Paul Russo  United States

  • Full name Paul Russo
  • Birth date April 10, 1914
  • Birthplace Kenosha, Wisconsin, United States
  • Date of death February 13, 1976 (61 years 309 days)
  • Place of death Daytona Beach, Florida, United States
  • Relation Nephew - E Russo
  • Teams Kurtis Kraft, Nichels
World Championship Career
Year Car Race Start Won Pod Class Best Pole Front Best Lap Hat Pts Pos
1950 Nichels 1 1 0 0 1 9 0 0 19 0 0 0 -
1953 Kurtis Kraft 1 1 0 0 1 4 0 0 17 0 0 1.5 18
1954 Kurtis Kraft 1 1 0 0 1 8 0 0 32 0 0 0 -
1955 Kurtis Kraft 1 1 0 1 1 2 0 0 - 0 0 3 13
1956 Kurtis Kraft 1 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 8 1 0 1 27
1957 Kurtis Kraft 1 1 0 0 1 4 0 0 10 0 0 3 17
1958 Kurtis Kraft 1 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 14 0 0 0 -
1959 Kurtis Kraft 1 1 0 0 1 9 0 0 27 0 0 0 -
Total 8 8 0 1 6 2 0 0 8 1 0 8.5
Race Circuit Date
First race Indianapolis 500 Indianapolis May 30, 1950 Race results
Last race Indianapolis 500 Indianapolis May 30, 1959 Race results
Profile

Paul Rosso took part in eight Indianapolis 500s at the time they were included in the Formula One Championship, finishing fourth in 1957 and sharing a second place with Tony Bettenhausen in 1955. He was best known as a midget-car racer before World War Two and won three times in 85 starts in the AAA and USAC Championship Car series between 1940-41 and 1962.
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