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Helmet of Peter Gethin

Flag of Great Britain Peter Gethin

nationality British born February 21, 1940 hometown Ewell, Surrey died December 5, 2011 place of death Old Henley, Surrey

Racing highlights

19772ndSCCA Molson Diamond Citicorp Can-Am Challenge Can-Am Challenge
19772ndRothmans International Series
19752ndSCCA Citicorp Can-Am Challenge
19752ndFormula 5000 Europe
19741stTasman Series
19742ndFormula 5000 Europe
19731stFormula 1 Race of Champions
19722ndSpringbok Trophy Series
19712ndInterserie
19712ndXXIII GEN/Daily Express BRDC International Trophy
19712ndRothmans/Daily Express International Spring Trophy
19711stFormula 1 Victory Race
19701stFormula 5000 Great Britain
19703rdCanadian-American Challenge Cup
19691stFormula 5000 Great Britain
19682ndX Grand Prix de Monaco -Formule 3
19661stFormula 3 - Holts Trophy

Racing career summary

Races entered207
Wins35
Podiums71
Pole positions36
Fastest laps40
Race win percentage16.9%
Podium percentage34.3%

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.

1977Racing12 races1 win7 podiums2 pole position1 fastest race lap
1976Racing6 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1975Racing17 races3 wins4 podiums1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
1974Racing30 races6 wins15 podiums4 pole position8 fastest race laps
1973Racing25 races3 wins8 podiums4 pole position4 fastest race laps
1972Racing27 races2 wins2 podiums3 pole position3 fastest race laps
1971Racing24 races3 wins8 podiums4 pole position4 fastest race laps
1970Racing31 races9 wins14 podiums8 pole position10 fastest race laps
1969Racing15 races5 wins6 podiums8 pole position8 fastest race laps
1968Racing7 races0 wins2 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1967Racing2 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1966Racing9 races3 wins5 podiums2 pole position2 fastest race laps
1965Racing2 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of Peter Gethin

1977 SCCA Molson Diamond Citicorp Can-Am Challenge Can-Am Challenge

PositionPointsTeam
2nd108Racing Team VDS
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
81511
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola T333CS (Chevrolet)

1977 Rothmans International Series

PositionPointsTeam
2nd15Racing Team VDS
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
40210
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevron B37 (Chevrolet)

1976 SCCA/USAC F5000 Championship

PositionPointsTeam
9th23Racing Team VDS
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
60000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola T430 (Chevrolet)
Chevron B37 (Chevrolet)

1975 Formula 2000 Japan

PositionPointsTeam
0Victory Circle Club
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 752 (BMW)

1975 Formula 5000 Europe

PositionPointsTeam
2nd143Racing Team VDS
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
163410
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola T400 (Chevrolet)

1975 SCCA Citicorp Can-Am Challenge

PositionPointsTeam
2nd108
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola T333CS (Chevrolet)
Lola T332 (Chevrolet)

1974 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
0Embassy Racing with Graham Hill
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola T370 (Ford Cos. DFV 3.0 V8)

1974 Formula 1 Race of Champions

PositionPointsTeam
10th0Chevron Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevron B28 (Chevrolet)

1974 Formula 1 BRDC International Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
7th0Chevron Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevron B28 (Chevrolet)

1974 Formula 5000 Europe

PositionPointsTeam
2nd186Chevron Racing Team VDS
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1841035
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevron B28 (Chevrolet)

1974 Tasman Series

PositionPointsTeam
1st41Chevron Racing Team VDS
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
82513
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevron B24 (Chevrolet)

1974 Interserie

PositionPointsTeam
9th8Chevron Cars
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevron B26Hart

1973 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
0Marlboro BRM
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BRM P160E

1973 Formula 1 South Africa

PositionPointsTeam
0Team Gunston
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevron B25 (FCV)

1973 Formula 1 Race of Champions

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Chevron Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevron B24 (Chevrolet)

1973 Formula 2 Europe

PositionPointsTeam
13th6Chevron Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
50110
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevron B25 (Ford BDA)

1973 Formula 5000 Great Britain

PositionPointsTeam
8th65Chevron Racing, Anglo-American Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
82334
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevron B24 (Chevrolet)

1973 L&M F5000 Championship

PositionPointsTeam
4th49Shierson Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
90300
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevron B24-02 (Chevrolet V8)

1972 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
0Marlboro BRM
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
100000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BRM P160B
BRM P180
BRM P160C

1972 Formula 1 Race of Champions

PositionPointsTeam
4th0Marlboro BRM
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BRM P160

1972 Formula 1 Brazilian Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
0Marlboro BRM
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BRM P160

1972 Formula 2 Europe

PositionPointsTeam
9th12Chevron Cars
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
81123
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevron B20 (Ford)

