Photos of Mike Thackwell's cars

GP CanadaGrand Prix Labatt du Canada28.9.1980
4343 - Tyrrell 010 Ford #010/1 - Candy Tyrrell TeamTyrrell 010 #010/1 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Candy Tyrrell Team (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Mike Thackwell (NZ)Result: did not finish (Car taken over by Jarier after start-line)
Grid: 24th (1:31.036)
Colours: blue/red (+white)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 22/02/2009Photo by courtesy of: Steve Bedford SJ Bedford Photography
Nürburgring 1000 Kilometres30. Int. ADAC-1000-km-Rennen Nürburgring15.7.1984
1818 - Porsche 956 #109 - Obermaier RacingPorsche 956 #109 - Porsche Type 935/76 F6 4v DOHC 2649 cc 2xKKK K26C1
Obermaier Racing (D)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Jürgen Lässig (D)/David Sutherland (GB)/Mike Thackwell (NZ)Result: 21st
Grid: 15th (1:36.380)
Colours: blue/white/turquoise
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 07/12/2014Photo by courtesy of: Karsten Denecke
Tourist TrophyRAC Tourist Trophy9.9.1984
77 - BMW 635 CSi - CC MotorsportBMW 635 CSi # - BMW M30 L6 2v 1xOHC 3453 cc N/ADiv.3
CC MotorsportClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Mike Thackwell (NZ)/James Weaver (GB)Result: 4th
Grid: 7th (1:38.580)
Colours: silver/white (+black)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 25/04/2006Photo by courtesy of: Glyn Parham
Fuji 1000 KilometresWEC Japan, 1984 World Endurance Championship in Japan30.9.1984
1010 - Porsche 956 #101 - Kremer RacingPorsche 956 #101 - Porsche Type 935/76 F6 4v DOHC 2649 cc 2xKKK K26C1
Kremer Racing (D)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Manfred Winkelhock (D)/Mike Thackwell (NZ)
listed, never drove:
Marc Surer (CH)
Result: 5th
Grid: 6th (1:20.090)
Colours: white/pink
Tyres: Bridgestone
Photo updated: 04/08/2019Photo by courtesy of: Hiro [8gatsuno HIKARI] 8月のひかり and Udo Klinkel Motorsportphotos
Fuji 1000 KilometresWEC Japan, 1984 World Endurance Championship in Japan30.9.1984
3737 - Tom's 84C Toyota (Ikuzawa 84C Toyota) (Dome) - Team IkuzawaTom's 84C # (Dome) - Toyota 4T-GT L4 2v 2090 cc Twin-TurboC1
Team Ikuzawa (J)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Tiff Needell (GB)/James Weaver (GB)
listed, never drove:
Mike Thackwell (NZ), Dave Scott (GB); Geoff Lees (GB)
Result: did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 12th (1:22.860)
Colours: white/red
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 07/12/2016Photo by courtesy of: Hiro [8gatsuno HIKARI] 8月のひかり
Mugello 1000 KilometresCampionato Mondiale Endurance Mugello14.4.1985
2626 - Porsche 956 #109 - Obermaier Racing TeamPorsche 956 #109 - Porsche Type 935/76 F6 4v DOHC 2649 cc 2xKKK K26C1
Obermaier Racing Team (D)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Mike Thackwell (NZ)/Hervé Regout (B)/Jürgen Lässig (D)Result: 6th
Grid: 9th (1:48.550)
Colours: white/blue
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 23/04/2019Photo by courtesy of: Faustino Mattei
Le Mans 24 Hours24 Heures du Mans16.6.1985
1111 - Porsche 962 C #110 - Kremer Porsche RacingPorsche 962 C #110 - Porsche Type 935/76 F6 4v DOHC 2649 cc 2xKKK K26C1
Kremer Porsche Racing (D)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Jean-Pierre Jarier (F)/Mike Thackwell (NZ)/Franz Konrad (A)
listed, never drove:
Tony Garcia (USA), Marc Surer (CH)
Result: 9th
Grid: 15th (3:33.410)
Colours: blue
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 07/12/2005Photo by courtesy of: Serge Cailler
Mosport 1000 KilometresBudweiser GT Weekend Mosport11.8.1985
5151 - Jaguar XJR-6 #TWR-J12C-185 (Advanced) - JaguarJaguar XJR-6 #TWR-J12C-185 (Advanced) - Jaguar V12/60° 2v SOHC 6200 cc N/AC1
Jaguar (GB)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Martin Brundle (GB)/Mike Thackwell (NZ)Result: did not finish (Wheel bearing)
Grid: 3rd (1:12.602)
