Bob Christie (racing driver)

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Bob Christie
Born(1924-04-04)April 4, 1924
DiedJune 1, 2009(2009-06-01) (aged 85)
Formula One World Championship career
NationalityUnited States American
Active years19541960
TeamsKuzma, Kurtis Kraft, Lesovsky
Races7 (5 starts)
Championships0
Wins0
Podiums0
Career points0
Pole positions0
Fastest laps0
First race1954 Indianapolis 500
Last race1960 Indianapolis 500
 
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Bob Christie
Born(1924-04-04)April 4, 1924
DiedJune 1, 2009(2009-06-01) (aged 85)
Formula One World Championship career
NationalityUnited States American
Active years19541960
TeamsKuzma, Kurtis Kraft, Lesovsky
Races7 (5 starts)
Championships0
Wins0
Podiums0
Career points0
Pole positions0
Fastest laps0
First race1954 Indianapolis 500
Last race1960 Indianapolis 500

Bob Christie (born April 4, 1924, died June 1, 2009, Grants Pass, Oregon) was an American racecar driver.

Christie raced in the USAC Championship Car series in the 1956-1963 seasons, with 15 career starts, including every Indianapolis 500 race in that span. He finished in the top ten 5 times, with his best finish in 3rd position in 1959 at Daytona.

Indy 500 results[edit]

YearCarStartQualRankFinishLapsLedRetired
19565725142.23620131960Flagged
19579533139.77932131970Flagged
19586517142.25333141890Spun T3
19596524143.24413251090Rod bolt
19603814143.63819102000Running
19613216144.78224171320Piston
19622931146.3412930170Crash FS
19635218149.12316191260Crash T4
Totals11660
Starts8
Poles0
Front Row0
Wins0
Top 50
Top 101
Retired5

Complete Formula One World Championship results[edit]

(key)

YearEntrantChassisEngine1234567891011WDCPoints
1954ChristyLesovskyOffenhauser L4ARG
500
DNQ
BEL
FRA
GBR
GER
SUI
ITA
ESP
NC0
1955Dean Van LinesKuzma Indy RoadsterDodge V8ARG
MON
500
DNQ
BEL
NED
GBR
ITA
NC0
1956Helse / H.H. JohnsonKurtis Kraft 500DOffenhauser L4ARG
MON
500
13
BEL
FRA
GBR
GER
ITA
NC0
1957Jones & Maley CarsKurtis Kraft 500COffenhauser L4ARG
MON
500
13
FRA
GBR
GER
PES
ITA
NC0
1958Federal EngineeringKurtis Kraft 500COffenhauser L4ARG
MON
NED
500
14
BEL
FRA
GBR
GER
POR
ITA
MOR
NC0
1959Federal EngineeringKurtis Kraft 500COffenhauser L4MON
500
25
NED
FRA
GBR
GER
POR
ITA
USA
NC0
1960Federal EngineeringKurtis Kraft 500COffenhauser L4ARG
MON
500
10
NED
BEL
FRA
GBR
POR
ITA
USA
NC0