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Formula Atlantic South Africa

Driver Information

nationality
South African
birthday
19 Apr 1939
hometown
Johannesburg
died
14 Sep 2023
Sydney, NSW, Australia
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Driver Information

nationality
South African
birthday
19 Apr 1939
hometown
Johannesburg
died
14 Sep 2023
Sydney, NSW, Australia
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Competitors

Career Overview

year
series
team
points
position
1977
Team Wrangler
8
9th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Chevron B34-08 (Ford BDA Swindon)
7
0
2
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
7
0
2
0
8
year
series
team
points
position
1977
Bill Patterson Holden
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Holden LX Torana SL/R 5000 A9X
Holden 5.0
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
8
0
1
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
8
0
1
0
14
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Chevrolet Firenza
2
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
2
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Chevrolet Firenza
5
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
5
0
0
0
0
27
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Ford Capri Perana
Ford V8
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Mazda M10A
6
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
6
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Alfa Romeo GTAm
5
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
5
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
1
0
1
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
1
4
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Alfa GT
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Alfa Romeo GTV
5
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
5
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
McLaren M7A
Cosworth DFV 3.0L
3
2
3
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
3
2
3
0
0
24
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
McLaren M7A
Cosworth DFV 3.0
Dunlop
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Ferrari Dino 206S
2
0
1
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
2
0
1
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Brabham BT24 (Repco)
2
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
2
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Cooper T79
Coventry Climax 2.8
Firestone
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Porsche 906
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Mustang
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
0
year
series
team
points
position
1966
Superformance Racing Team
2
40th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Ford Mustang
2
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
2
0
0
0
0
2
year
series
team
points
position
1966
Team Thompson Bros
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Alfa Romeo GTA
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Ford Mustang
Ford V8
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Ford Lotus Cortina
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Ford Lotus Cortina
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
year
series
team
points
position
1963
Superformance Racing Team
0
6th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Lotus 20
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
0
year
type
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest lap
1977
Racing
8
0
2
0
0
1976
Racing
8
0
1
0
?
1973
Racing
2
0
0
0
0
1972
Racing
5
0
0
0
0
1971
Racing
6
0
0
0
0
1970
Racing
6
0
1
0
0
1969
Racing
9
2
3
0
0
1968
Racing
5
0
1
0
0
1967
Racing
1
0
0
0
0
1966
Racing
3
0
0
0
0
1965
Racing
?
?
?
?
?
1964
Racing
?
?
?
?
?
1963
Racing
1
0
0
0
0

Racing Highlights

year
series
position
1970
Transvaal Production Car Championship
1st
1967
South African Touring Car Championship
1st
1966
South African Touring Car Championship
1st

DriverDB Top 100

pos
driver
championship
points
change
01
Formula 1
2198.45
-
02
Formula 1
2135.95
-
03
Formula 1
2028.35
-
04
Formula 1
2014.4
-
05
Intercontinental GT Challenge
2007.9
-
06
NASCAR Xfinity Series
1994.3
-
07
United Sports Car Championship - GTD
1989.65
-
08
Formula 1
1988.75
-
09
Intercontinental GT Challenge
1948.45
-
10
IndyCar
1944.1
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