Bud Tingelstad

Bud Tingelstad (April 4, 1928 – July 30, 1981) was an American racecar driver.

Bud Tingelstad
Born(1928-04-04)April 4, 1928
Frazee, Minnesota
DiedJuly 30, 1981(1981-07-30) (aged 53)
Indianapolis, Indiana
Formula One World Championship career
NationalityUnited States American
Active years1960
TeamsTrevis
Entries1
Championships0
Wins0
Podiums0
Career points0
Pole positions0
Fastest laps0
First entry1960 Indianapolis 500
Last entry1960 Indianapolis 500

Born in Frazee, Minnesota, Tingelstad drove in the USAC Championship Car series, racing in the 1960-1971 seasons with 120 starts, including the Indianapolis 500 in each year except 1961 and 1970, attempting, but failing to qualify in both of those years and also attempting to qualify in 1972. His best Indy 500 finish was sixth in 1964. He had 56 top-ten race finishes, with his one victory in 1966 at DuQuoin. He had a best Championship points finish of 5th in 1964. He died of a heart attack in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Complete USAC Championship Car resultsEdit

Year 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 Pos Points
1960 TRE
INDY
9
MIL
DNQ
LAN
SPR
MIL
DNQ
DUQ
SYR
DNQ
ISF
DNQ
TRE
14
SAC
12
PHX
DNQ
25th 210
1961 TRE
INDY
DNQ
MIL
DNQ
LAN
MIL
14
SPR
DNQ
DUQ
11
SYR
DNQ
ISF
DNQ
TRE
DNQ
SAC
DNQ
PHX
39th 20
1962 TRE
21
INDY
15
MIL
7
LAN
TRE
9
SPR
MIL
7
LAN
SYR
DNQ
ISF
DNQ
TRE
SAC
DNQ
PHX
DNQ
16th 240
1963 TRE
INDY
28
MIL
15
LAN
TRE
9
SPR
11
MIL
18
DUQ
12
ISF
TRE
2
SAC
13
PHX
6
13th 490
1964 PHX
8
TRE
17
INDY
6
MIL
3
LAN
15
TRE
9
SPR
8
MIL
4
DUQ
8
ISF
5
TRE
3
SAC
10
PHX
4
5th 1,640
1965 PHX
13
TRE
4
INDY
16
MIL
18
LAN
4
PPR
TRE
15
IRP
ATL
14
LAN
19
MIL
21
ISF
7
MIL
13
DSF
16
INF
14
TRE
SAC
16
PHX
6
20th 460
1966 PHX
4
TRE
5
INDY
21
MIL
12
LAN
18
ATL
28
PIP
IRP
17
LAN
6
SPR
7
MIL
11
DUQ
1
ISF
7
TRE
14
SAC
8
PHX
25
10th 870
1967 PHX
TRE
18
INDY
14
MIL
17
LAN
8
PIP MOS
13
MOS
13
IRP
10
LAN
9
MTR
21
MTR
SPR
3
MIL
9
DUQ
7
ISF
DNQ
TRE
5
SAC
8
HAN
6
PHX
7
RIV
27
10th 965
1968 HAN
18
LVG
PHX
7
TRE
DNS
INDY
16
MIL
9
MOS
DNQ
MOS
LAN
19
PIP
CDR
13
NAZ
13
IRP
16
IRP
5
LAN
15
LAN
2
MTR
MTR
SPR
8
MIL
18
DUQ
DNQ
ISF
DNQ
TRE
3
SAC
8
MCH
9
HAN
7
PHX
10
RIV
14th 1,016
1969 PHX
HAN
INDY
15
MIL
4
LAN
13
PIP CDR
DNQ
NAZ
4
TRE
24
IRP
11
IRP
5
MIL
15
SPR
13
DOV
15
DUQ
DNQ
ISF
9
BRN
BRN
TRE
3
SAC
DNS
KEN KEN PHX
11
RIV
15th 920
1970 PHX SON
TRE INDY
DNQ
MIL
LAN CDR MCH IRP
SPR MIL
25
ONT
24
DUQ
16
ISF SED
DNQ
TRE
10
SAC PHX
18
40th 90
1971 RAF
RAF
PHX
TRE
INDY
7
MIL
DNQ
POC
19
MCH
MIL
ONT
17
TRE
PHX
22nd 300
1972 PHX
TRE
INDY
DNQ
MIL
MCH
POC
MIL
ONT
TRE
PHX
- 0
1974 ONT ONT
ONT
DNS
PHX TRE INDY
MIL POC
MCH MIL MCH TRE TRE PHX - 0

Indy 500 resultsEdit

Year Car Start Qual Rank Finish Laps Led Retired
1960 18 28 142.354 29 9 200 0 Running
1962 5 10 147.753 10 15 200 0 Running
1963 54 25 148.227 27 28 46 0 Crash T2
1964 15 19 151.210 26 6 198 0 Flagged
1965 5 24 154.672 23 16 115 0 Crash T3
1966 22 27 159.144 26 21 16 0 Overheating
1967 10 25 163.228 22 14 182 0 Spun FS
1968 10 18 164.444 17 16 158 0 Oil Pressure
1969 15 18 166.597 18 15 155 0 Engine
1971 58 17 170.156 24 7 198 0 Flagged
Totals 1468 0
Starts 10
Poles 0
Front Row 0
Wins 0
Top 5 0
Top 10 3
Retired 6

World Championship career summaryEdit

The Indianapolis 500 was part of the FIA World Championship from 1950 through 1960. Drivers competing at Indy during those years were credited with World Championship points and participation. Bud Tingelstad participated in 1 World Championship race but scored no World Championship points.

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