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Helmet of Kenny Acheson

Flag of Great Britain Kenny Acheson

full name Kenneth Henry Acheson nationality British age 64 years old born November 27, 1957 hometown Cookstown, Northern Ireland

Racing highlights

19922ndLe Mans 24h - C1 class
19913rdLe Mans 24h - C2 class
19892ndLe Mans 24h - C1 class
19871stAll Japan Sports Prototype Car Endurance Championship
19853rdFormula 2 Japan
19802ndVandervell British Formula 3 Championship
19791stFormula 3 Radio Trent Trophy
19791stJohn Player International F3 Trophy
19791stB.A.R.C. TV-Race
19781stTownsend Thoresen British Formula Ford Championship
19771stFormula Ford 1600 Northern Ireland

Racing career summary

Races entered171
Wins13
Podiums51
Pole positions17
Fastest laps13
Race win percentage7.6%
Podium percentage29.8%

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.

1996Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1995Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1993Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1992Racing4 races0 wins1 podium2 pole position0 fastest race laps
1991Racing5 races0 wins2 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1990Racing11 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1989Racing11 races2 wins7 podiums5 pole position0 fastest race laps
1988Racing17 races0 wins6 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1987Racing16 races2 wins5 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1986Racing7 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1985Racing16 races1 win2 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1984Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1983Racing9 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1982Racing15 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position1 fastest race lap
1981Racing9 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1980Racing21 races5 wins12 podiums4 pole position8 fastest race laps
1979Racing24 races3 wins11 podiums5 pole position4 fastest race laps
1978Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
1977Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of Kenny Acheson

1996 Exxon World Sports Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Newcastle United / Lister Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lister Storm GTS (Jaguar)

1995 63rd 24 Hours of Le Mans LMGT1 class

PositionPointsTeam
0SARD Co Ltd., (Shin Kato)
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
SARD MC8-RToyota 4.0 turboDunlop
Click to show race results for 63rd 24 Hours of Le Mans LMGT1 class 1995.

1993 61st 24 Hours of Le Mans Category 1

PositionPointsTeam
0Toyota Team Tom's
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Toyota TS010Toyota 3.5Michelin

1992 Sportscar World Championship

PositionPointsTeam
16th15Toyota Team Tom's
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Toyota TS010Toyota 3.5Goodyear

1992 IMSA Camel GTP Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0All American Racers
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10010
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Eagle MKIII (Toyota)

1992 Le Mans 24h - C1 class

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0Toyota Team Tom's
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Toyota TS010

1992 24 Hours of Daytona

PositionPointsTeam
11th0All American Racers
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10010
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Eagle MKIIIToyota

1991 Formula 3000 Japan

PositionPointsTeam
0Ad Racing Team Co. Ltd.
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Reynard (Mugen Honda)

1991 Sportscar World Championship

PositionPointsTeam
24th12Silk Cut Jaguar
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Jaguar XJR-12Jaguar 7.4Goodyear

1991 All Japan Sports Prototype Car Endurance Championship

PositionPointsTeam
34th6Team 0123
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 962C

1991 Le Mans 24h - C2 class

PositionPointsTeam
3rd0Silk Cut Jaguar
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Jaguar XJR-12Jaguar V12 7.4Goodyear

1991 Jaguar Sport Intercontinental Challenge Silverstone

PositionPointsTeam
9th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Jaguar XJR-15Jaguar 6.0Dunlop

1990 FIA World Sports-Prototype Championship for Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
12th11Nissan Motorsports International
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
90100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Nissan R89CNissan 3.5 turboDunlop
Nissan R90CKNissan 3.5 turboDunlop

1990 Le Mans 24h - C1 class

PositionPointsTeam
0Nissan Motorsports Europe
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Nissan R 90CK

1990 IMSA Camel GTP Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Jochen Dauer Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 962C

1989 Formula 3000 Japan

PositionPointsTeam
0Italya Nikkei Team Le Mans
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Reynard 89D (Mugen Tomei)

1989 World Sports Prototype Championship for Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
4th97Team Sauber Mercedes
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
82650
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Sauber-Mercedes C9Mercedes-Benz 5.0 turboMichelin

1989 Le Mans 24h - C1 class

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0Team Sauber-Mercedes
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Sauber C9 (Mercedes-Benz)

1988 Formula 3000 Japan

PositionPointsTeam
0Team Kitamura
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
60000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 87B (Mugen Toda)

1988 FIA Touring Car Asia-Pacific Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Advan
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1010?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW M3 Evo

1988 All Japan Sports Prototype Car Endurance Championship

PositionPointsTeam
9th35Omron Racing Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
50200
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 962C

