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Helmet of Lex Davison

Flag of Australia Lex Davison

nationality Australian born February 12, 1923 hometown Melbourne died February 20, 1965 place of death Sandown Raceway

Racing highlights

19642ndAustralian Drivers Championship
19612ndAustralian Drivers Championship
19611stAustralian Grand Prix
19602ndAustralian Grand Prix
19601stArmstrong 500 - Class A
19581stAustralian Grand Prix
19571stAustralian Drivers Championship
19571stAustralian Grand Prix
19541stAustralian Grand Prix
19473rdAustralian Grand Prix

Racing career summary

Races entered49
Wins13
Podiums16
Pole positions1
Fastest laps7
Race win percentage26.5%
Podium percentage32.7%

Driver relations

Father of Richard Davison. Father of Jon Davison. Father of Chris Davison. Grandfather of Will Davison. Grandfather of James Davison. Grandfather of Alex Davison.

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.

1965Racing3 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1964Racing8 races1 win1 podium0 pole position2 fastest race laps
1963Racing5 races1 win1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1962Racing8 races1 win1 podium1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
1961Racing5 races1 win1 podium0 pole position2 fastest race laps
1960Racing3 races1 win3 podiums0 pole position2 fastest race laps
1958Racing2 races1 win1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1957Racing6 races6 wins6 podiums0 pole position1 fastest race lap
1956Racing2 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1955Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1954Racing2 races1 win1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1953Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1950Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1948Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1947Racing1 race0 wins1 podium? pole position? fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of Lex Davison

1965 Tasman Series

PositionPointsTeam
0Ecurie Australie
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Brabham BT4Coventry Climax 2.5

1965 Australian Drivers Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Ecurie Australie
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Brabham BT4Coventry Climax 2.5

1964 Tasman Series

PositionPointsTeam
13th1Ecurie Australia
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
3000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cooper T62Coventry Climax 2.5

1964 Australian Drivers Championship

PositionPointsTeam
2nd15Ecurie Australie
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
51102
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cooper T62Coventry Climax 2.5
Brabham BT4Coventry Climax 2.5

1964 Armstrong 500 - Class D

PositionPointsTeam
8th0Australian Motor Industries
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
100??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Triumph 2000Triumph 2.0

1964 Australian Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
0Ecurie Australia
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cooper T62 (Climax)

1964 Sandown 6 Hour - Class G

PositionPointsTeam
0th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford GalaxieFord

1963 Australian Drivers Championship

PositionPointsTeam
4th12Ecurie Australie
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
51100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cooper T53Coventry Climax 2.8
Cooper T62Coventry Climax 2.8

1963 Australian Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
11th0Ecurie Australia
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cooper T53 (Climax)

1962 Australian Drivers Championship

PositionPointsTeam
6th13Ecurie Australie
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
31110
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cooper T53Coventry Climax 2.7

1962 Armstrong 500 - Class B

PositionPointsTeam
6th0Hilltop Autos
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
100??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Austin FreewayBMC 2.4

1962 10th New Zealand Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
8th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cooper T53 (Climax)

1962 Australian Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
8th0Ecurie Australie
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cooper T53 (Climax)

1962 Warwick Farm 100

PositionPointsTeam
7th0Bowmaker Yeoman Racing Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cooper T53 (Climax)

1962 Lakeside International

PositionPointsTeam
4th0Yeoman Credit Race Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cooper T53 (Climax)

1962 Sandown Park International

PositionPointsTeam
8th0Ecurie Australie
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Aston Martin DBR4

1961 Australian Drivers Championship

PositionPointsTeam
2nd15Ecurie Australie, B. S. Stillwell
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
21101
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Aston Martin DBR4Aston Martin 3.0
Cooper T51Coventry Climax 2.2

1961 Australian Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
1st0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11101
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cooper T51 (Climax)

1961 Victorian Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Aston Martin DBR4/250

1961 Warwick Farm 100

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Aston Martin DBR4

1961 29th Grand Prix of Endurance 24 Hours of Le Mans Class GT 4.0

PositionPointsTeam
0Essex Racing Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Aston Martin DB4 GT ZagatoAston Martin 3.7

1960 Australian Drivers Championship

PositionPointsTeam
4th12Ecurie Australie
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20201
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Aston Martin DBR4Aston Martin 3.0
Ferrari 500Ferrari 3.0

1960 Armstrong 500 - Class A

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Continental & General Distributors
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
111??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
NSU PrinzNSU 0.6

1960 Australian Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10101
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Aston Martin DBR4/300

1958 Australian Drivers Championship

PositionPointsTeam
5th8Ecurie Australie
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 625Ferrari 3.0

1958 6th New Zealand Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 500

1958 Australian Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
1st0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 625

1957 Australian Drivers Championship

PositionPointsTeam
1st46Ecurie Australie
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
666??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 625Ferrari 3.0

1957 Australian Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
1st0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11101
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 625

1956 Australian Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
7th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 625

1956 Australian Tourist Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
HWM (Jaguar)

1955 3rd New Zealand Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
HWM F2 (Jaguar)

1954 Australian Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
1st0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
HWM F2 (Jaguar)

1954 2nd New Zealand Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
HWM F2 (Jaguar)

1953 Australian Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
HWM F2 (Jaguar)

1950 Australian Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Alfa Romeo Tipo B

1948 Australian Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mercedes-Benz 38/250

1947 Australian Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
3rd0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
101??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mercedes-Benz 38/250
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