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Dave Morgan (born 7 August 1944 and died 6 November 2018) was a British racing driver and engineer. He raced in a variety of formula series, including briefly in Formula One for the 1975 British Grand Prix. He was also an engineer to Eric van de Poele in both Formula One and Formula 3000.

Morgan began racing a Mini in the mid-1960s, eventually graduating to Formula Three. At the end of 1970, he received a 12-month ban for dangerous driving after colliding with James Hunt in the last corner of the Crystal Palace circuit. Despite the ban, he progressed to the Formula Atlantic series for 1971. After two years in Formula Two, he returned to Formula Atlantic in 1974.

In 1975, he was given the opportunity to race alongside Surtees driver John Watson at the British Grand Prix. He had an accident on lap 50 out of 56, but was still classified in 18th place, having finished enough of the race distance.

After his Formula One debut, he retired from motorsport, only to return in 1980 to race in the British Saloon Car Championship driving a Mitsubishi Colt Lancer. He retired at the end of the 1981 season.


Formula One Statistical Overview[]

Formula One Record[]

Year Entrant Team WDC Points WDC Pos.
1975 United Kingdom Team Surtees Surtees-Ford Cosworth 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 50
Distance Raced 236 km (147 mi)

Career Results[]

Complete Formula One Results
Year 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 Pts Pos
1975 Flag of Argentina.svg Flag of Brazil (1968–1992).svg Flag of South Africa 1928-1994.svg Flag of Spain 1945 1977.svg Flag of Monaco.svg Flag of Belgium.svg Flag of Sweden.svg Flag of the Netherlands.svg Flag of France.svg Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Flag of Germany.svg Flag of Austria.svg Flag of Italy.svg Flag of the United States.svg 0 NC

[1]
18th
[2]
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

Notes[]

  1. Race stopped after 29/75 Laps. Half points awarded
  2. Race stopped after 29/54 Laps. Half points awarded
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