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John
Love
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Formula 1 South Africa

Driver Information

nationality
Rhodesian
age
99
birthday
7 Dec 1924
hometown
Bulawayo
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Driver Information

nationality
Rhodesian
age
99
birthday
7 Dec 1924
hometown
Bulawayo
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Competitors

Career Overview

year
series
team
points
position
1973
Team Gunston
15
6th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Chevron B25 (FVC)
10
0
1
0
3
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
10
0
1
0
3
15
year
series
team
points
position
1972
Team Gunston
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Chevron B23 (Ford)
Chevron B21
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1972
Team Gunston
42
2nd
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Surtees TS9 (Cosworth)
Brabham BT33 (Cosworth)
9
2
6
0
1
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
9
2
6
0
1
42
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Surtees TS9
Cosworth DFV 3.0
Firestone
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
Surtees TS9 (Ford)
1
1
1
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
1
1
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Surtees TS9 (Cosworth)
1
0
1
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
1
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1971
Team Gunston
49
1st
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Lola T212 Hu23
Lola T212
6
2
3
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
6
2
3
0
49
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
March 701 (Cosworth)
12
3
6
7
2
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
12
3
6
7
2
45
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
March 701
Cosworth DFV 3.0
Firestone
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1970
Piper-Team Gunston
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Chevron B16 Spyder
Porsche 917
Lola T210
4
1
2
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
4
1
2
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Lotus 49C (Ford Cosworth),March 701 (Cosworth)
9
2
5
3
3
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
9
2
5
3
3
37
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Lotus 49
Cosworth DFV 3.0
Dunlop
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1969
Team Gunston
0
3rd
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Lola T70 Mk 3B GT
5
2
3
1
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
5
2
3
1
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Lotus 49 (Ford)
1
1
1
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
1
1
0
year
series
team
points
position
1969
Team Gunston
35
3rd
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Lotus 49B (Ford Cosworth)
9
4
5
10
3
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
9
4
5
10
3
35
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Lotus 49
Cosworth DFV 3.0
Dunlop
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1968
Hawkins Team Gunston
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Ferrari 330 P4
1
0
1
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
1
0
year
series
team
points
position
1968
Team Gunston
54
1st
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Lotus 49 (Ford Cosworth)
Brabham BT20 (Repco)
3
2
2
2
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
3
2
2
2
0
54
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Brabham BT20
Repco 3.0
Firestone
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
Lola T70 Mk 3 GT
1
0
1
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
1
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Brabham BT20 (Repco)
1
1
1
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
1
1
0
year
series
team
points
position
1967
Team Love
0
1st
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Cooper (Climax)
Brabham (Repco)
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Cooper T79
Coventry Climax 2.8
Firestone
1
0
1
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
1
0
0
6
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Ford P40
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 T79 (Climax)
1
0
1
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
1
0
year
series
team
points
position
1966
Team Love
0
1st
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Cooper (Climax
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Cooper T79 (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
1965
David Piper Auto Racing
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Ferrari 250LM
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1965
David Piper Auto Racing Ltd.
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Ferrari 250 LM
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Cooper T55 (Climax)
1
1
1
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
1
1
0
year
series
team
points
position
1965
Team Love
0
1st
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Cooper T55 (Climax)
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
0
year
series
team
points
position
1965
John Love
0
2nd
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Cooper T55 (Climax)
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
Cooper T55
Coventry Climax 1.5
Dunlop
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
Austin Mini Cooper S
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 (Climax)
1
1
1
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
1
1
0
year
series
team
points
position
1964
Team Love
0
1st
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Cooper (Climax
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
0
year
series
team
points
position
1964
Tyrrell Racing Organisation
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Cooper T72 (BMC)
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
Austin Mini Cooper S
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
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Cooper T73
Coventry Climax 1.5
Dunlop
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
Morris Mini Cooper
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
Morris Mini Cooper
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
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
Coventry Climax 1.5
Dunlop
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
Morris Mini Cooper
Austin Mini Cooper
8
7
7
2
4
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
8
7
7
2
4
52
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Morris Mini Cooper
Austin Mini Cooper
8
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
8
0
0
0
0
52
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Cooper T55
Coventry Climax 1.5
Dunlop
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1961
Tyrrell Racing
0
2nd
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Cooper T56 (BMC)
1
0
1
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
1
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1961
Tyrrell Racing Organisation
0
1st
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Cooper T56
BMC
1
1
1
0
1
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
1
1
0
1
0
year
series
team
points
position
1960
Fitzwilliam Racing Team
0
8th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Lola Mk2
Ford
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1960
Fitzwilliam Racing Team
0
9th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Lola Mk2 (Ford)
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
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
23
year
type
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest lap
1973
Racing
10
0
1
0
3
1972
Racing
11
2
6
0
1
1971
Racing
21
6
11
7
2
1970
Racing
14
3
7
3
3
1969
Racing
16
7
9
11
3
1968
Racing
5
2
3
2
0
1967
Racing
3
1
3
0
0
1966
Racing
3
0
1
0
0
1965
Racing
4
1
2
1
0
1964
Racing
4
1
1
0
0
1963
Racing
3
0
0
0
0
1962
Racing
9
7
7
2
4
1961
Racing
2
1
2
0
1
1960
Racing
2
0
0
0
0

Racing Highlights

year
series
position
1972
Formula 1 South Africa
2nd
1971
Formula 1 South Africa
3rd
1971
Springbok Trophy Series
1st
1971
Mozambique Grand Prix
1st
1970
Formula 1 South Africa
2nd
1969
Formula 1 South Africa
3rd
1969
Springbok Trophy Series
3rd
1969
Mozambique Grand Prix
1st
1968
Formula 1 South Africa
1st
1967
Formula 1 South Africa
1st
1967
Governor General Cup
1st
1966
Formula 1 South Africa
1st
1966
Governor General Cup
2nd
1965
Cape South Easter Trophy
2nd
1965
Formula 1 South Africa
1st
1965
Mozambique Grand Prix
1st
1964
Formula 1 South Africa
1st
1964
Mozambique Grand Prix
1st
1962
BRSCC British Saloon Car Championship
1st
1962
British Saloon Car Championship class A
1st
1961
19. Grand Prix de Monaco
2nd
1961
Formula Junior Grand Prix des Frontières
1st

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change
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02
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03
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04
Formula 1
2014.4
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05
Intercontinental GT Challenge
2007.9
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06
NASCAR Xfinity Series
1994.3
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07
United Sports Car Championship - GTD
1989.65
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08
Formula 1
1988.75
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09
Intercontinental GT Challenge
1948.45
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10
IndyCar
1944.1
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