Ken Wharton info & statistics

Name Ken Wharton
Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Place of Birth Smethwick
Date of Birth Mar 21st 1916
Date of Death Jan 12th 1957 - 40 years old
Number of Seasons 4
First Race 1952 Swiss Grand Prix
Last Race 1955 Italian Grand Prix
Best Qualifying 7th - (2 times)
Best Result 4th - 1952 Swiss Grand Prix

Ken Wharton F1 Stats

Race Entries 16
Race Starts 15
Race Wins 0
Pole Positions 0
Fastest Laps 0
Podiums 0
Points Finishes 1 (6,3%)
Retirements 8 (50,0%)
Total Points 3
Total Laps 772



Seasons

 

Ken Wharton Final Championship Results

1952195319541955
14th38th39th28th

 

Ken Wharton F1 Seasons Summary

Year Team Engine GP 1st 2nd 3rd Pod Pole Laps FL Avg Pts Points
1955 United Kingdom Vanwall Vanwall 2 0 0 0 0 0 72 0 0.00 0
1954 Italy Maserati Maserati 4 0 0 0 0 0 243 0 0.00 0
1953 United Kingdom Cooper-Climax Bristol 5 0 0 0 0 0 235 0 0.00 0
1952 United Kingdom Cooper-Climax
United Kingdom Frazer-Nash
Bristol
Bristol
4 0 0 0 0 0 222 0 0.75 3

Races

 

Ken Wharton F1 GP Race Classifications

4th1 Time
6th1 Time
7th1 Time
8th3 Times
9th2 Times
DNF6 Times
NC1 Time
DNS1 Time

 

Ken Wharton F1 GP Race Results

Year Race No Team Engine Grid Pos Retired Pts
16 1955 1955 Italian Grand Prix 44 Vanwall Vanwall 17 DNF Injection 0
15 1955 1955 British Grand Prix 28 Vanwall Vanwall 15 9 0
14 1954 1954 Spanish Grand Prix 28 Maserati Maserati 14 8 0
13 1954 1954 Swiss Grand Prix 18 Maserati Maserati 8 6 0
12 1954 1954 German Grand Prix 17 Maserati Maserati 22 DNS Withdrawn 0
11 1954 1954 British Grand Prix 8 Maserati Maserati 9 8 0
10 1954 1954 French Grand Prix 42 Maserati Maserati 16 DNF Transmission 0
9 1953 1953 Italian Grand Prix 30 Cooper-Climax Bristol 19 NC Not Classified 0
8 1953 1953 Swiss Grand Prix 20 Cooper-Climax Bristol 9 7 0
7 1953 1953 British Grand Prix 16 Cooper-Climax Bristol 11 8 0
6 1953 1953 French Grand Prix 40 Cooper-Climax Bristol 14 DNF Wheel bearing 0
5 1953 1953 Dutch Grand Prix 32 Cooper-Climax Bristol 18 DNF Physical 0
4 1952 1952 Italian Grand Prix 40 Cooper-Climax Bristol 15 9 0
3 1952 1952 Dutch Grand Prix 34 Frazer-Nash Bristol 7 DNF Wheel bearing 0
2 1952 1952 Belgian Grand Prix 36 Frazer-Nash Bristol 7 DNF Spun off 0
1 1952 1952 Swiss Grand Prix 22 Frazer-Nash Bristol 13 4 3

Comparison

 

Ken Wharton Teammate Comparison

SeasonTeamTeam MateBest PosPointsWinsPolesPositionQualifying
1952Cooper-ClimaxAlan Brown9150000001001
Eric Brandon9130000001010
Mike Hawthorn9190000001001
1953Cooper-ClimaxAlan Brown8120000001120
Bob Gerard20110000000101
Jimmy Stewart8110000001010
Peter Whitehead890000001010
Stirling Moss20130000000202
Tony Crook8270000001010
1954MaseratiAlberto Ascari82100.1400003021
Harry Schell670000004132
Louis Rosier870000000110
Luigi Musso820600000101
Luigi Villoresi850200001112
Onofre Marimón8304.1400000212
Ottorino Volonterio8110000001010
Paco Godia860000000101
Prince Bira840300002222
Roberto Mieres640600000523
Ron Flockhart8200000001010
Roy Salvadori8150000002002
Sergio Mantovani650400002222
Stirling Moss61300.1400003104
Toulo de Graffenried8110000001010
1955VanwallHarry Schell990000001102

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