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Helmet of Frank Matich

Flag of Australia Frank Matich

nationality Australian hometown Sydney

Racing highlights

19733rdTasman Series
19721stFormula 1 Australia
19722ndRepco Birthday Series
19712ndTasman Series
19711stAustralian Grand Prix
19702ndTasman Series
19701stAustralian Grand Prix
19691stAustralian Sports Car Championship
19681stAustralian Tourist Trophy
19671stAustralian Tourist Trophy
19661stAustralian Tourist Trophy
19641stAustralian Tourist Trophy
19621stAustralian Formula Junior Championship
19611stAustralian GT Championship
19603rdAustralian Tourist Trophy

Racing career summary

Races entered91
Wins23
Podiums42
Pole positions30
Fastest laps16
Race win percentage25.3%
Podium percentage46.2%

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.

1974Racing3 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1973Racing13 races1 win3 podiums4 pole position4 fastest race laps
1972Racing18 races7 wins9 podiums8 pole position4 fastest race laps
1971Racing12 races3 wins11 podiums4 pole position3 fastest race laps
1970Racing9 races3 wins5 podiums5 pole position3 fastest race laps
1969Racing3 races3 wins3 podiums? pole position? fastest race laps
1968Racing1 race1 win1 podium? pole position? fastest race laps
1967Racing5 races1 win1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1966Racing1 race1 win1 podium? pole position? fastest race laps
1965Racing5 races0 wins2 podiums2 pole position0 fastest race laps
1964Racing8 races1 win2 podiums6 pole position1 fastest race lap
1963Racing5 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1962Racing2 races1 win1 podium1 pole positions1 fastest race lap
1961Racing1 race1 win1 podium? pole position? fastest race laps
1960Racing2 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1959Racing2 races0 wins0 podiums? pole position? fastest race laps
1958Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums? pole position? fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of Frank Matich

1974 Tasman Series

PositionPointsTeam
10th7Frank Matich Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Matich A53 (Repco Holden)

1973 Tasman Series

PositionPointsTeam
3rd27Frank Matich Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
81334
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Matich A50 (Repco Holden)

1973 Formula 1 Australia

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1001?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Matich A52 (Repco Holden V8)

1973 L&M F5000 Championship

PositionPointsTeam
16th8Earley Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
40000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Matich A51-005 (Repco Holden V8)
Matich A51-002 (Repco Holden V8)

1972 Tasman Series

PositionPointsTeam
4th22Frank Matich Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
81332
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Matich A50 (Holden Repco)

1972 Formula 1 Australia

PositionPointsTeam
1st36
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
5445?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Matich A50 (Repco Holden V8)

1972 Repco Birthday Series

PositionPointsTeam
2nd45
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
522?2
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Matich A50 (Repco Holden V8)

1971 Tasman Series

PositionPointsTeam
2nd31Rothmans Team Matich
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
71532
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
McLaren M10B (Repco Holden)

1971 Formula 1 Australia

PositionPointsTeam
8th9
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?11??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
McLaren M10C (Holden)

1971 Australian Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Team Matich
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11111
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Matich A50 (Holden)

1971 L & M F5000 Championship

PositionPointsTeam
6th35
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
40400
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
McLaren M10B (Repco Holden V8)

1970 Tasman Series

PositionPointsTeam
2nd25Rothmans Team Matich
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
62342
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
McLaren M10A (Chevrolet)

1970 Singapore Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
6th0Rothmans Team March
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
McLaren M10A (Chevrolet)

1970 Australian Sports Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
5th6Rothmans Team Matich
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
101??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Matich SR4 (Repco)

1970 Australian Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Team Matich
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11111
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
McLaren M10B (Holden)

1969 Australian Sports Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
1st27Rothmans Team Matich
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
333??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Matich SR4 (Repco)

1968 Australian Tourist Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
1st0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
111??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Matich SR3 (Repco)

1967 Canadian-American Challenge Cup

PositionPointsTeam
0Frank Matich
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
40000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Matich SR3R (Repco Brabham)

1967 Australian Tourist Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
1st0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
111??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Matich SR3 (Oldsmobile)

1966 Australian Tourist Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
1st0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
111??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Elfin 400 (Oldsmobile)

1965 Tasman Series

PositionPointsTeam
10th4Total Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30110
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Brabham BT7A (Climax)

1965 Formula 1 Australia

PositionPointsTeam
6th12Team Total
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30220
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Brabham BT7A (Climax)

1965 Lakeside International

PositionPointsTeam
10th0Total Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Brabham BT7A (Climax)

1964 Tasman Series

PositionPointsTeam
10th4Total Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
5014?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Brabham BT7A (Climax)

1964 Formula 1 Australia

PositionPointsTeam
6th9Team Total
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
40121
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Brabham BT7A (Climax)

1964 Australian Tourist Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
1st0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
111??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 19b (Climax)

1964 Australian Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
0Team Total
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Brabham BT7A (Climax)

1963 Formula 1 Australia

PositionPointsTeam
7th8
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
400??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Elfin Catalina (Ford)
Lotus 19 (Climax)

1963 Armstrong 500 - Class B

PositionPointsTeam
8th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
100??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Renault R8

1963 Australian Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
8th0Team Total
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Elfin WR275 (Ford)

1962 Formula 1 Australia

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
100??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 19 (Climax)

1962 Australian Formula Junior Championship

PositionPointsTeam
1st0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11111
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Elfin Formula Junior (Ford)

1961 Australian GT Championship

PositionPointsTeam
1st0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
111??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Jaguar D-Type

1960 Formula 1 Australia

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
100??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus XV (Climax)

1960 Australian Tourist Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
3rd0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
101??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Jaguar D-type

1960 Australian Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 15 (Climax)

1959 Formula 1 Australia

PositionPointsTeam
15th3
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
100??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Jaguar D-Type

1959 Australian Tourist Trophy

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

1958 Australian Tourist Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
4th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
100??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Jaguar C-Type
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