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NZ Production Car Championship Group 1

Driver Information

nationality
New Zealander
age
82
birthday
5 Jan 1942
hometown
Waikato
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Driver Information

nationality
New Zealander
age
82
birthday
5 Jan 1942
hometown
Waikato
helmet

Competitors

Career Overview

year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Holden Torana XU1
5
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
5
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Porsche 911S
2
1
1
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
2
1
1
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Porsche 911S
4
1
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
4
1
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Toyota Corolla
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1970
Cambridge Racing Team
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Chevrolet Camaro
2
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
2
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Rorstan Mk.1
Coventry Climax 2.5
0
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
0
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Rorstan (2.5L Climax)
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
McLaren M4A (Cosworth)
1
1
1
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
1
1
0
year
series
team
points
position
1968
Scuderia Veloce Holden Dealer Racing Team
0
2nd
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Holden HK Monaro GTS327
Chevrolet 5.4
1
0
1
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
1
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1968
Jim Palmer Motor Racing
7
9th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
McLaren M4A
Cosworth FVA 1.6
4
0
1
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
4
0
1
0
0
7
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Brabham BT22 (Climax)
1
0
1
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
1
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Brabham BT22 (Climax)
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1967
Jim Palmer Motor Racing
20
4th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Brabham BT22
5
2
2
2
1
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
5
2
2
2
1
20
year
series
team
points
position
1967
Jim Palmer Motor Racing
3
10th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Brabham BT22
Coventry Climax 2.5
2
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
2
0
0
0
0
3
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Honda S600
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Lotus 32B (2.5L Climax)
2
2
2
1
1
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
2
2
2
1
1
50
year
series
team
points
position
1966
Jim Palmer Motor Racing
21
4th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Lotus 32B
Coventry Climax 2.5
8
0
3
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
8
0
3
0
0
21
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Ford Cortina Lotus
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Brabham BT7A
Coventry Climax 2.5
2
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
2
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Brabham BT7A (Climax)
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
0
year
series
team
points
position
1965
George Palmer
15
6th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Brabham BT7A
Coventry Climax 2.5
7
0
3
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
7
0
3
0
0
15
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Ford Lotus Cortina
1
1
1
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
1
1
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Cooper T53 (Climax)
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Cooper T53
Coventry Climax 2.5
2
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
2
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Cooper T45 (Climax)
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
0
year
series
team
points
position
1964
Jim Palmer
9
8th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Cooper T53
Coventry Climax 2.5
7
0
1
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
7
0
1
0
9
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Volvo 122S
1
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Lotus 20B (Ford)
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Cooper T55 (Climax)
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Elfin Formula Junior (Ford)
1
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Cooper T55 (Climax)
1
0
1
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
1
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1963
Bowmaker Racing Team, Scuderia Veloce
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Cooper T53
Coventry Climax 2.5
Cooper T53
Coventry Climax 2.8
4
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
4
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Lotus 20 (Ford)
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Lotus 20 (Ford Cosworth 1500cc)
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Lotus 18 (Ford)
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Lotus 18 (Ford)
0
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
0
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Lotus XV (Climax)
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Lotus 15 (Climax)
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Lotus Eleven
Coventry Climax
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
0
year
type
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest lap
1972
Racing
5
?
?
?
?
1971
Racing
6
1
2
?
?
1970
Racing
3
0
0
0
0
1969
Racing
0
0
0
0
0
1968
Racing
6
1
3
0
0
1967
Racing
5
2
3
2
1
1966
Racing
11
2
5
1
1
1965
Racing
8
0
3
0
0
1964
Racing
8
1
2
0
0
1963
Racing
8
0
1
0
0
1962
Racing
2
0
0
0
0
1961
Racing
1
0
0
0
0
1960
Racing
2
0
0
0
0
1959
Racing
1
0
0
0
0

Racing Highlights

year
series
position
1968
9° Bathurst 500 Miles - Touring Car
2nd
1968
New Zealand Gold Star Championship
1st
1967
10° Teretonga international - Tasman Series
3rd
1966
New Zealand Gold Star Championship
1st
1965
New Zealand Gold Star Championship
1st
1964
New Zealand Gold Star Championship
1st
1964
Wills Six Hour Saloon Car Race
1st
1963
12° New Zealand Grand Prix - Pukekohe - Formula Libre
3rd

DriverDB Top 100

pos
driver
championship
points
change
01
Formula 1
2204.55
+2
02
Formula 1
2130.8
-3.4
03
Formula 1
2034.25
+2.8
04
Formula 1
2023.45
+3
05
British GT Championship - GT3
1999.6
-5.4
06
Formula 1
1992.25
+1.8
07
Porsche Carrera Cup Germany
1990.25
-
08
ARCA Series
1956.65
-6.3
09
Intercontinental GT Challenge
1946.35
-
10
Formula 1
1946.1
+1.3
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