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Helmet of John Cannon

Flag of Canada John Cannon

nationality Canadian born June 21, 1933 hometown Hammersmith, London, United Kingdom died October 18, 1999 place of death Quemado, New Mexico, USA

Racing highlights

19763rdRothmans International Series
19701stUS Formula A/F5000 Championship

Racing career summary

Races entered149
Wins10
Podiums20
Pole positions10
Fastest laps8
Race win percentage6.7%
Podium percentage13.4%

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.

1978Racing3 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1977Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1976Racing9 races1 win1 podium1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
1975Racing8 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1974Racing6 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1973Racing6 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1972Racing17 races0 wins2 podiums2 pole position1 fastest race lap
1971Racing18 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1970Racing18 races3 wins7 podiums3 pole position1 fastest race lap
1969Racing23 races4 wins4 podiums4 pole position4 fastest race laps
1968Racing14 races1 win3 podiums0 pole position1 fastest race lap
1967Racing9 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1966Racing12 races1 win2 podiums0 pole position1 fastest race lap
1965Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1964Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1962Racing3 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of John Cannon

1978 Rothmans International Series

PositionPointsTeam
7th4Anglo-American Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 73A/751Chevrolet

1977 24 Hours of Daytona

PositionPointsTeam
30th0Ramsey Ferrari/Modena
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 365 GTB/4Ferrari 4.4

1976 SCCA/USAC F5000 Championship

PositionPointsTeam
15th8Anglo-American Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
40000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 73A/751 (Chevrolet)

1976 Rothmans International Series

PositionPointsTeam
3rd9Anglo American Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
21100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 73A/751 (Chevrolet)

1976 ShellSPORT 5000 European Championship

PositionPointsTeam
25th10
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30010
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 721G (Chevrolet)

1975 SCCA/USAC F5000 Championship

PositionPointsTeam
12th13JG Lane, Anglo-American Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
80000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 73A/751 (Chevrolet)

1974 SCCA/USAC F5000 Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 73A (Chevrolet)

1974 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
37th10Minnesota Serendipity
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
4000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Atlanta (Foyt)
Mongoose (Foyt)

1973 Canadian-American Challenge Cup

PositionPointsTeam
15th14Motschenbacher Racing Enterprises, Slater Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
40000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
McLaren M20Chevrolet 7.6 turbo
McLaren M8FChevrolet 8.1
McLaren M8FChevrolet 7.6
McLaren M20Chevrolet 6.9 turbo
Click to show race results for Canadian-American Challenge Cup 1973.

1973 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
32nd30Webster Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
2000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Eagle (Offenhauser)

1972 Rothmans 50,000

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 725 (Oldsmobile)

1972 Formula 1 World Championship Victory Race

PositionPointsTeam
16th0Sid Taylor
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 725 (Rover)

1972 Formula 5000 Great Britain

PositionPointsTeam
9th15John Cannon
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
60211
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 725 (Oldsmobile)

1972 L & M F5000 Championship

PositionPointsTeam
23rd7John Cannon, Sid Taylor Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
90010
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
McLaren M10B (Chevrolet V8)
March 725 (Oldsmobile V8)

1971 World Championship of Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
0Yardley Team BRM
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BRM P153BRM 3.0Firestone

1971 Formula 2 Europe

PositionPointsTeam
16th4John Cannon
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
80000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 712M (FVA)

1971 Formula 1 Questor Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
12th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 701 (Cosworth)

1971 Tasman Series

PositionPointsTeam
9th5Hogan Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
60000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
McLaren M10BChevrolet 5.0
Lotus 70Ford 5.0

1971 I Swedish Gold Cup - Formula 2

PositionPointsTeam
9th0John Cannon
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 712M (Cosworth)

1971 L & M F5000 Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 712M (1.8L Ford Cosworth DFC)

1970 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Vollstedt Racers
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
2000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Vollstedt (Chevrolet)
Vollstedt (Ford)

1970 Canadian-American Challenge Cup

PositionPointsTeam
0Agapiou Brothers
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
40000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford G7AFord 7.0
Ford G7BFord 7.1
Click to show race results for Canadian-American Challenge Cup 1970.

1970 US Formula A/F5000 Championship

PositionPointsTeam
1st129Hogan/Starr Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
123731
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
McLaren M10B (Chevrolet V8)

1969 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
40th130Vollstedt Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
3000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Vollstedt (Ford)

1969 Canadian-American Challenge Cup

PositionPointsTeam
0Young American Racing, Agapiou Brothers
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
McLaren M6BFord 7.0
Ford G7AFord 7.0
Click to show race results for Canadian-American Challenge Cup 1969.

1969 Canadian Road Racing Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Starr Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 59B (Ford TC 1.6L)

1969 US Formula A/F5000 Championship

PositionPointsTeam
5th31Malcolm Starr Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
154444
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Eagle Mk 5 (Chevrolet V8)

1969 Trans-American Championship - Over 2.0

PositionPointsTeam
0Bud Moore Engineering
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford MustangFord 4.9
Click to show race results for Trans-American Championship - Over 2.0 1969.

1968 Canadian-American Challenge Cup

PositionPointsTeam
6th10Continental Accessories
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
31101
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
McLaren M1BChevrolet 6.0
Click to show race results for Canadian-American Challenge Cup 1968.

1968 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
27th505George R. Bryant, Vollstedt Racing, Vel's Parnelli Jones
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
6010?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Vollstedt (Ford)
Cheetah (Ford)
Mongoose (Ford)

1968 United States Road Racing Championship

PositionPointsTeam
9th6 H S Murphy, George Eaton Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
50100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
McLaren Elva Mk II,               McLaren Elva Mk IIIChevrolet,  Ford
Click to show race results for United States Road Racing Championship 1968.

1967 Canadian-American Challenge Cup

PositionPointsTeam
0Team Cannon
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
50000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
McLaren M1BChevrolet 5.7
McLaren M1BChevrolet 6.0
McLaren M1BChevrolet 5.9
Click to show race results for Canadian-American Challenge Cup 1967.

1967 United States Road Racing Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Cannon Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
40000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
McLaren Elva Mk IIChevroletFirestone

1966 Canadian-American Challenge Cup

PositionPointsTeam
10th4Ecurie Carabine, Gun Motor Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
50000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
McLaren M1BChevrolet 5.5
McLaren M1BChevrolet 4.7
Click to show race results for Canadian-American Challenge Cup 1966.

1966 United States Road Racing Championship

PositionPointsTeam
5th15Dan Blocker Motor Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
71201
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Genie Mk 10Chevrolet V8
Click to show race results for United States Road Racing Championship 1966.

1965 12 Hours of Sebring

PositionPointsTeam
0Mecom Racing Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola T70Ford

1964 12 Hours of Sebring

PositionPointsTeam
23rd0Mecom Racing Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet Corvette Grand SportChevrolet

1962 USAC Road Racing Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dailu Mk I (Chevrolet)
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