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Flag of Australia Vern Schuppan

nationality Australian age 71 years old born March 19, 1943 hometown Booleroo Whyalla

Career summary

Helmet of Vern Schuppan
Races entered246
Wins21
Podiums63
Pole positions16
Fastest laps8
Race win percentage8.5%
Podium percentage25.6%

Racing highlights

19863rdAll Japan Sports-Prototype Championship
19853rdAll Japan Sports-Prototype Championship
19843rdAll Japan Sports-Prototype Championship
19831stAll Japan Sports-Prototype Championship
19822ndLe Mans 24h - C class
19813rdIndianapolis 500
19782ndRothmans International Series
19772ndLe Mans 24h - Group 6 +2.0
19761stRothmans International Series
19761stMacau Grand Prix
19753rdLe Mans 24h - S 3.0
19741stMacau Grand Prix
19731stSingapore Grand Prix
19722ndMalaysian Grand Prix
19722ndSingapore Grand Prix
19711stFormula Atlantic BRSCC

Disclaimer: the data and summaries are all taken from the data available in the career details section further below on this page. If you know of things missing or have corrections, please log in and submit them.

Career overview – years in numbers

The following numbers are a summary of the more detailed information available in the Career details further below on the page. Seasons spanning over two years (for example 2013-14 championships) have their race results accounted for in the year the championship ends.

20131 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
19902 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
19898 races1 win3 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
19888 races0 wins1 podium3 pole position0 fastest race laps
198712 races1 win5 podiums1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
198610 races2 wins2 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
198512 races1 win2 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
19848 races1 win3 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
19837 races3 wins4 podiums1 pole positions1 fastest race lap
198210 races0 wins4 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
198110 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
19807 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
197920 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
197817 races0 wins2 podiums1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
197717 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
197615 races2 wins7 podiums0 pole position2 fastest race laps
197520 races0 wins4 podiums0 pole position1 fastest race lap
197422 races2 wins3 podiums1 pole positions4 fastest race laps
19737 races1 win1 podium2 pole position0 fastest race laps
197210 races2 wins5 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
197121 races5 wins14 podiums7 pole position? fastest race laps
19702 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of Vern Schuppan

