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Helmet of Bill Patterson

Flag of Australia Bill Patterson

nationality Australian born August 30, 1923 died January 10, 2010 place of death Melbourne, Australia

Racing highlights

19623rdAustralian Drivers Championship
19611stAustralian Drivers Championship
19603rdAustralian Drivers Championship
19571stAustralian Grand Prix

Racing career summary

Races entered34
Wins7
Podiums13
Pole positions4
Fastest laps4
Race win percentage20.6%
Podium percentage38.2%

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.

1965Racing0 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1964Racing3 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1963Racing3 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1962Racing5 races0 wins2 podiums0 pole position1 fastest race lap
1961Racing6 races3 wins4 podiums3 pole position3 fastest race laps
1960Racing4 races1 win2 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1959Racing6 races2 wins3 podiums1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
1958Racing0 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1957Racing2 races1 win1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1956Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1955Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1953Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1950Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1948Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of Bill Patterson

1965 Australian Drivers Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Bill Patterson Motors
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cooper T51Coventry Climax 2.5

1965 Tasman Series

PositionPointsTeam
0Bill Patterson Motors
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cooper T53Coventry Climax 2.5

1964 Tasman Series

PositionPointsTeam
0Bill Patterson Motors
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
2000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cooper T53Coventry Climax 2.5

1964 Australian Drivers Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Bill Patterson Motors
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cooper T53Coventry Climax 2.5

1964 Australian Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
0Bill Patterson Motors
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cooper T53 (Climax)

1963 Australian Drivers Championship

PositionPointsTeam
6th10Bill Patterson Motors
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cooper T51Coventry Climax 2.5
Cooper T53Coventry Climax 2.5
Cooper T53Coventry Climax 2.8

1962 Australian Drivers Championship

PositionPointsTeam
3rd18Bill Patterson Motors
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
40201
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cooper T51Coventry Climax 2.5
Cooper T53Coventry Climax 2.5

1962 Australian Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
4th0Bill Patterson Motors
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cooper T51 (Climax)

1962 Sandown Park International

PositionPointsTeam
7th0Bill Patterson Motors
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cooper T51 (Climax)

1961 Australian Drivers Championship

PositionPointsTeam
1st51Bill Patterson Motors
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
53422
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cooper T51Coventry Climax 2.5

1961 Australian Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
4th0Bill Patterson Motors
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10011
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cooper T51 (Climax)

1961 Victorian Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
0000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cooper T51 (Climax)

1961 Warwick Farm 100

PositionPointsTeam
0Bill Patterson Motors
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cooper T51 (Climax)

1960 Australian Drivers Championship

PositionPointsTeam
3rd20Bill Patterson Motors
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
41200
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cooper T51Coventry Climax 2.0
Cooper T51Coventry Climax 2.2

1959 Australian Drivers Championship

PositionPointsTeam
4th33Bill Patterson Motors
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
62310
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cooper T43Coventry Climax 1.8
Cooper T51Coventry Climax 2.0

1959 Australian Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cooper (Climax)

1958 Australian Drivers Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Bill Patterson Motors
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cooper T39Coventry Climax 1.5
Cooper T43 Coventry Climax 1.7

1957 Australian Drivers Championship

PositionPointsTeam
10th4Ecurie Australie, Bill Patterson Motors
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
211??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 625Ferrari 3.0
Cooper T39Coventry Climax 1.5

1957 Australian Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
1st0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 625
Cooper T39 (Climax)

1956 Australian Tourist Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cooper T39 (Climax)

1955 Australian Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cooper Mk.V (JAP)

1953 Australian Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
17th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cooper Mk.V (JAP)

1950 Australian Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
MG TC

1948 Australian Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
MG TC
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