Warwick Brown

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Not to be confused with Warrick Brown. ‹See Tfd›
Warwick Brown
Born (1949-12-24) 24 December 1949 (age 64)
Sydney, Australia
Formula One World Championship career
Nationality Australia Australian
Active years 1976
Teams Wolf
Races 1
Championships 0
Wins 0
Podiums 0
Career points 0
Pole positions 0
Fastest laps 0
First race 1976 United States Grand Prix
Last race 1976 United States Grand Prix

Warwick Brown (born in Sydney, 24 December 1949) is a former racing driver from Australia.

Racing career[edit]

Brown participated in a single Formula One Grand Prix, on 10 October 1976. He drove a Wolf-Williams at the US GP and finished 14th.

Brown was more successful in the Tasman Series, which he won in 1975, driving a Lola T332 Chevrolet. He also won the Rothmans International Series in Australia twice, in 1977 driving a Lola T430 Chevrolet and in 1978 driving a Lola T332 Chevrolet, both for the VDS Team. In the course of winning these series Brown also won the 1975 New Zealand Grand Prix and the 1977 Australian Grand Prix.

After competing in the SCCA/USAC Formula 5000 Championship in North America from 1974 to 1976, Brown contested the Can-Am Series and was the runnerup to fellow Australian Alan Jones in the 1978 US Can-Am Series driving a Lola T333CS-Chevrolet for the VDS Team.

Career summary[edit]

Brown won the 1977 Rothmans International Series driving Lola T430 HU2. The car is pictured above in 2008 in its 1977 livery.
Season Series Position Car Team
1971 Australian Drivers' Championship 7th McLaren M4A Cosworth Pat Burke Racing
1972 Tasman Series 13th McLaren M10B Chevrolet Pat Burke Racing
1972 Australian Drivers' Championship 5th McLaren M10B Chevrolet Pat Burke Racing
1973 Tasman Series 7th Lola T300 Chevrolet Team Target
1974 Tasman Series 6th Lola T332 Chevrolet Pat Burke Racing
1974 Australian Drivers' Championship 8th Lola T332 Chevrolet Pat Burke Racing
1974 SCCA/USAC Formula 5000 Championship 7th Lola T332 Chevrolet Pat Burke Racing
1975 Tasman Series 1st Lola T332 Chevrolet Pat Burke Racing
1975 SCCA/USAC Formula 5000 Championship 7th Talon MR1A Chevrolet Jack McCormack Racing
1976 SCCA/USAC Formula 5000 Championship 7th Lola T332C Chevrolet
Lola T430 Chevrolet
Bay Racing
Racing Team VDS
1977 Rothmans International Series 1st Lola T430 Chevrolet Racing Team VDS
1978 Rothmans International Series 1st Lola T332 Chevrolet Racing Team VDS
1978 Can-Am Series 2nd Lola T333CS Chevrolet Racing Team VDS
1979 Rothmans International Series 3rd Lola T333CS Chevrolet Racing Team VDS

Complete Formula One results[edit]

(key)

Year Entrant Chassis Engine 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 WDC Points
1976 Walter Wolf Racing Williams FW05 Cosworth V8 BRA
RSA
USW
ESP
BEL
MON
SWE
FRA
GBR
GER
AUT
NED
ITA
CAN
USA
14
JPN
NC 0

Sources[edit]

External links[edit]

Sporting positions
Preceded by
Peter Gethin
Tasman Series Champion
1975
Succeeded by
None
Preceded by
John McCormack
New Zealand Grand Prix
Winner

1975
Succeeded by
Ken Smith
Preceded by
John Goss
Australian Grand Prix
Winner

1977
Succeeded by
Graham McRae