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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 CareerEdit

1963Edit

1964Edit

1965Edit

1966Edit

1967Edit

1968Edit

Formula One Statistical OverviewEdit

Formula One RecordEdit

Year Entrant Team WDC Points WDC Pos. Report
1961 United Kingdom Emeryson Cars Emeryson-Climax Non-championship only
1962: Did not compete
1963 United Kingdom Team Lotus Lotus-Climax 0 NC Report
1964 United Kingdom Team Lotus Lotus-Climax 4 12th Report
1965 United Kingdom Team Lotus Lotus-Climax 10 8th Report
1966 United Kingdom Reg Parnell Racing Lotus-BRM 4 13th Report
1967 United Kingdom Owen Racing Organisation BRM 9 10th Report
1968 United Kingdom 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 StatisticsEdit

Entries 39
Starts 37
Shared drives 2
Pole Positions 0
Front Row Starts 0
Race Wins 0
Podiums 1
Fastest laps 0
Points 27
Laps Raced 1712
Distance Raced 9083.8 km (5644 mi)
Races Led 0
Laps Led 0
Distance Led 0 km (0 mi)

WinsEdit

World ChampionshipEdit

Non-ChampionshipEdit

No. Event
1 United Kingdom 1965 Race of Champions
2 South Africa 1966 South African Grand Prix

Career ResultsEdit

Complete Formula One results
Year 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Pts Pos
1963 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 the United States Flag of Mexico 1934-1968 Flag of South Africa 1928-1994 0 NC
13th
1964 Flag of Monaco Flag of the Netherlands Flag of Belgium Flag of France Flag of the United Kingdom Flag of Germany Flag of Austria Flag of Italy Flag of the United States Flag of Mexico 1934-1968 4 12th
9th 8th Ret 6th 7th[1] 4th
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 1934-1968 10 8th
4th 7th 7th 4th 8th Ret 11th Ret 3rd
1966 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 4 13th
Ret Ret Ret Ret 5th Ret 5th Ret DNS
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 9 10th
Ret 6th 8th 5th Ret Ret Ret 5th 5th Ret 5th
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


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
ItalicsScored point(s) for Fastest Lap [+] More Symbols

ReferencesEdit

Images and Videos:

References:

