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Helmet of John Nicholson

Flag of New Zealand John Nicholson

nationality New Zealander born October 6, 1941 hometown Auckland died September 19, 2017 place of death Clarks Beach, nr. Auckland

Racing highlights

19741stJohn Player British Formula Atlantic Series
19732ndYellow Pages British Formula Atlantic Championship
19731stBP British Formula Atlantic Series
19723rdYellow Pages British Formula Atlantic Championship

Racing career summary

Races entered120
Wins12
Podiums37
Pole positions9
Fastest laps0
Race win percentage10%
Podium percentage30.8%

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.

1987Racing2 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1986Racing4 races0 wins2 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1985Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1984Racing2 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1977Racing5 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1976Racing9 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1975Racing16 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1974Racing23 races4 wins9 podiums5 pole position0 fastest race laps
1973Racing24 races7 wins15 podiums4 pole position0 fastest race laps
1972Racing11 races1 win8 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1971Racing17 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position? fastest race laps
1969Racing3 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1968Racing3 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of John Nicholson

1987 World Sports-Prototype Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Chamberlain Engineering
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Spice SE86CCosworth DFL 3.3Avon

1987 FIA Cup for Group C2 Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
0Chamberlain Engineering
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Spice SE86CCosworth DFL 3.3Avon

1986 World Sports-Prototype Championship

PositionPointsTeam
65th3Kelmar Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Spice-Tiga GC85Cosworth DFL 3.3Avon

1986 FIA Cup for Group C2 Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
19th15Kelmar Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
202??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Spice-Tiga GC85Cosworth DFL 3.3Avon

1985 FIA World Endurance Championship

PositionPointsTeam
56th6Grifo Autoracing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Alba AR3Cosworth DFL 3.3Dunlop

1984 FIA World Endurance Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Lyncar Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lyncar MS83Cosworth DFV 3.0Avon

1977 Peter Stuyvesant International Formula Pacific Series

PositionPointsTeam
4th10Nicholson Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
5000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Modus M3 (Ford BDA Nicholson)

1976 Formula 2 Europe

PositionPointsTeam
0Pinch Plant Ltd.
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 752 (Chevrolet)

1976 ShellSPORT 5000 European Championship

PositionPointsTeam
19th21
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
60100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 752 (Vega)

1976 South African Philips Car Sound Atlantic Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Team Domingo
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevron B25 (Ford)

1976 XXXIX Internationales ADAC-Eifelrennen

PositionPointsTeam
0Pinch Plant Ltd.
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 752 (Chevrolet)

1975 World Championship of F1 Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
0Pinch Plant
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lyncar 006Cosworth DFV 3.0Goodyear

1975 Formula 1 Race of Champions

PositionPointsTeam
0Pinch Plant
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lyncar F1Cosworth DFV 3.0Goodyear

1975 Formula 1 Daily Express International Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
13th0Pinch Plant
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lyncar 006Cosworth DFV 3.0Goodyear

1975 CASC Player's Challenge Series

PositionPointsTeam
8th37Alan Mac Call RAcing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
60000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
TUI BH2 (Ford BDA Nicholson)

1975 MCD/Southern Organs British Formula Atlantic Championship

PositionPointsTeam
8th8
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
5010?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Tui BH2 (Ford BDA Nicholson)
Lola T360 HU5 (Ford BDA)

1975 John Player Britsh Formula Alantic Series

PositionPointsTeam
31st1
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Tui BH2 (Ford BDA Nicholson)

1975 Grand Prix de Trois-Rivieres

PositionPointsTeam
8th0Alan McCall Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Tui BH2 (Ford BDA)

1974 World Championship of F1 Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
0Pinch Plant
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lyncar 006Cosworth DFV 3.0Firestone

1974 Formula 1 Race of Champions

PositionPointsTeam
0Lyncar Engineering
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lyncar F1Cosworth DFV 3.0Firestone

1974 Formula 1 Daily Express International Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
6th0Pinch Plant
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lyncar 006Cosworth DFV 3.0Firestone

1974 John Player British Formula Atlantic Series

PositionPointsTeam
1st132
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
14264?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lyncar 005 (Ford BDA Nicholson)

1974 MCD/Southern Organs British Formula Atlantic Championship

PositionPointsTeam
4th27
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
6231?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lyncar 005 (Ford BDA Nicholson)

1974 42nd Grand Prix of Endurance 24 Hours of Le Mans Class S 3.0

PositionPointsTeam
0Alain de Cadenet
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
De Cadenet LMCosworth DFV 3.0Firestone

1973 Springbok Trophy Series

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola T292 (Ford)

1973 BP British Formula Atlantic Series

PositionPointsTeam
1st92
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
175112?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lyncar 003 (Ford BDA Nicholson)
Lyncar 005 (Ford BDA Nicholson)

1973 Yellow Pages British Formula Atlantic Championship

PositionPointsTeam
2nd88
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
6232?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lyncar 003 (Ford BDA Nicholson)
Lyncar 005 (Ford BDA Nicholson)

1972 Yellow Pages British Formula Atlantic Championship

PositionPointsTeam
3rd52
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11180?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lyncar 002 (Ford BDA Piper)

1971 Yellow Pages British Formula Atlantic Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
17010?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 702 (Ford)

1969 Tasman Series

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Brabham BT18Ford 1.5

1968-69 NZ National 1.5 Litre Championship

PositionPointsTeam
5th27
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Brabham BT18

1968 Tasman Series

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 27Ford 1.5
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