Denny Hulme

Nicknamed “The Bear”, Denny Hulme was a Formula One World Champion from New Zealand who won the Drivers’ Title in 1967. He is New Zealand’s only Formula 1 World Champion and the only other racing driver from the country to have a won a Formula One Grand Prix other than Bruce McLaren, whose team he raced for between 1968 and 1974. Hulme won a total of 8 Grands Prix and claimed 1 pole position. He also won the Can-Am title twice, in 1968 and 1970. He died in October 1992 after suffering a heart attack while contesting the Bathurst 1000 in a BMW M3 in Australia.

Denny Hulme's F1 Wins
Win NumberGrand PrixCircuitDateRoundNo.TeamChassisTyreGridWinning MarginRace TimeSpeedDistance
11967 Monaco Grand PrixCircuit de Monaco7 May 19672/119Brabham RepcoBT20Goodyear41 lap2:34:34.300122.100314.500
21967 German Grand PrixNürburgring6 August 19677/112Brabham RepcoBT24Goodyear238.5002:05:55.700163.200342.525
31968 Italian Grand PrixAutodromo Nazionale Monza8 September 19689/121McLaren FordM7AGoodyear71:28.4001:40:14.800234.022391.000
41968 Canadian Grand PrixMont-Tremblant22 September 196810/121McLaren FordM7AGoodyear61 lap2:27:11.200156.500383.850
51969 Mexican Grand PrixAutódromo Hermanos Rodríguez19 October 196911/115McLaren FordM7AGoodyear42.5601:54:08.800170.830325.000
61972 South African Grand PrixKyalami Grand Prix Circuit4 March 19722/1212McLaren FordM19AGoodyear514.1001:45:49.100183.400324.216
71973 Swedish Grand PrixScandinavian Raceway17 June 19737/157McLaren FordM23Goodyear64.03901:56:46.049165.169321.440
81974 Argentine Grand PrixAutódromo Juan y Oscar Gálvez13 January 19741/156McLaren FordM23Goodyear109.2701:41:02.010187.850316.315