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Helmet of John Sheldon

Flag of Great Britain John Sheldon

nationality British age 75 years old born December 2, 1946 hometown London

Racing career summary

Races entered120
Wins5
Podiums10
Pole positions0
Fastest laps0
Race win percentage4.2%
Podium percentage8.3%

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.

2022Racing3 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2020Racing3 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2019Racing7 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2018Racing4 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2016Racing4 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2015Racing3 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2014Racing3 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2009Racing5 races5 wins5 podiums? pole position? fastest race laps
2001Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1992Racing2 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1991Racing4 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1990Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1989Racing4 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1988Racing10 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1987Racing12 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1986Racing8 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1985Racing2 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1984Racing3 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1983Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1982Racing12 races0 wins3 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1981Racing3 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1980Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1975Racing5 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1974Racing4 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1973Racing15 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of John Sheldon

2022 Le Mans Classic - Plateau 5

PositionPointsTeam
10th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevron B16Cosworth FVC 1.8
Click to show race results for Le Mans Classic - Plateau 5 2022.

2020 FIA Masters Historic Sports Cars Post-66 Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevron B16Cosworth FVC 1.8
Click to show race results for FIA Masters Historic Sports Cars Post-66 Championship 2020.

2019 FIA Masters Historic Sports Cars Post-66 Championship

PositionPointsTeam
7th25
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
70000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevron B16Cosworth FVC 1.8
Click to show race results for FIA Masters Historic Sports Cars Post-66 Championship 2019.

2018 FIA Masters Historic Sports Cars Post-66 Championship

PositionPointsTeam
5th33
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
40000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevron B16Cosworth FVC 1.8
Click to show race results for FIA Masters Historic Sports Cars Post-66 Championship 2018.

2016 FIA Masters Historic Sports Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
44th4
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevron B16
Click to show race results for FIA Masters Historic Sports Car Championship 2016.

2016 Le Mans Classic - Plateau 5

PositionPointsTeam
66th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevron B16Cosworth FVC 1.8
Click to show race results for Le Mans Classic - Plateau 5 2016.

2015 Le Mans Legend race

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus ElanFord 1.6

2015 FIA Masters Historic Sports Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
45th4
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevron B16
Click to show race results for FIA Masters Historic Sports Car Championship 2015.

2014 Le Mans Classic - Plateau 5

PositionPointsTeam
11th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevron B16Cosworth FVC 2.0

2009 Classic Endurance Racing - Proto 1

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
555??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevron B16

2001 European Le Mans Series - GT

PositionPointsTeam
0Skea Racing International
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 911 GT3-R

1992 Sportscar World Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Action Formula
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Spice SE90CCosworth DFZ 3.5Goodyear

1992 IMSA GTU Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Alex Job Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 911

1991 Sportscar World Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Chamberlain Engineering
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Spice SE89CCosworth DFZ 3.5Goodyear

1991 IMSA Camel Lights

PositionPointsTeam
25th16R.J. Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Tiga GC287 (Buick)

1991 24 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps

PositionPointsTeam
0R+D Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford Sierra RS CosworthFord 2.0 turboDunlop

1990 Le Mans 24h - C2 class

PositionPointsTeam
0ADA Engineering
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
ADA 02 (Ford Cosworth)

1989 World Sports Prototype Championship for Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
0Roy Baker Racing, Tiga Race Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Tiga GC289Cosworth DFL 3.3Goodyear

1989 Le Mans 24h - C2 class

PositionPointsTeam
0Tiga Racing Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Tiga GC289 (Ford Cosworth)

1988 World Sports Prototype Championship for Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
66th6ADA Engineering, Charles Ivey Racing, Roy Baker Promotion, Schanche Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
50000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Tiga GC287Porsche 2.6 turboDunlop
ADA 03Cosworth DFL 3.3Goodyear
Tiga GC286Cosworth DFL 3.3Goodyear
Argo JM19CCosworth DFL 3.3Goodyear

1988 FIA Cup for C2 Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
10th74ADA Engineering, Charles Ivey Racing Team Istel, Roy Baker Racing, Team Lucky Strike Schanche
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
501??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Tiga GC286Cosworth DFL 3.3Goodyear
Tiga GC287Porsche 2.6 turboDunlop
ADA 03Cosworth DFL 3.3Goodyear
Argo JM19CCosworth DFL 3.3Goodyear

