Tim Parnell

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Tim Parnell
Born (1932-06-25) 25 June 1932 (age 83)
Derby, Derbyshire, England, UK
Formula One World Championship career
Nationality United Kingdom British
Active years 1959, 1961, 1963
Teams privateer Cooper and Lotus
Entries 4 (2 starts)
Championships 0
Wins 0
Podiums 0
Career points 0
Pole positions 0
Fastest laps 0
First entry 1959 British Grand Prix
Last entry 1963 German Grand Prix

Reginald Harold Haslam "Tim" Parnell (born 25 June 1932 in Derby)[1] is a British former racing driver from England. He participated in four Formula One World Championship Grands Prix, debuting on 18 July 1959, and qualified for two of them. He scored no championship points. His only finish was tenth place in the 1961 Italian Grand Prix at Monza.[2] Tim Parnell managed the BRM Formula One team from 1970–74, and is the son of Reg Parnell, another racing driver and team boss. After his father's death in 1964, he took on the running of Reg Parnell Racing and on occasion managed his own team with entries for Mike Spence and Pedro Rodriguez.[2]

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 R H H Parnell Cooper T45 (F2) Climax Straight-4 MON 500 NED FRA GBR
DNQ
GER POR ITA USA NC 0
1961 Tim Parnell Lotus 18 Climax Straight-4 MON NED BEL FRA GBR
Ret
GER ITA
10
USA NC 0
1963 Tim Parnell Lotus 18/21 Climax Straight-4 MON BEL NED FRA GBR GER
DNQ
ITA USA MEX RSA NC 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jenkins, Richard. "The World Championship drivers - Where are they now?". OldRacingCars.com. Retrieved 2007-07-29. 
  2. ^ a b Small, Steve (1994). The Guinness Complete Grand Prix Who's Who. Guinness. p. 279. ISBN 0851127029.