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World Sports Car Championship

Driver Information

nationality
American
age
79
birthday
26 May 1944
hometown
New York City
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Driver Information

nationality
American
age
79
birthday
26 May 1944
hometown
New York City
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Competitors

Career Overview

year
series
team
points
position
1981
NTS Racing, Cooke-Woods Racing
30
78th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Datsun 280ZX
4
0
1
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
4
0
1
0
0
30
year
series
team
points
position
1980
NTS Racing, Bob Sharp Racing
8
183rd
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Datsun 280ZX Turbo
Datsun 240Z
4
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
4
0
0
0
0
8
year
series
team
points
position
1980
Ron Dickson
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Chevrolet Camaro Z28
Chevrolet 5.7
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Datsun 280ZX
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1978
Grand Touring Cars Inc., G. H. Sharp
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Mirage M9
Renault
Datsun 200SX
2
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
2
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1978
Grand Touring Cars
0
5th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Mirage M9
Renault 2.0L Turbo V6
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1978
Bob Sharp Racing
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Datsun Z
1
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
year
series
team
points
position
1977
BMW Motorsport GmbH
0
40th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
BMW E21 320i
BMW 2.0
Goodyear
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1977
Bob Sharp Racing
175
2nd
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Datsun 260Z
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
175
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Mirage GR8
Renault 2.0 turbo
Goodyear
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
BMW 3.5 CSL
BMW 3.5
1
0
1
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
1
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1976
BMW Faltz Alpina Essen
0
10th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
BMW 3.5 CSL
BMW 3.5
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1976
BMW Motorsport GmbH Alpina-Faltz
0
4th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
BMW 3.0 CSL
BMW 3.5
Goodyear
1
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1976
Celebrity Racing
8
14th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Talon MR1A (Chevrolet)
2
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
2
0
0
0
0
8
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
BMW 3.0 CSL
BMW 3.5
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1975
BMW of America
0
33rd
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
BMW 3.0 CSL
BMW 3.5
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
BMW 3.0 CSL
BMW 3.5
Dunlop
1
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1975
BMW Motorsport
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
BMW 3.0 CSL (GTO)
3.0L I6 NA
Dunlop
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
year
series
team
points
position
1974
Ted Trudon Porsche-Audi
20
9th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Porsche 911 Carrera RSR
Porsche 3.0
2
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
2
0
0
0
0
20
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
BMW 3.0 CSL
BMW 3.5
0
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
0
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1974
Ted Trudon Porsche - Audi
0
8th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Porsche Carrera RSR
Porsche 3.0
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Talon MR-1
Chevrolet 5.0
1
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1974
McCormack Racing
9
16th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Talon MR1 (Chevrolet)
7
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
7
0
0
0
0
9
year
series
team
points
position
1973
North American Racing Team
0
14th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Ferrari 365 GTB/4
Ferrari 4.4
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1973
Brumos Porsche-Audi Corp., Grand Touring Cars
15
13th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Porsche 911 Carrera RSR
Porsche 2.8
Ford Capri RS
Ford 3.0
2
0
1
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
2
0
1
0
0
15
year
series
team
points
position
1973
North American Racing Team
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Ferrari 365 GTB/4
Ferrari 4.4
Goodyear
1
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1973
North American Racing Team
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Ferrari 365 GTB/4
1
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Trojan T101 (Chevrolet V8)
0
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
0
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1973
Champ Car Enterprises
200
25th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Eagle 72
Offenhauser 2.6 turbo
3
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
3
0
0
0
200
year
series
team
points
position
1973
Scuderia Filipinetti
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Ferrari 512 M
Ferrari 5.0
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1973
Champ Carr
9
8th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Surtees TS11 (Chevrolet V8)
8
0
1
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
8
0
1
0
0
9
year
series
team
points
position
1972
North American Racing Team
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Ferrari 365 GTB/4
Ferrari 4.4
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1972
North American Racing Team
0
13th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Ferrari 365 GTB/4
Ferrari 4.4
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1972
North American Racing Team
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Ferrari 365 GTB/4
Ferrari 4.4
1
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Datsun 510
Datsun 1.8
2
0
1
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
2
0
1
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1972
North American Racing Team
0
2nd
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Ferrari 365 GTB/4
Ferrari 4.4
Goodyear
1
0
1
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
1
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1972
Champ Carr Inc.
69
2nd
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Surtees TS11 (Chevrolet V8)
13
0
6
1
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
13
0
6
1
0
69
year
series
team
points
position
