3 2881.8

 

Track Type Starts DNS/DNQ Wins 2nds 3rds 4ths 5ths Best Finish Poles
Dirt Oval 14 7 2 0 2 0 0 1
Paved Oval 8 1 2 0 0 0 0 2

 

Series Starts DNS/DNQ Wins 2nds 3rds 4ths 5ths Best Finish Poles
AAA 22 8 4 0 2 0 0 3

 

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

Points

-- 5/30/1950 Indianapolis PO AAA 10 I. R. C. Maserati Maserati SC -- -- -- Did not qualify
--/ 5/30/1950 Indianapolis PO AAA 87 R. E. C. Rounds RE Offy -- -- -- Did not qualify
-- 10/15/1950 Sacramento DO AAA 23 Ross Page Kurtis Offy SC -- -- -- Blew engine practice
1 5/30/1951 Indianapolis PO AAA 81 Central Excavating Trevis Offy 20 29 29 Broken oil tank
-- 6/10/1951 Milwaukee 1 DO AAA 81 Central Excavating Trevis Offy -- -- -- DNS, too slow
2 6/24/1951 Langhorne DO AAA 81 Central Excavating Trevis Offy 7 14 X Stalled
3 7/4/1951 Darlington PO AAA 81 Central Excavating Trevis Offy 4 26 25 Broken connecting rod
RD/ 7/4/1951 Darlington PO AAA 44 Federal Engineering Detroit Kurtis 3000 Offy -- -- X Relieved W. Brown 58
NC 7/29/1951 Williams Grove DO AAA 81 Central Excavating Trevis Offy 8 8 50 Finished
4 8/18/1951 Springfield DO AAA 81 Central Excavating Trevis Offy 6 15 64 Lost oil pressure
5 8/26/1951 Milwaukee 2 DO AAA 4 John Zink Kurtis Offy 3 21 30 Broken connecting rod
6 9/1/1951 DuQuoin 1 DO AAA 4 John Zink Kurtis Offy 15 7 98 Flagged 60
-- 9/3/1951 DuQuoin 2 DO AAA 4 John Zink Kurtis Offy -- -- -- DNS, too slow
7 9/8/1951 Syracuse DO AAA 4 John Zink Kurtis Offy 6 3 67 Flagged, wreck 93.8
--/ 9/8/1951 Syracuse DO AAA 81 Central Excavating Trevis Offy -- -- -- Drove #4 instead
8 9/9/1951 Detroit DO AAA 4 John Zink Kurtis Offy 13 7 100 Finished 60
9 9/23/1951 Denver DO AAA 57 Leitenberger Silnes/Sherman Offy 7 11 95 Flagged 20
10 10/21/1951 San Jose DO AAA 72 Viking Trailer Lesovsky Offy 4 18 1 Wrecked, turn 1
-- 11/11/1951 Bay Meadows DO AAA 63 Dobry Kurtis 2000 Offy -- -- -- DNS, too slow
11 5/30/1952 Indianapolis PO AAA 26 Fuel Injection Kurtis 500A Offy 8 17 191 Wrecked NE
-- 6/8/1952 Milwaukee 1 DO AAA 52 Pat Clancy Ewing Offy -- -- -- Wrecked in practice
12 7/4/1952 Raleigh PO AAA 26 Fuel Injection Kurtis 500A Offy 11 24 36 Lost brakes
-- 8/16/1952 Springfield DO AAA 26 Fuel Injection Kurtis 500A Offy -- -- -- DNS, too slow
13 8/30/1952 Detroit DO AAA 98 Agajanian Kuzma Offy 11 1 98 1:13:34 79.928 200
14 9/1/1952 DuQuoin DO AAA 98 Agajanian Kuzma Offy 9 3 100 Finished 140
15 9/6/1952 Syracuse DO AAA 98 Agajanian Kuzma Offy 15 14 89 Spun out turn 3
16 9/28/1952 Denver DO AAA 98 Agajanian Kuzma Offy 1 1 100 1:08:41.00 87.357 200
17 11/2/1952 San Jose DO AAA 98 Agajanian Kuzma Offy 8 14 47 Spun out, stalled,T2
18 11/11/1952 Phoenix DO AAA 98 Agajanian Kuzma Offy 5 8 98 Flagged 50
19 5/30/1953 Indianapolis PO AAA 14 Fuel Injection Kurtis 500A Offy 1 1 200 3:53:01.69 128.740 1,000
-- 10/25/1953 Sacramento DO AAA 23 Auto Shippers Kurtis 4000 Offy -- -- -- DNS, too slow
20 5/31/1954 Indianapolis PO AAA 14 Fuel Injection Kurtis 5000 Offy 19 1 200 3:49:17.27 130.840 1,000
21 6/6/1954 Milwaukee 1 PO AAA 9 Dean Van Lines Kuzma D Offy 1 22 77 Broken steering
--/ 6/6/1954 Milwaukee 1 PO AAA 14 Pat Clancy Ewing D Offy -- -- -- Drove #9 instead
22 5/30/1955 Indianapolis PO AAA 4 Hopkins Kurtis 500C Offy 5 25 56 Wrecked BS - fatal

 

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