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Helmet of Derek Pingel

Flag of Australia Derek Pingel

nationality Australian age 64 years old born January 15, 1958 hometown Toowoomba, Queensland

Racing highlights

20061stAustralian Formula 4000 Championship
20053rdAustralian Formula 4000 Championship
20052ndQueensland Racing Car Championship
20041stQueensland Racing Car Championship
20031stQueensland Racing Car Championship
19882ndAustralian Drivers' Championship
19863rdAustralian Formula 2 Championship

Racing career summary

Races entered91
Wins27
Podiums46
Pole positions24
Fastest laps26
Race win percentage29.7%
Podium percentage50.5%

Driver relations

Father of Brendon Pingel.

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.

2006Racing16 races10 wins11 podiums12 pole position10 fastest race laps
2005Racing18 races5 wins13 podiums3 pole position5 fastest race laps
2004Racing10 races6 wins6 podiums3 pole position6 fastest race laps
2003Racing4 races4 wins4 podiums4 pole position4 fastest race laps
1988Racing7 races1 win3 podiums1 pole positions1 fastest race lap
1987Racing6 races1 win3 podiums1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
1986Racing12 races0 wins4 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1985Racing7 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1984Racing7 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1983Racing4 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of Derek Pingel

2006 Australian Formula 4000 Championship

PositionPointsTeam
1st241WISC Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1610111210
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Reynard 95D (Holden)

2005 Australian Formula 4000 Championship

PositionPointsTeam
3rd122WISC Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
120700
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Reynard 95D (Holden)

2005 Queensland Racing Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
2nd66
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
65635
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola T87/50 (Holden)
Reynard 95D (Holden)

2004 Australian Drivers' Championship

PositionPointsTeam
14th7WISC Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
2000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Reynard 95D (Holden)

2004 Queensland Racing Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
1st69
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
86636
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola T87/50 (Holden)

2003 Australian Drivers' Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Hocking Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

2003 Queensland Racing Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
1st48
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
44444
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola T87/50 (Holden)
Cheetah Mk. 8 (Volkswagen)

1988 Australian Drivers' Championship

PositionPointsTeam
2nd126Corinthian Doors Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
71311
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ralt RT30 (Volkswagen)

1987 Australian Formula 2 Championship

PositionPointsTeam
4th87Corinthian Doors Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
61310
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cheetah Mk 8 (Volkswagen)

1987 Formula 2 Australia Cup

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cheetah Mk.8 (Volkswagen)

1986 Australian Formula 2 Championship

PositionPointsTeam
3rd163.5
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
120400
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cheetah Mk 8 (Volkswagen)

1985 Australian Formula 2 Championship

PositionPointsTeam
10th61
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
60100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cheetah Mk.8 (Volkswagen)

1985 Australian Drivers' Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cheetah Mk.8 (Volkswagen)

1984 Australian Drivers' Championship

PositionPointsTeam
12th1Pingel Homes
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Elfin 792 (Volkswagen Golf)

1984 Australian Formula 2 Championship

PositionPointsTeam
9th37.5
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
50100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Elfin 792 (Volkswagen)

1983 Australian Drivers' Championship

PositionPointsTeam
15th1Pingel Homes
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Elfin 792 (Volkswagen Golf)

1983 Australian Formula 2 Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Elfin 792 (Volkswagen)
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