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American Racing Drivers Club

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Series Overview
Alternatively Known As: USAC Eastern Regional Midget Series presented by ARDC (2017-2018); Ray's Yamaha Polaris Victory ARDC Midget Series (2003-2005); ARDC CARQUEST Midget Series (1996-1999)
Series Founded: 1940 Series active!
Car Style: Midget Region: Northeast
Quick Stats
Most Wins: Dutch Schaefer (78) Most Titles: Len Duncan (8)
Number of Races: 1517 Number of Drivers:
Project Status: AGIAGG
The Third Turn has full results for the American Racing Drivers Club for 2002-present and a list of every ARDC race & winner dating back to when records were kept in 1955. Unfortunately, it appears only champions will ever be readily available for the 1940-1954 seasons. If you have any more information you can help add to this archive, we encourage you to contact us.
Season Races Champion Margin Most Wins
1940 Bill Schindler
1941 Henry Banks
1945 Bill Schindler
1946 Bill Schindler
1947 George Rice
1948 Bill Schindler
1949 Mike Nazaruk
1950 Nick Fornoro
1951 Jiggs Peters
1952 Steve McGrath
1953 Cliff Riggott
1954 Vernon Land
1955 24 Len Duncan +155 Len Duncan (5)
1956 25 Dutch Schaefer +115 Dutch Schaefer (6)
1957 36 Dutch Schaefer +90 Bill Randall (6)
1958 33 Len Duncan +695 Len Duncan (8)
1959 37 Len Duncan +5 Len Duncan (5)
1960 38 Dutch Schaefer +145 Ernie McCoy (6)
1961 47 Len Duncan +430 Len Duncan (6)
1962 53 Len Duncan +565 Tony Bonadies (9)
1963 46 Len Duncan +620 Johnny Mann (6)
1964 45 Len Duncan +585 Len Duncan (11)
1965 36 Dutch Schaefer +490 Dutch Schaefer (12)
1966 47 Joe Csiki +200 Dutch Schaefer (14)
1967 39 Len Duncan +55 Dutch Schaefer (9)
1968 38 Johnny Coy +55 Johnny Coy (13)
1969 40 Johnny Coy +680 Johnny Coy (13)
1970 36 Tom McAndrew +80 Tom McAndrew (8)
1971 41 Johnny Coy +160 Johnny Coy (8)
1972 37 Johnny Coy +270 Johnny Coy (9)
1973 31 Leigh Earnshaw, Jr. +200 Leigh Earnshaw, Jr. (9)
1974 23 Leigh Earnshaw, Jr. +395 Leigh Earnshaw, Jr. (5)
1975 28 Leigh Earnshaw, Jr. +290 Leigh Earnshaw, Jr. & Jim Hettinger (5)
1976 19 Bob Cicconi +15 Bob Cicconi (4)
1977 29 Lenny Boyd +220 George Ferguson, Jr. (9)
1978 23 George Ferguson, Jr. +445 George Ferguson, Jr. (9)
1979 28 Hank Rogers, Jr. +395.5 Lenny Boyd (6)
1980 29 Leigh Earnshaw, Jr. +56 Hank Rogers, Jr. (13)
1981 20 Hank Rogers, Jr. +265 Hank Rogers, Jr. (12)
1982 17 Nokie Fornoro +99.5 Nokie Fornoro (5)
1983 14 Nokie Fornoro +304.5 Nokie Fornoro (8)
1984 8 Nokie Fornoro +56 Nokie Fornoro & Tom Bigelow (2)
1985 14 Nokie Fornoro +280 Nokie Fornoro (8)
1986 21 Nokie Fornoro +100 Nokie Fornoro (7)
1987 18 Brett Mowrey +400 John Heydenreich (5)
1988 14 Billy Hughes +370 Billy Hughes (4)
1989 14 Billy Hughes +295 John Heydenreich (6)
1990 11 Billy Hughes +303 Billy Hughes & John Heydenreich (3)
1991 16 Lou Cicconi, Jr. +150 Lou Cicconi, Jr. (5)
1992 13 Joey Coy +335 Drew Fornoro (4)
1993 10 Lou Cicconi, Jr. +50 Lou Cicconi, Jr. (4)
1994 19 Lou Cicconi, Jr. +45 Lou Cicconi, Jr. (9)
1995 17 Nokie Fornoro +288 Nokie Fornoro (7)
1996 18 Phil DiMario +16 Lou Cicconi, Jr. (7)
1997 17 Ed Stimely, Jr. +184 Lou Cicconi, Jr. (3)
1998 16 Bryan Kobylarz +1 Phil DiMario (4)
1999 16 Bryan Kobylarz +212 Bryan Kobylarz (5)
2000 18 Ray Bull Bryan Kobylarz & Ed Stimely, Jr. (4)
2001 16 Ray Bull Ray Bull (10)
2002 11 Ray Bull Ray Bull (4)
2003 10 Ray Bull +85 Ray Bull (5)
2004 17 Ray Bull +292 Ray Bull (11)
2005 22 Ray Bull +111 Steve Buckwalter (8)
2006 17 Andy Martin Ray Bull (5)
2007 20 Andy Martin Dave Ely (4)
2008 18 Randy Monroe, Jr. Steve Buckwalter (5)
2009 12 Frank Polimeda +128 Steve Buckwalter (5)
2010 22 Steve Buckwalter +88 Steve Buckwalter (10)
2011 20 Drew Heistand +169 Ryan Smith & Steve Buckwalter (4)
2012 19 Tim Buckwalter +68 Alex Bright (4)
2013 20 Trevor Kobylarz Steve Buckwalter (5)
2014 15 Steven Drevicki Alex Bright (5)
2015 18 Steven Drevicki +236 Ryan Greth & Tim Buckwalter (3)
2016 15 Alex Bright +78 Brenden Bright (5)
2017 14 Ryan Greth +122 Alex Bright (3)
2018 10 Alex Bright +45 Alex Bright (3)
2019 1 Steve Buckwalter (1)
2020 1 Steven Drevicki (1)