1953 AAA National Championship Trail

Sam Hanks - Champion

Date Race Track Miles Type Winner
5/30/53 International 500 Mile Sweepstakes Indianapolis 500 PO Bill Vukovich
6/7/53 Rex Mays Classic Milwaukee 100 DO Jack McGrath
6/21/53 Springfield 100 Springfield 100 DO Rodger Ward
7/4/53 Detroit 100 Detroit 51 DO Rodger Ward
8/22/53 Springfield 100 Springfield 100 DO Sam Hanks
8/30/53 Milwaukee 200 Milwaukee 200 DO Chuck Stevenson
9/7/53 Ted Horn Memorial DuQuoin 100 DO Sam Hanks
9/7/53 Pikes Peak Auto Hill Climb Pikes Peak 12.42 HC Louis Unser
9/12/53 Syracuse 100 Syracuse 100 DO Tony Bettenhausen
9/26/53 Hoosier Hundred ISF 100 DO Bob Sweikert
10/25/53 Golden State 100 Sacramento 100 DO Jimmy Bryan
11/11/53 Phoenix 100 Phoenix 100 DO Tony Bettenhausen

Non-Championship Events

Date Race Track Miles Type Winner
7/26/53 Indianapolis Sweepstakes Williams Grove 25 DO Jimmy Davies

 

Standing Driver Starts DNS/DNQ Wins 2nds 3rds 4ths 5ths Best Finish Poles Points
1 Sam Hanks 11 0 2 1 3 2 1 0 1659.5
2 Jack McGrath 10 1 1 0 0 3 1 1 1250
3 Bill Vukovich 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1000
4 Manny Ayulo 10 1 0 4 0 1 0 2 960
5 Paul Russo 10 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 855
6 Art Cross 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 800
7 Don Freeland 10 1 0 0 2 1 1 1 750
8 Chuck Stevenson 8 2 1 0 1 0 0 1 745
9 Jimmy Bryan 11 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 621.4
10 Tony Bettenhausen 5 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 596
11 Rodger Ward 10 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 540.2
12 Jimmy Davies 9 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 494.2
13 Johnnie Parsons 9 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 435.5
14 Duane Carter 6 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 428.6
15 Bob Sweikert 8 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 420
16 Ernie McCoy 4 3 0 0 0 0 2 0 401
17 Jimmy Daywalt 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 400
18 Bob Scott 4 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 328
19 Fred Agabashian 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 315
20 Cal Niday 7 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 310.4
21 Jerry Hoyt 7 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 310
22 Andy Linden 8 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 263.3
23 Jimmy Reece 5 4 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 245.8
24 Mike Nazaruk 8 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 205
25 Louis Unser 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 200
26 Jim Rathmann 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 169.5
27 Keith Andrews 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 160
28 Walt Faulkner 4 6 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 158.4
29 Al Rogers 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 140
30 Eddie Johnson 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 130.5
31 Bob Finney 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 120
32 Pat O'Connor 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 110
33 Eddie Russo 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 100.2
34T Bill Holland 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 100
34T Hugh Thomas 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 100
34T Duke Nalon 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 0 100
37T Allen Heath 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 81.6
37T Tommy Hinnershitz 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 9 0 81.6
39 Walt Killinger 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 80
40 Potsy Goacher 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 62
41 Shelby Hill 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 60
42 Herb Bryers 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 0 50
43 Gene Hartley 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 14 0 44.8
44T Ed Elisian 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 9 0 40
44T Pete Pusede 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 0 40
46T Chuck Weyant 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 30
46T Pete Woods 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 30
48T Rex Easton 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 11 0 20
48T Danny Oakes 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 11 0 20
48T Buzz Barton 1 6 0 0 0 0 0 11 0 20
48T Charlie Lowderman 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 0 20
52 Carl Scarborough 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 0 17.5
53 Frank Armi 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 14.6
54 Bill Homeier 1 5 0 0 0 0 0 12 0 14.5
55 Paul Kleinschmidt 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 0 10
56 Vic Carter 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 0 5.5
57 Edgar Elder 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 11 0 5.4
58 Duke Dinsmore 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 12 0 5.1
NR Johnny Thomson 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 13 0 0
NR Malcolm Brazier 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 13 0 0
NR Chuck Marshall 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 13 0 0
NR Johnny Fedricks 3 6 0 0 0 0 0 14 0 0
NR Jimmy Good 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 14 0 0
NR Chuck Hulse 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 15 0 0
NR Spider Webb 2 6 0 0 0 0 0 16 0 0
NR Don Olds 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 16 0 0
NR Johnny Roberts 1 7 0 0 0 0 0 16 0 0
NR Norman Robinson 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 16 0 0
NR Charles Bryant 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 17 0 0
NR George Hammond 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 18 0 0
NR Eddie Sachs 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 18 0 0
NR Marshall Teague 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 18 0 0
NR Leroy Warriner 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 18 0 0
NR Joe Garson 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 19 0 0
NR Don Carlson 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 20 0 0
NR Pat Flaherty 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 22 0 0
NR Alberto Ascari 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR Henry Banks 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR Joe Barzda 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR Gays Biro 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR Bill Boyd 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR Billy Cantrell 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR Neal Carter 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR J. Chaplin 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR George Connor 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR Ray Crawford 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR Don Daly 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR Jorge Daponte 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR Bill Doster 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR Len Duncan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR John Fitch 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR George Fonder 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR Gene Force 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR Cliff Griffith 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR Red Hamilton 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR Al Herman 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR Johnny Hobel 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR Jackie Holmes 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR Paul Howe 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR Johnny Kay 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR Johnny Key 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR Justin King 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR Jud Larson 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR R. Manual 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR Johnny Mauro 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR Jim Mayes 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR Art McKee 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR Chet Miller 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR Bill Milliken 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR Roy Newman 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR Ralph Pratt 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR Hal Robson 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR Troy Ruttman 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR Wayne Sankey 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR Wayne Selser 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR Phil Shafer 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR Joe Sostilio 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR Ottis Stine 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR Harry Stockman 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR Bill Taylor 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR George Tichenor 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR Johnnie Tolan 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR George Wilson 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR Ebe Yoder 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR Johnny Mantz Relief drove only 0
NR Jiggs Peters Non points race only 0
 
Debuts Farewells
Billy Cantrell Justin King
Don Carlson Charlie Lowderman
J. Chaplin R. Manual
Ray Crawford Chuck Marshall
Jorge Daponte Jim Mayes
Edgar Elder Ernie McCoy
Ed Elisian Roy Newman
John Fitch Johnny Roberts
Al Herman Wayne Selser
Johnny Hobel Harry Stockman
Paul Howe Marshall Teague
Chuck Hulse Johnny Thomson
Johnny Kay George Wilson
Johnny Key  
Alberto Ascari Johnny Mantz
Charles Bryant R. Manual
Don Carlson Chuck Marshall
Neal Carter Jim Mayes
Vic Carter Chet Miller
J. Chaplin Bill Milliken
Don Daly Ralph Pratt
Jorge Daponte Johnny Roberts
John Fitch Hal Robson
Red Hamilton Carl Scarborough
Allen Heath Wayne Selser
Johnny Hobel Ottis Stine
Jackie Holmes Harry Stockman
Johnny Key Bill Taylor
Walt Killinger Ebe Yoder
Justin King  

 

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