Cooper

PROFILE & HIGHLIGHTS

Profile

Founded1946
Founder
Cooper, Charles
Cooper, John
HeadquartersSurrey, GBR

Historical Totals

GP Contested129
Poles11 (2.20 %)
Podiums58 (11.62 %)
Wins16 (3.21 %)
Points301 (342)
Best WC Rank1
Const. WC Titles2
Drivers' WC Titles2

Milestones

1st GP MCO  1950
1st Pole MCO  1959
1st Podium GBR  1952
1st Win ARG  1958
1st Point ARG  1958
1st Const. WC Title 1959
1st Drivers' WC Title 1959
Last GP MCO  1969
Last Pole MEX  1966
Last Podium MCO  1968
Last Win ZAF  1967
Last Point CAN  1968
Last Const. WC Title 1960
Last Drivers' WC Title 1960

Season Results

Season Overview - 1959

  • 1959
    • 1969
    • 1968
    • 1967
    • 1966
    • 1965
    • 1964
    • 1963
    • 1962
    • 1961
    • 1960
    • 1959
    • 1958
    • 1957
    • 1956
    • 1955
    • 1954
    • 1953
    • 1952
    • 1950
RaceMCONLDFRAGBRGERPRTITAUSA Totals
Best Grid12212111-
Laps in Lead7917-753624342821
Fastest Lap12
Best Finish12314111-
Points8648388840 (53)

PERFORMANCE PROFILE

Race Completion Performance

Year GP Entries Starts Poles Wins 2nd3rd4th5th6th7th8thDNQDNSDNFDSQIn the Points Points WC Rank
1969 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 7
1968 12 31 25 0 0 0 2 3 1 1 1 1 0 6 14 0 5 14 6
1967 11 51 44 0 1 1 0 4 3 4 1 2 0 7 19 0 9 34 3
1966 9 43 41 1 1 3 2 3 2 1 1 1 0 2 18 0 7 30 (35) 3
1965 10 26 21 0 0 0 1 1 3 1 0 1 0 5 11 0 6 14 5
Totals 129 562 499 11 16 18 24 29 27 28 25 28 0 63 203 1 78 301 (342) -
DNQ: Did Not Qualify DNS: Did not start DNF: Did not finish DSQ: Disqualified

COMPOSITION

YearTeamChassis Designer Aero. Tech. Dir. Engine Eng. Model Eng. Cfg. TyreOil
1969 Antique AutomobilesT86B White, D. Maserati 3.0L V12 Goodyear Shell
Falken RacingT86B White, D. Maserati 3.0L V12 Goodyear  
1968 Cooper Car co.T81B White, D. Maserati 3.0L V12 Firestone  
T86 White, D. BRM 3.0L V12 Goodyear  
T86 White, D. Maserati 3.0L V12 Firestone  
T86B White, D. Alfa Romeo 3.0L V8 Goodyear  
T86B White, D. BRM 3.0L V12 Goodyear  
Joakim Bonnier Racing TeamT81 White, D. Maserati 3.0L V12 Goodyear  
John LoveT79 Strait, E. Climax 2.7L L4 Firestone  
Rob Walker/Jack Durlacher Racing TeamT81 White, D. Maserati 3.0L V12 Firestone  
Scuderia ScribanteT55 Maddock, O. Climax 2.7L L4 Firestone  
Tom JonesT86 White, D. Maserati 3.0L V12 Goodyear  
1967 Charles Vögele RacingT77 Strait, E. ATS 2.7L V8 Dunlop  
Cooper Car co.T81 White, D. Maserati 3.0L V12 Firestone BP
T81B White, D. Maserati 3.0L V12 Firestone  
T81B White, D. Maserati 3.0L V12 Firestone BP
T86 White, D. Maserati 3.0L V12 Firestone BP
Ecurie FilipinettiT81 White, D. Maserati 3.0L V12 Firestone  
Guy LigierT81 White, D. Maserati 3.0L V12 Dunlop  
T81 White, D. Maserati 3.0L V12 Firestone  
Joakim Bonnier Racing TeamT81 White, D. Maserati 3.0L V12 Firestone  
John LoveT79 Strait, E. Climax 2.7L L4 Firestone  
Rob Walker/Jack Durlacher Racing TeamT81 White, D. Maserati 3.0L V12 Firestone  
T81 White, D. Maserati 3.0L V12 Firestone BP
1966 Cooper Car co.T81 White, D. Maserati 3.0L V12 Dunlop  
Guy LigierT81 White, D. Maserati 3.0L V12 Dunlop  
J.A. Pearce Engineering Ltd.T73 Strait, E. Ferrari Tipo 218 3.0L V12 Dunlop  
Joakim Bonnier Racing TeamT81 White, D. Maserati 3.0L V12 Dunlop  
T81 White, D. Maserati 3.0L V12 Firestone  
R.R.C. Walker Racing TeamT81 White, D. Maserati 3.0L V12 Dunlop  
1965 Alex BlignautT55 Maddock, O. Climax FPF 1.5L L4 Dunlop  
Bob Gerard RacingT60 Maddock, O. Climax FWMV 1.5L V8 Dunlop  
T73 Strait, E. Ford 109 E 1.5L L4 Dunlop  
Cooper Car co.T73 Strait, E. Climax FWMV 1.5L V8 Dunlop  
T77 Strait, E. Climax FWMV 1.5L V8 Dunlop  
John LoveT55 Maddock, O. Climax FPF 1.5L L4 Dunlop  
Lawson OrganisationT51 Maddock, O. Maserati 1.5L L4 Dunlop  
Trevor BlokdykT59 Maddock, O. Ford 109 E 1.5L L4 Dunlop  

