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Helmet of David Piper

Flag of Great Britain David Piper

nationality British age 91 years old born December 2, 1930 hometown Edgware, Middlesex

Racing highlights

20011stLe Mans Legend race
19692ndSportscars - Kanonloppet
19682nd36th Grand Prix of Endurance 24 Hours of Le Mans Class S 5.0
19661stIlford Films Brands Hatch 500-miles GT Race
19653rd12 Hours of Sebring
19633rd31st Grand Prix of Endurance 24 Hours of Le Mans Class GT 3.0
19603rdFormula 2 Norfolk Trophy
19602nd9th Lady Wigram Trophy

Racing career summary

Races entered77
Wins7
Podiums21
Pole positions2
Fastest laps3
Race win percentage9.1%
Podium percentage27.3%

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.

2001Racing1 race1 win1 podium? pole position? fastest race laps
1989Racing7 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1978Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1970Racing8 races0 wins1 podium1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
1969Racing3 races1 win2 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1968Racing6 races0 wins3 podiums0 pole position1 fastest race lap
1967Racing7 races1 win3 podiums1 pole positions1 fastest race lap
1966Racing10 races3 wins4 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1965Racing5 races1 win4 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1964Racing3 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1963Racing3 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1962Racing3 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1961Racing3 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1960Racing9 races0 wins2 podiums0 pole position1 fastest race lap
1959Racing6 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1958Racing1 race? wins? podiums? pole position? fastest race laps
1956Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of David Piper

2001 Le Mans Legend race

PositionPointsTeam
1st0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
111??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 250LM

1989 World Sports Prototype Championship for Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
0PC Automotive, ADA Engineering
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
70000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Spice SE88CCosworth DFL 3.3Goodyear
ADA 02BCosworth DFL 3.3Goodyear

1978 Tricentrol British Saloon Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Ian Bracey
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Triumph Dolomite Sprint

1978 British Saloon Car Championship class C

PositionPointsTeam
0Ian Bracey
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Triumph Dolomite Sprint

1970 1000 km Buenos Aires

PositionPointsTeam
0David Piper Auto Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10010
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 917 K

1970 1000 km Buenos Aires - S

PositionPointsTeam
0David Piper Auto Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 917K

1970 Kanonloppet GP Sverige

PositionPointsTeam
6th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 917K

1970 38th Grand Prix of Endurance 24 Hours of Le Mans Class S 5.0

PositionPointsTeam
0Team AAW
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 917KPorsche 4.5Goodyear

1970 Interserie

PositionPointsTeam
8th11David Piper Autoracing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 917KPorsche

1970 RAC British Saloon Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
31st8Pierre de Plessis
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet Camaro Z28

1969 Sportscars - Kanonloppet

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
101?0
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 908/02

1969 37th Grand Prix of Endurance 24 Hours of Le Mans Class P 3.0

PositionPointsTeam
0SpA Ferrari SEFAC
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 312P CoupéFerrari 3.0

1969 Springbok Trophy Series

PositionPointsTeam
0David Piper Auto Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1110?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 917

1968 36th Grand Prix of Endurance 24 Hours of Le Mans Class S 5.0

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0David Piper
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1010?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 250 LMFerrari 3.3

1968 Springbok Trophy Series

PositionPointsTeam
0Piper Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
40201
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 330 P3/4

1968 24 Hours of Daytona

PositionPointsTeam
0N.A.R.T. - Harrah Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 250 LM

1967 35th Grand Prix of Endurance 24 Hours of Le Mans Class P +5.0

PositionPointsTeam
0John Wyer Automotive Engineering
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mirage M1Ford 5.1

1967 British Sportscar Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0David Piper (Auto Racing) Ltd
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
41201
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 250LM

1967 Springbok Trophy Series

PositionPointsTeam
0David Piper Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
2011?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 330 P3/4

1966 Ilford Films Brands Hatch 500-miles GT Race

PositionPointsTeam
1st0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
111??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
AC Shelby Cobra 427 Roadster (Ford)

1966 British Sportscar Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0David Piper (Auto Racing) Ltd
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
50100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 365 P2
Ferrari 250LM

1966 34th Grand Prix of Endurance 24 Hours of Le Mans Class P 5.0

PositionPointsTeam
0Maranello Concessionaires
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 365 P2Ferrari 4.4