201329thGoodwood Revival St. Marys Trophy
Car: Borgward Isabella TS
1990World Sports-Prototype Championship
1 race. 0 wins. 0 podiums. 0 pole positions. 0 fastest race laps.
Team Davey (Team Schuppan)
Car: Porsche 962C
1990All Japan Sports Prototype Car Endurance Championship
1 race. 0 wins. 0 podiums. 0 pole positions. 0 fastest race laps.
Omron Racing
Car: Porsche 962C
1989World Sports-Prototype Championship
2 races. 0 wins. 0 podiums. 0 pole positions. 0 fastest race laps.
Team Schuppan, Team Davey
Car: Porsche 962C
198910thLe Mans 24h - C1 class
Omron-Team Schuppan
Car: Porsche 962C
19895thAll Japan Sports Prototype Car Endurance Championship
5 races. 1 win. 3 podiums. 0 pole positions. 0 fastest race laps.
Omron Racing
Car: Porsche 962C
198890thWorld Sports-Prototype Championship
2 races. 0 wins. 0 podiums. 0 pole positions. 0 fastest race laps.
Porsche AG, Trust Engineering
Car: Porsche 962C
198820thAll Japan Sports Prototype Car Endurance Championship
5 races. 0 wins. 1 podiums. 3 pole positions. 0 fastest race laps.
Trust Racing
Car: Porsche 962C GTi
1988IMSA Camel GTP Championship
1 race. 0 wins. 0 podiums. 0 pole positions. 0 fastest race laps.
Dyson Racing
Car: Porsche 962
198767thWorld Sports-Prototype Championship
2 races. 0 wins. 0 podiums. 1 pole position. 0 fastest race laps.
Porsche AG, Trust Engineering
Car: Porsche 962C
19876thAll Japan Sports Prototype Car Endurance Championship
5 races. 0 wins. 3 podiums. 0 pole positions. 0 fastest race laps.
Trust Racing
Car: Porsche 962C
198718thIMSA Camel GTP Championship
5 races. 1 win. 2 podiums. 0 pole positions. 0 fastest race laps.
Dyson Racing, Bob Akin Motor Racing
Car: Porsche 962
198647thWorld Sports-Prototype Championship
3 races. 0 wins. 0 podiums. 0 pole positions. 0 fastest race laps.
Rothmans Porsche, Joest Racing, Trust Engineering
Cars: Porsche 962C, Porsche 956
19863rdAll Japan Sports-Prototype Championship
5 races. 2 wins. 2 podiums. 0 pole positions. 0 fastest race laps.
Trust Racing
Car: Porsche 956
1986IMSA Camel GTP Championship
2 races. 0 wins. 0 podiums. 0 pole positions. 0 fastest race laps.
Group 44
Car: Jaguar XJR-7
198519thFIA World Endurance Championship
5 races. 0 wins. 1 podiums. 0 pole positions. 0 fastest race laps.
Richard Lloyd Racing, Rothmans Porsche, Trust Engineering
Cars: Porsche 956, Porsche 962C
19853rdAll Japan Sports-Prototype Championship
5 races. 1 win. 1 podiums. 0 pole positions. 0 fastest race laps.
Trust Racing
Car: Porsche 956
1985British Touring Car Championship
1 race. 0 wins. 0 podiums. 0 pole positions. 0 fastest race laps.
Mitsubishi Colt Racing
Car: Colt Starion Turbo
1985IMSA Camel GTP Championship
1 race. 0 wins. 0 podiums. 0 pole positions. 0 fastest race laps.
Hendricks Motorsport
Car: Chevrolet Corvette GTP
19843rdAll Japan Sports-Prototype Championship
2 races. 1 win. 2 podiums. 0 pole positions. 0 fastest race laps.
Trust Racing Team
Car: Porsche 956
198422ndFIA World Endurance Championship
6 races. 0 wins. 1 podiums. 0 pole positions. 0 fastest race laps.
Brun Motorsport, Kremer Racing, Richard Lloyd Racing, Rothmans Porsche, Trust Engineering
Car: Porsche 956
1983Formula 3 Macau GP
Neil Trundle Racing
Car: Ralt RT3 (Toyota)
19831stAll Japan Sports-Prototype Championship
2 races. 2 wins. 2 podiums. 1 pole position. 1 fastest race laps.
Trust Racing Team
Car: Porsche 956
198316thEuropean Endurance Championship
0 races. 0 wins. 0 podiums. 0 pole positions. 0 fastest race laps.
Kremer Racing, Rothamns Porsche
Car: Porsche 956
19839thFIA World Endurance Championship
4 races. 1 win. 2 podiums. 0 pole positions. 0 fastest race laps.
Kremer Racing, Rothmans Porsche, Trust Engineering
Car: Porsche 956
198230thPPG Indy Car World Series
3 races. 0 wins. 0 podiums. 0 pole positions. ? fastest race laps.
Cars: Penske PC-9B (Cosworth), March 82C (Cosworth)
19829thFIA World Endurance Championship
3 races. 0 wins. 2 podiums. 0 pole positions. 0 fastest race laps.
Rothmans Porsche
Car: Porsche 956
– 1981-8210thUSAC Gold Crown Championship
2 races. 0 wins. 1 podiums. 0 pole positions. 0 fastest race laps.