1987 World Sports-Prototype Championship

PositionPointsTeam
54th3Roy Baker Racing, Tiga Race Team, Charles Ivey Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
60000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Tiga GC287Cosworth BDT-E 2.3 turboAvon
Tiga GC286Cosworth BDT 1.8 turboAvon
Tiga GC287Porsche 2.6 turboAvon

1987 FIA Cup for Group C2 Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
18th18Roy Baker Racing, Team Tiga Ford, Charles Ivey Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
600??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Tiga GC286Cosworth BDE-T 1.7 turboAvon
Tiga GC287Cosworth BDE-T 2.3 turboAvon
Tiga GC287Porsche 2.6 turboAvon

1986 World Sports-Prototype Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Roy Baker Promotion - Tiga Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Tiga GC286Cosworth BDT 1.7 turboAvon
Tiga GC285Cosworth BDT 1.7 turboAvon

1986 FIA Cup for Group C2 Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
34th10Roy Baker Racing Tiga
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
500??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Tiga GC286Cosworth BDT 1.7 turboAvon

1985 FIA World Endurance Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0ADA Engineering, John Barlett Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Gebhardt JC843Cosworth DFL 3.3Avon
Chevron B62Cosworth DFL 3.3Avon

1984 FIA World Endurance Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Viscount Downe-Aston Martin
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Nimrod NRA/C2BAston Martin 5.3Avon

1984 IMSA Camel GT Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Ray Mallock Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Nimrod NRA/C2B (Aston Martin)

1983 FIA World Endurance Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0ADA Engineering
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
ADA 01 (Cosworth)

1982 FIA World Endurance Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Chevron Cars
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevron B36B (Ford)

1982 IMSA Camel GT Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Angelo Pallavicini
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 935

1982 MCD British Formula Altantic Championship

PositionPointsTeam
4th74Team Tiga
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10030?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Tiga FA81/82 (Ford BDD)

1981 World Championship for Drivers and Makes

PositionPointsTeam
0Angelo Pallavicini
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 934

1981 Macau Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Tiga FA81 (Ford BDA)

1981 Selangor Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
5th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Tiga FA81 (Ford BDA)

1980 World Challenge for Endurance Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
0Bell & Colvill
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola T492Ford
Click to show race results for World Challenge for Endurance Drivers 1980.

1980 World Championship for Makes Brands Hatch 6 Hours

PositionPointsTeam
9th0Bell & Colvill
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola T492Ford 2.0

1975 Southern Organs RAC British Saloon Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
4
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mazda Savanna RX-3

1975 British Saloon Car Championship class B

PositionPointsTeam
10th4
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mazda Savanna RX-3

1975 World Championship for Makes 800 km of Dijon

PositionPointsTeam
12th0Stuart Chubb
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola T294Cosworth FVC 1.8

1975 World Championship for Makes 1000 km di Monza

PositionPointsTeam
14th0Victoria Sporting Club Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola T294Cosworth FVC 1.8

1975 World Championship for Makes Grand Prix de Spa

PositionPointsTeam
0Chubb
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola T294Cosworth BDG 2.0

1975 World Championship for Makes International ADAC 1000 km Nürburgring

PositionPointsTeam
15th0Steward Chubb Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola T294Cosworth BDG 2.0

1974 MCD/Southern Organs British Formula Atlantic Championship

PositionPointsTeam
20th0Mike Sullivan Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 712M (Ford BDA Close)

1974 John Player British Formula Atlantic Series

PositionPointsTeam
27th3Mike Sullivan Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 74B (Ford BDA Close)

1974 World Championship for Makes 1000 km Österreichring

PositionPointsTeam
19th0Paulenco Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 74SCosworth FVC 1.8

1974 World Championship for Makes British Airways 1000 km

PositionPointsTeam
0Paulenco Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 74SCosworth FVC 1.8

1973 Formula 3 Britain Lombard North Central

PositionPointsTeam
19th2
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
60000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Royale RP11 (Ford TC)

1973 B.R.S.C.C. MCD John Player British F3 Championship

PositionPointsTeam
42nd2
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
50000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Royale RP11 (Ford TC)

1973 BARC Forward Trust F3 Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
40000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Royale RP11 (Ford TC)

1973 Formula 3 France

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Royale RP11


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