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David William Charlton (born October 27, 1936 in Brotton, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom – died February 24, 2013 in Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa) was a motor racing driver who competed in Formula One, mainly in the South African Grand Prix. He competed in 13 races, starting 11 but scoring no points. He is considered to be one of the best drivers to have come from South Africa, and won the South African Formula One Championship six times in a row from 1970 to 1975.

He drove for the works teams of Brabham and Lotus, and competed with privately entered Lotuses, Brabhams and McLarens.


Formula One CareerEdit

Formula One Statistical OverviewEdit

Formula One RecordEdit

Year Entrant Team WDC Points WDC Pos. Report
1965 Ecurie Tomahawk Lotus-Ford 0 NC Report
1966 Did not compete
1967 Scuderia Scribante Brabham-Climax 0 NC Report
1968 Scuderia Scribante Brabham-Repco 0 NC Report
1969 Did not compete
1970 Scuderia Scribante Lotus-Ford Cosworth 0 NC Report
1971 Brabham Racing Organisation Brabham-Ford Cosworth 0 NC Report
Gold Leaf Team Lotus Lotus-Ford Cosworth
1972 Scribante Lucky Strike Racing Lotus-Ford Cosworth 0 NC Report
1973 Scribante Lucky Strike Racing Lotus-Ford Cosworth 0 NC Report
1974 Scribante Lucky Strike Racing McLaren-Ford Cosworth 0 NC Report
1975 Lucky Strike Racing McLaren-Ford Cosworth 0 NC Report

Career StatisticsEdit

Entries 13
Starts 11
Pole Positions 0
Front Row Starts 0
Race Wins 0
Podiums 0
Fastest laps 0
Points 0
Laps Raced 348
Distance Raced 1506.474 km
Races Led 0
Laps Led 0
Distance Led 0.000 km

Career ResultsEdit

Complete Formula One results
Year 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 Pts Pos
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
DNPQ
1966 Did not compete
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 0 NC
NC
1968 Flag of South Africa 1928-1994 Flag of Spain 1945 1977 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 Canada Flag of the United States Flag of Mexico 0 NC
Ret
1969 Did not compete
1970 Flag of South Africa 1928-1994 Flag of Spain 1945 1977 Flag of Monaco Flag of Belgium Flag of the Netherlands Flag of France Flag of the United Kingdom Flag of Germany Flag of Austria Flag of Italy Flag of Canada Flag of the United States Flag of Mexico 0 NC
Ret
1971 Flag of South Africa 1928-1994 Flag of Spain 1945 1977 Flag of Monaco Flag of the Netherlands Flag of France Flag of the United Kingdom Flag of Germany Flag of Austria Flag of Italy Flag of Canada Flag of the United States 0 NC
Ret Ret
1972 Flag of Argentina Flag of South Africa 1928-1994 Flag of Spain 1945 1977 Flag of Monaco Flag of Belgium Flag of France Flag of the United Kingdom Flag of Germany Flag of Austria Flag of Italy Flag of Canada Flag of the United States 0 NC
Ret DNQ Ret Ret
1973 Flag of Argentina Flag of Brazil Flag of South Africa 1928-1994 Flag of Spain 1945 1977 Flag of Belgium Flag of Monaco Flag of Sweden Flag of France Flag of the United Kingdom Flag of the Netherlands Flag of Germany Flag of Austria Flag of Italy Flag of Canada Flag of the United States 0 NC
Ret
1974 Flag of Argentina Flag of Brazil Flag of South Africa 1928-1994 Flag of Spain 1945 1977 Flag of Belgium Flag of Monaco Flag of Sweden Flag of the Netherlands Flag of France Flag of the United Kingdom Flag of Germany Flag of Austria Flag of Italy Flag of Canada Flag of the United States 0 NC
19th
1975 Flag of Argentina Flag of Brazil Flag of South Africa 1928-1994 Flag of Spain 1945 1977 Flag of Monaco Flag of Belgium Flag of Sweden Flag of the Netherlands Flag of France Flag of the United Kingdom Flag of Germany Flag of Austria Flag of Italy Flag of the United States 0 NC
14th


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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