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Helmet of Tim Birkin

Flag of Great Britain Tim Birkin

full name Sir Henry Ralph Stanley Birkin nationality British born July 26, 1896 hometown Nottingham died June 22, 1933 place of death Countess Carnavon Nursing Home in London

Racing highlights

19333rdVII Gran Premio di Tripoli
19311stLe Mans 24 Hours
19291stLe Mans 24 Hours

Racing career summary

Races entered11
Wins2
Podiums3
Pole positions0
Fastest laps3
Race win percentage18.2%
Podium percentage27.3%

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.

1933Racing2 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1932Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1931Racing3 races1 win1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1930Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums? pole position1 fastest race lap
1929Racing2 races1 win1 podium0 pole position1 fastest race lap
1928Racing2 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position1 fastest race lap

Career details – the racing career of Tim Birkin

1933 VII Gran Premio di Tripoli

PositionPointsTeam
3rd0B Rubin & H Birkin
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Maserati 8C 3000

1933 V Grand Prix de Monaco

PositionPointsTeam
0Bernard Rubin
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Alfa Romeo Monza

1932 Le Mans 24 Hours

PositionPointsTeam
0Earl Howe
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Alfa Romeo 8C-2300 LMAlfa Romeo 2.3 s/cDunlop

1931 AIACR European Championship

PositionPointsTeam
16th16Maserati, Alfa Corse
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Alfa Romeo 8C 2300 LM
Maserati 26M

1931 III Grand Prix de Monaco

PositionPointsTeam
0H Birkin
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Maserati 26M

1931 Le Mans 24 Hours

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Earl Howe
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Alfa Romeo 8C-2300 LMAlfa Romeo 2.3 s/cDunlop

1930 Le Mans 24 Hours

PositionPointsTeam
11th0Hon. Miss Dorothy Paget
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
100?1
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Bentley 4½ LitreBentley 4.4 s/cDunlop

1929 Tourist Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
11th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Bentley 4 1/2-liter

1929 Le Mans 24 Hours

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Bentley Motors Ltd.
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
111?1
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Bentley Speed SixBentley 6.6Dunlop

1928 Le Mans 24 Hours

PositionPointsTeam
5th0Bentley Motors Ltd.
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10001
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Bentley 4½ LitreBentley 4.4Dunlop

1928 III Grosser Preis von Deutschland, Nürburgring 15 July

PositionPointsTeam
8th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
100?0
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Bentley 4½
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