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David Prophet (9 October 1937 – 29 March 1981)[1] was a British racing driver from England. He participated in two Formula One World Championship Grands Prix, debuting on 28 December 1963. He scored no championship points. He finished sixth in the non-Championship 1963 Rand Grand Prix.

David Prophet
Born(1937-10-09)9 October 1937
Hong Kong
Died29 March 1981(1981-03-29) (aged 43)
Silverstone, Northamptonshire
Formula One World Championship career
NationalityUnited Kingdom British
Active years1963, 1965
Teamsprivateer Brabham
Entries2
Championships0
Wins0
Podiums0
Career points0
Pole positions0
Fastest laps0
First entry1963 South African Grand Prix
Last entry1965 South African Grand Prix

Prophet was killed in a helicopter crash shortly after taking off from Silverstone Circuit on 29 March 1981.

Complete Formula One World Championship resultsEdit

(key)

Year Entrant Chassis Engine 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 WDC Points
1963 David Prophet Brabham BT6 Ford Straight-4 MON BEL NED FRA GBR GER ITA USA MEX RSA
Ret
NC 0
1965 David Prophet Racing Brabham BT10 Ford Straight-4 RSA
14
MON BEL FRA GBR NED GER ITA USA MEX NC 0

Non-Championship Formula One resultsEdit

(key)

Year Entrant Chassis Engine 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14
1963 David Prophet Brabham BT6 Ford Straight-4 LOM GLV PAU IMO SYR AIN INT ROM SOL KAN
11
MED AUT OUL RAN
6
1964 David Prophet Racing Brabham BT10 Ford Straight-4 DMT NWT SYR AIN INT SOL MED RAN
18
1965 David Prophet Racing Lotus 24 Maserati Straight-4 ROC SYR SMT INT MED RAN
Ret
1966 David Prophet Racing Lotus 24 Maserati Straight-4 RSA
Ret
SYR INT OUL
1970 David Prophet Racing McLaren M10B (F5000) Chevrolet V8 ROC INT
Ret
OUL
7
1971 David Prophet Racing McLaren M10B (F5000) Chevrolet V8 ARG
11
ROC QUE SPR INT
Ret
RIN OUL
7
VIC
19
1972 David Prophet Racing McLaren M10B (F5000) Chevrolet V8 ROC BRA INT
14
OUL
NC
REP VIC
DNS

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Jenkins, Richard. "The World Championship drivers - Where are they now?". OldRacingCars.com. Retrieved 29 July 2007.
  2. ^ Small, Steve (1994). The Guinness Complete Grand Prix Who's Who. Guinness. p. 300. ISBN 0851127029.
  • "The Formula One Record Book", John Thompson, 1974.