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Database start - Driver search - John Love


 
John Maxwell Lineham Love, Rhodesia
1924-12-07 - 2005-04-25
F1 Career: S.Africa 1962 - S.Africa 1972

  Races
Wins
Pole
Podiums
FastLaps
Points
9
0
0
1
0
6
       
% Wins
% Poles
% Podiums
% FastLap
Points/Race
 
0,00%
0,00%
11,11%
0,00%
0,67p  
John sustained a badly broken arm at Albi 1962. He was close to a victory in the 1967 South African GP when he had to take late pit stop for fuel.
He also raced sports cars in the Springbok series of the late sixties and early seventies. He died of cancer in April 2005.
He owned the Jaguar dealership in Bulawayo and had his own stock car racing team in the 1980s.

John was the first in F1 to race with a sponsor on his car.

Year Plac Points Nr / Team / Car Wins 2:nd 3:rd Poles FastL Races Ret Notes
1972 - 0 Surtees TS9 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 Team Gunston
1971 - 0 March 701 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 Team Peco/Gunston
1970 - 0 Lotus 49 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 Team Gunston
1969 - 0 Lotus 49 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 Team Gunston
1968 - 0 Brabham BT20 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 Team Gunston
1967 11 6 Cooper T79 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 Private
1965 - 0 Cooper T55 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 Private
1964 - 0 Cooper T73 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 dnq
1963 - 0 Cooper T55 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 Private
1962 - 0 Cooper T55 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 R, Private

Non F1

Year Series Result Team/Car Notes
1972 Rhodesian Grand Prix Winner Brabham-Ford .
1971 25th Anniversary Trophy ret . .
. Rhodesian Grand Prix Winner March-Ford .
1969 South African Formula One Championship Champion . .
1968 South African Formula One Championship Champion . .
. Rhodesian Grand Prix Winner Lotus-Ford .
1967 South African Formula One Championship Champion . .
. Rhodesian Grand Prix Winner Brabham-Repco .
1966 South African Formula One Championship Champion . .
. South African GP 6th Cooper T79-Climax .
1965 South African Formula One Championship Champion . .
. Rhodesian Grand Prix Winner Cooper-Climax .
. Cape South Easter Trophy 2nd Cooper-Climax Non championchip race
. Rand GP 4th Cooper T79-Climax Non championchip race
1964 South African Formula One Championship Champion . .
. Rand GP 8th Cooper T55-Climax Non championchip race
1963 Rhodesian Grand Prix Winner Cooper-Climax .
. Rand GP 4th Cooper T55-Climax Non championchip race
. BTCC Champion Cooper .
1962 Formula Junior . Cooper-Austin Ken Tyrrells team
. Natal GP 6th Cooper T55-Climax Non championchip race
. Cape GP 9th LDS Mk 1-Porsche Non championchip race
. Cape GP 9th LDS Mk 1-Porsche Non championchip race
1961 Formula Junior . Cooper-Austin Ken Tyrrells team
. Natal GP dns LDS Mk 1-Porsche Non championchip race
. Rand GP dns LDS Mk 1-Porsche Non championchip race
. South Africa GP dns LDS Mk 1-Porsche Non championchip race
1960 . 7th Lola first S Af post WWII race