1966 Rothmans 12 Hour International

PositionPointsTeam
0David Piper Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 365 P2

1966 Springbok Trophy Series

PositionPointsTeam
0David Piper Auto Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
2220?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 365 P2/3

1965 12 Hours of Sebring

PositionPointsTeam
3rd0David Piper
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 250 LM

1965 33rd Grand Prix of Endurance 24 Hours of Le Mans Class P 5.0

PositionPointsTeam
0Maranello Concessionaires Ltd.
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 365 P2Ferrari 4.4

1965 Springbok Trophy Series - Group A

PositionPointsTeam
0David Piper Auto Racing Ltd.
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 365 P2

1965 Guards Sportscar Champhionship

PositionPointsTeam
0David Piper (Auto Racing) Ltd
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30200
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 250LM
Ferrari 365 P2

1965 Springbok Trophy Series

PositionPointsTeam
0David Piper Auto Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1110?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 365 P2

1964 32nd Grand Prix of Endurance 24 Hours of Le Mans Class P 4.0

PositionPointsTeam
0North American Racing Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 250 LMFerrari 3.3

1964 Guards Trophy Brands Hatch

PositionPointsTeam
8th0David Piper Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 250 LM

1964 12 Hours of Sebring

PositionPointsTeam
7th0N.A.R.T
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 250 GTOFerrari

1963 SCCA Grand Touring, American Challenge Cup

PositionPointsTeam
5th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 250 GTO

1963 BRSCC Guards Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
7th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari GTO

1963 31st Grand Prix of Endurance 24 Hours of Le Mans Class GT 3.0

PositionPointsTeam
3rd0North American Racing Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1010?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 250 GTOFerrari 3.0

1962 Formula 1, XIV BRDC International Trophy, Silverstone

PositionPointsTeam
17th0Gerry Ashmore
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 18Climax

1962 Formula 1, XVII B.A.R.C. 200 Aintree

PositionPointsTeam
12th0Speed Sport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 18Climax

1962 Formula 1, Grand Prix di Napoli, Italy

PositionPointsTeam
8th0David Piper
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 18Climax

1961 19. Grand Prix de Monaco

PositionPointsTeam
12th0David Piper
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 20 (Ford)

1961 Formula 1, VIII International Gold Cup Oulton Park

PositionPointsTeam
11th0Gilby Engineering
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
GilbyClimax

1961 Formula Junior Grand Prix des Frontières

PositionPointsTeam
5th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 20Ford

1960 World Championship of Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
0Robert Bodle Ltd.
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 16Coventry Climax 2.5Dunlop

1960 Formula 2 Norfolk Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
3rd0Robert Bodle Ltd.
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10101
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 16Climax

1960 Formula 2

PositionPointsTeam
0Dorchester Service Station, Robert Bodle Ltd.
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 16Climax

1960 Formula 2 Lancashire and Cheshire C.C.

PositionPointsTeam
23rd0Robert Bodle Ltd
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 16 (Climax)

1960 Formula 2 Kentish 100

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
0000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1960 Formula 2 Danish Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
5th0DRW Engineering
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cooper T43 (Climax)

1960 8th New Zealand Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 16 (Climax)

1960 9th Lady Wigram Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 16 (Climax)

1960 Formula 1, XII BRDC International Trophy, Silverstone

PositionPointsTeam
0Robert Bodle Ltd.
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 16Climax

1959 World Championship of Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
0Dorchester Service Station
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 16Coventry Climax 1.5Dunlop
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1959 Eläintarhanajot

PositionPointsTeam
6th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 15Climax

1959 Formula 2, IX Siracusa Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
8th0Dorchester Service Station
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 16Climax

1959 Formula 1, XIV B.A.R.C. 200 Aintree

PositionPointsTeam
0Dorchester Service Station
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 16Climax

1959 Formula 1, VII Glover Trophy Goodwood

PositionPointsTeam
9th0Dorchester Service Station
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 16Climax

1959 Formula 1, VI International Gold Cup Oulton Park

PositionPointsTeam
8th0Dorchester Service Station
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 16Climax

1958 Eläintarhanajot

PositionPointsTeam
8th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus ElevenClimax

1956 IV Gran Premio Supercortemaggiore, Italy

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