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Helmet of Tom Walkinshaw

Flag of Great Britain Tom Walkinshaw

nationality British born August 14, 1946 hometown Lanark, Scotland died December 12, 2010 place of death Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire

Racing highlights

19863rdEuropean Touring Car Championship
19863rdPukekohe 500
19853rdEuropean Touring Car Championship
19852ndPukekohe Nissan Sport 500
19841stEuropean Touring Car Championship
19832ndEuropean Touring Car Championship
19823rdEuropean Touring Car Championship
19811st24 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps
19792ndTricentrol British Saloon Car Championship
19791stBritish Saloon Car Championship class C
19761stWorld Championship for Makes 6 Hours Silverstone
19762ndWorld Championship for Makes 6 Hours of Zeltweg
19741stBritish Saloon Car Championship class C

Racing career summary

Races entered172
Wins39
Podiums72
Pole positions42
Fastest laps33
Race win percentage22.7%
Podium percentage41.9%

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.

1988Racing3 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1987Racing2 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1986Racing16 races2 wins10 podiums6 pole position2 fastest race laps
1985Racing18 races7 wins10 podiums4 pole position3 fastest race laps
1984Racing13 races4 wins7 podiums7 pole position4 fastest race laps
1983Racing? races? wins? podiums? pole position? fastest race laps
1982Racing2 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1981Racing3 races2 wins2 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1980Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
1979Racing14 races9 wins9 podiums6 pole position9 fastest race laps
1978Racing9 races1 win3 podiums3 pole position2 fastest race laps
1977Racing14 races0 wins5 podiums1 pole positions1 fastest race lap
1976Racing19 races5 wins7 podiums5 pole position4 fastest race laps
1975Racing15 races0 wins2 podiums2 pole position1 fastest race lap
1974Racing21 races7 wins13 podiums6 pole position7 fastest race laps
1973Racing6 races1 win1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1972Racing5 races1 win3 podiums1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
1971Racing5 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1970Racing4 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1969Racing2 races0 wins? podiums? pole position? fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of Tom Walkinshaw

1988 Tooheys 1000

PositionPointsTeam
0Holden Special Vehicles Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Holden VL Commodore SS Group A SV

1988 Asia-Pacific Touring Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Holden Special Vehicles
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Holden VL Commodore SS Group A SV

1988 European Touring Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0TWR
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Holden VL Commodore SS Group A SVHolden 5.0

1987 FIA World Touring Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0TWR
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Holden Commodore VL

1987 Nissan Mobil 500 Wellington

PositionPointsTeam
0Tom Walkinshaw Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Jaguar XJSDunlop

1986 European Touring Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
3rd190Tom Walkinshaw Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
142962
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Rover Vitesse

1986 Pukekohe 500

PositionPointsTeam
3rd0Tom Walkinshaw Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
101??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Rover SD1 Vitesse

1986 Nissan Mobil 500 Wellington

PositionPointsTeam
0Tom Walkinshaw Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
100??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Rover SD1 Vitesse

1985 Nissan Sport 500

PositionPointsTeam
0T Walkinshaw
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
201??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Rover Vitesse

1985 European Touring Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
3rd206TWR
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
146733
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Rover Vitesse

1985 Australian Endurance Championship

PositionPointsTeam
23rd20Tom Walkinshaw Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10110
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Jaguar XJ-S

1985 Trimoco RAC British Saloon Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
19th9TWR
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Rover Vitesse

1985 Pukekohe Nissan Sport 500

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0Tom Walkinshaw Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
101??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Rover SD1 Vitesse

1985 Wellington Nissan 500

PositionPointsTeam
0Tom Walkinshaw Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
100??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Rover SD1 Vitesse

1985 British Touring Car Championship - class A

PositionPointsTeam
8th9TWR
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Rover Vitesse

1984 European Touring Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
1st181TWR
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
124774
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Jaguar XJ-S

1984 Australian Endurance Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Jaguar Rover Australia
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Jaguar XJ-S

1983 European Touring Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
2nd168TWR
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Jaguar XJ-S

1982 European Touring Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
3rd107TWR
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Jaguar XJ-S

1982 FIA World Endurance Championship

PositionPointsTeam
70th6Mazdaspeed
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mazda RX-7 254i

1982 Tricentrol RAC British Saloon Car Champonship

PositionPointsTeam
0Team Sanyo Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Rover 3500 S

1981 World Championship for Drivers and Makes

PositionPointsTeam
39th41Mazdaspeed, TWR
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
21100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1981 24 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Tom Walkinshaw Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mazda RX-7

1980 Tricentrol British Saloon Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0TWR
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mazda RX-7
BMW 530i

1980 British Saloon Car Championship class C

PositionPointsTeam
0TWR
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10010
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mazda RX-7

1979 Procar BMW M1

PositionPointsTeam
0TWR
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW M1BMW 3.5

1979 Tricentrol British Saloon Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
2nd88TWR
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
121322
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mazda RX-7

1979 World Challenge for Endurance Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
0Michel de Deyne
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford Capri

1979 British Saloon Car Championship class C

PositionPointsTeam
1st88TWR
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
129969
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mazda RX-7

1978 World Challenge for Endurance Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
0BMW (GB) Racing with Toleman
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Osella PA6BMW

1978 Tricentrol British Saloon Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
18th21BMW (GB)
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
71332
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW 530i

1978 World Championship for Makes 6 Hours of Dijon

PositionPointsTeam
0Faltz Preparation
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW E21 320iBMW 2.0

