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Database start - Driver search - Tiff Needell


 
Timothy 'Tiff' Needell, Great Britain
1951-10-29
F1 Career: Belgium & Monaco 1980

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Now best known for his successful career as a journalist and broadcaster. Co hosted BBC TV series Top Gear 1987-2001, when it was scrapped before the Jeremy Clarkson version surfaced.
He went on to present Fifth Gear on Channel 5.
His younger brother Chris is a team manager for Barwell Motorsports team.

Year Plac Points Nr / Team / Car Wins 2:nd 3:rd Poles FastL Races Ret Notes
1980 - 0 #14 Ensign N180 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 R, 1 dnq, Unipart Racing Team

Non F1

Year Series Result Team/Car Notes
2021 Goodwood members meeting . Ford Mustang, 1965 .
. Goodwood members meeting . Elva-BMW Mk7S .
2020 GoodWood SpeedWeek . Jaguar E-type Lightweight RAC TT Celebration
. GoodWood SpeedWeek . Jaguar MkII St. Mary’s Trophy
2019 Gerry Marshall Trophy 19th Toyota Corolla 1600GT Coupe .
2018 Tesla Electric GT P100DL test . Barcelona .
2017 Goodwood Festival of Speed . BMW .
2014 Goodwood . Rover 3500 SD1 .
2013 Racecar Euro 30th Racecar Euro 2 races
2012 Goodwood Festival of Speed . BMW M6 .
. Euro Lambo Super Trofeo . Automobili Lamborghini .
2011 VW Scirocco Cup . Volkswagen Scirocco-R 1 race
. British GT 14th . .
. Ginetta Challenge 28th . .
. Goodwood revival . Ford Anglia & Jaguar E-type .
2006 FIA GT3 Euro NC Aston Martin DBRS9 .
2003 Porsche CC GB NC Porsche 911 GT3 Cup 2 races
2001 BTCC NC Honda Accord 1 race
2000 British GT Championship . . .
. FIA GT NC Lister Storm .
1999 FIA GT NC Lister Storm 2 races
1998 British GT Championship 2nd . .
. BTCC 23rd Nissan Primera GT 2 races
1997 IMSA . . .
. 24h LeMans ret Lister Storm GTL .
. 24h Daytona 19th Lister Storm GTL .
. Formula 1 test . Lotus 49 1967 (Top Gear) ex G Hill
1996 24h LeMans 19 Lister Storm GTL .
. IMSA . . .
. BPR Global GT Endurance Champ. 48th Lister Storm GTS Jaguar .
. BPR Euro GT Endurance Champ. 46th Lister Storm GTS Jaguar .
. Formula 1 test . Ferrari 641, 1990 ex A Prost
1995 24h LeMans ret Jaguar XJ220 PC Automotive Jaguar
. Formula 1 test . Ferrari 641 in a Top Gear episode
1994 BTCC 20th Nissan Primera GT Old Spice Nissan Racing
1993 BTCC 0p Nissan Primera GT Nissan Castrol Racing Team
1992 Sportscar World Championship . . .
. 24h LeMans 13th Porsche 962C GTi A.D.A. Engineering
. BTCC 24th Nissan Primera GT Nissan Janspeed Racing
. Silverstone 430km ret Porsche 962C Konrad Motorsport
. WRC, Great Britan 30th Ford Sierra RS Cosworth 4x4 1 race
1991 Sportscar World Championship . . .
. All Japan Endurance Championship 31st Porsche 962C .
. 24h LeMans ret Porsche 962 CK6 Porsche Kremer Racing
1990 Sportscar World Championship . Porsche 962C .
. All Japan Endurance Championship 19th Porsche 962C .
. 24h LeMans 3rd Porsche 962C Alpha Racing Team
. Monza 480km 8th Joest Porsche 962C .
. Suzuka 480km 8th Porsche 962C .
1989 FIA World Sports-Prototype Championship 22nd Porsche 962C Richard Lloyd Racing
. Supercup 12th Porsche 962C .
. BTCC 29th Ford Sierra RS500-Labatt’s Team 1 race, 1 win
. 24h LeMans dnf Porsche 962C GTi .
. Dijon 480km 5th Porsche 962C GTi .
. Mexico 480km 4th Porsche 962C GTi .
. Nurburgring 480km 15th Porsche 962C GTi .
. Suzika 480km 19th Porsche 962C GTi .
. Donington 480km 11th Porsche 962C GTi .
1988 Sportscar World Championship . . .
. All Japan Endurance Championship 41st Toyota 88C / Porsche 962C .
. 24h LeMans 24th Toyota 88C .
. Silverstone 1000km DQ Porsche 962C GTi Oversized fuel
. Fuji 1000km ret Porsche 962C .
. BTCC NC Toyota Corolla FX-GT 1 race
1987 24h LeMans ret Toyota 87C .
. Brands Hatch 1000km ret ADA 02 Ford .
. 24h Spa dnf Toyota Corolla GT .
. BTCC . Toyota Corolla GT & FX-GT 5 races
1986 FIA World Sports-Prototype Championship 29th March 84G / Porsche 962C .
. Spa 1000km 18th March 84G / Porsche 962C .
. Fuji 1000km 18th March 84G Porsche .
. Brands Hatch 1000km 9th March 84G Porsche .
. Silverstone 1000km 3rd Kremer Porsche 962C .
. Jerez 360km 9th March 84G Porsche .
1985 All Japan Endurance Championship 15th Tom´s 85C Toyota .
. 24h LeMans 11th EMKA C84/1 Aston Martin .
. Hockenheim 1000km ret Cheetah G604 Aston Martin .
. Fuji 1000km 10th Tom's 85C Toyota .
1984 24h LeMans 9th Kremer Porsche 956 .
. Japanese Formula 2 15th Ralt RH6 .
. Fuji 1000km ret Tom's 84C Toyota .
1983 FIA World Endurance Championship 46th EMKA C83/1 / Porsche 956 .
. 24h LeMans 17th EMKA C83/1 Aston Martin .
. Monza 1000km 6th Porsche 956 .
. Fuji 1000km ret Dome RC-83 Ford .
. Macau F3 14th Ralt RT3-Autobacs Racing Team .
1982 24h LeMans ret Nimrod NRA/C2 Aston Martin .
. Spa 1000km ret Nimrod NRA/C2 Aston Martin .
1981 24h LeMans ret Hesketh 308 LM .
. F2 Euro . Team AGS Motul GPA 1 RACE
1980 24h LeMans dns Ibec P6 .
. Japanese Formula 2 10th March 782/792 .
. Thundersports . . .
1979 British Aurora AFX F1 Series 10th Chevron B41 .
. Procar BMW M1 27th . .
. Race of Champions ret Chevron B41 Non championchip race
1978 Formula 2 Euro . Toleman Group Motorsport 1 race
. Formula 3 European . Unipart Racing Team 2 races
1977 Formula 2 Euro . Fred Opert Racing 1 race
. Formula 3 European . March 763-Unipart Racing Team 1 race
1976 FF2000 2nd . .
. Premier Grovewood Award winner . . .
1975 FF1600 champion . .
1970 Formula Ford . Lotus 69 FF .
. Driving school at Brands Hatch . . .