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Helmet of John McNicol

Flag of South Africa John McNicol

nationality South African born March 12, 1942 hometown Johannesburg died July 31, 2001 place of death Rietspruit

Racing highlights

19712ndFormula 1 25th Anniversary Trophy
19691stFormula 1 South Africa

Racing career summary

Races entered59
Wins3
Podiums24
Pole positions2
Fastest laps0
Race win percentage5.1%
Podium percentage40.7%

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.

1974Racing3 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position? fastest race laps
1973Racing5 races1 win3 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1972Racing12 races0 wins5 podiums2 pole position? fastest race laps
1971Racing13 races0 wins5 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1970Racing12 races0 wins2 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1969Racing9 races2 wins8 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1968Racing3 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1967Racing2 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of John McNicol

1974 Formula 1 South Africa

PositionPointsTeam
7th10Scuderia Scribante
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
3010?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 721 (Cosworth)

1973 Formula 1 South Africa

PositionPointsTeam
5th20Scuderia Scribante
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
5130?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 721 (Cosworth)

1972 Formula 1 South Africa

PositionPointsTeam
5th32Donald Motors
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
12052?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
McLaren M10B (Chevrolet)

1971 Formula 1 South Africa

PositionPointsTeam
5th26
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
12040?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola T142 (Ford)

1971 Formula 1 25th Anniversary Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
McLaren M10B (Chevrolet)

1970 Formula 1 South Africa

PositionPointsTeam
8th11
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
701??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1970 Springbok - Shell Drivers Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
0BG Racing Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
5010?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola T210

1969 Formula 1 South Africa

PositionPointsTeam
1st42
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
9280?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola T142 (Ford)

1968 Formula 1 South Africa

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
2000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 20

1968 Springbok Trophy Series

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mini Marcos

1967 Governor General Cup

PositionPointsTeam
11th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 20

1967 Springbok Trophy Series

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Morris Mini Cooper S
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