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Helmet of Mike Spence

Flag of Great Britain Mike Spence

full name Michael Henderson Spence nationality British born December 30, 1936 hometown Croydon, Surrey died May 7, 1968 place of death Indianapolis, USA

Racing highlights

19661stSouth African GP
19651stI Daily Mail Race of Champions
19653rdXVII BRDC International Trophy
19641stAutocar British Formula 2
19643rdXIII Gran Premio di Siracusa
19612ndFormula 1, V Lewis-Evans Trophy, Brands Hatch

Racing career summary

Races entered96
Wins4
Podiums15
Pole positions2
Fastest laps2
Race win percentage4.2%
Podium percentage15.6%

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.

1968Racing3 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1967Racing26 races1 win3 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1966Racing14 races1 win1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1965Racing23 races1 win5 podiums1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
1964Racing20 races1 win3 podiums1 pole positions1 fastest race lap
1963Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1962Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1961Racing2 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1960Racing6 races0 wins2 podiums0 pole position1 fastest race lap

Career details – the racing career of Mike Spence

1968 World Championship of Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
0Owen Racing Organisation
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BRM P115BRM 3.0Goodyear

1968 III Race of Champions

PositionPointsTeam
0Owen Racing Organisation
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BRM P126BRM 3.0

1968 XX BRDC Daily Express International Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
0Owen Racing Organisation
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BRM P126

1968 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0STP Oil Treatment
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 4WD (Pratt & Whitney Turbine)

1967 World Championship of Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
10th9Owen Racing Organisation
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
110000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BRM P83BRM 3.0Goodyear

1967 Formula 2 Europe

PositionPointsTeam
0Reg Parnell Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Parnell (Cosworth)

1967 II Race of Champions

PositionPointsTeam
7th0Reg Parnell Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BRM P83BRM 3.0

1967 I Daily Express Spring Cup

PositionPointsTeam
6th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BRM P83

1967 XIX BRDC International Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
6th0Reg Parnell Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BRM P261

1967 XVI Gran Premio di Siracusa

PositionPointsTeam
0Reg Parnell Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BRM P61

1967 World Sports-Prototype Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Chaparral Cars Inc
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
111??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chaparral 2F

1967 Canadian-American Challenge Cup

PositionPointsTeam
6th10Ecurie Soucy Racing Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
50200
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
McLaren M1BChevrolet 6.0
Click to show race results for Canadian-American Challenge Cup 1967.

1967 35th Grand Prix of Endurance 24 Hours of Le Mans Class P +5.0

PositionPointsTeam
0Chaparral Cars Inc.
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chaparral 2FChevrolet 7.0

1967 Springbok Trophy Series

PositionPointsTeam
0Sidney Taylor
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola T70 Mk 3 GT

1966 World Championship of Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
12th4Reg Parnell Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
80000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 25BRM 2.0Firestone

1966 Formula 2 Trophées de France

PositionPointsTeam
14th3Ron Harris - Team Lotus
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 44 (Cosworth)

1966 South African GP

PositionPointsTeam
1st0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 33 (Climax)

1966 XVIII BRDC International Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
0Reg Parnell Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 33BRM

1966 XIII International Gold Cup

PositionPointsTeam
0Reg Parnell Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 33BRM

1966 British Sportscar Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0R H H Parnell
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Parnell (BRM)

1966 Springbok Trophy Series

PositionPointsTeam
0Bernard White Racing Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford GT40

1965 World Championship of Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
8th10Team Lotus
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
90100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 33Coventry Climax 1.5Dunlop
Lotus 25Coventry Climax 1.5Dunlop

1965 Formula 2 Trophées de France

PositionPointsTeam
0Ron Harris - Team Lotus
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 35 (Cosworth)

1965 I Daily Mail Race of Champions

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Team Lotus
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
21200
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 33Coventry Climax 1.5

1965 XIV Gran Premio di Siracusa

PositionPointsTeam
10th0Team Lotus
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 33Climax

1965 XVII BRDC International Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
3rd0Team Lotus
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 33Climax

1965 IV Gran Premio del Mediterraneo

PositionPointsTeam
0Team Lotus
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 33Climax

1965 BRSCC British Saloon Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
25th6Team Lotus
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford Lotus CortinaDunlop

1965 Springbok Trophy Series - Group A

PositionPointsTeam
0David Piper Auto Racing Ltd.
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 250 LM

1965 Springbok Trophy Series

PositionPointsTeam
0David Piper Auto Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 250LM

1965 I Sunday Mirror Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
0Team Lotus
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 33Climax

1965 Autocar British Formula 2

PositionPointsTeam
0Ron Harris - Team Lotus
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
40000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 32Cosworth
Lotus 35BRM
Lotus 35Cosworth

1965 British Saloon Car Championship class C

PositionPointsTeam
7th6Team Lotus
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10110
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford Lotus CortinaDunlop

1964 World Championship of Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
12th4Team Lotus
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
60000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 33Coventry Climax 1.5Dunlop
Lotus 25Coventry Climax 1.5Dunlop

1964 Formula 2 Trophées de France

PositionPointsTeam
10th4Team Lotus
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
3010?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 32 (Cosworth SCA)

1964 Autocar British Formula 2

PositionPointsTeam
1st18Ron Harris - Team Lotus
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
41110
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 32Cosworth

1964 XIII Gran Premio di Siracusa

PositionPointsTeam
3rd0Team Lotus
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 25Climax

1964 XIX B.A.R.C. 200 Aintree

PositionPointsTeam
6th0Ron Harris - Team Lotus
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 32Cosworth SCA

1964 Formula 1, XIII Großer Preis der Solitude

PositionPointsTeam
0Team Lotus
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 25Climax

1964 III Gran Premio del Mediterraneo

PositionPointsTeam
5th0Team Lotus
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10001
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 25Climax

1964 IV Rand Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
16th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 33 (Climax)

1964 BRSCC British Saloon Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Team Lotus
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford Lotus Cortina

1964 British Saloon Car Championship class B

PositionPointsTeam
0Team Lotus
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford Lotus Cortina

1963 World Championship of Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
0Team Lotus
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 25Coventry Climax 1.5Dunlop

1962 Guards Trophy Brands Hatch

PositionPointsTeam
9th0Ian Walker Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 23

1961 Formula 1, X Solitude Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
0Emeryson Cars Ltd.
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
EmerysonClimax

1961 Formula 1, V Lewis-Evans Trophy, Brands Hatch

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0Emeryson Cars Ltd.
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
EmerysonClimax

1960 Formula 2, XI Lavant Cup

PositionPointsTeam
14th0Peter Westbury
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cooper T45Climax

1960 Formula 2, IV Lewis-Evans Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
0Peter Westbury
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cooper T45 Climax

1960 B.R.S.C.C. John Davy Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Coburn Engineers Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
402?1
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cooper T52 (BMC)
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