Drivers (124)

DriverYears GP Wins
Lanfranchi, Tony '69 0 0
Elford, Vic '68-'69 8 0
Jefferies, Tony '68 0 0
van Rooyen, Basil '68 1 0
Widdows, Robin '68 1 0
Redman, Brian '68 3 0
Scarfiotti, Ludovico '68 3 0
Servoz-Gavin, Johnny '68 1 0
Jones, Tom '67-'68 0 0
Siffert, Jo '66-'68 18 0
Bonnier, Joakim '63-'64; '66-'68 27 0
Bianchi, Lucien '59-'60; '68 10 0
Attwood, Richard '67 1 0
de Adamich, Andrea '67 0 0
Ickx, Jacky '67 2 0
Rodríguez, Pedro '67 8 1
Rees, Alan '67 1 0
Moser, Silvio '67 1 0
Ligier, Guy '66-'67 7 0
Rindt, Jochen '65-'67 28 0
Love, John '62-'65; '67 4 0
Lawrence, Chris '66 2 0
Ginther, Richie '66 2 0
Amon, Chris '66 1 0
Solana, Moisés '66 1 0
Surtees, John '61; '66 15 1
Rhodes, John '65 1 0
Rollinson, Alan '65 0 0
Blignaut, Alex '65 0 0
Clapham, David '65 0 0
Blokdyk, Trevor '63; '65 1 0
McLaren, Bruce '58-'65 64 3
Barth, Edgar '64 1 0
Rudaz, Jean-Claude '64 0 0
Taylor, John '64 1 0
Hill, Phil '60; '64 10 0
Brambilla, Ernesto '63 0 0
Dochnal, Frank '63 0 0
Maggs, Tony '62-'63 19 0
de Araújo Cabral, Mário Veloso '59-'60; '63 3 0
Harris, Mike '62 1 0
Mayer, Tim '62 1 0
Sharp, Hap '61-'62 2 0
Lewis, Jackie '61-'62 9 0
Collomb, Bernard '61-'62 3 0
Burgess, Ian '58-'62 12 0
Campbell-Jones, John '61 0 0
Bandini, Lorenzo '61 4 0
Hansgen, Walt '61 1 0
Natili, Massimo '61 1 0
Pirocchi, Renato '61 1 0
Penske, Roger '61 1 0
Boffa, Menato '61 0 0
Duke, Geoffrey '61 0 0
Thiele, Alfonso '60-'61 1 0
Gregory, Masten '59-'61 12 0
Fairman, Jack '58-'61 5 0
Trintignant, Maurice '58-'61 25 1
Salvadori, Roy '57-'61 22 0
Brabham, Jack '55; '57-'61 39 7
Brooks, Tony '60 6 0
Bonomi, Roberto '60 1 0
Cabianca, Giulio '60 1 0
Daigh, Chuck '60 1 0
de Beaufort, Carel-Godin '60 1 0
Drogo, Piero '60 1 0
Gendebien, Olivier '60 5 0
Halford, Bruce '60 1 0
Menditéguy, Carlos '60 1 0
Lovely, Pete '60 1 0
Owen, Arthur '60 1 0
Reventlow, Lance '60 0 0
Munaron, Gino '60 3 0
