|Formula One World Championship career|
|Active years||1965 - 1966|
|Teams||North American Racing Team, Reg Parnell, non-works BRM and Eagle|
|First race||1965 United States Grand Prix|
|Last race||1966 Mexican Grand Prix|
Robert Bondurant (born 27 April 1933 in Evanston, Illinois) is an American former racecar driver who raced for the Ferrari and Eagle teams in Formula One. The FIA Super Licence is a qualification allowing the Licence holder to take part in Formula One Grands Prix as a driver The United States of America —commonly referred to as the The 1965 Formula One season included the 16th FIA Formula One World Championship season which commenced on January 1, 1965, and ended on The 1966 Formula One season included the 17th FIA Formula One World Championship season which commenced on May 22, 1966, and ended on October The North American Racing Team (also known as NART) was created by Luigi Chinetti to promote the Ferrari marque in America through success in Reginald Harold Haslam Parnell (born July 2, 1911 Derby, Derbyshire, - died January 7, 1964 in Derby) was a Racing "BRM" redirects here For other uses please see BRM (disambiguation. Anglo American Racers was a Formula One and Champ Car constructor from the USA owned by Dan Gurney and run from the Weslake factory The Formula One World Drivers' Championship (WDC is awarded by the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile ( FIA) to the most successful Formula One The term " pole position " comes from the Horse racing term where the number one starter starts on the inside next to the inside pole In motorsport, the fastest lap is the quickest lap run during a race The 1965 United States Grand Prix was a Formula One race held on October 3, 1965 at the Watkins Glen Grand Prix Race Course The 1966 Mexican Grand Prix was a Formula One race held at the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez on October 23, 1966. Events 1124 - David I becomes King of Scotland. 1296 - Battle of Dunbar: The Scots are defeated Year 1933 ( MCMXXXIII) was a Common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Evanston Illinois is an affluent suburban Chicago Municipality on Lake Michigan on the North Shore in Cook County, Illinois directly The State of Illinois ( roughly ill-i-NOY is a state of the United States of America, the 21st to be admitted to the Union. The United States of America —commonly referred to as the Auto racing (also known as automobile racing, motor racing or car racing) is a Motorsport involving Racing Cars It Scuderia Ferrari is the name for the Gestione Sportiva the division of the Ferrari automobile company concerned with racing Anglo American Racers was a Formula One and Champ Car constructor from the USA owned by Dan Gurney and run from the Weslake factory
During his teens, Bondurant raced an Indian motorcycle on dirt ovals. The Indian Motocycle Manufacturing Company George Hendee resigned in 1916 In 1956 he began sports car racing with Morgan and started to attract attention when he won the West Coast "B" production Championship, in a Chevrolet Corvette. Sports car racing is a form of circuit Auto racing with Automobiles that have two seats and enclosed wheels The Morgan Motor Company is a British motor car manufacturer The company was founded in 1909 by H The Chevrolet Corvette is a Sports car that has been manufactured by General Motors since 1953 In 1963 he became a member of Carroll Shelby's Ford Cobra team, in which he took the GT class victory at Le Mans 24 Hours. Carroll Hall Shelby, (born January 11, 1923 in Leesburg Texas) is an American racing and automotive designer and former racing driver Ford Motor Company is an American Multinational corporation and the world's fourth largest automaker based on Worldwide vehicle sales, following Shelby Cobra redirects here See also the Shelby Mustang Cobra The AC Cobra was a British built and designed sports car that was The 24 Hours of Le Mans ( 24 Heures du Mans) is a sports car endurance race held annually since near the town of Le Mans, Sarthe, In 1965 the team won the Manufacturers' World Championship, winning seven out of ten races. In the same year he drove a works Ferrari during the United States Grand Prix at Watkins Glen, and handled a Lotus 33 for Reg Parnell at the following Mexican race. Ferrari SpA is an Italian Sports car manufacturer based in Maranello, Italy The 1965 United States Grand Prix was a Formula One race held on October 3, 1965 at the Watkins Glen Grand Prix Race Course Watkins Glen International (nicknamed "The Glen" is an auto race track located near Watkins Glen New York, at the southern tip of Seneca Lake. 1950s Colin Chapman established Lotus Engineering Ltd in 1952 at Hornsey, UK. Reginald Harold Haslam Parnell (born July 2, 1911 Derby, Derbyshire, - died January 7, 1964 in Derby) was a Racing Results from the 1965 Formula One Mexican Grand Prix held at Mexico City on October 24, 1965.