1988 World Sports Prototype Championship for Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
0Team Sauber Mercedes
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Sauber-Mercedes C9Mercedes-Benz 5.0 turboMichelin

1988 Fuji Long Distance Series LD-1

PositionPointsTeam
4th35Omron Racing Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
302??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 962C

1988 Japanese Touring Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
5th116
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW M3

1988 Asia-Pacific Touring Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Advan Alpha
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW M3

1987 Formula 3000 Japan

PositionPointsTeam
15th8Advan Sport Tomei
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
9000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 87B (Cosworth)

1987 All Japan Sports Prototype Car Endurance Championship

PositionPointsTeam
1st59Advan Alpha Nova
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
52500
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 962C

1987 FIA World Touring Car Championship

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

1987 World Sports-Prototype Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Nova Engineering
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 962CPorsche 2.8 turboYokohama

1986 Formula 3000 Intercontinental Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Eddie Jordan Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 86BCosworth DFV 3.0Avon

1986 All Japan Sports-Prototype Championship

PositionPointsTeam
12th27Team Ikuzawa
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
50100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Tom's 86C (Toyota)
Tom's 85C (Toyota)

1986 World Sports-Prototype Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Tetsu Ikuzawa Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Toyota 86CToyota 2.1 turbo

1985 Formula 1 World Championship for Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
0Skoal Bandit Formula 1 Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
RAM 03Hart 1.5 turboPirelli

1985 Formula 2 Japan

PositionPointsTeam
3rd66Advan Sports Nova
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
8120?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 85J (Honda Mugen)

1985 Formula 3 Macau GP

PositionPointsTeam
14th0Nova Engineering
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Reynard 853 (Toyota)

1985 World Sportscar Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0John Fitzpatrick Racing, Richard Lloyd Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
3000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1985 FIA World Endurance Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Fitzpatrick Racing, Richard Lloyd Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 956BPorsche 2.6 turboYokohama
Porsche 962CPorsche 2.6 turboYokohama
Porsche 956 GTiPorsche 2.6 turboGoodyear

1985 All Japan Sports-Prototype Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Advan Sports Nova
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 962C

1984 PPG Indy Car World Series

PositionPointsTeam
0GTS Racing, HR Racing, Forsythe Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 83CCosworth DFX 2.6 turboGoodyear
March 84CCosworth DFX 2.6 turboGoodyear
Lola T800Cosworth DFX 2.6 turboGoodyear

1983 Formula One World Championship for Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
0RAM Racing Team March
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
RAM 01Cosworth DFV 3.0Pirelli

1983 Formula 2 Europe

PositionPointsTeam
10th6Maurer Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
80100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Maurer MM83 (BMW Heidegger)

1982 Formula 2 Europe

PositionPointsTeam
7th12Ralt Racing Ltd.
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
130101
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ralt RH6/82 (Honda Wakou)

1982 Formula 2 Japan

PositionPointsTeam
13th10Ralt Racing Ltd.
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
2000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ralt RH6/82 (Honda Wakou)

1981 Formula 2 Europe

PositionPointsTeam
15th5Docking Spitzley Team Toleman
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
80100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola T850 (Hart)

1981 Formula 2 Japan

PositionPointsTeam
0Suzuki Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Toleman TG280 (Hart 420R)

1980 Vandervell British Formula 3 Championship

PositionPointsTeam
2nd95Murray Taylor Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
2051248
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 803 (Toyota 2T-G)
March 793 (Toyota)

1980 Formula 3 Europe

PositionPointsTeam
0The RMC Group
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 793Toyota

1979 Vandervell British F3 Championship

PositionPointsTeam
6th35The RMC Group
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
180622
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ralt RT1 (Toyota Novamotor)
March 793 (Toyota Novamotor)

1979 Formula 3 Germany

PositionPointsTeam
Guest driverThe RMC Group
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20201
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 793Toyota

1979 II RAC FOCA Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
0The RMC Group
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 793 (Toyota Novomotor)

1979 Formula 3 Radio Trent Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
1st0The RMC Group
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11110
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 793 (Toyota Novomotor)

1979 John Player International F3 Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
1st0The RMC Group
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11111
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 793 (Toyota Novomotor)

1979 B.A.R.C. TV-Race

PositionPointsTeam
1st0The RMC Group
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11110
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 793 (Toyota Novomotor)

1978 Townsend Thoresen British Formula Ford Championship

PositionPointsTeam
1st0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Royale RP26 (Ford)

1978 Formula Ford 1600 - Plastic Padding Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
6th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10010
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Royale RP26

1977 Formula Ford Festival

PositionPointsTeam
6th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Crossle 32F

1977 Formula Ford 1600 Northern Ireland

PositionPointsTeam
1st0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Crossle
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