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Helmet of Jim Palmer

Flag of New Zealand Jim Palmer

nationality New Zealander age 77 years old hometown Waikato

Racing highlights

19682ndHardie-Ferodo 500
19681stNew Zealand Gold Star Championship
19673rdTeretonga International
19661stNew Zealand Gold Star Championship
19651stNew Zealand Gold Star Championship
19641stNew Zealand Gold Star Championship
19633rd10th New Zealand Grand Prix

Racing career summary

Races entered59
Wins3
Podiums15
Pole positions1
Fastest laps2
Race win percentage5.1%
Podium percentage25.4%

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.

1972Racing5 races? wins? podiums? pole position? fastest race laps
1971Racing6 races1 win2 podiums? pole position? fastest race laps
1970Racing2 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1969Racing? races? wins? podiums? pole position? fastest race laps
1968Racing5 races0 wins2 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1967Racing4 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position1 fastest race lap
1966Racing10 races2 wins5 podiums1 pole positions1 fastest race lap
1965Racing7 races0 wins3 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1964Racing7 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1963Racing7 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1962Racing2 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1961Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1960Racing2 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1959Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of Jim Palmer

1971-72 Castrol GTX Production Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Ebbett Motors Ltd
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
5????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Holden Torana XU1

1970-71 Bank of New South Wales NZ 0-5500c Saloon Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
4?1??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 911S

1970-71 NZ Saloon Car Championship 1001-4200cc

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
211??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 911S

1969-70 NZ Saloon Car Championship 0-5500cc

PositionPointsTeam
0Cambridge Racing Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet Camaro

1968-69 New Zealand Gold Star Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Rorstan (2.5L Climax)

1968 Tasman Series

PositionPointsTeam
9th7
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
40100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
McLaren M4A (Ford)

1968 Hardie-Ferodo 500

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0Scuderia Veloce/Holden Dealer Racing Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Holden HK Monaro GTS327

1967-68 New Zealand Gold Star Championship

PositionPointsTeam
1st0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
McLaren M4A (Cosworth)

1967 Tasman Series

PositionPointsTeam
10th3
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Brabham BT22 (Climax)

1966-67 New Zealand Gold Star Championship

PositionPointsTeam
4th20
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10001
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1967 Levin International

PositionPointsTeam
0Jim Palmer Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Brabham BT22 (Climax)

1967 Teretonga International

PositionPointsTeam
3rd0Jim Palmer Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Brabham BT22 (Climax)

1966 Tasman Series

PositionPointsTeam
4th21Jim Palmer Motor Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
80300
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 32 (Climax)

1965-66 New Zealand Gold Star Championship

PositionPointsTeam
1st50
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
22211
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 32B (2.5L Climax)

1965 Tasman Series

PositionPointsTeam
6th15
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
70300
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Brabham BT7A (Climax)

1964-65 New Zealand Gold Star Championship

PositionPointsTeam
1st0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Brabham BT7A (Climax)

1965 Formula 1 Australia

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Brabham BT7A (Climax)

1964 Tasman Series

PositionPointsTeam
8th9Jim Palmer
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
7010?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cooper T53 (Climax)

1963-64 New Zealand Gold Star Championship

PositionPointsTeam
1st0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cooper T45 (Climax)

1964 Formula 1 Australia

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cooper T53 (Climax)

1964 Australian Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
6th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cooper T53 (Climax)

1963 Formula 1 Australia

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
400??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cooper T53 (Climax)

1963 10th New Zealand Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
3rd0Bowmaker Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cooper T55 (Climax)

1963 Australian Formula Junior Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Scuderia Veloce
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
100??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Elfin Formula Junior (Ford)

1963 Australian Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
0Bowmaker Racing Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cooper T55 (Climax)

1963 12th Lady Wigram Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 20B (Ford)

1962 9th New Zealand Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
15th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 20 (Ford Cosworth 1500cc)

1962 11th Lady Wigram Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 20 (Ford)

1961 8th New Zealand Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 18 (Ford)

1961 10th Lady Wigram Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 18 (Ford)

1960 7th New Zealand Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
7th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 15 (Climax)

1960 9th Lady Wigram Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
6th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus XV (Climax)

1959 8th Lady Wigram Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
11th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus Eleven (Climax)
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