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Helmet of Colin Vandervell

Flag of Great Britain Colin Vandervell

nationality British age 78 years old born May 3, 1944 hometown Marylebone, London

Racing highlights

19731stYellow Pages British Formula Atlantic Championship
19732ndBP British Formula Atlantic Series
19732ndI Coppa di Santamonica
19722ndFormula 3 Britain BRSCC Motor Sport / Shell
19712ndMCD North Central Lombard British Formula 3
19702ndEuropean Formula Ford Championship
19701stLes Leston Formula Ford Championship

Racing career summary

Races entered105
Wins24
Podiums47
Pole positions7
Fastest laps2
Race win percentage22.9%
Podium percentage44.8%

Driver relations

Cousin of Micki Chittenden.

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.

Driver comparisons

The latest Head-to-Head comparisons generated for Colin Vandervell.

Colin Vandervell vs. Rikky von Opel

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.

1979Racing6 races1 win1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1977Racing10 races1 win5 podiums1 pole positions1 fastest race lap
1976Racing9 races1 win2 podiums0 pole position1 fastest race lap
1973Racing29 races4 wins17 podiums5 pole position0 fastest race laps
1972Racing8 races3 wins7 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1971Racing16 races1 win2 podiums1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
1970Racing17 races12 wins12 podiums? pole position? fastest race laps
1969Racing10 races1 win1 podium? pole position? fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of Colin Vandervell

1979 Tricentrol British Saloon Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
23rd16
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
61100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford Capri III

1977 Tricentrol British Saloon Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
13th17
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
101511
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford Capri II

1976 Keith Prowse RAC British Saloon Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
28
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
91201
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford Capri II

1973 Formula 2 Europe

PositionPointsTeam
9th12Vandervell Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
90100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 732 (BMW)

1973 BP British Formula Atlantic Series

PositionPointsTeam
2nd79Team Triplex
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
133103?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 73B (Ford BDA Smith)

1973 Yellow Pages British Formula Atlantic Championship

PositionPointsTeam
1st92Team Triplex
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
6152?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 73B (Ford BDA Smith)

1973 I Coppa di Santamonica

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0Brian Lewis Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 732 (BMW)

1972 Formula 3 Britain BRSCC Motor Sport / Shell

PositionPointsTeam
2nd44Potterton International
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ensign LNF3 (Ford)

1972 Castrol Escort Mexico Challenge Series

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
83700
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford Escort Mexico

1971 MCD North Central Lombard British Formula 3

PositionPointsTeam
2nd63
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1971 Shell Super Oil British F3 Championship

PositionPointsTeam
4th25Bell & Colvill Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
151210
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Brabham BT35 (Ford)
Click to show race results for Shell Super Oil British F3 Championship 1971.

1971 Castrol Escort Mexico Challenge Series

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

1970 Les Leston Formula Ford Championship

PositionPointsTeam
1st0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
171212??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Merlyn Mk11A

1970 European Formula Ford Championship

PositionPointsTeam
2nd42
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Merlyn Mk11A (Rowland)

1969 Les Leston Formula Ford Championship

PositionPointsTeam
5th29
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1011??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 61
Merlyn Mk 11A
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