Denny Hulme or Denis Clive Hulme (born the June 18th 1936 with Nelson, New Zealand - deceased the October 4th 1992 with Bathurst, in Australia) was a pilot of New Zealand automobile race, which in particular disputed 112 GP of Formule 1 in ten seasons of 1965 with 1974. Denny Hulme gained 8 GP, is assembled 33 times on the podium and finished 61 times in the points. It took down a pole-position and 9 better turns in race. Hulme marked 248 points with the championship of the world of Formula 1 and obtained the championship of the world in 1967 on Brabham.
BiographyDenny Hulme begins in automobile race in 1956 at the time of a race of mountain, by controlling a MG TF. Already talented, it takes part during four years in the various competitions organized in Oceania. 1960 should be waited until to see Denny on the European circuits, in Formula Junior, then in Formule 2.
In 1961, it meets Jack Brabham, which urges it to work in its garage. It is the beginning of a long friendship between the two pilots. In 1964, Denny Hulme gains the victory at the time of its first race in the Tasman Series, the championship of Oceania de F1. It also gains two races of F2. Consequently, Brabham, which has just created its own stable of Formula 1, decides to engage his/her friend with the Championnat of the world of Formula 1 1965.
At the time of its second race, with the Grand Prix of France, Denny is classified 4th. In 1966, it disputes its first complete season. It finishes only four races in the season, but each time on the podium, while Jack Brabham gains its third world crown. Denny also runs in Edge-Am.
1967 is the great year of Hulme. It takes down two victories, with Monaco and in Germany and six other podiums to allot, with the general surprise, the world title, in front of the favorites Brabham, Clark, Stewart and others. This year, Denny gains moreover three Edge-Am races.
For the championship 1968, after having run 26 Grands Prix for the stable Brabham, Denny Hulme joined, haloed of its championship of the world, that founded two years earlier by its compatriot Bruce McLaren, than it will not leave any more until the end of his career in 1974 and for which it will run 86 Grands Prix.
At the time of the “1.000 kilometers of Bathurst” in Australia, the car of Denny Hulme, gradually, slowed down in the straight line of the stands before stopping, without violence, against the safety fences: Denny had just died of an heart attack during the test…
Statistics Formulates 1 of them
disputed Grands Prix : 112
- Victories : 8 ( is 7,14% ) (more, out-championship, BRDC International Trophy 1968)
- marked Points : 248 ( is 2,21 points per disputed race )
- Pole Positions : 1 ( is 0,89% )
- Départs 1st line : 15 ( is 13,39% )
- Second places in Grand Prix : 9 ( is 8,04% )
- Third places in Grand Prix : 16 ( is 14,29% )
- Podiums : 33 ( is 29,46% )
- In the Points : 61 ( is 54,46% )
- Records of the Turn : 9 ( is 9,04% )
- Tours at the head : 448
- km at the head : 1.966
- traversed Turns : 6.240
- traversed km : 29.545
- Hats trick ( Victoire/Pole position/Better turn ): 0 ( is 0,00% )
- Abandons : 34 ( is 30,36% )
- Débuts in F1 : 1965 (Grand Prix of Monaco, on the Circuit of Monaco, the May 30th 1965). (Result: 8th).
- Last race in F1 : 1974 (Grand Prix of the United States on the circuit of Watkins Glen the October 6th 1974).
- Pilot of Formula 1: classification per year
- Pilot of Formula 1: classification by better Pilot turns
- of Formula 1: classification by Pilot podiums
- of Formula 1: classification by Pilot poles position
- of Formula 1: classification by victories
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