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Sam Tingle, Team Gunston, Rhodesian Grand Prix, 1960s

Sam Tingle Zimbabwe Racecar driver

Samuel “Sam” Tingle (24 August 1921 in Manchester, United Kingdom – 19 December 2008 in Somerset West, South Africa) was a racing driver from Rhodesia, now Zimbabwe. He participated in five Formula One World Championship Grands Prix, debuting on 28 December 1963, but never scored any championship points. He also competed in several non-Championship Formula One races.
He was one of only two drivers from Rhodesia to successfully enter a Formula One race, the other being John Love. A third Rhodesian racer, Clive Puzey, failed to qualify in his Formula One attempt.

Complete Formula One World Championship results

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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 Straight-4 MON BEL NED FRA GBR GER ITA USA MEX RSA
Ret
NC 0
1965 Sam Tingle LDS Mk2 Alfa Romeo Straight-4 RSA
13
MON BEL FRA GBR NED GER ITA USA MEX NC 0
1967 Sam Tingle LDS Mk3B Climax Straight-4 RSA
Ret
MON NED BEL FRA GBR GER CAN ITA USA MEX NC 0
1968 Team Gunston LDS Mk3B Repco V8 RSA
Ret
ESP MON BEL NED FRA GBR GER ITA CAN USA MEX NC 0
1969 Team Gunston Brabham BT24 Repco V8 RSA
8
ESP MON NED FRA GBR GER ITA CAN USA MEX NC 0

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