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Samuel "Sam" Tingle (24 August 1921 in Manchester, United Kingdom – 19 December 2008 in Somerset West, South Africa)[1] was a racing driver from Rhodesia, now Zimbabwe.[2] He participated in five Formula One World Championship Grands Prix,[1] debuting on 28 December 1963, but never scored any championship points.[2] He also competed in several non-Championship Formula One races.[3]

Sam Tingle
Born(1921-08-24)24 August 1921
Manchester, England, UK
Died19 December 2008(2008-12-19) (aged 87)
Somerset West, South Africa
Formula One World Championship career
NationalityFederation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland (1963)
Rhodesia Rhodesian (1964) (1965, 19671968)
Rhodesia Rhodesian (1969)
Active years1963, 1965, 19671969
TeamsLDS, non-works Brabham
Entries5
Championships0
Wins0
Podiums0
Career points0
Pole positions0
Fastest laps0
First entry1963 South African Grand Prix
Last entry1969 South African Grand Prix

He was one of only two drivers from Rhodesia to successfully enter a Formula One race, the other being John Love.[4] A third Rhodesian racer, Clive Puzey, failed to qualify in his Formula One attempt.[5]

Contents

Complete Formula One World Championship resultsEdit

(key)

Year Entrant Chassis Engine 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 WDC Points
1963 Sam Tingle LDS Mk1 Alfa Romeo Giulietta 1.5 L4 MON BEL NED FRA GBR GER ITA USA MEX RSA
Ret
NC 0
1965 Sam Tingle LDS Mk2 Alfa Romeo Giulietta 1.5 L4 RSA
13
MON BEL FRA GBR NED GER ITA USA MEX NC 0
1967 Sam Tingle LDS Mk3 Climax FPF 2.7 L4 RSA
Ret
MON NED BEL FRA GBR GER CAN ITA USA MEX NC 0
1968 Team Gunston LDS Mk3 Repco 620 3.0 V8 RSA
Ret
ESP MON BEL NED FRA GBR GER ITA CAN USA MEX NC 0
1969 Team Gunston Brabham BT24 Repco 620 3.0 V8 RSA
8
ESP MON NED FRA GBR GER ITA CAN USA MEX NC 0

Complete Formula One non-championship resultsEdit

(key)

Year Entrant Chassis Engine 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21
1961 Sam Tingle LDS Mk1 Alfa Romeo Giulietta 1.5 L4 LOM GLV PAU BRX VIE AIN SYR NAP LON SIL SOL KAN DAN MOD FLG OUL LEW VAL RAN
Ret
NAT
Ret
RSA
8
1962 Sam Tingle LDS Mk1 Alfa Romeo Giulietta 1.5 L4 CAP
Ret
BRX LOM LAV GLV PAU AIN INT NAP MAL CLP RMS SOL KAN MED DAN OUL MEX RAN
8
NAT
8
1963 Sam Tingle LDS Mk1 Alfa Romeo Giulietta 1.5 L4 LOM GLV PAU IMO SYR AIN INT ROM SOL KAN MED AUT OUL RAN
Ret
1964 Sam Tingle LDS Mk2 Alfa Romeo Giulietta 1.5 L4 DMT NWT SYR AIN INT SOL MED RAN
4
1965 Sam Tingle LDS Mk2 Alfa Romeo Giulietta 1.5 L4 CAP
5
ROC SYR SMT INT MED
LDS Mk3 Climax FPF 2.7 L4 RAN
7
1966 Sam Tingle LDS Mk3 Climax FPF 2.7 L4 RSA
5
SYR INT OUL

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Sam Tingle". www.oldracingcars.com. Retrieved 28 May 2016.
  2. ^ a b "Sam Tingle – Zimbabwe". ESPN. Retrieved 27 December 2016.
  3. ^ "Sam Tingle (Driver)". ChicaneF1.com. Retrieved 27 December 2016.
  4. ^ "John Love – Zimbabwe". ESPN. Retrieved 27 December 2016.
  5. ^ "Clive Puzey – Zimbabwe". ESPN. Retrieved 27 December 2016.

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