Robert Charles Sweikert (born May 20, 1920 in Los Angeles, California, United States – died June 17, 1956 at Salem Speedway, Salem, Indiana, United States) was an American racing driver who competed in the Indianapolis 500 during the 1950s, when it a part of the Formula One World Championship. Sweikert won the 1955 Indianapolis 500.


Formula One Career[edit | edit source]

Formula One Statistical Overview[edit | edit source]

Formula One Record[edit | edit source]

Year Entrant Team WDC Points WDC Pos.
1950 Carter Wetteroth-Offenhauser 0 NC
1951 Marion Engineering Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 0 NC
1952 McNamara Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 0 NC
1953 Dean Van Lines Kuzma-Offenhauser 0 NC
1954 Lutes Truck Parts Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 0 NC
1955 John Zink Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 8 7th
1956 D-A Lubricants Kuzma-Offenhauser 0 NC

Career Statistics[edit | edit source]

Entries 7
Starts 5
Pole Positions 0
Front Row Starts 0
Race Wins 1
Podiums 1
Fastest laps 0
Points 8
Laps Raced 825
Distance Raced 3319 km (2062 mi)
Races Led 1
Laps Led 86
Distance Led 346 km (215 mi)

Race Wins[edit | edit source]

Win Number Grand Prix
1 1955 Indianapolis 500

Career Results[edit | edit source]

Complete Formula One results
Year 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 Pts Pos
1950 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Flag of Monaco.svg 48-star U S flag.svg Flag of Switzerland.svg Flag of Belgium.svg Flag of France.svg Flag of Italy.svg 0 NC
DNQ
1951 Flag of Switzerland.svg 48-star U S flag.svg Flag of Belgium.svg Flag of France.svg Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Flag of Germany.svg Flag of Italy.svg Flag of Spain 1945 1977.svg 0 NC
DNQ
1952 Flag of Switzerland.svg 48-star U S flag.svg Flag of Belgium.svg Flag of France.svg Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Flag of Germany.svg Flag of the Netherlands.svg Flag of Italy.svg 0 NC
Ret
1953 Flag of Argentina.svg 48-star U S flag.svg Flag of the Netherlands.svg Flag of Belgium.svg Flag of France.svg Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Flag of Germany.svg Flag of Switzerland.svg Flag of Italy.svg 0 NC
Ret
1954 Flag of Argentina.svg 48-star U S flag.svg Flag of Belgium.svg Flag of France.svg Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Flag of Germany.svg Flag of Switzerland.svg Flag of Italy.svg link 0 NC
14th
1955 Flag of Argentina.svg Flag of Monaco.svg 48-star U S flag.svg Flag of Belgium.svg Flag of the Netherlands.svg Flag of France.svg Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Flag of Germany.svg Flag of Switzerland.svg Flag of Italy.svg Flag of Spain 1945 1977.svg 8 7th
1st C C C C
1956 Flag of Argentina.svg Flag of Monaco.svg 48-star U S flag.svg Flag of Belgium.svg Flag of France.svg Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Flag of Germany.svg Flag of Italy.svg 0 NC
6th


Key
Symbol Meaning Symbol Meaning
1st Winner Ret Retired
2nd Podium finish DSQ Disqualified
3rd DNQ Did not qualify
5th Points finish DNPQ Did not pre-qualify
14th Non-points finish TD Test driver
NC Non-classified finish (<90% race distance) DNS Did not start
Italics Scored point(s) for Fastest Lap [+] More Symbols

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