Richard Attwood  Great Britain

  • Full name Richard James David Attwood
  • Birth date April 4, 1940
  • Birthplace Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, Great Britain
  • Current age 74 years 13 days
  • Teams BRM, Cooper, Team Lotus
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World Championship Career
Year Car Race Start Won Pod Class Best Pole Front Best Lap Hat Pts Pos
1964 BRM 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 - 0 0 0 -
1965 Team Lotus 8 8 0 0 6 6 0 0 6 0 0 2 16
1967 Cooper 1 1 0 0 1 10 0 0 13 0 0 0 -
1968 BRM 6 6 0 1 4 2 0 0 6 1 0 6 13
1969 Team Lotus 1 1 0 0 1 4 0 0 10 0 0 3 13
Total 17 16 0 1 12 2 0 0 6 1 0 11
Race Circuit Date
First race British Grand Prix Brands Hatch July 11, 1964 Race results
Last race Monaco Grand Prix Monaco May 18, 1969 Race results
Profile

After an apprenticeship in Formula Junior, during which he won the Monaco support race in 1963, followed by an unhappy period with a limited Formula One programme with BRM in 1964, Richard went on to enjoy a shot at the big time with a Reg Parnell Racing Lotus-BRM in 1965, collecting a couple of sixth places. However, he raced sports cars for the next two seasons before joining BRM, replacing Mike Spence. His second place first time out, at Monaco, amazed all and sundry. Sadly, this form was never repeated and he was to race sports cars from then on, winning the Le Mans 24 Hours for Porsche in 1970. He continues to star on the historic racing scene.

Reproduced from The Ultimate Encyclopedia of Formula One published by Carlton Books

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May 26, 1968

Richard Attwood at the 1968 Monaco Grand Prix

     

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