Mel Hansen from United States in Motorsport. Full information

Mel Hansen is race driver from United States. Born 7th July 1911, dead 5th June 1963 at age 51. Participant of AAA National Motor Car Championship. Participant of Indy 500. During the performances, he earned 1508 points.

First race: 1939 Indianapolis 500
First win: 1948 Atlanta 100
Last win: 1949 Springfield 100
Last race: 1949 Du Quoin 100

Top 5 main opponents on the track:

Paul Russo
Walt Brown
Charles Van Acker
Emil Andres
Rex Mays

All the years that Mel Hansen took part in Motorsport

AAA National Motor Car Championship

Year Points Position Wins Poles
1939 0 38 0 0
1940 275 9 0 0
1941 0 33 0 0
1946 100 21 0 0
1947 162 25 0 0
1948 220 22 1 0
1949 376 15 1 2

List of tracks where Mel Hansen raced

Track Best Race Position Best position in qualification Total Races
Indianapolis 8 5 7
Langhorne 8 2 1
Springfield 1 1 4
Milwaukee 4 1 7
Lakewood Park 1 6 1
Du Quoin 11 2 3
Trenton 2 3 1

Mel Hansen: List of all wins

Year Team Race
1948 Carter Atlanta 100
1949 Bowes Seal Fast Springfield 100

List of teams Mel Hansen was a part of

Team Best Race Position Best position in qualification Total Races
Harry Hartz 8 5 2
Bowes Seal Fast 1 1 4
Ray T Brady 20 25 1
Paul Weirick 14 4 4
Thorne Engineering 19 14 1
Overton A Phillips 13 26 1
Frank T Griswold 15 30 1
William Schoof 8 2 1
Lou Fageol 29 21 1
Ross Page 11 27 1
Robert J Flavell 27 29 1
Steve Truchan 11 2 1
Tucker Partner 4 2 3
Howard Iddings 11 15 1
Speedway Cocktail 11 5 3
Carter 1 6 1

List of all the cars Mel Hansen drove

Shaw FD

Offenhauser

Best Race Position: 19
Best position in qualification: 14
Total Races: 1

Alfa Romeo Tipo B (P3)

Alfa Romeo SC

Best Race Position: 15
Best position in qualification: 30
Total Races: 1

Miller FD

Miller SC

Best Race Position: 8
Best position in qualification: 5
Total Races: 2

Bugatti ? 1941

Miller

Best Race Position: 13
Best position in qualification: 26
Total Races: 1

Miller FD

Offenhauser

Best Race Position: 29
Best position in qualification: 21
Total Races: 1

Kurtis Kraft ?? 1946

Duray SC

Best Race Position: 11
Best position in qualification: 27
Total Races: 1

Adams ? 1947

Sparks

Best Race Position: 27
Best position in qualification: 29
Total Races: 1

Wetteroth ? 1947

Offenhauser

Best Race Position: 8
Best position in qualification: 2
Total Races: 1

Lencki ? 1947

Lencki

Best Race Position: 4
Best position in qualification: 2
Total Races: 3

Adams ? 1948

Sparks

Best Race Position: 14
Best position in qualification: 17
Total Races: 2

Adams ?? 1933

Offenhauser SC

Best Race Position: 18
Best position in qualification: 4
Total Races: 1

Wetteroth ? 1948

Offenhauser

Best Race Position: 1
Best position in qualification: 6
Total Races: 1

Lencki ? 1948

Lencki

Best Race Position: 11
Best position in qualification: 5
Total Races: 3

? ? 1948

Offenhauser

Best Race Position: 11
Best position in qualification: 2
Total Races: 2

Adams ? 1949

Sparks

Best Race Position: 20
Best position in qualification: 25
Total Races: 1

Meyer ? 1949

Offenhauser

Best Race Position: 11
Best position in qualification: 15
Total Races: 1

Lesovsky ? 1949

Offenhauser

Best Race Position: 1
Best position in qualification: 1
Total Races: 1

? ? 1949

Offenhauser

Best Race Position: 2
Best position in qualification: 1
Total Races: 3