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David William Charlton (27 October 1936 – 24 February 2013) was a racing driver from South Africa.[1]

Dave Charlton
Born(1936-10-27)27 October 1936
Brotton, Yorkshire, UK
Died24 February 2013(2013-02-24) (aged 76)
Johannesburg, South Africa
Formula One World Championship career
NationalitySouth Africa South African
Active years1965, 19671968, 19701975
non-works McLaren and Lotus
Entries14 (11 starts)
Career points0
Pole positions0
Fastest laps0
First entry1965 South African Grand Prix
Last entry1975 South African Grand Prix

Charlton was born in Brotton, Yorkshire.[2] He participated in 13 World Championship Formula One Grands Prix, debuting on 1 January 1965. He scored no championship points. He competed in many non-World Championship Formula One races, winning the South African Formula One Championship six times in succession from 1970 to 1975.[1]

Charlton died in Johannesburg, South Africa on 24 February 2013, aged 76.[1]

Complete Formula One World Championship resultsEdit


  1. ^ a b c IOL Motoring Staff. "Dave Charlton - The end of an era - IOL Motoring Motorsport". Retrieved 26 February 2013.
  2. ^ "Drivers:Dave Charlton". Retrieved 5 December 2016.
Sporting achievements
Preceded by
John Love
South African Formula One Champion
Succeeded by