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Helmet of Ian Scheckter

Flag of South Africa Ian Scheckter

nationality South African age 71 years old born August 22, 1947 hometown East London

Racing highlights

19791stFormula Atlantic South Africa
19781stFormula Atlantic South Africa
19771stFormula Atlantic South Africa
19761stSouth African Philips Car Sound Atlantic Championship
19751stFormula 1 South Africa
19742ndFormula 1 South Africa

Racing career summary

Races entered79
Wins34
Podiums43
Pole positions27
Fastest laps3
Race win percentage43%
Podium percentage54.4%

Driver relations

Brother of Jody Scheckter. Father of Jaki Scheckter.

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.

1985Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1984Racing2 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1979Racing? races7 wins7 podiums? pole position? fastest race laps
1978Racing8 races3 wins4 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1977Racing22 races6 wins7 podiums6 pole position0 fastest race laps
1976Racing11 races7 wins8 podiums9 pole position0 fastest race laps
1975Racing12 races6 wins6 podiums8 pole position0 fastest race laps
1974Racing12 races5 wins9 podiums4 pole position3 fastest race laps
1973Racing11 races0 wins2 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of Ian Scheckter

1985 IMSA Camel GTP Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Kreepy Krauly Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 84G (Porsche)

1984 IMSA Camel GT Championship

PositionPointsTeam
42nd16Kreepy Krauly Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 84G (Porsche)

1979 Formula Atlantic South Africa

PositionPointsTeam
1st0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?77??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 78B (Ford BDA)
March 79B (Mazda)

1978 Formula Atlantic South Africa

PositionPointsTeam
1st40
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
83400
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 78B (Ford BDA)

1977 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
0Team Rothmans International
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
130000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 761B (Ford Cos. DFV 3.0 V8)
March 771 (Ford Cos. DFV 3.0 V8)

1977 Formula Atlantic South Africa

PositionPointsTeam
1st63Team Lexington Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
9676?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 77B (Ford BDA Nicholson)

1976 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
0Lexington Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Tyrrell 007 (Ford Cos. DFV 3.0 V8)

1976 South African Philips Car Sound Atlantic Championship

PositionPointsTeam
1st69
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10789?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1975 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
0Lexington Racing, Frank Williams Racing Cars
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Tyrrell 007 (Ford Cos. DFV 3.0 V8)
Williams FW01 (Ford Cos. DFV 3.0 V8)

1975 Formula 1 South Africa

PositionPointsTeam
1st56
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
9668?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Tyrrell 007 (Cosworth)

1974 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
0Team Gunston, Hesketh Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 72E (Ford Cos. DFV 3.0 V8)
Hesketh 308 (Ford Cos. DFV 3.0 V8)

1974 Formula 1 South Africa

PositionPointsTeam
2nd65Team Gunston
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
115943
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 72E (Cosworth)

1973 Formula 1 South Africa

PositionPointsTeam
4th29Team Gunston
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11020?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevron B25 (FVC)

1973 Springbok Trophy Series

PositionPointsTeam
0Chevron Cars
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevron B26 (Ford)
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