In 1966 he served as a technical consultant for John Frankenheimer's film Grand Prix, and he also drove BRMs in five Grands Prix for Team Chamaco Collect, finishing a fine 4th at Monaco. John Michael Frankenheimer ( February 19, 1930 &ndash July 6, 2002) was an American Film director. Grand Prix is an action film released in 1966. It was directed by John Frankenheimer with music by Maurice Jarre. "BRM" redirects here For other uses please see BRM (disambiguation. The 1966 Monaco Grand Prix was a Formula One race held at the Circuit de Monaco on May 22, 1966. He finished the Formula One season in North America with two races driving an Eagle for Anglo American Racers. Anglo American Racers was a Formula One and Champ Car constructor from the USA owned by Dan Gurney and run from the Weslake factory
For 1967 he moved to the CanAm series in a McLaren, but hurt his arm in a huge accident, in which his car flipped eight times. The Canadian-American Challenge Cup or Can-Am, was an SCCA / CASC Sports car racing series from 1966 to 1974 McLaren Automotive (previously McLaren Cars) is an English Automaker established in 1989 with the object of producing road cars based on Formula Bondurant opened the Bob Bondurant School of High Performance Driving in Ontario and moved it to Sears Point, where he was an important figure in the track's development. The Bob Bondurant School of High Performance Driving is located in Phoenix, Arizona, United States. The Ontario Motor Speedway (located in Ontario California) was a 2 Infineon Raceway, formerly Sears Point Raceway, is a road course and drag strip located on the landform known as Sears Point in the southern Sonoma Mountains
In the June 1969 run of the grueling off-road Baja 500 race, Bondurant with co-driver Tony Murphy took first place in the passenger car class driving a SC/Rambler for James Garner's "American International Racers" team that was sponsored by American Motors Corporation (AMC) . The Rambler American was an automobile manufactured by the American Motors Corporation (AMC between 1958 and 1969 James Garner (born April 7 1928 is an American Film and Emmy -award winning Television Actor. American Motors Corporation (AMC was an American automobile company formed on January 14 1954 by the merger of the Nash-Kelvinator Corporation
Following the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake he moved the driving school to Phoenix, Arizona, where he enjoys close ties to General Motors. Phoenix (ˈfiːˌnɪks O'odham Skikik, Yavapai Wasinka, Western Apache Fiinigis, Navajo Hoozdo, The State of Arizona ( is a state located in the southwestern region of the United States. General Motors Corporation ( GM) ( is a multinational automobile manufacturer founded in 1908 and headquartered in the United States. He had four NASCAR starts, all at Riverside International Raceway, with his highest finish of 18th in 1981. The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing ( NASCAR) is the largest sanctioning body of Stock cars in the United States. Riverside International Raceway (Sometimes known as RIR or Riverside Raceway) was a Race track or road course in Riverside California He occasionally competes in vintage events.
He was inducted in the Motorsports Hall of Fame of America in 2003. The Motorsports Hall of Fame of America is a Hall of Fame and museum in Novi Michigan for American motorsports legends
|1965||North American Racing Team||Ferrari 158||Ferrari V8||RSA||MON||BEL||FRA||GBR||NED||GER||ITA||USA|
|Reg Parnell (Racing)||Lotus 33||Climax V8||MEX|
|1966||Team Chamaco Collect||BRM P261||BRM V8||MON|
|Anglo American Racers||Eagle T1G||Climax Straight-4||USA|