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Bob Christie (April 4, 1924 – June 1, 2009) was an American racecar driver.

Bob Christie
Born(1924-04-04)April 4, 1924
DiedJune 1, 2009(2009-06-01) (aged 85)
Formula One World Championship career
NationalityUnited States American
Active years19541960
TeamsKuzma, Kurtis Kraft, Lesovsky
Entries7 (5 starts)
Championships0
Wins0
Podiums0
Career points0
Pole positions0
Fastest laps0
First entry1954 Indianapolis 500
Last entry1960 Indianapolis 500

Christie raced in the USAC Championship Car series in the 1956-1963 seasons, with 15 career starts, including every Indianapolis 500 race in that span. He finished in the top ten 5 times, with his best finish in 3rd position in 1959 at Daytona. He died in Grants Pass, Oregon.

Indianapolis 500 resultsEdit

Year Car Start Qual Rank Finish Laps Led Retired
1956 57 25 142.236 20 13 196 0 Flagged
1957 95 33 139.779 32 13 197 0 Flagged
1958 65 17 142.253 33 14 189 0 Spun T3
1959 65 24 143.244 13 25 109 0 Rod bolt
1960 38 14 143.638 19 10 200 0 Running
1961 32 16 144.782 24 17 132 0 Piston
1962 29 31 146.341 29 30 17 0 Crash FS
1963 52 18 149.123 16 19 126 0 Crash T4
Totals 1166 0
Starts 8
Poles 0
Front Row 0
Wins 0
Top 5 0
Top 10 1
Retired 5

Complete Formula One World Championship resultsEdit

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Year Entrant Chassis Engine 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 WDC Points
1954 Christy Lesovsky Offenhauser L4 ARG 500
DNQ
BEL FRA GBR GER SUI ITA ESP NC 0
1955 Dean Van Lines Kuzma Indy Roadster Dodge V8 ARG MON 500
DNQ
BEL NED GBR ITA NC 0
1956 Helse / H.H. Johnson Kurtis Kraft 500D Offenhauser L4 ARG MON 500
13
BEL FRA GBR GER ITA NC 0
1957 Jones & Maley Cars Kurtis Kraft 500C Offenhauser L4 ARG MON 500
13
FRA GBR GER PES ITA NC 0
1958 Federal Engineering Kurtis Kraft 500C Offenhauser L4 ARG MON NED 500
14
BEL FRA GBR GER POR ITA MOR NC 0
1959 Federal Engineering Kurtis Kraft 500C Offenhauser L4 MON 500
25
NED FRA GBR GER POR ITA USA NC 0
1960 Federal Engineering Kurtis Kraft 500C Offenhauser L4 ARG MON 500
10
NED BEL FRA GBR POR ITA USA NC 0