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Helmet of Reg Parnell

Flag of Great Britain Reg Parnell

full name Reginald Harold Haslam Parnell nationality British born July 2, 1911 hometown Derby, Derbyshire died January 7, 1964 place of death Derby, Derbysire

Racing highlights

19571st5th New Zealand Grand Prix
19542ndFormula 1, I International Gold Cup Oulton Park
19532ndWorld Sports Car Championship RAC Tourist Trophy
19531stSportscar British Empire Trophy
19532ndWorld Sports Car Championship 12 Hours of Sebring
19511stFormula 1, III BRDC International Trophy
19513rd19th Grand Prix of Endurance 24 Hours of Le Mans Class S 3.0
19512ndFormula Libre, V Ulster Trophy, N.Ireland
19502ndLe Mans 24h - S 3.0
19501stFormula 1, II Richmond Trophy Goodwood
19492ndFormula Libre, III Copa de Acción San Lorenzo Argentina

Racing career summary

Races entered53
Wins4
Podiums12
Pole positions0
Fastest laps4
Race win percentage7.5%
Podium percentage22.6%

Driver relations

Father of Tim Parnell.

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.

1957Racing2 races1 win1 podium0 pole position1 fastest race lap
1956Racing8 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1955Racing5 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1954Racing4 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1953Racing5 races1 win3 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1952Racing2 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1951Racing7 races1 win3 podiums0 pole position1 fastest race lap
1950Racing12 races1 win3 podiums0 pole position2 fastest race laps
1949Racing6 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1948Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1947Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of Reg Parnell

1957 5th New Zealand Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Scuderia Ambrosiana
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11101
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 555

1957 6th Lady Wigram Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 555

1956 World Sportscar Championship - S3.0

PositionPointsTeam
0David Brown
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Aston Martin DB3S
Click to show race results for World Sportscar Championship - S3.0 1956.

1956 Formula 1, VIII BRDC International Trophy, Silverstone

PositionPointsTeam
0Rob Walker Racing Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Connaught BAlta

1956 Australian Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
6th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 555

1956 4th New Zealand Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
5th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cooper T38 (Jaguar)

1956 Lady Wigram Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
4th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Aston Martin DB3R

1956 24th Grand Prix of Endurance 24 Hours of Le Mans Class S 3.0

PositionPointsTeam
0Aston Martin Ltd.
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Aston Martin DBR1Aston Martin 2.5

1956 Formula 1, XI B.A.R.C. 200 Aintree

PositionPointsTeam
0Rob Walker Racing Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Connaught BAlta

1956 Formula 1, IV Glover Trophy Goodwood

PositionPointsTeam
5th0Rob Walker Racing Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Connaught BAlta

1955 Tourist Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
7th0Aston Martin Ltd
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Aston Martin DB3S

1955 24h Le Mans Grand Prix d'Endurance

PositionPointsTeam
0Aston Martin Lagonda Ltd
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lagonda DP 166

1955 23rd Grand Prix of Endurance 24 Hours of Le Mans Class S 5.0

PositionPointsTeam
0Aston Martin Lagonda Ltd
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lagonda DP-166Lagonda 4.5

1955 Formula 1, VII BRDC International Trophy, Silverstone

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

1955 Formula 1, II International Gold Cup Oulton Park

PositionPointsTeam
4th0Connaught Engineering
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Connaught BAlta

1954 World Championship of Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
0Scuderia Ambrosiana
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 500Ferrari 2.0Avon
Click to show race results for World Championship of Drivers 1954.

1954 22nd Grand Prix of Endurance 24 Hours of Le Mans Class S 5.0

PositionPointsTeam
0Aston Martin Lagonda
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Aston Martin DB3SLagonda 3.0 s/c

1954 Formula 1, VI BRDC International Trophy

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

1954 Formula 1, I International Gold Cup Oulton Park

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0Scuderia Ambrosiana
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 500

1953 World Sports Car Championship 12 Hours of Sebring

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0Aston Martin
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Aston Martin DB3Aston Martin 2.9

1953 World Sports Car Championship Mille Miglia

PositionPointsTeam
5th0Aston Martin Lagonda
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Aston Martin DB3Aston Martin 2.9

1953 Sportscar British Empire Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
1st0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
111??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Aston Martin DB35

1953 21st Grand Prix of Endurance 24 Hours of Le Mans Class S 3.0

PositionPointsTeam
0Aston Martin Ltd.
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Aston Martin DB3SLagonda 3.0

1953 World Sports Car Championship RAC Tourist Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0Aston Martin
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Aston Martin DB3SAston Martin 2.6

1952 World Championship of Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
0AHM Bryde
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cooper T20Bristol 2.0Dunlop
Click to show race results for World Championship of Drivers 1952.

