Michael Henderson "Mike" Spence (30 December 1936, Croydon, Surrey – 7 May 1968, Indianapolis, Indiana, United States) was a British racing driver from England. He participated in 37 Formula One World Championship Grands Prix, debuting on 8 September 1963. He achieved 1 podium, and scored a total of 27 championship points. He also participated in numerous non-Championship Formula One races, as well as sports car and Indianapolis racing.
Spence was killed during practice for the 1968 Indianapolis 500.
Formula One Career[edit | edit source]
1963[edit | edit source]
1964[edit | edit source]
1965[edit | edit source]
1966[edit | edit source]
1967[edit | edit source]
1968[edit | edit source]
Formula One Statistical Overview[edit | edit source]
Formula One Record[edit | edit source]
|Year||Entrant||Team||WDC Points||WDC Pos.||Report|
|1961||Emeryson Cars||Emeryson-Climax||Non-championship only|
|1962: Did not compete|
|1966||Reg Parnell Racing||Lotus-BRM||4||13th||Report|
|1967||Owen Racing Organisation||BRM||9||10th||Report|
|1968||Owen Racing Organisation||BRM||0||NC||Report|
- Bold indicates a driver who wins the World Championship.
- Italics donates an entrant used in non-championship races.
Career Statistics[edit | edit source]
|Front Row Starts||0|
|Distance Raced||9083.8 km (5644 mi)|
|Distance Led||0 km (0 mi)|
Wins[edit | edit source]
World Championship[edit | edit source]
Non-Championship[edit | edit source]
|1||1965 Race of Champions|
|2||1966 South African Grand Prix|
Career Results[edit | edit source]
|Complete Formula One results|
|3rd||DNQ||Did not qualify|
|5th||Points finish||DNPQ||Did not pre-qualify|
|14th||Non-points finish||TD||Test driver|
|NC||Non-classified finish (<90% race distance)||DNS||Did not start|
|Italics||Scored point(s) for Fastest Lap||[+] More Symbols|
References[edit | edit source]
Images and Videos:
- Shared drive with Jim Clark.
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