1972
Vasek Polak Racing
8
17th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Porsche 917 PA
Porsche 5.0
Porsche 917 PA
Porsche 4.5 turbo
2
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
2
0
0
0
0
8
year
series
team
points
position
1972
Champ Carr Enterprises
500
17th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Eagle 72
Offenhauser 2.6 turbo
3
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
3
0
0
0
500
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Surtees TS9B
Cosworth DFV 3.0
Firestone
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1971
North American Racing Team
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Ferrari 512 S
Ferrari 5.0
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1971
North American Racing Team
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Ferrari 512 M
Ferrari 5.0
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1971
North American Racing Team
0
8th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Ferrari 512 S Spyder
Ferrari 5.0
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1971
North American Racing Team
0
3rd
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Ferrari 512M
Ferrari 5.0
Goodyear
1
0
1
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
1
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1971
Champ Carr Inc.
70
2nd
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Surtees TS8 (Chevrolet V8)
15
3
7
3
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
15
3
7
3
0
70
year
series
team
points
position
1971
North American Racing Team, Roy Woods Racing
16
11th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
McLaren M8E
Chevrolet 7.6
Ferrari 512M
Ferrari 5.0
2
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
2
0
0
0
0
16
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Surtees TS8 (Chevrolet)
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Surtees TS9
Cosworth DFV 3.0
Firestone
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Dodge Challenger
Chrysler 5.0
11
0
3
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
11
0
3
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1970
North American Racing Team
0
3rd
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Ferrari 512S
Ferrari 5.0
Goodyear
1
0
1
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
1
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Dodge
1
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1969
North American Racing Team (N.A.R.T.)
0
23rd
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Ferrari 275 GTB/C
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1969
Shelby Racing Corporation
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Ford Mustang Boss 302
Ford 4.9
1
1
1
1
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
1
1
1
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
McLaren M10A (Chevrolet V8)
Eagle Mk 5 (Chevrolet V8)
13
2
5
2
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
13
2
5
2
0
41
year
series
team
points
position
1969
North American Racing Team
0
4th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Ferrari 250LM
Ferrari 3.3
Goodyear
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1969
STP Oil Treatment
370
27th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Lotus (Plymouth)
6
0
1
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
6
0
1
0
370
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Caldwell D7B
Chevrolet
6
0
1
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
6
0
1
0
0
10
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Ford Mustang
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1968
Mathews Racing Team, Penske-Hilton Racing
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Ford Mustang
Ford 4.7
Chevrolet Camaro Z28
Chevrolet 5.0
8
0
4
0
1
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
8
0
4
0
1
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
LeGrand Mk 7 (Chevrolet V8)
Caldwell D8 (Chevrolet V8)
2
0
0
1
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
2
0
0
1
0
year
series
team
points
position
1968
Autodynamics Corporation
5
9th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Caldwell D7B
Chevrolet 6.0
Lola T160
Chevrolet 5.3
Lola T160
Chevrolet 7.0
6
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
6
0
0
0
0
5
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
McLaren Elva Mk II
Chevrolet
Goodyear, Firestone
8
0
2
1
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
8
0
2
1
0
17
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Porsche 911
Porsche 2.0
Alfa Romeo 1600 GTA
Alfa Romeo 1.6
3
1
2
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
3
1
2
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1967
Autodynamics Corporation
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Caldwell D7
Chevrolet 6.0
5
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
5
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Porsche 904 GTS
Porsche
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Alfa Romeo 1600 GTA
Alfa Romeo 1.6
Saab 96
Saab 0.8
3
1
2
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
3
1
2
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1966
Prototipi Bizzarrini
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Bizzarrini P538 Super America
Chevrolet 5.4
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1966
Autodynamics Corporation
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
McLaren M1B
Ford 4.7
6
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
6
0
0
0
0
year
type
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest lap
1981
Racing
4
0
1
0
0
1980
Racing
5
0
0
0
0
1979
Racing
1
0
0
0
0
1978
Racing
3
1
0
0
0
1977
Racing
2
0
0
0
0
1976
Racing
5
0
1
0
0
1975
Racing
3
0
0
0
0
1974
Racing
11
0
0
0
0
1973
Racing
17
0
2
0
0
1972
Racing
25
0
8
1
0
1971
Racing
23
3
8
3
0
1970
Racing
13
0
4
0
0
1969
Racing
22
3
7
3
0
1968
Racing
23
0
5
1
1
1967
Racing
16
1
4
1
0
1966
Racing
11
1
2
0
0

Racing Highlights

year
series
position
1977
IMSA GT Championship - GTU
2nd
1976
6 Hours of Vallelunga - World Sports Car
2nd
1972
SCCA L&M Formula 5000 Championship
2nd
1972
24 Hours of Le Mans - Class GTS 5.0
2nd
1971
SCCA L&M Formula 5000 Championship
2nd
1971
24 Hours of Le Mans - S5.0
3rd
1970
Le Mans 24 Hours - S 5.0
3rd
1969
SCCA Continental Championship - Formula A
3rd
1967
United States Road Racing Championship
3rd

DriverDB Top 100

pos
driver
championship
points
change
01
Formula 1
2204.55
+2
02
Formula 1
2130.8
-3.4
03
Formula 1
2034.25
+2.8
04
Formula 1
2023.45
+3
05
British GT Championship - GT3
1999.6
-5.4
06
Formula 1
1992.25
+1.8
07
Porsche Carrera Cup Germany
1990.25
-
08
ARCA Series
1956.65
-6.3
09
Intercontinental GT Challenge
1946.35
-
10
Formula 1
1946.1
+1.3
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