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Helmet of Duncan Hamilton

Flag of Great Britain Duncan Hamilton

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

Racing highlights

19563rdSveriges Grand Prix, Kristianstad
19542nd22nd Grand Prix of Endurance 24 Hours of Le Mans Class S 5.0
19531st21èmes Grand Prix d'Endurance les 24 Heures du Mans
19531st21st Grand Prix of Endurance 24 Hours of Le Mans Class S 5.0
19523rdFormula 1, IV Richmond Trophy Goodwood
19512ndFormula 1, III BRDC International Trophy
19513rdFormula 1, III Richmond Trophy Goodwood
19503rd18èmes Grand Prix d'Endurance les 24 Heures du Mans, Class S 5,0

Racing career summary

Races entered30
Wins2
Podiums8
Pole positions0
Fastest laps0
Race win percentage6.7%
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.

1958Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1957Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1956Racing3 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1955Racing2 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1954Racing1 race0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1953Racing6 races2 wins2 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1952Racing8 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1951Racing7 races0 wins2 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1950Racing1 race0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of Duncan Hamilton

1958 26th Grand Prix of Endurance 24 Hours of Le Mans Class S 3.0

PositionPointsTeam
0J. D. Hamilton
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Jaguar D-TypeJaguar 3.0

1957 25th Grand Prix of Endurance 24 Hours of Le Mans Class S 5.0

PositionPointsTeam
6th0Duncan Hamilton
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Jaguar D-TypeJaguar 3.8

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.

1956 24th Grand Prix of Endurance 24 Hours of Le Mans Class S 3.0

PositionPointsTeam
0Scuderia Ferrari
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 625 LMFerrari 2.5

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

1955 23rd Grand Prix of Endurance 24 Hours of Le Mans Class S 5.0

PositionPointsTeam
0Jaguar Cars Ltd.
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Jaguar D-TypeJaguar 3.4

1954 22nd Grand Prix of Endurance 24 Hours of Le Mans Class S 5.0

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0Jaguar Cars Ltd.
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Jaguar D-TypeJaguar 3.4

1953 World Championship of Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
0HW Motors
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
HWM 53Alta 2.0Dunlop
Click to show race results for World Championship of Drivers 1953.

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

PositionPointsTeam
0Duncan Hamilton
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Talbot-Lago T26C

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

1953 21st Grand Prix of Endurance 24 Hours of Le Mans Class S 5.0

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Jaguar Cars Ltd.
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Jaguar C-TypeJaguar 3.4

1953 Formula 1 V BRDC International Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
12th0HW Motors
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
HWMAlta

1953 Formula Libre, VII Ulster Trophy, N.Ireland

PositionPointsTeam
6th0HW Motors
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
HWMAlta

1953 World Sports Car Championship RAC Tourist Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
0Jaguar Cars
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Jaguar C-typeJaguar 3.4

1952 World Championship of Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
0HW Motors
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
2000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
HWM 52Alta 2.0Dunlop
Click to show race results for World Championship of Drivers 1952.

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

PositionPointsTeam
0HW Motors
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
HWMAlta

1952 20th Grand Prix of Endurance 24 Hours of Le Mans Class S 5.0

PositionPointsTeam
0Jaguar Cars Ltd.
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
100??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Jaguar C-TypeJaguar 3.5

1952 Formula 1 IV BRDC International Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
0HW Motors
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
HWMAlta

1952 Formula 2 III Netherland Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
7th0HW Motors
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
HWMAlta

1952 Formula 1, IV Richmond Trophy Goodwood

PositionPointsTeam
3rd0Duncan Hamilton
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Talbot-Lago T26C

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

PositionPointsTeam
0HW Motors
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
HWMAlta

1951 World Championship of Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
0Duncan Hamilton
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
2000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Talbot-Lago T26CTalbot 4.5Dunlop
Click to show race results for World Championship of Drivers 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 CoupéNash 3.8

1951 Formula 1, III BRDC International Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0Duncan Hamilton
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Talbot-Lago T26C

1951 Formula 1 II Netherland Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
5th0Duncan Hamilton
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Talbot-Lago T26C

1951 Formula 1, XIII Circuit de l'Albigeois, France

PositionPointsTeam
0HW Motors
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
HWMAlta

1951 Formula Libre, V Ulster Trophy, N.Ireland

PositionPointsTeam
0Duncan Hamilton
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Talbot-Lago T26C

1951 Formula 1, III Richmond Trophy Goodwood

PositionPointsTeam
3rd0Duncan Hamilton
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
ERA B-Type

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 ENash 3.8
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