von Trips, Wolfgang '60 1 0
Wilson, Vic '60 1 0
Scarlatti, Giorgio '59-'60 2 0
Taylor, Henry '59-'60 5 0
Greene, Keith '59-'60 1 0
Bristow, Chris '59-'60 4 0
Flockhart, Ron '58; '60 1 0
Seidel, Wolfgang '58; '60 2 0
Moss, Stirling '53; '58-'60 11 3
Schell, Harry '50; '59-'60 3 0
Taylor, Mike '59 1 0
Taylor, Trevor '59 0 0
Moss, Bill '59 0 0
Parnell, Tim '59 0 0
Whitehouse, Brian '59 0 0
Lucienbonnet, Jean '59 0 0
Herrmann, Hans '59 1 0
Ashdown, Peter '59 1 0
Emery, Paul '59 0 0
de Changy, Alain '59 0 0
de Tomaso, Alessandro '59 1 0
Davis, Colin '59 2 0
Constantine, George '59 1 0
Bueb, Ivor '59 1 0
Bridger, Tom '58 1 0
La Caze, Robert '58 1 0
Goethals, Christian '58 1 0
Guelfi, André '58 1 0
Vidilles, Jean-Claude '58 0 0
Picard, François '58 1 0
Naylor, Brian '57-'58 2 0
Gibson, Dick '57-'58 2 0
Marsh, Tony '57-'58 2 0
MacDowel, Mike '57 1 0
Leston, Les '57 0 0
England, Paul '57 1 0
Gerard, Bob '53-'54; '56-'57 5 0
Gould, Horace '54 1 0
Nuckey, Rodney '53-'54 1 0
Whitehead, Peter '53-'54 2 0
Brown, Alan '52-'54 8 0
Brandon, Eric '52; '54 5 0
Barber, John '53 1 0
Crook, Tony '53 1 0
Glöckler, Helmut '53 0 0
Cruz, Adolfo Schwelm '53 1 0
Stewart, Jimmy '53 1 0
Wharton, Ken '52-'53 6 0
Murray, David '52 1 0
Parnell, Reg '52 1 0
Hawthorn, Mike '52 5 0

Chassis (25)

ChassisYears GP
T86B '68-'69 12
T86 '67-'68 6
T81B '67-'68 10
T79 '67-'68 2
T81 '66-'68 21
T55 '61-'63; '65; '68 13
T82 '67 0
T77 '65; '67 11
T73 '64-'66 13
T59 '65 0
T60 '62-'63; '65 15
T51 '59-'61; '63; '65 24
T66 '63-'64 13
T53 '60-'63 21
T58 '61 3
T45 '58-'61 19
T43 '57-'60 9
T45 (F2) '58 2
T43 (F2) '57-'58 3
T41 (F2) '57 1
T23 '53-'54; '56 9
T40 '55 1
T24 '53-'54 5
T20 '52-'53 8
T12 '50 1

Engines (13)

Tyres (5)

Manuf. Years GP
Goodyear '68-'69 13
Firestone '66-'68 18
Dunlop '50; '52-'67 105
Continental '58 1
Avon '57 1

Oils (4)

Manuf. Years GP
Shell '69 1
BP '64; '67 21
Castrol '64 0
Esso '62 9