Bud Tingelstad

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Bud Tingelstad
Born (1928-04-04)April 4, 1928
Frazee, Minnesota
Died July 30, 1981(1981-07-30) (aged 53)
Indianapolis, Indiana
Formula One World Championship career
Nationality United States American
Active years 1960
Teams Trevis
Entries 1
Championships 0
Wins 0
Podiums 0
Career points 0
Pole positions 0
Fastest laps 0
First entry 1960 Indianapolis 500
Last entry 1960 Indianapolis 500

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

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 tenth in 1962. 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.

Indy 500 results[edit]

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 summary[edit]

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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