1952 20th Grand Prix of Endurance 24 Hours of Le Mans Class S 3.0

PositionPointsTeam
0Aston Martin Ltd.
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
100?0
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Aston Martin DB3Lagonda 2.6

1952 Formula 1 IV BRDC International Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
0Cooper Car Co.
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cooper T20Bristol

1951 World Championship of Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
10th5G. A. Vandervell, BRM Ltd
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BRM P15BRM 1.5 s/cDunlop
Ferrari 375 Thinwall SpecialFerrari 4.5Pirelli
Click to show race results for World Championship of Drivers 1951.

1951 Formula 1, III BRDC International Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
1st0G A Vanderwell
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11101
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 375 Thinwall special

1951 19th Grand Prix of Endurance 24 Hours of Le Mans Class S 3.0

PositionPointsTeam
3rd0Aston Martin Ltd.
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
101??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Aston Martin DB2Aston Martin 2.6

1951 Formula 1, VI Gran Premio di San Remo, Italy

PositionPointsTeam
0Reginald Parnell
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Maserati 4CLT/48

1951 Formula Libre, V Ulster Trophy, N.Ireland

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0G A Vanderwell
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 375 Thinwall Special

1951 Formula 1, III Richmond Trophy Goodwood

PositionPointsTeam
0Reg Parnell
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Maserati 4CLT/48

1950 World Championship for Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
9th4Alfa Romeo SpA, Scuderia Ambrosiana
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Alfa Romeo 158Alfa Romeo 1.5 s/cPirelli
Maserati 4CLT-48Maserati 1.5 s/cDunlop
Click to show race results for World Championship for Drivers 1950.

1950 Formula Libre, IV Gran Premio Extraordinario Maria Eva Duarte de Perón (Palermo) Argentina

PositionPointsTeam
8th0Scuderia Ambrosiana
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Maserati 4CLT

1950 Formula Libre, III Gran Premio Internacional Gral. San Martín Argentina

PositionPointsTeam
10th0Scuderia Ambrosiana
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Maserati 4CLT

1950 Formula Libre, IV Copa de acción San Lorenzo, Argentina

PositionPointsTeam
4th0Scuderia Ambrosiana
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Maserati 4CLT

1950 Formula 1, XI Gran Premio di San Remo, Italy

PositionPointsTeam
0Scuderia Ambrosiana
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Maserati 4CLT-48

1950 Formula 1, III Grand Prix des Nations Genève, Switzerland

PositionPointsTeam
0Reg Parnell
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Maserati 4CLT/48

1950 Formula 1, II BRDC International Trophy, Great Britain

PositionPointsTeam
0Scuderia Ambrosiana
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Maserati 4CLT/48

1950 Le Mans 24h - S 3.0

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0Aston Martin Ltd
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Aston Martin DB2Lagonda 2.6

1950 Formula Libre XII British Empire Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
6th0Scuderia Ambrosiana
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10001
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Maserati 4CLT/48

1950 Formula 1 I Netherland Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
0Scuderia Ambrosiana
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Maserati 4CLT/48

1950 Formula 1, II Richmond Trophy Goodwood

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Scuderia Ambrosiana
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11101
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Maserati 4CLT/48

1949 Formula 1 X Grand Prix de Belgique

PositionPointsTeam
0Scuderia Ambrosiana
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Maserati 4CLT/48

1949 Formula Libre, Gran Premio Juan Domingo Peron (Palermo) Argentina

PositionPointsTeam
0Scuderia Ambrosiana
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Maserati 4CLT

1949 Formula Libre, III Gran Premio Maria Eva Duarte de Peron (Palermo) Argentina

PositionPointsTeam
0Scuderia Ambrosiana
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Maserati 4CLT

1949 Formula Libre, III Copa de Acción San Lorenzo Argentina

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0Scuderia Ambrosiana
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Maserati 4CLT

1949 Formula Libre, II Gran Premio Internacional San Martin Argentina

PositionPointsTeam
0Scuderia Ambrosiana
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Maserati 4CLT

1949 Formula Libre, IV Gran Premio Juan Domingo Peron (Palermo) Argentina

PositionPointsTeam
0Scuderia Ambrosiana
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Maserati 4CLT

1948 Monaco Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
0Reg Parnell
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
ERA E-Type

1947 XXXIV Grand Prix de l'Automobile Club de France

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
ERA E-Type
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