David Piper

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This article is about the race car driver. For museum curator and author, see Sir David Piper.
David Piper
David Piper.JPG
David Piper in 2011
Born (1930-12-02) 2 December 1930 (age 84)
Formula One World Championship career
Nationality United Kingdom British
Active years 19591960
Teams non-works Lotus
Races 3 (2 starts, 1 finish)
Championships 0
Wins 0
Podiums 0
Career points 0
Pole positions 0
Fastest laps 0
First race 1959 British Grand Prix
Last race 1960 British Grand Prix

David Piper (born 2 December 1930 in Edgware, Middlesex[1]) is a British former Formula One and sports car racing driver from England. He participated in 3 Formula One World Championship Grands Prix, debuting on 18 July 1959. He scored no championship points.

Piper was injured during the shooting of the film "Le Mans" and lost part of one leg. He continues to race his green Porsche 917 and other cars in historic events.

Complete Formula One World Championship results[edit]

(key)

Year Entrant Chassis Engine 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 WDC Points
1959 Dorchester Service Station Lotus 16 (F2) Climax Straight-4 MON 500 NED FRA GBR
Ret
GER POR ITA USA NC 0
1960 Robert Bodle Ltd. Lotus 16 Climax Straight-4 ARG MON 500 NED BEL FRA
DNS
GBR
12
POR ITA USA NC 0

Gallery[edit]

Piper/Gardner, Porsche 917, 1969. 
One of Piper's distinctive green cars; a Lola T70 Mk3B at Mallory Park 
Piper's Porsche 917 which he has owned from new. 
Piper's Porsche 917. 

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jenkins, Richard. "The World Championship drivers - Where are they now?". OldRacingCars.com. Retrieved 2007-07-29.