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Helmet of Vic Elford

Flag of Great Britain Vic Elford

full name Victor Henry Elford nationality British born June 10, 1935 hometown Peckham, London died March 13, 2022 place of death Plantation, Florida (USA)

Racing highlights

19731stLe Mans 24h - GTS
19731st41st Grand Prix of Endurance 24 Hours of Le Mans Class GTS 5.0
19712ndEuropean 2-litre Sports Car Championship for Makes
19692nd53° Targa Florio
19681st24 Hours of Daytona
19671stBritish Saloon Car Championship class C
19671st35th Grand Prix of Endurance 24 Hours of Le Mans Class S 2.0

Racing career summary

Races entered68
Wins14
Podiums26
Pole positions11
Fastest laps4
Race win percentage20.6%
Podium percentage38.2%

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.

1984Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1983Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1974Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1973Racing3 races3 wins3 podiums1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
1972Racing2 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1971Racing12 races1 win6 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1970Racing14 races3 wins3 podiums3 pole position1 fastest race lap
1969Racing9 races0 wins1 podium1 pole positions2 fastest race laps
1968Racing13 races4 wins4 podiums3 pole position1 fastest race lap
1967Racing11 races3 wins8 podiums3 pole position0 fastest race laps
1961Racing1 race0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of Vic Elford

1984 IMSA Camel GTO

PositionPointsTeam
44th10Brumos Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 928 S

1983 FIA World Endurance Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Jean Rondeau
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Rondeau M379C (Cosworth)

1974 World Championship for Makes 1000 km Imola

PositionPointsTeam
0Gelo Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche Carrera RSRPorsche 3.0

1973 Canadian-American Challenge Cup

PositionPointsTeam
0Don Nichols
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Shadow DN2 (Chevrolet)

1973 Le Mans 24h - GTS

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Automobiles Charles Pozzi
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1110?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 365 GTB 4 (V12 4390 cm3)

1973 Interserie

PositionPointsTeam
0MSC Stuttgart
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11110
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 917/30Porsche

1973 41st Grand Prix of Endurance 24 Hours of Le Mans Class GTS 5.0

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Automobiles Charles Pozzi
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1110?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 365 GTB/4Ferrari 4.4Michelin

1972 Formula 2 Europe

PositionPointsTeam
24th3Chevron Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevron B20 (Ford)

1972 Formula 2 Great Britain

PositionPointsTeam
12th3Chevron Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevron B20 (Ford)

1972 40th Grand Prix of Endurance 24 Hours of Le Mans Class S 3.0

PositionPointsTeam
0Autodelta SpA
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Alfa Romeo 33 TT3Alfa Romeo 3.0Goodyear

1971 World Championship of Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
0Yardley Team BRM
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BRM P160BRM 3.0Firestone

1971 Canadian-American Challenge Cup

PositionPointsTeam
9th25American Racing Associates, Carl Haas Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
60100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola T222Chevrolet 8.1
McLaren M8EChevrolet 8.1
Click to show race results for Canadian-American Challenge Cup 1971.

1971 European 2-litre Sports Car Championship for Makes

PositionPointsTeam
2nd24
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?13??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola T212 (Ford FVC)

1971 39th Grand Prix of Endurance 24 Hours of Le Mans Class S 5.0

PositionPointsTeam
0Martini Racing Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 917LHPorsche 4.9Firestone

1971 Interserie

PositionPointsTeam
0Ecurie Bonnier
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola T222Chevrolet

1971 Trans-Am Sedan Over 2.5L champion

PositionPointsTeam
0American Racing Association
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
AMC Javelin AMXRambler 5.0
Click to show race results for Trans-Am Sedan Over 2.5L champion 1971.

1970 Canadian-American Challenge Cup

PositionPointsTeam
15th16Porsche-Audi USA, Advanced Vehicle Systems, Vic Nelli, Chaparral Cars Inc, Frank Kahlich, Agapiou Br
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
60030
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola T70 Mk. IIIBChevrolet 7.0
Shadow Mk. IChevrolet 7.0
Porsche 917 KPorsche 4.9
Chaparral 2JChevrolet 7.6
McLaren M6BFord 7.0
Ford G7AFord 7.0
Chaparral 2JChevrolet 8.1
Click to show race results for Canadian-American Challenge Cup 1970.

1970 European 2-litre Sports Car Championship for Makes

PositionPointsTeam
11th9Chevron Cars
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevron B16Ford

1970 38th Grand Prix of Endurance 24 Hours of Le Mans Class S 5.0

PositionPointsTeam
0Porsche KG Salzburg
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10001
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 917LHPorsche 4.9Goodyear

1970 Interserie

PositionPointsTeam
0Paul Watson Race Organisation
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
21100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
McLaren M6BChevrolet

1970 Trans-American Championship - Over 2.0

PositionPointsTeam
0Chaparral Cars
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
41100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet CamaroChevrolet 4.9
Click to show race results for Trans-American Championship - Over 2.0 1970.

1969 World Championship of Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
14th3Colin Crabbe-Antique Automobiles
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
50000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cooper T86BMaserati 3.0Goodyear
McLaren M7BCosworth DFV 3.0Goodyear

1969 XXI BRDC Daily Express International Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
12th0Antique Automobiles
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cooper T86BMaserati

1969 37th Grand Prix of Endurance 24 Hours of Le Mans Class S 5.0

PositionPointsTeam
0Porsche System Engineering
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10001
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 917LHPorsche 4.5Dunlop

1969 53° Targa Florio

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0Porsche AG
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
101??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1969 24 Hours of Daytona

PositionPointsTeam
0Porsche System Engineering
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10011
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 908 LH

1968 World Championship of Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
18th5Cooper Car Co.
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
70000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cooper T86BBRM 3.0Firestone

1968 RAC British Saloon Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
14th18Bill Bradley
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
40300
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 911L

1968 European Touring Car Championship - Division 3

PositionPointsTeam
0Bill Bradley
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?0011
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 911

1968 36th Grand Prix of Endurance 24 Hours of Le Mans Class P 3.0

PositionPointsTeam
0Porsche System Engineering
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 908 LHPorsche 3.0

1968 24 Hours of Daytona

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Porsche System Engineering
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
111??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 907 LHDunlop

1968 British Saloon Car Championship class C

PositionPointsTeam
4th18Bill Bradley
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
43320
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 911 L

1967 British Saloon Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
7th40
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
100300
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 911

1967 35th Grand Prix of Endurance 24 Hours of Le Mans Class S 2.0

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Porsche System Engineering
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1110?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 906Porsche 2.0

1967 British Saloon Car Championship class C

PositionPointsTeam
1st40AFN
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
102730
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 911

1961 BRSCC British Saloon Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
6Don Moore
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Morris Mini Minor

1961 British Saloon Car Championship class A

PositionPointsTeam
6Don Moore
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Morris Mini Minor
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