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Helmet of Jody Scheckter

Flag of South Africa Jody Scheckter

nationality South African age 69 years old born January 29, 1950 hometown East London

Racing highlights

19791stFormula 1
19793rdFormula 1 Gran Premio Dino Ferrari
19772ndFormula 1
19772ndFormula 1 Race of Champions
19763rdFormula 1
19763rdFormula 1 Graham Hill International Trophy
19743rdFormula 1
19742ndFormula 1 Grande Premio Presidente Emilio Medici
19731stL&M F5000 Championship
19713rdFormula 3 Britain Lombard North Central
19712ndFormula Ford 1600 - The Townsend Thoresen Formula Ford Race - Race of Champions Support Race

Racing career summary

Races entered169
Wins16
Podiums54
Pole positions11
Fastest laps10
Race win percentage9.5%
Podium percentage32%

Driver relations

Brother of Ian Scheckter. Father of Tomas Scheckter. Father of Toby Scheckter. Uncle 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.

1980Racing13 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1979Racing16 races3 wins7 podiums1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
1978Racing15 races0 wins4 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1977Racing21 races3 wins11 podiums1 pole positions2 fastest race laps
1976Racing21 races1 win6 podiums2 pole position1 fastest race lap
1975Racing20 races1 win3 podiums1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
1974Racing16 races2 wins7 podiums0 pole position2 fastest race laps
1973Racing27 races4 wins12 podiums5 pole position2 fastest race laps
1972Racing13 races1 win1 podium0 pole position1 fastest race lap
1971Racing7 races1 win3 podiums1 pole positions2 fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of Jody Scheckter

1980 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
19th2Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
130000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 312T5Ferrari 3.0Michelin

1979 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
1st51Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
153610
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 312T3, 312T4

1979 Formula 1 Gran Premio Dino Ferrari

PositionPointsTeam
3rd0Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1010?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 312T4

1978 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
7th24Walter Wolf Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
150400
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Wolf WR1 (Ford Cosworth)

1977 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
2nd55Walter Wolf Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
173912
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Wolf WR1 (Ford Cos. DFV 3.0 V8)

1977 International Race Of Champions

PositionPointsTeam
10th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
3010?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet Camaro

1977 Formula 1 Race of Champions

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0Walter Wolf Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Wolf WR1 (Cosworth)

1976 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
3rd49Elf Team Tyrrell
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
161511
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Tyrrell 007 (Ford Cos. DFV 3.0 V8)
Tyrrell P34 (Ford Cos. DFV 3.0 V8)

1976 International Race Of Champions

PositionPointsTeam
12th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
3000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet Camaro

1976 Formula 1 Race of Champions

PositionPointsTeam
0Elf Team Tyrrell
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10010
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Tyrrell 007 (Cosworth)

1976 Formula 1 Graham Hill International Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
3rd0Elf Team Tyrrell
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Tyrrell 007 (Cosworth)

1975 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
7th20Elf Team Tyrrell
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
141300
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Tyrrell 007 (Ford Cos. DFV 3.0 V8)

1975 International Race Of Champions

PositionPointsTeam
12th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
3001?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet Camaro

1975 Formula 1 Race of Champions

PositionPointsTeam
0Elf Team Tyrrell
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Tyrrell 007 (Cosworth)

1975 SCCA/USAC F5000 Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Hogan Racing, UOP Shadow
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola T332 (Chevrolet)
Shadow DN6 (Chevrolet)

1974 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
3rd45Elf Team Tyrrell
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
152602
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Tyrrell 006 (Ford Cos. DFV 3.0 V8)
Tyrrell 007 (Ford Cos. DFV 3.0 V8)

1974 Formula 1 Grande Premio Presidente Emilio Medici

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0Elf Team Tyrrell
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1010?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Tyrrell 006 (Cosworth)

1973 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
0Yardley Team McLaren
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
40000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
McLaren M19C (Ford Cosworth)
McLaren M23 (Ford Cosworth)

1973 Formula 1 Race of Champions

PositionPointsTeam
0Yardley Team McLaren
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
McLaren M19C (Cosworth)

1973 Formula 2 Europe

PositionPointsTeam
0Motul Rondel Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Motul M1 (Ford BDA)

1973 Formula 5000 Great Britain

PositionPointsTeam
0Sid Taylor
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Trojan T101-H102 (Chevrolet)

1973 Canadian-American Challenge Cup

PositionPointsTeam
6th39Vasek Polak Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
80300
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 917/10TC

1973 European Touring Car Championship - Division 2

PositionPointsTeam
0Ford Köln
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford Capri RS 2600

1973 L&M F5000 Championship

PositionPointsTeam
1st144Taylor-Entin Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
94852
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Trojan T101 (Chevrolet V8)
Lola T330 HU20 (Chevrolet V8)
Lola T330 HU24 (Chevrolet V8)

1972 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
0Yardley Team McLaren
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
McLaren M19A (Ford Cosworth)

1972 Formula 2 Europe

PositionPointsTeam
8th15Bruce McLaren Motor Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
81101
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
McLaren M21 (Ford)

1972 Formula 1 World Championship Victory Race

PositionPointsTeam
0Yardley Team McLaren
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
McLaren M19A (Cosworth)

1972 Formula 2 Great Britain

PositionPointsTeam
4th12Bruce McLaren Motor Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
McLaren M21 (Ford)

1972 Springbok Trophy Series

PositionPointsTeam
0Lucky Strike Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 735 (BMW)

1971 British Oxygen Formula Ford Championship

PositionPointsTeam
11th12
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1971 Formula 3 Britain Lombard North Central

PositionPointsTeam
3rd28
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1971 Springbok Trophy Series

PositionPointsTeam
4th34
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1971 European Formula Ford Championship

PositionPointsTeam
4th13
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Merlyn Mk11A (Rowland)

1971 Formula Ford 1600 - The Townsend Thoresen Formula Ford Race - Race of Champions Support Race

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
101?1
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1971 Shell Super Oil British F3 Championship

PositionPointsTeam
7th15
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
61211
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
EMC 606 (Ford)
Merlyn MK21 (Ford)
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