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Helmet of Duncan Hamilton

Flag of Great Britain Duncan Hamilton

nationality British born April 30, 1920 hometown Cork (IRL) died May 13, 1994 place of death Sherbourne, Dorset

Racing highlights

19563rdSveriges Grand Prix, Kristianstad
19531st21èmes Grand Prix d'Endurance les 24 Heures du Mans
19512ndFormula 1, III BRDC International Trophy
19503rd18èmes Grand Prix d'Endurance les 24 Heures du Mans, Class S 5,0

Racing career summary

Races entered15
Wins2
Podiums4
Pole positions0
Fastest laps0
Race win percentage13.3%
Podium percentage26.7%

Driver relations

Grandfather of Archie Hamilton.

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.

1956Racing2 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1955Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1953Racing4 races2 wins2 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1952Racing3 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1951Racing4 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1950Racing1 race0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of Duncan Hamilton

1956 Sveriges Grand Prix, Kristianstad

PositionPointsTeam
3rd0Scuderia Ferrari
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 860 Monza

1956 World Sportscar Championship - S5.0

PositionPointsTeam
0Jaguar New York Inc.
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Jaguar D-type
Click to show race results for World Sportscar Championship - S5.0 1956.

1955 24h Le Mans Grand Prix d'Endurance

PositionPointsTeam
0Jaguar Cars Ltd.
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Jaguar D-type

1953 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
0HW Motors
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
HWM 53 (Alta)
Click to show race results for Formula 1 1953.

1953 World Sportscar Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Jaguar Cars Ltd.
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
111??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1953 Formula Libre, XV Grand Prix de l'Albigeois, France

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Talbot-Lago

1953 21èmes Grand Prix d'Endurance les 24 Heures du Mans

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Jaguars Cars Ltd.
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
111??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Jaguar C-TypeDunlop

1952 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
0HW Motors
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
2000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
HWM 52 (Alta)
Click to show race results for Formula 1 1952.

1952 Formula 2, V Gran Premio dell'Autodromo di Monza, Italy

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
HWM (Alta)

1951 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
0Duncan Hamilton
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
2000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Talbot-Lago T26C
Click to show race results for Formula 1 1951.

1951 19èmes Grand Prix d'Endurance les 24 Heures du Mans, Class S 5,0

PositionPointsTeam
4th0Donald Healey Motor Co
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Nash Healey Sport Coupé

1951 Formula 1, III BRDC International Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Talbot-Lago T26C

1950 18èmes Grand Prix d'Endurance les 24 Heures du Mans, Class S 5,0

PositionPointsTeam
3rd0Healey Motors Ltd
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Nash Healey E
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