1978 World Championship for Makes Silverstone 6 Hours

PositionPointsTeam
0BMW Faltz Essen
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW E21 320iBMW 2.0Goodyear

1977 Tricentrol British Saloon Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
15th15BMW Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
110310
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW 530i US

1977 French Touring Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0BMW (GB)
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?0201
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW 530i

1977 45th Grand Prix of Endurance 24 Hours of Le Mans Class IMSA

PositionPointsTeam
0Luigi Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW 3.0 CSLBMW 3.2Dunlop

1977 24 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps

PositionPointsTeam
0Luigi BMW Racing with Castrol
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW E12 530iBMW 3.0

1977 Rivet Supply 6 Hours

PositionPointsTeam
8th0Faltz Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW E21 320iBMW 2.0Goodyear

1976 Keith Prowse RAC British Saloon Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
5th53Team Castrol
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
104554
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford Capri II

1976 XXXIX Internationales ADAC-Eifelrennen

PositionPointsTeam
6th0Val Musetti
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 752 (Ford)

1976 44th Grand Prix of Endurance 24 Hours of Le Mans Group 5 SP

PositionPointsTeam
0Hermetite Productions Ltd.
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW 3.0 CSLBMW 3.5Goodyear

1976 World Championship for Makes 6 Hours of Mugello

PositionPointsTeam
8th0Hermetite BMW
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW 3.5 CSLBMW 3.5Goodyear

1976 World Championship for Makes 6 Hours of Vallelunga

PositionPointsTeam
4th0Hermetite BMW
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW 3.5 CSLBMW 3.5

1976 World Championship for Makes 6 Hours Silverstone

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Hermetite BMW
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW 3.5 CSLBMW 3.5

1976 World Championship for Makes ADAC 1000 km Rennen Nürburgring

PositionPointsTeam
11th0Hermetite Racing International
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW 3.5 CSLBMW 3.5

1976 World Championship for Makes 6 Hours of Zeltweg

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0Hermetite BMW
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW 3.5 CSLBMW 3.5

1976 World Championship for Makes 6 Hours of Watkins Glen

PositionPointsTeam
32nd0Hermetite BMW
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW 3.5 CSLBMW 3.5

1976 World Championship for Makes ACF 6 Hours Dijon

PositionPointsTeam
7th0Hermetite BMW
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW 3.5 CSLBMW 3.5

1975 Formula 5000 Europe

PositionPointsTeam
20th19ShellSPORT Team Modus
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
90000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Modus M5 (Ford)
March 752 (Ford)

1975 Southern Organs RAC British Saloon Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
18London Sportscar Centre
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
60121
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford Escort RS2000

1975 British Saloon Car Championship class B

PositionPointsTeam
6th18
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
60221
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford Escort RS2000

1974 Formula 5000 Europe

PositionPointsTeam
0ShellSPORT
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Modus M5 (Ford)

1974 Castrol Anniversary British Saloon Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
4th63Shellsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
152602
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford Capri GT 3000
Ford Escort RS2000

1974 MCD/Southern Organs British Formula Atlantic Championship

PositionPointsTeam
46th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Modus M3 (Ford BDA)

1974 John Player British Formula Atlantic Series

PositionPointsTeam
16th15
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
4010?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Modus M3 (Ford BDA)

1974 British Saloon Car Championship class B

PositionPointsTeam
8th9
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
21101
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford Escort RS2000

1974 British Saloon Car Championship class C

PositionPointsTeam
1st63
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1361166
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford Capri GT 3000

1973 Formula 2 Europe

PositionPointsTeam
0Tom Walkinshaw
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
GRD 273 (Ford BDA)

1973 Yellow Pages British Formula Atlantic Championship

PositionPointsTeam
21st1Myson Racing Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
GRD 273 (Ford BDA)
Tui BH2 (Ford BDA Wood)

1973 BP British Formula Atlantic Series

PositionPointsTeam
21st1Myson Racing Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
GRD 273 (Ford BDA)

1973 European Touring Car Championship - Division 2

PositionPointsTeam
0Datsun UK Ltd.
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Datsun Sunny Coupé GX

1973 RAC British Saloon Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
25th8Datsun UK Ltd
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Datsun Sunny Coupé GX

1973 British Saloon Car Championship class B

PositionPointsTeam
7th8Datsun UK Ltd
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
21100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Datsun Sunny Coupé GX

1972 Formula 2 Europe

PositionPointsTeam
0GRS International
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
GRD 272 (Ford)

1972 RAC Wiggins Teape Paperchase British Saloon Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
20th15David Wood Engineering
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
50100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford Escort RS1600

1972 British Saloon Car Championship class C

PositionPointsTeam
5th15David Wood Engineering
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
51310
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford Escort RS1600

1971 Formula 2 Europe

PositionPointsTeam
0Ecurie Ecosse
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 712M (Cosworth)

1971 I Speed International Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
0Ecurie Ecosse
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 712M (Cosworth)

1971 Formula 2 - Rothmans International Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
9th0Ecurie Ecosse
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 712M (Cosworth)

1971 Shell Super Oil British F3 Championship

PositionPointsTeam
26th3
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 713M (Ford)
Click to show race results for Shell Super Oil British F3 Championship 1971.

1970 Torneio BUA de Formula Ford

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
4000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Hawke DL2 (Ford)

1969 Les Leston Formula Ford Championship

PositionPointsTeam
14th9
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20???
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Hawke DL2
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