Red Roof Inns
Car: McLaren (Cosworth)
1982IMSA Camel GT Championship
1 race. 0 wins. 0 podiums. 0 pole positions. 0 fastest race laps.
Car: Porsche 935 Turbo
19822ndLe Mans 24h - C class
Rothmans Porsche System
Car: Porsche 956
198136thPPG Indy Car World Series
4 races. 0 wins. 0 podiums. 0 pole positions. ? fastest race laps.
Red Roof Inns
Cars: McLaren (Cosworth TC), March (Cosworth TC)
1981262ndWorld Championship for Drivers and Makes
2 races. 0 wins. 0 podiums. 0 pole positions. 0 fastest race laps.
Porsche System, BMW North America
1981James Hardie 1000
Holden Dealer Team
Car: Holden Commodore VC
1981Macau Grand Prix
Equipe 66
Car: March 81A (Ford BDA)
19814thHang Ten 400
Holden Dealer Team
Car: Holden VC Commodore
19813rdIndianapolis 500
Red Roof Inns
Car: McLaren (Cosworth TC)
198010thPPG Indy Car World Series
4 races. 0 wins. 0 podiums. 0 pole positions. ? fastest race laps.
Cars: Wildcat (DGS), Wildcat (Offenhauser), McLaren (Cosworth)
19805thXXVII Macau Grand Prix
Theodore Racing Team
Car: March 722
1980SCCA Citicorp Can-Am Challenge
2 races. 0 wins. 0 podiums. 0 pole positions. 0 fastest race laps.
Vern Schuppan
Car: Tiga CA80 (Chevrolet)
197914thSCCA/CART Indy Car Series
8 races. 0 wins. 0 podiums. 0 pole positions. ? fastest race laps.
Cars: Wildcat (Offenhauser TC), Wildcat (DGS)
19798thRothmans International Series
4 races. 0 wins. 0 podiums. 0 pole positions. 0 fastest race laps.
Ansett Team Elfin
Car: Elfin MR8-C (Chevrolet)
197919thLumbermens 500 North American Sports Car Championship
1979XXVI Macau Grand Prix
Theodore Racing
Car: March 792 (Ford BDA Smith)
19798thSCCA Citicorp Can-Am Challenge
5 races. 0 wins. 1 podiums. 0 pole positions. 0 fastest race laps.
Theodore Racing
Car: Elfin MR8A (Chevrolet)
19795thLe Mans 24h - Group 6 +2.0
Grand Touring Cars Inc.
Car: Mirage M10 (Ford Cosworth)
197838thUSAC National Championship
3 races. 0 wins. 0 podiums. 0 pole positions. ? fastest race laps.
Fletcher Racing
Cars: Lightning (Cosworth TC), Lightning (Offenhauser TC)
19782ndRothmans International Series
4 races. 0 wins. 2 podiums. 1 pole position. 0 fastest race laps.
Ansett Team Elfin
Car: Elfin MR8-C (Chevrolet V8)
19785thHardie-Ferodo 1000
Bryan Byrt Ford
Car: Ford XC Falcon Cobra
1978Formula 1 Australia
1 race. 0 wins. 0 podiums. ? pole positions. ? fastest race laps.
Car: Elfin MR8 (Chevrolet)
197810thSCCA Citicorp Can-Am Challenge
7 races. 0 wins. 0 podiums. 0 pole positions. 0 fastest race laps.
Vern Schuppan/Robert Boxx
Car: Elfin MR8A (Chevrolet)
19785thLe Mans 24h - Group 6 +2.0
Grand Touring Cars
Car: Mirage M9 (Renault)
1977Formula 1
3 races. 0 wins. 0 podiums. 0 pole positions. 0 fastest race laps.
Team Surtees
Car: Surtees TS19 (Ford Cos. DFV 3.0 V8)
197719thUSAC National Championship
7 races. 0 wins. 0 podiums. 0 pole positions. ? fastest race laps.
Wildcat Racing, Alex Morales, Jerry O'Connell
Cars: Eagle (Offenhauser TC), Lightning (Offenhauser TC), Wildcat (Offenhauser)
197711thRothmans International Series
4 races. 0 wins. 0 podiums. 0 pole positions. 0 fastest race laps.
Ansett Team Elfin
Car: Elfin MR8-C (Chevrolet)
1977Hardie-Ferodo 1000
Bryan Byrt Ford
Car: Ford Falcon XB GT
1977SCCA Molson Diamond Citicorp Can-Am Challenge Can-Am Challenge
1 race. 0 wins. 0 podiums. 0 pole positions. 0 fastest race laps.
Car: Elfin MR8 (Chevrolet)
19772ndLe Mans 24h - Group 6 +2.0
Grand Touring Cars
Car: Mirage GR8 (Renault)
1976USAC National Championship
1 race. 0 wins. 0 podiums. 0 pole positions. ? fastest race laps.
All American Racers
Car: Eagle (Offenhauser TC)
19766thSCCA/USAC F5000 Championship
7 races. 0 wins. 2 podiums. 0 pole positions. 1 fastest race laps.
All American Racers
Cars: Eagle 755 (Chevrolet), Lola T332 (Chevrolet)
19761stRothmans International Series
3 races. 1 win. 3 podiums. 0 pole positions. 1 fastest race laps.
Theodore Racing
Car: Lola T332 HU37 (Chevrolet)
1976Hardie-Ferodo 1000
Moffat Ford Dealers
Car: Ford Falcon XB GT
1976Formula 1 Australia
1 race. 0 wins. 1 podiums. 0 pole positions. ? fastest race laps.
Ansett Team Elfin
