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Helmet of Piet de Klerk

Flag of South Africa Piet de Klerk

nationality South African born March 16, 1935 hometown Pigrim's Rest, Transvaal died July 10, 2015 place of death Johannesburg

Racing highlights

19703rdFormula 1 South Africa
19663rd34th Grand Prix of Endurance 24 Hours of Le Mans Class P 2.0
19631stMozambique Grand Prix
19621stMozambique Grand Prix

Racing career summary

Races entered41
Wins3
Podiums11
Pole positions0
Fastest laps0
Race win percentage7.3%
Podium percentage26.8%

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.

1973Racing3 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1972Racing5 races0 wins2 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1971Racing7 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1970Racing10 races1 win5 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1969Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1967Racing2 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1966Racing5 races0 wins2 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1965Racing3 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1964Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1963Racing2 races1 win1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1962Racing2 races1 win1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of Piet de Klerk

1973 Formula 1 South Africa

PositionPointsTeam
14th1Team Gunston
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
3000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevron B25 (FVC)

1972 Formula 1 South Africa

PositionPointsTeam
7th12Scuderia Scribante
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
5020?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 49C (Cosworth)

1971 Formula 1 South Africa

PositionPointsTeam
8th7
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
5000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 49C (Cosworth)

1971 Formula 1 25th Anniversary Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
4th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 49C (Cosworth)

1971 Springbok Trophy Series

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevron B19

1970 World Championship of Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
0Team Gunston
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Brabham BT26Cosworth DFV 3.0Goodyear

1970 Formula 1 South Africa

PositionPointsTeam
3rd33
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
915??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Brabham BT26 (Cosworth)

1969 World Championship of Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
0Jack Holme
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Brabham BT20Repco 3.0Goodyear

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

PositionPointsTeam
0Lola Racing Ltd.
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola T70 Mk.IIIAston Martin 5.0

1967 Springbok Trophy Series

PositionPointsTeam
0David Prophet Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford GT40

1966 South African GP

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Brabham BT11 (Climax)

1966 British Sportscar Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Porsche Cars (GB) Ltd
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 906

1966 34th Grand Prix of Endurance 24 Hours of Le Mans Class P 2.0

PositionPointsTeam
3rd0Porsche System Engineering
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1010?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 906/6 LHPorsche 2.0

1966 Springbok Trophy Series

PositionPointsTeam
0Porsche Great Britain
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 906

1965 World Championship of Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
0Otello Nucci
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Alfa Romeo SpecialAlfa Romeo 1.5Dunlop

1965 Cape South Easter Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
4th0Otelle Nucci
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Alfa Special

1965 Springbok Trophy Series

PositionPointsTeam
0Mike de Udy
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 904 GTS

1964 IV Rand Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
15th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Alfa Romeo Special

1963 World Championship of Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
0Otello Nucci
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Alfa Romeo SpecialAlfa Romeo 1.5Dunlop

1963 Mozambique Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Otelle Nucci
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1110?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Alfa Romeo Special

1962 Mozambique Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
1st0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
111??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Alfa Romeo Special

1962 Formula 1 Rand Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
7th0Otelle Nucci
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Alfa SpecialAlfa Romeo
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