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Rupert Keegan (born 26 February 1955 in Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex) is a former racing driver from England. He participated in 37 Formula One World Championship Grands Prix, debuting on 8 May 1977. He scored no championship points.

Keegan won the 1976 British Formula 3 Championship, which propelled him into Formula One. After seasons with Hesketh and Surtees, neither of them particularly competitive teams, he won the Aurora Formula One Championship in 1979. A return to the Formula One World Championship with RAM driving their Williams FW07B yielded little in the way of results, as did a few races with March.

After Formula One, Keegan raced in the United States in CART, and also in endurance racing. After his retirement, he pursued business interests and also worked as a racing instructor.

Formula One Career[]


"Rupert Keegan in the Surtees is already out. The car spun, the engine sucked in grass." - Harry Carpenter. BBC. 1978 Argentine Grand Prix

Formula One Statistical Overview[]

Formula One Record[]

Year Entrant Team WDC Points WDC Pos. Report
1977 United Kingdom Penthouse Rizla Racing Hesketh-Ford Cosworth 0 NC Report
1978 United Kingdom Durex Team Surtees Surtees-Ford Cosworth 0 NC Report
1979 United Kingdom Charles Clowe Racing Arrows-Ford Cosworth* Non-championship only
1980 United Kingdom RAM – Williams Grand Prix Engineering
United Kingdom RAM – Penthouse Rizla Racing
Williams-Ford Cosworth 0 NC Report
1981: Did not compete
1982 United Kingdom Rothmans March Grand Prix Team March-Ford Cosworth 0 NC Report

Career Statistics[]

Entries 38
Starts 25
Pole Positions 0
Race Wins 0
Podiums 0
Fastest laps 0
Points 0

Race Wins[]

Win Number Grand Prix

Career Results[]

Complete Formula One results
Year 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 Pts Pos

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
NC Non-classified finish (<90% race distance) DNS Did not start
Italics Scored point(s) for Fastest Lap [+] More Symbols


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