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Helmet of Dave Charlton

Flag of South Africa Dave Charlton

full name David William Charlton nationality South African born October 27, 1936 hometown Brotton, Yorkshire, United Kingdom died February 24, 2013 place of death Johannesburg

Racing highlights

19763rdSouth African Philips Car Sound Atlantic Championship
19752ndFormula 1 South Africa
19741stFormula 1 South Africa
19731stFormula 1 South Africa
19721stFormula 1 South Africa
19711stFormula 1 South Africa
19711stFormula 1 25th Anniversary Trophy
19701stFormula 1 South Africa
19701stMozambique Grand Prix
19661stFormula Vee South Africa
19661stGovernor General Cup

Racing career summary

Races entered131
Wins47
Podiums75
Pole positions39
Fastest laps18
Race win percentage35.9%
Podium percentage57.3%

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.

1977Racing12 races0 wins4 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1976Racing10 races1 win6 podiums1 pole positions? fastest race laps
1975Racing10 races2 wins8 podiums1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
1974Racing12 races6 wins10 podiums6 pole position3 fastest race laps
1973Racing15 races10 wins10 podiums10 pole position2 fastest race laps
1972Racing19 races9 wins12 podiums10 pole position5 fastest race laps
1971Racing20 races9 wins10 podiums6 pole position6 fastest race laps
1970Racing14 races8 wins10 podiums5 pole position2 fastest race laps
1969Racing9 races1 win3 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1968Racing4 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1967Racing3 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1966Racing2 races1 win1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1965Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1962Racing0 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of Dave Charlton

1977 Formula Atlantic South Africa

PositionPointsTeam
6th23Team Lucky Strike
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
12040?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 76B-19 (Ford BDA Swindon)

1976 South African Philips Car Sound Atlantic Championship

PositionPointsTeam
3rd39
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10161?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1975 World Championship of F1 Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
0Lucky Strike Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
McLaren M23Cosworth DFV 3.0Goodyear

1975 Formula 1 South Africa

PositionPointsTeam
2nd54
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
9281?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
McLaren M23 (Ford Cosworth DFV)

1974 World Championship of F1 Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
0Scribante Lucky Strike Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
McLaren M23Cosworth DFV 3.0Goodyear

1974 Formula 1 South Africa

PositionPointsTeam
1st67Scuderia Scribante
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1161063
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
McLaren M23 (Cosworth)

1973 World Championship of Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
0Scribante Lucky Strike Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 72DCosworth DFV 3.0Firestone

1973 Formula 1 South Africa

PositionPointsTeam
1st93Scuderia Scribante
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
121010102
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 72D (Cosworth)

1973 Springbok Trophy Series

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
GRD S73 (Ford)

1972 World Championship of Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
0Lucky Strike Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 72DCosworth DFV 3.0Firestone

1972 Formula 1 South Africa

PositionPointsTeam
1st90Scuderia Scribante
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1199105
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 72D (Cosworth)

1972 Springbok Trophy Series

PositionPointsTeam
4th31Lucky Strike Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
50300
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevron B21
March 735

1971 World Championship of Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
0Motor Racing Developments, Gold Leaf Team Lotus
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Brabham BT33Cosworth DFV 3.0Goodyear
Lotus 72DCosworth DFV 3.0Firestone

1971 Formula 1 South Africa

PositionPointsTeam
1st72
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
127854
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 49C (Cosworth)
Lotus 72D (Cosworth)

1971 Formula 1 25th Anniversary Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
1st0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11111
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 72D (Cosworth)

1971 Springbok Trophy Series

PositionPointsTeam
0Piper
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
51101
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 917K
Chevron B19

1970 World Championship of Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
0Scuderia Scribante
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 49CCosworth DFV 3.0Firestone

1970 Formula 1 South Africa

PositionPointsTeam
1st69
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
107852
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 49C (Cosworth)

1970 Mozambique Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
1st0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
111??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 49C (Ford)

1970 Springbok - Shell Drivers Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
2010?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Alfa Romeo T33/2 Spyder
Lola T210

1969 Formula 1 South Africa

PositionPointsTeam
7th19
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
71300
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola T140 (Chevrolet)

1969 Springbok Trophy Series

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Alfa Romeo GTV

1968 World Championship of Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
0Scuderia Scribante
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Brabham BT11Repco 3.0Firestone

1968 Formula 1 South Africa

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Brabham BT11 (Repco)

1968 Springbok Trophy Series

PositionPointsTeam
0Jackie Epstein
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola T70 Mk 3 GT

1967 World Championship of Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
0Scuderia Scribante
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Brabham BT11Coventry Climax 2.8Firestone

1967 Governor General Cup

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
100??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Brabham BT11 (Repco)

1967 Springbok Trophy Series

PositionPointsTeam
0Sidney Taylor
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola T70 Mk2

1966 South African GP

PositionPointsTeam
4th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Brabham BT11 (Climax)

1966 Governor General Cup

PositionPointsTeam
1st0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
111??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Brabham BT11 (Climax)

1966 Formula Vee South Africa

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

1965 World Championship of Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
0Ecurie Tomahawk
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 20Ford 1.5Dunlop

1965 Springbok Trophy Series

PositionPointsTeam
0Team Thompson Bros
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 23

1962 Formula 1 Rand Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
0Ecurie Tomahawk
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 20Ford
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