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Helmet of Merv Neil

Flag of New Zealand Merv Neil

nationality New Zealander born February 10, 1927 died August 10, 2012

Racing highlights

19743rdBenson & Hedges 500 Mile Race
19663rdNew Zealand Midget Championship

Racing career summary

Races entered13
Wins0
Podiums1
Pole positions0
Fastest laps0
Race win percentage0%
Podium percentage7.7%

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.

1974Racing1 race0 wins1 podium0 pole position? fastest race laps
1972Racing5 races? wins? podiums? pole position? fastest race laps
1970Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1966Racing? races? wins? podiums? pole position? fastest race laps
1965Racing? races? wins? podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1960Racing0 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1959Racing2 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1958Racing4 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of Merv Neil

1974 Benson & Hedges 500 Mile Race

PositionPointsTeam
3rd0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1010?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chrysler Charger

1971-72 Castrol GTX Production Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Central Car Sales
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
5????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Holden Torana XU1

1970 Benson & Hedges 500 Mile Race

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chrysler Valiant V8

1965-66 New Zealand Midget Championship

PositionPointsTeam
3rd0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1964-65 Western Springs Speedway - Midgets

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
???0?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Kurtis Craft (Offenhauser)

1960 8th New Zealand Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cooper T39 (Climax 1498cc 4cyl)

1959 8th Lady Wigram Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
7th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cooper T45 (Climax)

1959 7th New Zealand Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
9th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cooper T45 (Climax 1960cc 4cyl)

1958 6th New Zealand Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cooper T39 (Climax 1498cc 4cyl)

1958 7th Lady Wigram Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cooper T39 (Climax 1498cc 4cyl)

1958 Australian Drivers Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cooper T45Coventry Climax 1.7

1958 Formula 2 Great Britain

PositionPointsTeam
0Merv Neil
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cooper T45Climax
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