  1. Shared drive with Jim Clark.
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1963 Teams and Drivers
Teams Alfa RomeoATSBrabhamBRPCooperDe TomasoFerrariGilbyLDSLolaLotusPorscheSciroccoStebro
Engines Alfa RomeoATSBorgwardBRMClimaxFerrariFordMaseratiPorsche
Non-Works Entrants André PiletteBernard CollombDavid ProphetEcurie FilipinettiEcurie MaarsbergenFrank DochnalIan Raby RacingJohn LoveKurt KuhnkeLawson OrganisationOtelle NucciReg Parnell RacingRRC Walker Racing TeamSam TingleScuderia Centro SudScuderia LupiniScuderia SettecolliSelby Auto SparesSiffert Racing TeamTed LanfearTim Parnell
1964 Teams and Drivers
Teams ATS • Brabham • BRM • BRP • Cooper • Ferrari • Honda • Lotus • Porsche • Scirocco
Engines ATS • BRM • Climax • Ferrari • Ford • Honda • Porsche
Non-works Entrants Revson Racing • Bernard Collomb • Maurice Trintignant • DW Racing Enterprises • Reg Parnell Racing • R.R.C. Walker Racing Team • North American Racing Team • Siffert Racing Team • Ecurie Maarsbergen • Scuderia Centro Sud • Bob Gerard Racing • John Willment Automobiles • Ian Raby Racing • Derrington-Francis Racing Team • Fabre Urbain
Drivers Amon • Anderson • Arundell • Attwood • Baghetti • Bandini • Barth • de Beaufort • Bonnier • Brabham • Bucknum • Cabral • Clark • Collomb • Gardner • "Geki" • Ginther • Gurney • Hailwood • Hansgen • G. Hill • P. Hill • Ireland • Love • Maggs • McLaren • Mitter • Pilette • Raby • Revson • Rindt • P. Rodríguez • Rudaz • Scarfiotti • Sharp • Siffert • Solana • Spence • Surtees • J. Taylor • T. Taylor • Trintignant
1965 Teams and Drivers
Teams Alfa Romeo • Brabham • BRM • Cooper • Ferrari • Honda • LDS • Lotus
Engines Alfa Romeo • BRM • Climax • Ferrari • Ford • Honda
Non-works Entrants R.R.C. Walker Racing Team • DW Racing Enterprises • Reg Parnell Racing • John Willment Automobiles • Otelle Nucci • Lawson Organisation • Scuderia Scribante • Ted Lanfear • Ecurie Tomahawk • Scuderia Centro Sud • Bob Gerard Racing • Ian Raby Racing
Drivers Amon • Anderson • Attwood • Bandini • Baghetti • Bandini • Bassi • Bianchi • Blokdyk • Bondurant • Bonnier • Brabham • Bucknum • Bussinello • Charlton • Clark • Gardner • "Geki" • Ginther • Gregory • Gubby • Gurney • Hailwood • Hawkins • Hill • Hulme • Ireland • de Klerk • Lederle • Love • Maggs • McLaren • Mitter • Niemann • Pieterse • Pretorius • Prophet • Puzey • Raby • Rhodes • Rindt • Rodríguez • Rollinson • Scarfiotti • Serrurier • Siffert • Solana • Spence • Stewart • Surtees • Tingle • Vaccarella
1966 Teams and Drivers
Teams Brabham • BRM • Cooper • Ferrari • Honda • Lotus • Matra • McLaren • Shannon
Engines BRM • Climax • Cosworth • Ferrari • Ford • Honda • Maserati • Repco • Serenissima • Weslake
Non-works Entrants Reg Parnell Racing • Team Chamaco-Collect • Bernard White Racing • R.R.C. Walker Racing Team • Joakim Bonnier Racing Team • DW Racing Enterprises • David Bridges • Caltex Racing Team • Tyrrell Racing Organisation • Roy Winkelmann Racing • Silvio Moser • Chris Amon Racing • J.A. Pearce Engineering
Drivers Ahrens • Amon • Anderson • Arundell • Baghetti • Bandini • Beltoise • Bondurant • Bonnier • Brabham • Bucknum • Courage • Clark • "Geki" • Ginther • Gurney • Hahne • Herrmann • G. Hill • P. Hill • Hulme • Ireland • Ickx • Irwin • Lawrence • Ligier • McLaren • Mitter • Moser • Parkes • Rees • Rindt • Rodríguez • Scarfiotti • Schlesser • Siffert • Solana • Spence • Stewart • Surtees • J. Taylor • T. Taylor • Wilson
1967 Teams and Drivers
Teams Brabham • BRM • Cooper • Eagle • Ferrari • Honda • LDS • Lola • Lotus • Matra • McLaren • Protos
Engines ATS • BMW • BRM • Climax • Ferrari • Ford Cosworth • Honda • Maserati • Weslake
Non-Works Entrants Bernard White Racing • Castrol Oils Ltd. • Charles Vögele Racing • DW Racing Enterprises • Ecurie Ford-France • Joakim Bonnier Racing Team • Reg Parnell Racing • Rob Walker Racing Team • Ron Harris Racing Team • Roy Winkelmann Racing • Scuderia Scribante • Tyrrell Racing Organisation
Drivers Ahrens • Amon • Anderson • Attwood • Bandini • Baghetti • Bandini • Beltoise • Bonnier • Botha • Brabham • Charlton • Clark • Courage • Fisher • Ginther • Gurney • Hart • Hahne • Hill • Hulme • Hobbs • Ickx • Irwin • Jones • Ligier • Love • McLaren • Mitter • Moser • Oliver • Parkes • Pease • Redman • Rees • Rindt • Rodríguez • Scarfiotti • Schlesser • Servoz-Gavin • Siffert • Solana • Spence • Stewart • Surtees • Tingle • Wietzes • Williams
1968 Teams and Drivers
Teams Brabham • BRM • Cooper • Eagle • Ferrari • Honda • LDS • Lola • Lotus • Matra • McLaren
Engines BMW • BRM • Climax • Ferrari • Ford Cosworth • Honda • Maserati • Matra • Repco • Weslake
Non-works Entrants Bernard White Racing • Caltex Racing Team • Castrol Oils Ltd. • Charles Vögele Racing • Joakim Bonnier Racing Team • John Love • Matra International • Rob Walker Racing Team • Scuderia Scribante • Team Gunston • Team Pretoria
Drivers De Adamich • Ahrens • Amon • Andretti • Attwood • Bell • Beltoise • Bonnier • Brabham • Brack • Charlton • Clark • Courage • Elford • Gardner • Gurney • Hahne • Hill • Hobbs • Hulme • Ickx • Love • McLaren • Moser • Oliver • Pease • Pescarolo • Pretorius • Redman • Rindt • Rodríguez • Van Rooyen • Scarfiotti • Schlesser • Servoz-Gavin • Siffert • Solana • Spence • Stewart • Surtees • Tingle • Unser • Widdows
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