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Alec Poole
Helmet
Driver Details
Nationality {{{{{natflag}}}}} Irish Republic of Ireland
Date of Birth 21/05/1969[1]
Date of Death Unknown
Début Race of Champions (1969)
Championships 1 (1969)
2015 Position Unknown
First Win Unknown
Previous Teams Equipe Arden
Career Statistics
Total Entries 0 (0 Starts)
Pole Positions 0
Fastest Laps 0
Wins 0 (0 in Class)
Total Points 0
Current Season
Team Unknown
Car Unknown
Number Standings Points
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Alec Poole is an Irish British Touring Car Championship driver, who won the 1969 edition of the championship in his debut year.

BackgroundEdit

Poole's career began in the mid-60s, as he entered club events in the British Isles. From this he moved to the European Touring Car Championship, taking part in Division Two for the 1968 season.[1] That year also saw him compete alongside Paddy Hopkirk in the London to Sydney rally, as well as taking on the infamous 24 Hours of Le Mans.[2]

BTCC HistoryEdit

For 1969, Poole bought a Mini Cooper S 970, which would be run under the Equipe Arden banner for the season.[3] After taking five victories from five in Class A, Poole started to be overcome in class, losing out to Laurie Hickman in several races.[3] He returned to the top in Class A in two of the final three meetings, taking the title a round early with victory at Brands Hatch, opting to miss the final race of the season.[3]

Poole moved on to new horizons at the end of the year, as he entered a variety of Endurance races and sports car competions throughout the 1970s.[2]

BTCC RecordEdit

A table containing Alec Poole's best results in the BTCC. The figures after the information about the car used indicate Alec Poole's finish in each race at that meeting (in their class).

Alec Poole's BTCC Record
Year Team Pos Pts Car Class 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
1969 Equipe Arden 1st 76 Mini Cooper S 970 bgcolor="#E52525" rowspan="2" style="border-radius:5px; color:white;"|A 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 4 1 1 2 N

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