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24 Hours of the Nürburgring - SP9

Driver Information

nationality
South African
age
74
birthday
29 Jan 1950
hometown
East London
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Driver Information

nationality
South African
age
74
birthday
29 Jan 1950
hometown
East London
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Competitors

Career Overview

year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Mercedes-Benz 190 E
2.3 16V Cosworth
Pirelli
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1980
Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
2
19th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Ferrari 312T3
Ferrari 3.0
Michelin
Ferrari 312T4
Ferrari 3.0
Michelin
13
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
13
0
0
0
0
2
year
series
team
points
position
1979
Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
0
3rd
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Ferrari 312T4
Ferrari 3.0
Michelin
1
0
1
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
1
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1979
Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
51
1st
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Ferrari 312T3
Ferrari 3.0
Michelin
Ferrari 312T4
Ferrari 3.0
Michelin
15
3
6
1
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
15
3
6
1
0
51
year
series
team
points
position
1978
Walter Wolf Racing
24
7th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Wolf WR1
Cosworth DFV 3.0
Goodyear
Wolf WR5
Cosworth DFV 3.0
Goodyear
15
0
4
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
15
0
4
0
0
24
year
series
team
points
position
1977
Walter Wolf Racing
0
2nd
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Wolf WR1
Cosworth DFV 3.0
Goodyear
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
Chevrolet Camaro
3
0
1
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
3
0
1
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1977
Walter Wolf Racing
55
2nd
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Wolf WR1
Cosworth DFV 3.0
Goodyear
17
3
9
1
2
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
17
3
9
1
2
55
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Alpine A442
Renault 2.0 turbo
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
Tyrrell 007
Cosworth DFV 3.0
Goodyear
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
Tyrrell 007
Cosworth DFV 3.0
Goodyear
1
0
0
1
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
1
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Chevrolet Camaro
3
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
3
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1976
Elf Team Tyrrell
49
3rd
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Tyrrell P34
Cosworth DFV
Goodyear
Tyrrell 007
Cosworth DFV
Goodyear
16
1
5
1
1
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
16
1
5
1
1
49
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Alpine A442
Renault 2.0 turbo
1
0
0
1
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
1
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Alpine A442
Renault 2.0 turbo
1
0
0
0
1
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
1
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Alfa Romeo 33TT12
Alfa Romeo 3.0
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1975
Hogan Racing, UOP Shadow
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Lola T332 (Chevrolet)
Shadow DN6 (Chevrolet)
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
Tyrrell 007
Cosworth DFV 3.0
Goodyear
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
Chevrolet Camaro
3
0
0
1
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
3
0
0
1
4500
year
series
team
points
position
1975
Elf Team Tyrrell
20
7th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Tyrrell 007
Cosworth DFV 3.0
Goodyear
14
1
3
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
14
1
3
0
0
20
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
BMW 3.0 CSL
BMW 3.5
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
Tyrrell 006
Cosworth DFV 3.0
1
0
1
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
1
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1974
Elf Team Tyrrell
45
3rd
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Tyrrell 007
Cosworth DFV 3.0
Goodyear
Tyrrell 006
Cosworth DFV 3.0
Goodyear
15
2
6
0
2
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
15
2
6
0
2
45
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Ford Capri RS
Ford 3.0
0
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
0
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1973
Taylor-Entin Racing
144
1st
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Trojan T101 (Chevrolet V8)
Lola T330 HU20 (Chevrolet V8)
Lola T330 HU24 (Chevrolet V8)
9
4
8
5
2
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
9
4
8
5
2
144
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Ford Capri RS 2600
1
0
1
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
1
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1973
Vasek Polak Racing
39
6th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Porsche 917/10 TC
Porsche 5.0 turbo
8
0
3
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
8
0
3
0
0
39
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Trojan T101-H102 (Chevrolet)
2
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
2
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1973
Motul Rondel Racing
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Motul M1
Ford BDG
Goodyear
2
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
2
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1973
Yardley Team McLaren, Sid Taylor Racing
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
McLaren M19C
Cosworth DFV 3.0
Goodyear
Trojan T101
Chevrolet 5.0
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1973
Yardley Team McLaren
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
McLaren M19C
Cosworth DFV
Goodyear
McLaren M23
Cosworth DFV
Goodyear
4
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
4
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1972
Lucky Strike Racing
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
March 735 (BMW)
5
0
1
3
1
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
5
0
1
3
1
year
series
team
points
position
1972
Bruce McLaren Motor Racing
12
4th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
McLaren M21 (Ford)
3
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
3
0
0
0
0
12
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
McLaren M19A
Cosworth DFV 3.0
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1972
Bruce McLaren Motor Racing
15
8th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
McLaren M21 (Ford)
8
1
1
0
1
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
8
1
1
0
1
15
year
series
team
points
position
1972
Yardley Team McLaren
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
McLaren M19A
Cosworth DFV 3.0
Goodyear
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
Merlyn Mk11A
Rowland Ford
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
0
12
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Ford Escort Mexico
8
3
7
4
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
8
3
7
4
50
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
EMC 606 (Ford)
Merlyn MK21 (Ford)
6
1
2
1
1
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
6
1
2
1
1
15
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
1
0
1
1
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
1
1
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Merlyn Mk11A
Rowland Ford
4
1
2
1
1
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
4
1
2
1
1
13
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Chevron B19
6
1
4
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
6
1
4
0
34
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
28
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Mazda M10A
6
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
6
0
0
0
0
year
type
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest lap
1984
Racing
1
0
0
0
0
1980
Racing
13
0
0
0
0
1979
Racing
16
3
7
1
0
1978
Racing
15
0
4
0
0
1977
Racing
21
3
11
1
2
1976
Racing
22
1
6
2
1
1975
Racing
23
1
3
2
1
1974
Racing
17
2
7
0
2
1973
Racing
27
4
12
5
2
1972
Racing
18
1
2
3
2
1971
Racing
25
6
16
2
7
1970
Racing
6
0
0
0
0

Racing Highlights

year
series
position
1979
FIA World Championship Formula One
1st
1979
GP Dino Ferrari - Imola - Formula One
3rd
1977
FIA World Championship Formula One
2nd
1977
12° Race of Champions - Br. Hatch - F1
2nd
1976
FIA World Championship Formula One
3rd
1976
28° BRDC Int. Trophy - Silverstone - F1
3rd
1974
FIA World Championship Formula One
3rd
1974
GP Pres. Em. Medici - Brasilia - Formula 1
2nd
1973
SCCA L&M Formula 5000 Championship
1st
1971
MCD - North Central British Formula 3
3rd
1971
Race of Champions Sup. Race - Form. Ford
2nd
1971
Castrol Escort Mexico Challenge Series
2nd

DriverDB Top 100

pos
driver
championship
points
change
01
Formula 1
2204.55
-
02
Formula 1
2130.8
-
03
Formula 1
2034.25
-
04
Formula 1
2023.45
-
05
British GT Championship - GT3
2007.35
+7.8
06
Formula 1
1992.25
-
07
Porsche Carrera Cup Germany
1990.25
-
+1
08
Intercontinental GT Challenge
1946.35
-
+1
09
Formula 1
1946.1
-
-2
10
ARCA Series
1943.3
-13.4
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