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Bill Whitehouse (born 1 April 1909 and died 14 July 1957) was a British racing driver. He participated in the 1954 British Grand Prix in a privately entered Connaught, but failed to finish the race. He was later killed in a Formula Two crash at Reims.

Whitehouse began his racing career in Formula 3 during 1949. He also owned a garage in England. He participated in a variety of non-championship Formula One races in a privateer between 1951 and 1957, developing a friendship with Bernie Ecclestone.

In 1954, he entered his Connaught car into the British Grand Prix, suffering a fuel system failure late in the race.

In 1957, he and his Brian entered cars into a Formula Two race at the Reims Circuit in France. Bill's car suffered a mechanical issue in practice, but he borrowed a car by fellow driver Roy Salvadori. Early in the race, his car rolled and caught fire. He was killed in the crash.


Formula One Statistical Overview[]

Formula One Record[]

Year Entrant Team WDC Points WDC Pos.
1954 United Kingdom Bill Whitehouse Connaught-Lea-Francis 0 NC

Career Statistics[]

Entries 1
Starts 1
Pole Positions 0
Front Row Starts 0
Race Wins 0
Podiums 0
Fastest Laps 0
Points 0
Laps Raced 63
Distance Raced 297 km (185 mi)

Career Results[]

Complete Formula One Results
Year 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Pts Pos
1954 Flag of Argentina.svg 48-star U S flag.svg Flag of Belgium.svg Flag of France.svg Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Flag of Germany.svg Flag of Switzerland.svg Flag of Italy.svg Flag of Spain 1945 1977.svg 0 NC
Ret
Key
Symbol Meaning Symbol Meaning
1st Winner Ret Retired
2nd Podium finish DSQ Disqualified
3rd DNQ Did not qualify
5th Points finish DNPQ Did not pre-qualify
14th Non-points finish TD Test driver
Italics Scored point(s) for Fastest Lap DNS Did not start
18th Classified finish (retired with >90% race distance) NC Non-classified finish (<90% race distance)
4thP Qualified for pole position [+] More Symbols

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