Denny Hulme

New Zealand racing driver

Denis Clive "Denny" Hulme OBE (18 June 1936 – 4 October 1992) was a New Zealand racing driver. He was born in Motueka of the South Island.

Denny Hulme
Born(1936-06-18)18 June 1936
Motueka, New Zealand
Died4 October 1992(1992-10-04) (aged 56)
Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia
Formula One World Championship career
NationalityNew Zealand
Active years19651974
TeamsBrabham, McLaren
Championships1 (1967)
Career points248
Pole positions1
Fastest laps9
First entry1965 Monaco Grand Prix
First win1967 Monaco Grand Prix
Last win1974 Argentine Grand Prix
Last entry1974 United States Grand Prix

Hulme won the 1967 Formula One World Drivers' Championship for the Brabham team. Between his first appearance at Monaco in 1965 and his final race in the 1974 United States Grand Prix. He started 112 Grand Prix, resulting eight victories and 33 trips to the podium. He also finished third in the overall standing in 1968 and 1972.[1]

Hulme died of a sudden heart attack while driving at the Bathurst 1000 in Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia. He was 56.

References change

  1. "Denny Hulme | NZHistory, New Zealand history online". Retrieved 5 January 2014.