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Ronnie Bucknum

Ronnie Bucknum
Nationality 22px-Flag of the United States.png American
Years 1964 - 1966
Team(s) Honda
Races 11
Championships 0
Wins 0
Podiums 0
Poles 0
Fastest laps 0
First race 1964 German Grand Prix
First win
Last win
Last race 1966 Mexican Grand Prix |


Ronnie Bucknum (April 5, 1936 - April 23, 1992) was an American racecar driver.

Born in Alhambra, California, Bucknum died in San Luis Obispo, California following complications from diabetes. He was a Formula One driver who participated in 11 grands prix, debuting on August 2, 1964. He scored a total of 2 championship points.

After Formula One, Bucknum drove in the USAC Championship Car series, racing in the 1967-1970 seasons with 23 starts, including the Indianapolis 500 in 1968-1970. He finished in the top ten 10 times, with his one victory coming at Brooklyn in 1968.

He is the father of Jeff Bucknum, an Indy Racing League and American Le Mans Series driver.

Complete Formula One results

(Note: grands prix in bold denote points scoring races.)

Yr Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Team
1964 Hond MON DUT BEL FRA GBR DEU AUT ITA USA MEX Hond
1965 Hond SAF MON BEL FRA GBR DUT DEU ITA USA MEX Hond
1966 Hond MON BEL FRA GBR DUT DEU ITA USA MEX   Hond

Indy 500 results

Year Chassis Engine Start Finish
1966 Lola Chevrolet Failed to Qualify
1967 Gerhardt Ford Failed to Qualify
1968 Eagle Ford 19th 21st
1969 Eagle Offy 16th 30th
1970 Cecil Ford 27th 15st
1971 Vollstedt Ford Failed to Qualify