Dave Charlton

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Dave Charlton
Born (1936-10-27)27 October 1936
Brotton, Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Died 24 February 2013(2013-02-24) (aged 76)
Johannesburg, South Africa
Formula One World Championship career
Nationality South Africa South African
Active years 1965, 19671968, 19701975
Teams Lotus, Brabham, McLaren
Entries 13 (11 starts)
Championships 0
Wins 0
Podiums 0
Career points 0
Pole positions 0
Fastest laps 0
First entry 1965 South African Grand Prix
Last entry 1975 South African Grand Prix

David William Charlton[1] (27 October 1936 – 24 February 2013) was a racing driver from South Africa.

Charlton was born in Brotton, Yorkshire, UK. He participated in 13 World Championship Formula One Grands Prix, debuting on 1 January 1965. He scored no championship points. He competed in many non-World Championship Formula One races, winning the South African Formula One Championship six times in succession from 1970 to 1975.

Charlton died in Johannesburg, South Africa on February 24, 2013, aged 76.[1]

Complete Formula One World Championship results[edit]

Charlton drove the McLaren M23 of car number 23 during the 1974 South African Grand Prix.

(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position)

Year Entrant Chassis Engine 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 WDC Points
1965 Ecurie Tomahawk Lotus 20 Ford Straight-4 RSA
DNPQ
MON BEL FRA GBR NED GER ITA USA MEX NC 0
1967 Scuderia Scribante Brabham BT11 Coventry Climax RSA
NC
MON NED BEL FRA GBR GER CAN ITA USA MEX NC 0
1968 Scuderia Scribante Brabham BT11 Repco RSA
Ret
ESP MON BEL NED FRA GBR GER ITA CAN USA MEX NC 0
1970 Scuderia Scribante Lotus 49C Ford Cosworth DFV RSA
12
ESP MON BEL NED FRA GBR GER AUT ITA CAN USA MEX NC 0
1971 Brabham Racing Organisation Brabham BT33 Ford Cosworth DFV RSA
Ret
ESP MON NED FRA NC 0
Team Lotus Lotus 72D Ford Cosworth DFV GBR
Ret
GER AUT ITA CAN USA
1972 Scuderia Scribante Lotus 72D Ford Cosworth DFV ARG RSA
Ret
ESP MON BEL FRA
DNQ
GBR
Ret
GER
Ret
AUT ITA CAN USA NC 0
1973 Scuderia Scribante Lotus 72D Ford Cosworth DFV ARG BRA RSA
Ret
ESP BEL MON SWE FRA GBR NED GER AUT ITA CAN USA NC 0
1974 Scuderia Scribante McLaren M23 Ford Cosworth DFV ARG BRA RSA
19
ESP BEL MON SWE NED FRA GBR GER AUT ITA CAN USA NC 0
1975 Lucky Strike Racing McLaren M23 Ford Cosworth DFV ARG BRA RSA
14
ESP MON BEL SWE NED FRA GBR GER AUT ITA USA NC 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b IOL Motoring Staff. "Dave Charlton - The end of an era - IOL Motoring Motorsport". IOL.co.za. Retrieved 2013-02-26. 
Sporting achievements
Preceded by
John Love
South African Formula One Champion
1970-1975
Succeeded by
none