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Helmet of Garrie Cooper

Flag of Australia Garrie Cooper

nationality Australian born December 22, 1935 hometown Glenelg, Australia died April 25, 1982 place of death Adelaide, Australia

Racing highlights

19751stAustralian Sports Car Championship
19742ndAustralian Sports Car Championship
19733rdFormula 1 Australia
19681stSingapore Grand Prix
19681stAustralian 1½ Litre Championship
19673rdAustralian 1½ Litre Championship

Racing career summary

Races entered104
Wins7
Podiums27
Pole positions1
Fastest laps4
Race win percentage6.7%
Podium percentage26%

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.

1982Racing4 races0 wins2 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1980Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1978Racing6 races0 wins2 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1977Racing7 races0 wins2 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1976Racing5 races0 wins2 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1975Racing11 races1 win1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1974Racing11 races2 wins3 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1973Racing8 races0 wins3 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1972Racing18 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1971Racing2 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position1 fastest race lap
1970Racing7 races0 wins3 podiums0 pole position1 fastest race lap
1969Racing4 races1 win1 podium0 pole position1 fastest race lap
1968Racing7 races3 wins5 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1967Racing6 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1966Racing4 races0 wins0 podiums1 pole positions1 fastest race lap
1965Racing1 race0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1964Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1962Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums? pole position? fastest race laps
1961Racing0 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of Garrie Cooper

1981-82 ARCO Graphite Series

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
4020?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Elfin MR9 (Chevrolet V8)

1980 Formula 1 Australia

PositionPointsTeam
20th3Ansett Team Elfin
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Elfin MR9 (Chevrolet)

1978 Rothmans International Series

PositionPointsTeam
5th6Ansett Team Elfin
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
40100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Elfin MR8-C (Chevrolet)

1978 Formula 1 Australia

PositionPointsTeam
8th4Ansett Team Elfin
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
201??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Elfin MR8C (Chevrolet)

1977 Rothmans International Series

PositionPointsTeam
6th6Ansett Team Elfin
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
40100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Elfin MR8-C (Chevrolet)

1977 Formula 1 Australia

PositionPointsTeam
7th6Ansett Team Elfin
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Elfin MR8C (Chevrolet)

1976 Rothmans International Series

PositionPointsTeam
0Ansett Team Elfin
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Elfin MR6(Repco Holden)

1976 Formula 1 Australia

PositionPointsTeam
7th8Ansett Team Elfin
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
4020?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Elfin MR8-C (Chevrolet V8)

1975 Tasman Series

PositionPointsTeam
12th1
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
40000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Elfin MR5 (Repco Holden)

1975 Formula 1 Australia

PositionPointsTeam
11th2Ansett Team Elfin
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
6000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Elfin MR5-B (Repco Holden V8)

1975 Australian Sports Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
1st0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
111??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Elfin MS7 (Holden)

1974 Tasman Series

PositionPointsTeam
14th1Ansett Team Elfin
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
40000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Elfin MR5 (Repco Holden)

1974 Formula 1 Australia

PositionPointsTeam
4th11Ansett Team Elfin
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
7010?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Elfin MR5 (Repco Holden V8)

1974 Australian Sports Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
2nd26
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?22??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Elfin MS7 (Holden)

1973 Tasman Series

PositionPointsTeam
12th2Ansett Team Elfin
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Elfin MR5 (Repco Holden)

1973 Formula 1 Australia

PositionPointsTeam
3rd19
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
5030?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Elfin MR5 (Repco Holden V8)

1972 Tasman Series

PositionPointsTeam
0Elfin Sports Cars
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
80000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Elfin MR5 (Repco Holden)

1972 Formula 1 Australia

PositionPointsTeam
9th5
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
5000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Elfin MR5 (Repco Holden V8)

1972 Repco Birthday Series

PositionPointsTeam
0Team Ansett Elfin
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
501?0
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Elfin MR5 (Repco Holden V8)

1971 XVIII Macau Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
8th0Elfin Sports Car Co
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10001
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Elfin 600

1971 Formula 1 Australia

PositionPointsTeam
11th3
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?00??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Elfin 600D (Ford)

1971 Australian Formula 2 Championship

PositionPointsTeam
5th6Elfin Sports Cars
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
101??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Elfin 600B (Ford)

1970 Formula 1 Australia

PositionPointsTeam
4th16Elfin GT Harrison Racing Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
60301
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Elfin 600D (Repco)

1970 Australian Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
0Elfin Sports Cars
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Elfin 600B (Repco)

1969 Singapore Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Elfin 600 (Repco 2.5 V8)

1969 Selangor Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Elfin 600 (Repco 2.5 V8)

1969 Formula 1 Australia

PositionPointsTeam
6th12Elfin Sports Cars
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
21101
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Elfin 600B (Ford)

1968 Singapore Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
1st0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
111??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Elfin 600

1968 Formula 1 Australia

PositionPointsTeam
5th11Elfin Sports Cars
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Elfin 600B (Ford)

1968 Australian 1½ Litre Championship

PositionPointsTeam
1st24Elfin Sports Cars
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
323??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Elfin 600B (Ford)

1967 Formula 1 Australia

PositionPointsTeam
12th3Elfin Sports Cars
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
60000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Elfin Mono Mk 2D (1.5L Ford TC)

1967 Australian 1½ Litre Championship

PositionPointsTeam
3rd17
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Elfin Mono Mk 2B (Ford)

1966 Formula 1 Australia

PositionPointsTeam
8th5Elfin Sports Cars
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
40011
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Elfin Mono Mk.2B (Ford)

1966 Australian 1½ Litre Championship

PositionPointsTeam
4th15
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Elfin Mono Mk2B (Ford)

1965 Formula 1 Australia

PositionPointsTeam
9th4Elfin Sports Cars
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Elfin Mono Mk.1 (Ford)

1964 Formula 1 Australia

PositionPointsTeam
8th4Elfin Sports Cars
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Elfin Mono Mk.1 (Ford)

1962 Formula 1 Australia

PositionPointsTeam
18th1Elfin Sports Cars
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
100??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Elfin FJ (Ford)

1961 Australian Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
0Elfin Sports Cars
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Elfin Formula Junior (Ford)
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