Rocky Moran

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IMSA Del Mar Grand Prix - October 1990
Moran at the 2014 Indianapolis 500.

Rocky Moran, Sr. (born February 3, 1950 in Pasadena, California) is a retired American race car driver. Moran, Sr. started three Indianapolis 500-mile (800 km) races (1988, 1989, and 1990 Indianapolis 500) with a best finish of 14th in 1989.[1]

Moran also teamed with P. J. Jones and Mark Dismore to win the 1993 24 Hours of Daytona event.[2]

Moran is the father of racer Rocky Moran, Jr.. With his son, Moran, Sr. opened the Moran Raceway kart track in Beaumont, California in June of 2003.[3] One mile in length the track boasted 19 turns, 860ft. long straight, and a top speed by 125cc shifter karts of nearly 100 mph. There were six different track configurations, however most preferred to run the full distance. In 2007, the track was closed.

American Open-Wheel racing results[edit]

PPG Indycar Series[edit]

(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position)

Year Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 Rank Points
1981 All American Racers PHX
MIL
ATL
ATL
MCH
RIV
MIL
MCH
WGL
6
MEX
PHX
26th 16
1985 Leader Card Racing LBH
15
INDY
MIL
POR
DNQ
MEA
DNQ
CLE
MCH
ROA
POC
MDO
SAN
MCH
LAG
PHX
MIA
45th 0
1986 Gohr Racing PHX
LBH
INDY
MIL
POR
MEA
13
CLE
16
TOR
MCH
POC
25
MDO
25
SAN
MCH
DNQ
ROA
21
LAG
15
PHX
21
MIA
16
36th 0
1987 Gohr Racing LBH
13
PHX
39th 0
Walther INDY
DNQ
MIL
POR
MEA
CLE
TOR
MCH
POC
ROA
MDO
NAZ
LAG
MIA
1988 Gohr Racing PHX
LBH
6
MIL
POR
13
CLE
22
TOR
12
MEA
15
MCH
POC
MDO
13
ROA
17
NAZ
LAG
28
MIA
13
25th 9
A. J. Foyt Enterprises INDY
16
1989 Curb Racing PHX
LBH
INDY
14
MIL
DET
POR
CLE
MEA
TOR
MCH
POC
MDO
ROA
NAZ
38th 0
A. J. Foyt Enterprises LAG
28
1990 Gohr Racing PHX
LBH
INDY
25
MIL
DET
POR
CLE
MEA
TOR
MCH
DEN
VAN
MDO
ROA
NAZ
LAG
43rd 0
1992 Menard Racing SRF
PHX
LBH
INDY
DNQ
DET
POR
MIL
NHA
TOR
MCH
CLE
ROA
VAN
MDO
NAZ
LAG
NC -
1993 Team Losi SRF
PHX
LBH
INDY
DNQ
MIL
DET
POR
CLE
TOR
MCH
NHA
ROA
VAN
MDO
NAZ
LAG
NC -
1994 Burns Adcox Motor Sports SRF PHX
LBH
INDY
Wth1
MIL
DET
POR
CLE
TOR
MCH
MDO
NHA
VAN
ROA
NAZ
LAG
NC -
1 Did not appear

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Indy 500 Career Stats - Rocky Moran". Indianapolis Motor Speedway, LLC. Retrieved 22 December 2010. 
  2. ^ "GAINSCO/Bob Stallings Racing Ready for All-American Assault". Grand-AM Road Racing. 27 January 2010. Retrieved 22 December 2010. 
  3. ^ Holtzclaw, Kenneth M.; Mayor Jeff Fox (2007). Beaumont Images of America. Arcadia Publishing. ISBN 978-0-7385-4713-8.