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Bob Anderson was a British Formula One racing driver who competed from 1963 to 1967. Anderson drove for DW Racing Enterprises in 29 Grands Prix over 5 seasons, scoring 8 World Championship points including one third place. He also competed in numerous major events as a motorcyclist, including the Isle of Man TT on three occasions.

Anderson died in 1967, at the age of 36, following an accident while testing at the Silverstone Circuit. In wet conditions, he slid off the track and collided with a marshals' post. Anderson suffered major head and neck injuries and later succumbed to his injuries at Northampton General Hospital.


CareerEdit

Before Formula OneEdit

1963Edit

1964Edit

1965Edit

1966Edit

1967Edit

DeathEdit

While testing in Silverstone in wet conditions, Anderson's car slid off the track. The car struck a marshal's post. Anderson suffered serious chest and neck injuries and died later in the hospital,

Formula One RecordEdit

Year Entrant Team WDC Points WDC Pos. Report
1963 DW Racing Enterprises Lola-Climax 0 NC Report
1964 DW Racing Enterprises Brabham-Climax 5 11th Report
1965 DW Racing Enterprises Brabham-Climax 0 NC Report
1966 DW Racing Enterprises Brabham-Climax 1 17th Report
1967 DW Racing Enterprises Brabham-Climax 2 16th Report

Career StatisticsEdit

Entries 30
Starts 25
Pole Positions 0
Front Row Starts 0
Race Wins 0
Podiums 1
Fastest laps 0
Points 8
Laps Raced 1371
Distance Raced 66889.941 km
Races Led 0
Laps Led 0
Distance Led 0 km

Career ResultsEdit

Complete Formula One results
Year 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 Pts Pos
1963 Flag of Monaco Flag of Belgium Flag of the Netherlands Flag of France Flag of the United Kingdom Flag of Germany Flag of Italy Flag of the United States Flag of Mexico Flag of South Africa 1928-1994 0 NC
12th 12th
1964 Flag of Monaco Flag of the Netherlands Flag of Belgium Flag of France Flag of the United Kingdom Flag of Germany Flag of Austria Flag of Italy Flag of the United States Flag of Mexico 5 11th
7th 6th DNS 12th 7th Ret 3rd 11th
1965 Flag of South Africa 1928-1994 Flag of Monaco Flag of Belgium Flag of France Flag of the United Kingdom Flag of the Netherlands Flag of Germany Flag of Italy Flag of the United States Flag of Mexico 0 NC
NC 9th DNS 9th Ret Ret DNS
1966 Flag of Monaco Flag of Belgium Flag of France Flag of the United Kingdom Flag of the Netherlands Flag of Germany Flag of Italy Flag of the United States Flag of Mexico 1 17th
Ret 7th NC Ret Ret 6th
1967 Flag of South Africa 1928-1994 Flag of Monaco Flag of the Netherlands Flag of Belgium Flag of France Flag of the United Kingdom Flag of Germany Flag of Canada Flag of Italy Flag of the United States Flag of Mexico 2 16th
5th DNQ 9th 8th Ret Ret


Key
Symbol Meaning Symbol Meaning
1stWinner Ret Retired
2ndPodium finish DSQ Disqualified
3rd DNQ Did not qualify
5thPoints finish DNPQ Did not pre-qualify
14thNon-points finish TD Test driver
NCNon-classified finish (<90% race distance) DNS Did not start
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NotesEdit


V T E F1 drivers killed while racing
1952: Cameron Earl
1953: Chet Miller
1954: Onofre Marimón
1955: Manny Ayulo
1955: Bill Vukovich
1957: Eugenio Castellotti
1957: Keith Andrews
1958: Pat O'Connor
1958: Luigi Musso
1958: Peter Collins
1958: Stuart Lewis-Evans
1959: Jerry Unser
1959: Bob Cortner
1960: Chris Bristow
1960: Alan Stacey
1961: Giulio Cabianca
1961: Wolfgang von Trips
1964: Carel Godin de Beaufort
1966: John Taylor
1967: Lorenzo Bandini
1967: Bob Anderson
1968: Jo Schlesser
1969: Gerhard Mitter
1970: Bruce McLaren
1970: Piers Courage
1970: Jochen Rindt
1971: Ignazio Giunti
1971: Pedro Rodríguez
1971: Jo Siffert
1972: Jo Bonnier
1973: Roger Williamson
1973: François Cevert
1974: Peter Revson
1974: Helmuth Koinigg
1975: Mark Donohue
1977: Tom Pryce
1978: Ronnie Peterson
1980: Patrick Depailler
1982: Gilles Villeneuve
1982: Riccardo Paletti
1986: Elio de Angelis
1994: Roland Ratzenberger
1994: Ayrton Senna
2015: Jules Bianchi
See also: List of fatal accidents
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