|Born||12 December 1923|
|Died||26 November 2019 (aged 95)|
|Formula One World Championship career|
|Entries||2 (0 starts)|
|First entry||1958 Monaco Grand Prix|
|Last entry||1958 Belgian Grand Prix|
In 1952, Kavanagh became the first Australian to win a motorcycle Grand Prix race when he won the 350cc Ulster Grand Prix. In 1956, he won the Junior TT at the Isle of Man TT races. Kavanagh entered two Formula One Grands Prix in 1958 with his own Maserati 250F, firstly in Monaco where he failed to qualify, and lastly in the Belgian Grand Prix where he missed out on the race having blown his engine in practice, after having qualified 20th of 28 entrants.
Motorcycle Grand Prix results
Points system from 1950 to 1968
5 best results were counted up until 1955.
(key) (Races in italics indicate fastest lap)
|1958||Ken Kavanagh||Maserati 250F||Maserati Straight-6||ARG||MON
Complete Formula One Non-Championship results
(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position) (Races in italics indicate fastest lap)
|1958||Ken Kavanagh||Maserati 250F||Maserati Straight-6||GLV
|1959||Ken Kavanagh||Maserati 250F||Maserati Straight-6||GLV
- Ken Kavanagh career statistics at MotoGP.com
- Daily Express page 7 Tuesday 5 June 1956
- Ken Kavanagh Isle of Man TT results at iomtt.com
- Cortinovis, Giovanni. "Addio Kavanagh, uomo dei record L'australiano viveva a Bergamo". L'Eco di Bergamo. Archived from the original on 3 December 2019. Retrieved 29 November 2019.
- Ken Kavanagh Formula One results at formula1.com