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Helmet of Bob Jane

Flag of Australia Bob Jane

nationality Australian born December 18, 1929 hometown Brunswick died September 28, 2018

Racing highlights

19772ndAustralian Sports Sedan Series
19721stAustralian Touring Car Championship
19711stAustralian Touring Car Championship
19703rdAustralian Touring Car Championship
19643rdAustralian Touring Car Championship
19641stArmstrong 500 - Class C
19642ndAustralian Tourist Trophy
19631stAustralian GT Championship
19631stAustralian Touring Car Championship
19631stArmstrong 500 - Class C
19621stAustralian Touring Car Championship
19621stArmstrong 500 - Class B
19622ndAustralian Tourist Trophy
19611stArmstrong 500 - Class B
19613rdAustralian Tourist Trophy
19603rdArmstrong 500 - Class D
19593rdAustralian Tourist Trophy

Racing career summary

Races entered88
Wins18
Podiums34
Pole positions12
Fastest laps7
Race win percentage20.5%
Podium percentage38.6%

Driver relations

Brother of Bill Jane. Father of Rodney Jane. Father of Robert Jane. Uncle of Kim Jane.

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.

1981Racing4 races2 wins2 podiums2 pole position4 fastest race laps
1980Racing7 races1 win2 podiums1 pole positions? fastest race laps
1977Racing12 races0 wins2 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1976Racing2 races? wins? podiums? pole position? fastest race laps
1975Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1974Racing3 races0 wins0 podiums1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
1973Racing3 races0 wins0 podiums1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
1972Racing8 races4 wins7 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1971Racing8 races3 wins6 podiums3 pole position0 fastest race laps
1970Racing9 races0 wins4 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1969Racing3 races1 win1 podium1 pole positions? fastest race laps
1968Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1967Racing2 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1966Racing4 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1965Racing4 races0 wins0 podiums1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
1964Racing5 races1 win3 podiums0 pole position1 fastest race lap
1963Racing3 races3 wins3 podiums1 pole positions1 fastest race lap
1962Racing3 races2 wins2 podiums1 pole positions1 fastest race lap
1961Racing3 races1 win1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1960Racing1 race0 wins1 podium? pole position? fastest race laps
1959Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums? pole position? fastest race laps
1958Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums? pole position? fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of Bob Jane

1981 Australian Sports Sedan Series

PositionPointsTeam
9th5Bob Jane Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
42224
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet Monza

1980 Australian Sports Sedan Championship

PositionPointsTeam
19th2
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
7121?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet Monza

1977 Hardie-Ferodo 1000

PositionPointsTeam
0Bob Jane T-Marts
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Holden Torana LX SS A9X Hatchback

1977 Australian Sports Sedan Series

PositionPointsTeam
2nd40Bob Jane 2UW Racing Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1102?0
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Holden Monaro HQ

1976 Australian Sports Sedan Series

PositionPointsTeam
9th6
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
2????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Holden HQ Monaro GTS 350

1975 Australian Touring Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Bob Jane Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Holden LH Torana L34

1974 Australian Touring Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
24th2
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
2001?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Holden LJ Torana XU-1

1974 Hardie-Ferodo 1000

PositionPointsTeam
0Bob Jane Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Holden Torana LH SLR 5000 L34

1973 Hardie-Ferodo 1000

PositionPointsTeam
4th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Holden Torana LJ XU1

1973 Australian Touring Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
23rd4Bob Jane Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
2001?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Holden LJ Torana XU-1
Chevrolet Camaro

1972 Australian Touring Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
1st76Bob Jane Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
8470?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet Camaro ZL 1

1971 Australian Touring Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
1st43Bob Jane Racing Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
7363?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet Camaro ZL1

1971 Hardie-Ferodo 500

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Holden LC Torana GTR XU-1

1970 Australian Touring Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
3rd28 Shell Racing Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
7040?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford Mustang

1970 Australian Sports Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
8th3Bob Jane Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
100??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford Mustang

1970 Sandown Three Hour 250

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
100??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Holden LC Torana GTR XU-1

1969 Australian Touring Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
6th9Bob Jane Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
3111?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford Mustang

1968 Australian Touring Car Championship

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

1967 Australian Touring Car Championship

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

1967 Gallaher 500

PositionPointsTeam
18th0Ford Australia
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
100??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford XR Falcon GT

1966 Tasman Series

PositionPointsTeam
0Autoland Parts Ltd.
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Elfin Mono 1 (Lotus)

1966 Formula 1 Australia

PositionPointsTeam
15th1Bob Jane Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Elfin Mono (Ford)

1966 Australian 1½ Litre Championship

PositionPointsTeam
6th8
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Elfin Mono Mk1 (Ford)

1965 Australian Touring Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10010
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford Mustang

1965 Tasman Series

PositionPointsTeam
0Bob Jane Autoland
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Elfin Mono Mk1 (Ford)

1965 Formula 1 Australia

PositionPointsTeam
13th2Bob Jane Autoland
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Elfin Mono Mk.1 (Ford)

1965 Australian Tourist Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
4th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
100??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Jaguar E-type

1964 Australian Touring Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
3rd0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10101
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Jaguar 3.8 Mk II

1964 Formula 1 Australia

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Elfin Mono Mk.1 (Ford)

1964 Armstrong 500 - Class C

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Ford Motor Company
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
111??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford Cortina Mk.I GT

1964 Australian Tourist Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
101??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Jaguar E-type

1964 Sandown 6 Hour - Class E

PositionPointsTeam
12th0Ford Motor Company
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford Cortina Lotus

1963 Australian Touring Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
1st0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11111
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Jaguar 4.1 Mk II

1963 Australian GT Championship

PositionPointsTeam
1st0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
111??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Jaguar E-Type

1963 Armstrong 500 - Class C

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Ford Motor Company
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
111??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford Cortina Mk.I GT

1962 Australian Touring Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
1st0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11111
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Jaguar 3.8 Mk II

1962 Armstrong 500 - Class B

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Ford Motor Company
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
111??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford XL Falcon

1962 Australian Tourist Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Maserati 300S

1962 Bathurst Six Hour Classic - Division C

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
100??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford XL Falcon

1961 Australian Touring Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Jaguar Mk II

1961 Australian GT Championship

PositionPointsTeam
4th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
100??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Maserati 300S

1961 Armstrong 500 - Class B

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Autoland Pty Ltd
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
111??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mercedes-Benz 220SE

1961 Australian Tourist Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
3rd0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Maserati 300S

1960 Armstrong 500 - Class D

PositionPointsTeam
3rd0Autoland
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
101??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford XK Falcon

1959 Formula 1 Australia

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
100??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Maserati 300S

1959 Australian Tourist Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
3rd0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Maserati 300S

1958 Formula 1 Australia

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
100??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Maserati 300S
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