1972 Formula 1 World Championship Victory Race

PositionPointsTeam
5th0Marlboro BRM
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BRM P160

1972 Formula 1 BRDC International Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
6th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BRM P160

1972 XIX International Gold Cup

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10010
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BRM P160B

1972 Marlboro Gran Premio Republica Italiana

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BRM P160

1972 Formula 2 Great Britain

PositionPointsTeam
0Chevron Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevron B20 (Ford)

1972 Springbok Trophy Series

PositionPointsTeam
2nd36Team Gunston
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevron B23 (Ford)

1972 L & M F5000 Championship

PositionPointsTeam
19th10Sid Taylor Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
21100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevron B24 (Chevrolet V8)

1971 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
9th9Bruce McLaren Motor Racing, Yardley Team BRM
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
111100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
McLaren M14A (Ford Cosworth)
McLaren M19A (Ford Cosworth)
BRM P160

1971 Interserie

PositionPointsTeam
2nd59600 Sid Taylor Racing Castrol
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
41322
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
McLaren M8EChevrolet

1971 Formula 5000 Great Britain

PositionPointsTeam
12th7Sid Taylor
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20111
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
McLaren M18 (Chevrolet)

1971 VI Champion Spark Plugs/Daily Mail Race of Champions

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
McLaren M14A (Cosworth)

1971 Formula 1 Questor Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
8th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
McLaren M14A (Cosworth)

1971 Rothmans/Daily Express International Spring Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10101
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
McLaren M14A (Cosworth)

1971 XXIII GEN/Daily Express BRDC International Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
McLaren M14A (Cosworth)

1971 Formula 1 Jochen Rindt Gedachtnisrennen Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
McLaren M14A (Cosworth)

1971 XVIII International Gold Cup

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10010
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BRM P160

1971 Formula 1 Victory Race

PositionPointsTeam
1st0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BRM P160

1970 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
22nd1Bruce McLaren Motor Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
70000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
McLaren M14A (Ford Cosworth)

1970 Formula 5000 Great Britain

PositionPointsTeam
1st90Sid Taylor
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1381189
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
McLaren M10B (Chevrolet)

1970 Canadian-American Challenge Cup

PositionPointsTeam
3rd56McLaren Cars Ltd
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
71301
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
McLaren M8D/3 (Chevrolet)

1970 Formula 1 Race of Champions

PositionPointsTeam
6th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
McLaren M7A (Cosworth)

1970 Formula 1 BRDC International Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
16th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
McLaren M10B (Chevrolet)

1970 VII Grote Prijs van Limborg

PositionPointsTeam
8th0Ecurie Ecosse
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Brabham BT30 (Cosworth)

1970 1000 km Buenos Aires - S

PositionPointsTeam
0Sid Taylor
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola T70 Mk 3B (Chevrolet)

1969 Formula 5000 Great Britain

PositionPointsTeam
1st2365Church Farm Racing Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
84455
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
McLaren M10A (Chevrolet V8)

1969 Formula 1 Madrid GP

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10011
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
McLaren M10A (Chevrolet)

1969 US Formula A/F5000 Championship

PositionPointsTeam
10th9Church Farm Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
61222
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
McLaren M10A (Chevrolet V8)

1968 Formula 2 Europe

PositionPointsTeam
12th4Frank Lythgoe Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
50100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevron B10 (Cosworth)
Brabham BT23C (Cosworth)

1968 III Race of Champions

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Brabham BT21 (BMW)

1968 X Grand Prix de Monaco -Formule 3

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0Frank Lythgoe Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Brabham BT21B (Ford)

1967 Formula 2 Europe

PositionPointsTeam
0Bob Gerard - Cooper Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cooper T82 (Cosworth)

1967 Formula 3 Britain BRSCC Les Leston

PositionPointsTeam
17th9Sport Motors Manchester
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Brabham BT21 (Ford)

1967 II Race of Champions

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

1966 Formula 3 Britain BRSCC Les Leston

PositionPointsTeam
6th18Sport Motors Manchester
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
22211
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Brabham BT18 (Ford)

1966 Formula 3 Les Leston Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
0Sports Motors
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30201
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1966 Formula 3 Radio London Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
9th0Sports Motors
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1966 Formula 3 - Holts Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Sports Motors
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11110
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1966 Formula 3 France

PositionPointsTeam
0Sports Motor Manchester
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Brabham BT18 (Ford)

1966 IV Trofeo Juan Jover

PositionPointsTeam
0Sports Motors
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Brabham BT18 (Ford Cosworth)

1966 British Sportscar Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Robert Ashcroft Racing Ltd
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Crossle 9S (BMW)

1965 British Sportscar Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Chris Williams Ltd
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Elva Mk VIII (BMW)
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