Goldie Hexagon Racing

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Goldie Hexagon Racing
Full name John Goldie Racing with Hexagon
Base United Kingdom
Founder(s) Paul Michaels
Noted staff Paul Michaels
Noted drivers United Kingdom John Watson
Brazil Carlos Pace
Formula One World Championship career
First entry 1974 Argentine Grand Prix
Races entered 15 [1]
Constructors Brabham
Engines Cosworth DFV
Drivers'
Championships
0
Race victories 0
Pole positions 0
Fastest laps 0
Final entry 1974 United States Grand Prix

Goldie Hexagon Racing was a motor racing team from the United Kingdom, founded by Paul Michaels. It raced in Formula One in 1974, using customer Brabham cars.[2]

Formula One[edit]

Goldie Hexagon Racing first entered a Formula One race in 1972, at the non-Championship World Championship Victory Race. They entered a March 721 for British racing driver John Watson. Watson qualified the car in tenth position and finished the race in sixth position. In 1974 Goldie Hexagon Racing returned to Formula One and raced a full Championship season, again with John Watson, entering Brabham cars. The season started in Argentina, where Watson qualified the car in 20th position and finished 12th. In Brazil Watson qualified in 15th position, but retired on lap 27. He also failed to finish in South Africa. In Spain Watson qualified in 15th position and finished 11th, and he finished in the same position in Belgium. In Monaco Watson scored Goldie Hexagon Racing's first World Championship points, when he finished in sixth position. In Sweden Watson finished in 11th position. In the Netherlands Watson finished 7th. In France Goldie Hexagon Racing entered two cars, one for Watson and one for Carlos Pace. While Watson finished in 16th position, Pace failed to qualify. Two races later, in Austria, Watson finished in fourth position, scoring three World Championship points. In Italy Watson qualified the car in fourth position, his highest of the season, but only finished in seventh place. In the USA, at the last race of the season, Watson finished in fifth position, scoring a further two Championship points. The 1974 United States Grand Prix was the last Formula One race for Goldie Hexagon Racing.

Race results[edit]

Complete Formula One World Championship results[edit]

(key)

Year Chassis Engine(s) Tyres Drivers 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15
1974 Brabham BT42 Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8 F ARG BRA RSA ESP BEL MON SWE NED FRA GBR GER AUT ITA CAN USA
John Watson 12 Ret Ret 11 11 6 11 7 16 11
Carlos Pace DNQ
Brabham BT44 Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8 F John Watson Ret 4 7 Ret 5

Formula One Non-Championship results[edit]

(key) (results in bold indicate pole position; results in italics indicate fastest lap)

Year Entrant Chassis Engine Driver 1 2 3 4 5 6
1972 Hexagon of Highgate March 721 Ford Cosworth DFV V8 ROC BRA INT OUL REP VIC
John Watson 6

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Goldie Hexagon Racing's results at chicanef1.com". Formula One Results. Retrieved 25 January 2012. 
  2. ^ "Goldie Hexagon Racing's pictures at racingsportscars.com". Formula One Pictures. Retrieved 25 January 2012.