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
Formula One Statistical Overview
Formula One Record
|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.
|Front Row Starts||0|
|Distance Raced||9083.8 km (5644 mi)|
|Distance Led||0 km (0 mi)|
|1||1965 Race of Champions|
|2||1966 South African Grand Prix|
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|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|
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- Shared drive with Jim Clark.
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