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Helmet of Des West

Flag of Australia Des West

nationality Australian born September 18, 1928 died August 24, 2013

Racing highlights

19693rdHardie-Ferodo 500
19623rdBathurst Six Hour Classic - Division A

Racing career summary

Races entered19
Wins0
Podiums2
Pole positions0
Fastest laps0
Race win percentage0%
Podium percentage10.5%

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.

1973Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1972Racing2 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1971Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1970Racing2 races0 wins0 podiums? pole position? fastest race laps
1969Racing2 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1968Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1967Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1966Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1965Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums? pole position0 fastest race laps
1964Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1963Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums? pole position? fastest race laps
1962Racing2 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1961Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1960Racing2 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of Des West

1973 Hardie-Ferodo 1000

PositionPointsTeam
0Geoghegan's Sporty Cars
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chrysler VH Valiant Charger R/T E49Chrysler 4.3

1972 Hardie-Ferodo 500

PositionPointsTeam
0Gold Power Automotive Australia
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford XY Falcon GT-HO Phase IIIFord 5.8

1972 Phillip Island 500

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
100??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford XY Falcon GTHO Phase III

1971 Hardie-Ferodo 500

PositionPointsTeam
20th0Wright Ford Motors
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford XY Falcon GT-HO Phase IIIFord 5.8

1970 Sandown Three Hour 250

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
100??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chrysler VG Valiant Pacer 4 Barrel

1970 Hardie-Ferodo 500

PositionPointsTeam
7th0Geoghegan's Sporty Cars
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
100??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chrysler VG Valiant Pacer 4 BarrelChrysler 4.1

1969 Hardie-Ferodo 500

PositionPointsTeam
3rd0Holden Dealer Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Holden HT Monaro GTS350Chevrolet 5.7

1969 Datsun Three Hour

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
100??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chrysler VF Valiant Pacer

1968 Hardie-Ferodo 500

PositionPointsTeam
0Lorack Motors
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Holden HK Monaro GTS327Chevrolet 5.4

1967 Gallaher 500

PositionPointsTeam
0J. & B. Motors
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford XR Falcon GTFord 4.7

1966 Gallaher 500

PositionPointsTeam
32nd0Ken Lindsay Motors
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford Cortina 1200 Mk. IFord 1.2

1965 Armstrong 500

PositionPointsTeam
12th0British & Continental Cars
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
100?0
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Volvo 122SVolvo 1.8

1964 Australian Touring Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Holden 48-215

1963 Armstrong 500 - Class B

PositionPointsTeam
6th0P & R Williams
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
100??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Morris CooperBMC 1.1

1962 Australian Touring Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
5th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Holden FJ

1962 Bathurst Six Hour Classic - Division A

PositionPointsTeam
3rd0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
101??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Skoda Super Octavia

1961 Australian Touring Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Morris 850

1960 Australian Touring Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
11th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Holden 48-215

1960 Armstrong 500 - Class B

PositionPointsTeam
10th0Ecurie Dauphine
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
100??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Renault DauphineRenault 0.8
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