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Helmet of David Kennedy

Flag of Ireland David Kennedy

nationality Irish age 69 years old born January 15, 1953 hometown Sligo

Racing highlights

19891stLe Mans 24h - IMSA class
19871stLe Mans 24h - IMSA class
19792ndAurora F1 Series
19761stTownsend Thoresen British Formula Ford Championship

Racing career summary

Races entered118
Wins7
Podiums23
Pole positions3
Fastest laps6
Race win percentage5.9%
Podium percentage19.5%

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.

1991Racing11 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1990Racing6 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1989Racing8 races1 win1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1988Racing9 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1987Racing8 races1 win1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1986Racing10 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1985Racing5 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1984Racing11 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1983Racing0 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1982Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1981Racing4 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1980Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1979Racing18 races4 wins12 podiums2 pole position3 fastest race laps
1978Racing8 races1 win3 podiums0 pole position1 fastest race lap
1977Racing16 races0 wins3 podiums1 pole positions2 fastest race laps
1976Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1975Racing1 race0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of David Kennedy

1991 Sportscar World Championship

PositionPointsTeam
19th16Mazdaspeed
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
50000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mazda 787BMazda 2.6 rotaryDunlop
Mazda 787Mazda 2.6 rotaryDunlop

1991 All Japan Sports Prototype Car Endurance Championship

PositionPointsTeam
18th20Mazdaspeed
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
60100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mazda 787B

1990 Le Mans 24h - IMSA class

PositionPointsTeam
0Mazdaspeed
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mazda 787B

1990 All Japan Sports Prototype Car Endurance Championship

PositionPointsTeam
31st5Mazdaspeed
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
50000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mazda 767B
Mazda 787

1989 World Sports Prototype Championship for Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
46th3Mazdaspeed
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
60000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mazda 767BMazda 2.6 rotaryDunlop

1989 Le Mans 24h - IMSA class

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Mazdaspeed
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mazda 767B

1989 All Japan Sports Prototype Car Endurance Championship

PositionPointsTeam
36th1Mazdaspeed
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mazda 767B

1988 Fuji Long Distance Series LD-1

PositionPointsTeam
9th13Mazdaspeed (B)
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
300??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mazda 757

1988 World Sports Prototype Championship for Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
80th4Mazdaspeed
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mazda 767Mazda 2.6 rotaryDunlop
Mazda 757Mazda 2.0 rotaryDunlop

1988 All Japan Sports Prototype Car Endurance Championship

PositionPointsTeam
27th12Mazdaspeed
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mazda 757
Mazda 767

1988 Asia-Pacific Touring Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Cosmo Oil
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW M3

1987 Le Mans 24h - IMSA class

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Mazdaspeed
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
111??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mazda 757

1987 World Sports-Prototype Championship

PositionPointsTeam
37th8Mazdaspeed
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mazda 757Mazda 2.0 rotaryDunlop
Mazda 757Mazda 2.6 rotaryDunlop

1987 All Japan Sports Prototype Car Endurance Championship

PositionPointsTeam
11th30Mazdaspeed
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
50000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mazda 757C

1986 World Sports-Prototype Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Mazdaspeed, Lucky Strike Team Schanche
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
50000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Argo JM19Zakspeed 1.9 turboGoodyear
Mazda 757Mazda 2.0 rotaryDunlop

1986 All Japan Sports-Prototype Championship

PositionPointsTeam
21st16Mazdaspeed
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mazda 757

1986 FIA Cup for Group C2 Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
0Martin Schanche Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
100??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Argo JM19Zakspeed 1.9 turboGoodyear

1986 European Touring Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
3Australian National Motor Racing Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Holden Commodore VK

1985 FIA World Endurance Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Mazdaspeed
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mazda 737CMazda 1.3 rotaryDunlop

1985 All Japan Sports-Prototype Championship

PositionPointsTeam
30th5Mazdaspeed
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mazda 737C

1985 Thundersports

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
De Cadenet (Cosworth)

1984 FIA World Endurance Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Mazdaspeed
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mazda 727CMazda 1.3 rotaryDunlop

1984 Trimoco RAC British Saloon Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
18th10BS Automotive
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
90100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW 635 CSi

1984 Thundersports

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
IBEC Cobra (Ford)

1984 British Touring Car Championship - class A

PositionPointsTeam
6th10
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
90100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW 635 CSi

1983 FIA World Endurance Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Peer Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford C100 (Cosworth)

1983 Thundersports

PositionPointsTeam
0Peer Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford C100

1982 FIA World Endurance Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Chevron Cars
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevron B36B (Ford)

1981 World Championship for Drivers and Makes

PositionPointsTeam
235th11Richard Cleare Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1981 SCCA Budweiser Can-Am Challenge

PositionPointsTeam
17th30U. S. Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Frissbee Prophet (Chevrolet)

1980 World Championship of F1 Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
0Shadow
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Shadow DN11Cosworth DFV 3.0Goodyear
Shadow DN12Cosworth DFV 3.0Goodyear

1980 XXVI Gran Premio de España

PositionPointsTeam
0Shadow Cars
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Shadow DN12Cosworth DFV 3.0Goodyear

1979 Aurora F1 Series

PositionPointsTeam
2nd63Theodore Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1431012
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Wolf WR4 (Cosworth)
Wolf WR6 (Cosworth)

1979 Rothmans International Series

PositionPointsTeam
4th18Theodore Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
41211
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Wolf WR4Cosworth

1979 Formula 1 Race of Champions

PositionPointsTeam
0Theodore Racing Hong Kong
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Wolf WR4Cosworth DFV 3.0

1978 Formula 3 Britain BRDC Vandervell

PositionPointsTeam
19th12Anglia Cars
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Argo JM1 (Toyota)

1978 Formula 3 Europe

PositionPointsTeam
6th13Anglia Cars
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
70200
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Argo JM1Toyota

1978 Shellsport F1 Series

PositionPointsTeam
12th22Theodore Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11101
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Wolf WR3Cosworth DFV 3.0Goodyear

1977 BARC BP Super Visco F3 Championship

PositionPointsTeam
18th4Anglia Cars
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Argo JM1 (Toyota)

1977 Formula 3 Europe

PositionPointsTeam
8th17Group Waterworks with AFMP Euroracing, Anglia Cars
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
120212
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 773Toyota
Argo JM1Toyota

1977 Formula 3 Italy

PositionPointsTeam
0Anglia Cars
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Argo JM1 (Toyota)

1977 Formula 3 Germany

PositionPointsTeam
Guest driverGroup Waterworks AFMP Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 773Toyota

1976 Formula Ford Festival

PositionPointsTeam
6th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1976 Townsend Thoresen British Formula Ford Championship

PositionPointsTeam
1st0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Crosslé 30F (Ford)

1975 BP Formula Atlantic Championship of Ireland

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Crosslé 30F
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