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Helmet of Bobby Olthoff

Flag of South Africa Bobby Olthoff

nationality South African born October 10, 1937 hometown Pretoria died April 18, 2004 place of death Salisbury, North Carolina, USA

Racing highlights

19642ndBritish Saloon Car Championship class B

Racing career summary

Races entered42
Wins3
Podiums14
Pole positions1
Fastest laps1
Race win percentage7.1%
Podium percentage33.3%

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.

1971Racing5 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1970Racing9 races0 wins4 podiums? pole position? fastest race laps
1969Racing9 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1968Racing2 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1965Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1964Racing8 races0 wins4 podiums0 pole position1 fastest race lap
1963Racing6 races3 wins4 podiums1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
1962Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1961Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of Bobby Olthoff

1971 Formula 1 South Africa

PositionPointsTeam
13th3
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
5000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
McLaren M10A (Ford)

1970 Formula 1 South Africa

PositionPointsTeam
4th23
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
904??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
McLaren M10A (Ford)

1969 Formula 1 South Africa

PositionPointsTeam
8th18
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
90100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
McLaren M3A (Ford)

1968 Formula 1 South Africa

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
McLaren M3A (Ford)

1965 Springbok Trophy Series - Group A

PositionPointsTeam
0David Prophet Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
McLaren M1AFord

1965 Springbok Trophy Series

PositionPointsTeam
0David Prophet Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
McLaren M1A

1964 BRSCC British Saloon Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
5th24John Willment Automobiles
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
70200
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford Lotus Cortina

1964 European Touring Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0John Willment Automobiles
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford Cortina GT

1964 British Saloon Car Championship class B

PositionPointsTeam
2nd24John Willment Automobiles
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
70401
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford Lotus Cortina

1964 Guards Trophy Brands Hatch

PositionPointsTeam
16th0Jeff Uren
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Shelby Cobra

1963 BRSCC British Saloon Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
7th28John Willment Automobiles
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
51110
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford Cortina GT
Ford Galaxie

1963 31st Grand Prix of Endurance 24 Hours of Le Mans Class P 1.15

PositionPointsTeam
0Donald Healey Motor Company
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Austin-Healey Sebring SpriteBMC 1.1

1963 British Saloon Car Championship class B

PositionPointsTeam
5th20John Willment Automobiles
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
32300
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford Cortina GT

1962 30th Grand Prix of Endurance 24 Hours of Le Mans Class GT 3.0

PositionPointsTeam
0Ecurie Chiltern
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Austin-Healey 3000BMC 2.9

1961 29th Grand Prix of Endurance 24 Hours of Le Mans Class S 2.0

PositionPointsTeam
0Ted Lund
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
MG A Twin CamBMC 1.8
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