Paul "Potsy" Goacher (born April 8, 1917 in Anderson, Indiana, United States – died February 9, 1986 in Anderson) was a United States racing driver who entered four Indianapolis 500 races, two as reserve driver and two as the main driver, but did not start any of them. He holds the record for the most American Championship Car races entered but not started, with 10.

His first Indy 500, 1950, saw him pass the rookie test; in 1952 he made no attempts to qualify. As the main driver in a full entry, in 1953 he simply failed to qualify and in 1954 he crashed his car in practice. He made no further attempts to enter the Indy 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 Esmeralda / Leo Dobry Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 0 NC
1951 Did not compete in any F1 races
1952 Ludson Morris Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 0 NC
1953 Sid Street Motors Pankratz-Offenhauser 0 NC
1954 D-A Lubricants Racing Moore-Offenhauser 0 NC

Career Statistics[edit | edit source]

Entries 4
Starts 0
Pole Positions 0
Front Row Starts 0
Race Wins 0
Podiums 0
Fastest laps 0
Points 0
Laps Raced 0
Distance Raced 0 km (0 mi)
Races Led 0
Laps Led 0
Distance Led 0 km (0 mi)

Career Results[edit | edit source]

Complete Formula One results
Year 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 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
DNP
1951 Did not compete
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
DNP
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
DNQ
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 Flag of Spain 1945 1977.svg 0 NC
DNQ


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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