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Helmet of Jack Sears

Flag of Great Britain Jack Sears

nationality British born February 16, 1930 hometown Northampton, Northamptonshire died August 7, 2016 place of death Ashill, Norfolk

Racing highlights

19651stBritish Saloon Car Championship class C
19651st33rd Grand Prix of Endurance 24 Hours of Le Mans Class GT 5.0
19631stBRSCC British Saloon Car Championship
19631stBritish Saloon Car Championship class B
19631st31st Grand Prix of Endurance 24 Hours of Le Mans Class P +3.0
19623rdBRSCC British Saloon Car Championship
19603rdFormula 2 Crystal Palace Trophy
19581stBRSCC British Saloon Car Championship
19581stBritish Saloon Car Championship class C

Racing career summary

Races entered62
Wins25
Podiums44
Pole positions13
Fastest laps23
Race win percentage40.3%
Podium percentage71%

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.

Driver comparisons

The latest Head-to-Head comparisons generated for Jack Sears.

Jack Sears vs. Tommy Sopwith

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.

1965Racing12 races3 wins8 podiums0 pole position1 fastest race lap
1964Racing12 races4 wins6 podiums5 pole position7 fastest race laps
1963Racing12 races9 wins10 podiums7 pole position7 fastest race laps
1962Racing8 races1 win7 podiums0 pole position2 fastest race laps
1961Racing5 races0 wins2 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1960Racing3 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position1 fastest race lap
1959Racing2 races1 win2 podiums0 pole position1 fastest race lap
1958Racing8 races7 wins8 podiums1 pole positions4 fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of Jack Sears

1965 BRSCC British Saloon Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
4th38Team Lotus
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
80500
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford Lotus CortinaDunlop R7

1965 33rd Grand Prix of Endurance 24 Hours of Le Mans Class GT 5.0

PositionPointsTeam
1st0AC Cars Ltd.
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1110?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
AC Cobra Daytona CoupéFord 4.7

1965 Guards Sportscar Champhionship

PositionPointsTeam
0Alan Mann Racing Ltd, Team Lotus, John Willment
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe
Lotus 30 (Ford)
Shelby Cobra

1965 British Saloon Car Championship class C

PositionPointsTeam
1st38Team Lotus
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
82601
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford Lotus CortinaDunlop R7

1964 BRSCC British Saloon Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
8th22John Willment Automobiles
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
84457
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford Galaxie

1964 European Touring Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0John Willment Automobiles
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford Galaxie

1964 32nd Grand Prix of Endurance 24 Hours of Le Mans Class GT 5.0

PositionPointsTeam
0AC Cars Ltd.
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
AC Cobra CoupéFord 4.7

1964 Guards Trophy Brands Hatch

PositionPointsTeam
5th0Jeff Uren
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Shelby Cobra

1964 Guards Sportscar Champhionship

PositionPointsTeam
0John Willment Automobiles
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
202?0
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
AC Cobra

1963 BRSCC British Saloon Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
1st71John Willment Automobiles
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
103543
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford Cortina GT
Ford Galaxie
Ford Lotus Cortina

1963 BRSCC Guards Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
5th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari GTO

1963 31st Grand Prix of Endurance 24 Hours of Le Mans Class P +3.0

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Maranello Concessionaires Ltd.
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1110?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 330 LMBFerrari 4.0

1963 British Saloon Car Championship class B

PositionPointsTeam
1st48John Willment Automobiles
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
65634
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford Cortina GT
Ford Lotus Cortina

1962 BRSCC British Saloon Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
3rd38Equipe Endeavour
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
81702
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Jaguar MkII 3.8

1961 BRSCC British Saloon Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
12Equipe Endeavour
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
50200
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Jaguar Mk II 3.8

1960 Formula 2 Crystal Palace Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
3rd0British Racing Partnership
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10101
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cooper T51Climax

1960 Formula 2 Vanwall Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
0British Racing Partnership
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cooper T51Climax

1960 28th Grand Prix of Endurance 24 Hours of Le Mans Class GT 3.0

PositionPointsTeam
0J.G. Sears
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Austin-Healey 3000BMC 2.9

1959 BRSCC British Saloon Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Equipe Endeavour
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
21201
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Jaguar 3.4

1958 BRSCC British Saloon Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
1st48
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
81711
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Austin A105 Westminster
Riley 1.5L

1958 British Saloon Car Championship class C

PositionPointsTeam
1st48
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
87814
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Austin A105 Westminster
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