Car: Elfin MR8-C (Chevrolet V8)
19761stMacau Grand Prix
Theodore Racing
Car: Ralt
19764thLe Mans 24h - S 3.0
Grand Touring Cars Inc.
Car: Mirage GR8 (Ford Cosworth)
1975Formula 1
1 race. 0 wins. 0 podiums. 0 pole positions. 0 fastest race laps.
Embassy Racing with Graham Hill
Car: Hill GH1 (Ford Cos. DFV 3.0 V8)
1975Formula 2000 Japan
1 race. 0 wins. 0 podiums. 0 pole positions. ? fastest race laps.
Car: Ralt RT1 (Hart)
1975Formula 1 Race of Champions
Car: Lola T332 (Chevrolet)
197510thFormula 5000 Europe
7 races. 0 wins. 2 podiums. 0 pole positions. 1 fastest race laps.
Theodore Racing
Car: Lola T332 (Chevrolet)
19758thSCCA/USAC F5000 Championship
6 races. 0 wins. 1 podiums. 0 pole positions. 0 fastest race laps.
All American Racers
Car: Eagle 755 (Chevrolet)
1975CASC Player's Challenge Series
3 races. 0 wins. 0 podiums. 0 pole positions. 0 fastest race laps.
Rick Shea Racing
Car: March 722 (Ford BDA Nicholson)
19753rdLe Mans 24h - S 3.0
Gulf Research Racing Co.
Car: Gulf-Mirage GR8 (Ford Cosworth)
1974Formula 1
5 races. 0 wins. 0 podiums. 0 pole positions. 0 fastest race laps.
Team Ensign
Car: Ensign N174 (Ford Cos. DFV 3.0 V8)
19747thFormula 5000 Europe
12 races. 1 win. 2 podiums. 1 pole position. 3 fastest race laps.
Sid Taylor, Chevron Racing Team VDS
Cars: Lola T332 (Chevrolet), Trojan T101 (Chevrolet), Chevron B28 (Chevrolet)
1974SCCA/USAC F5000 Championship
1 race. 0 wins. 0 podiums. 0 pole positions. 1 fastest race laps.
Car: Lola T332 (Chevrolet)
19741stMacau Grand Prix
Car: March 722
1974John Player British Formula Atlantic Series
1 race. 0 wins. 0 podiums. 0 pole positions. ? fastest race laps.
Theodore Racing
Car: March 722 (Ford BDA Richardson)
1974DRM (German Racing Championship)
1 race. 0 wins. 0 podiums. 0 pole positions. 0 fastest race laps.
Ford Gerstmann Racing
Car: Ford Capri RS
1974Le Mans 24h - S 3.0
Gulf Research Racing Co.
Car: Gulf-Mirage GR7 (Ford Cosworth)
1973Formula 2000 Japan
1 race. 0 wins. 0 podiums. 1 pole position. ? fastest race laps.
Singapore Airlines
Car: March 722 (Ford)
1973Formula 1 Race of Champions
Team BRM
Car: BRM P160
19739thFormula 1 BRDC International Trophy
Team BRM
Car: BRM P160E
1973Formula 2 Europe
1 race. 0 wins. 0 podiums. 0 pole positions. 0 fastest race laps.
Singapore Airlines
Car: March 722 (Ford BDA)
19731stSingapore Grand Prix
Started from pole position.
Singapore Airlines
Car: March 722 (Hart)
1973XX Grande Premio de Macau
Car: March 722
1973L&M F5000 Championship
1 race. 0 wins. 0 podiums. 0 pole positions. 0 fastest race laps.
Cars: Matich A51-002 (Repco Holden V8), McRae GM1-011 (Chevrolet V8)
1973Le Mans 24h - S 3.0
Gulf Research Racing
Car: Mirage M6 (Ford Cosworth)
1972Formula 1
0 races. 0 wins. 0 podiums. 0 pole positions. 0 fastest race laps.
Marlboro BRM
Car: BRM P153B
19725thYellow Pages British Formula Atlantic Championship
3 races. 2 wins. 3 podiums. 0 pole positions. ? fastest race laps.
Car: March 722 (Ford BDA Nicholson)
1972Rothmans 50,000
Malaya Singapore Racing
Car: March 722 (Ford)
19724thFormula 1 World Championship Victory Race
Marlboro BRM
Car: BRM P160
1972Formula 2 Europe
1 race. 0 wins. 0 podiums. 0 pole positions. 0 fastest race laps.
Malaya Singapore Airlines
Car: March 722 (Ford)
19725thXIX International Gold Cup
Car: BRM P153
1972Formula 2 Great Britain
1 race. 0 wins. 0 podiums. 0 pole positions. 0 fastest race laps.
Singapor Airlines
Car: March 722 (Ford)
19722ndMalaysian Grand Prix
Car: March 722
19722ndSingapore Grand Prix
Car: March
19711stYellow Pages British Formula Atlantic Championship
21 races. 5 wins. 14 podiums. 7 pole positions. ? fastest race laps.
Palliser Racing
Cars: Palliser WDB3 (Ford), Palliser WDB4 (Ford)
197012thEuropean Formula Ford Championship
? races. ? wins. ? podiums. ? pole positions. ? fastest race laps.
Car: Palliser WFD2 (BRM)
1970Brazilian Formula Ford 1600 - BUA Trophy
2 races. 0 wins. 0 podiums. 0 pole positions. ? fastest race laps.
Car: Merlyn Mk 11A (Ford)

Karting details – the karting career of Vern Schuppan

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