Charlie O'Brien (racing driver)

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Charlie O'Brien
Nationality Australian
Born (1955-03-26) 26 March 1955 (age 59)
Related to Troy Dunstan (nephew)
Shannon O'Brien (nephew)
V8 Utes
Years active 2010–11
Starts 46
Wins 3
Poles 1
Fastest laps 0
Best finish 12th in 2011
Previous series
1976–86
1982–83
1987
1995–96
2003–05
2004
2010–11
Australian Touring Car Champ.
Australian Drivers' Champ.
World Touring Car Championship
Australian Super Touring
Australian Carrera Cup
V8 Supercar
Australian V8 Ute Series
Championship titles
1987

1992
New Zealand Touring Car National Series
Bathurst 12 Hour

This article is about the Australian racing driver. For other people, see Charles O'Brien.

Charles Lindsay O'Brien (born 26 March 1955) is a former Australian race car driver. From 1976 to 2003, he held the record for being the youngest winner of an Australian Touring Car Championship round.[1]

Career results[edit]

Season Title Position Car Team
1976 Australian Touring Car Championship 5th Holden LH Torana SLR/5000 L34
1977 Australian Touring Car Championship 12th Holden LH Torana SLR/5000 L34
Holden LX Torana SS A9X Hatchback
Holden Dealer Team
1978 Australian Touring Car Championship 13th Holden LX Torana SS A9X Hatchback
1979 Australian Touring Car Championship 5th Holden LX Torana SS A9X Hatchback
1980 Australian Touring Car Championship 10th Holden VC Commodore Roadways Racing
1982 Australian Drivers' Championship 5th Ralt RT4 Ford
1983 Australian Drivers' Championship 9th Ralt RT4 Ford
1983 North American Formula Atlantic Series 25th Ralt RT4 Ford Theodore Racing
1987 New Zealand Touring Car National Series 1st BMW 635 CSi
1995 Australian Super Touring Championship 10th BMW 318i Paul Morris Motorsport
1996 Australian Super Touring Championship 7th BMW 318i Paul Morris Motorsport
2003 Australian Carrera Cup Championship 17th Porsche 996 GT3 Cup
2004 Australian Carrera Cup Championship 16th Porsche 996 GT3 Cup
2004 V8 Supercar Championship Series 60th Ford BA Falcon WPS Racing
2005 Australian Carrera Cup Championship 25th Porsche 996 GT3 Cup
2010 Australian V8 Ute Series 14th Ford Falcon XR8 Ute Madashell Motorsport
2011 Australian V8 Ute Series 12th Ford Falcon XR8 Ute Rentco

Complete World Touring Car Championship results[edit]

(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position) (Races in italics indicate fastest lap)

Year Team Car 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 DC Points
1987 Dick Johnson Racing Ford Sierra RS500 MNZ JAR DIJ NUR SPA BNO SIL BAT
Ret
CLD
13
NC 0
Viacard Services BMW 635 CSi WEL
20
FJI

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Winning Drivers". Official website of the V8 Supercar Championship Series. Retrieved 1 December 2008.