Colours: green (+white)
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 28/01/2003Photo by courtesy of: Chris Mann
Mosport 1000 KilometresBudweiser GT Weekend Mosport11.8.1985
5252 - Jaguar XJR-6 #TWR-J12C-285 (Advanced) - JaguarJaguar XJR-6 #TWR-J12C-285 (Advanced) - Jaguar V12/60° 2v SOHC 6200 cc N/AC1
Jaguar (GB)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Jean-Louis Schlesser (F)/Martin Brundle (GB)/Mike Thackwell (NZ)
DNS:
Hans Heyer (D); listed, never drove: Tom Walkinshaw (GB)
Result: 3rd
Grid: 5th (1:14.782) - 6th fastest qualifier
Colours: green (+white)
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 28/01/2003Photo by courtesy of: Chris Mann
Spa 1000 Kilometres1000 km Spa1.9.1985
5151 - Jaguar XJR-6 #TWR-J12C-185 (Advanced) - JaguarJaguar XJR-6 #TWR-J12C-185 (Advanced) - Jaguar V12/60° 2v SOHC 5955 cc N/AC1
Jaguar (GB)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Mike Thackwell (NZ)/Martin Brundle (GB)Result: 5th
Grid: 8th (2:10.090)
Colours: green (+white)
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 16/04/2014Photo by courtesy of: Norbert Vogel and Yves Vandersmissen
Spa 1000 Kilometres1000 km Spa1.9.1985
5252 - Jaguar XJR-6 #TWR-J12C-285 (Advanced) - JaguarJaguar XJR-6 #TWR-J12C-285 (Advanced) - Jaguar V12/60° 2v SOHC 5955 cc N/AC1
Jaguar (GB)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Jean-Louis Schlesser (F)/Hans Heyer (D)
DNS:
Mike Thackwell (NZ); listed, never drove: Tom Walkinshaw (GB)
Result: did not finish (Handling)
Grid: 11th (2:14.460)
Colours: green (+white)
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 28/05/2005Photo by courtesy of: Norbert Vogel
Fuji 1000 KilometresWorld Endurance Championship in Japan6.10.1985
5151 - Jaguar XJR-6 #TWR-J12C-185 (Advanced) - T.W.R. JaguarJaguar XJR-6 #TWR-J12C-185 (Advanced) - Jaguar V12/60° 2v SOHC 6200 cc N/AC1
T.W.R. Jaguar (GB)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Mike Thackwell (NZ)/John Nielsen (DK)
DNS:
Hans Heyer (D)
Result: did not finish (Withdrawn due to weather)
Grid: 19th (1:21.380) - 20th fastest qualifier
Colours: green (+white)
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 08/12/2016Photo by courtesy of: Hiro [8gatsuno HIKARI] 8月のひかり
Fuji 1000 KilometresWorld Endurance Championship in Japan6.10.1985
5252 - Jaguar XJR-6 #TWR-J12C-285 (Advanced) - T.W.R. JaguarJaguar XJR-6 #TWR-J12C-285 (Advanced) - Jaguar V12/60° 2v SOHC 6200 cc N/AC1
T.W.R. Jaguar (GB)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Steve Soper (GB)/Hans Heyer (D)
DNS:
Mike Thackwell (NZ)
Result: did not finish (Withdrawn due to weather)
Grid: 20th (1:21.470) - 21st fastest qualifier
Colours: green (+white)
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 08/12/2016Photo by courtesy of: Hiro [8gatsuno HIKARI] 8月のひかり
Silverstone 1000 KilometresKouros 1000 Kms Silverstone4.5.1986
6161 - Sauber C8 Mercedes #86-C8-02 - Kouros RacingSauber C8 #86-C8-02 - Mercedes M117 V8 4973 cc TurboC1
Kouros Racing (CH)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Mike Thackwell (NZ)/John Nielsen (DK)/Henri Pescarolo (F)Result: 8th
Grid: 12th (1:16.280)
Colours: black (+white)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 22/09/2009Photo by courtesy of: Sergey Suhovsky and Jeremy Jackson
Le Mans 24 Hours24 Heures du Mans1.6.1986
6161 - Sauber C8 Mercedes #86-C8-02 - Kouros Racing TeamSauber C8 #86-C8-02 - Mercedes M117 V8 4973 cc TurboC1
Kouros Racing Team (CH)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: John Nielsen (DK)/Mike Thackwell (NZ)
listed, never drove:
Henri Pescarolo (F)
Result: did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 13th (3:29.220)
Colours: black (+white)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 02/01/2005Photo by courtesy of: Jeremy Banks and Jeremy Jackson
Le Mans 24 Hours24 Heures du Mans1.6.1986
6262 - Sauber C8 Mercedes #86-C8-03 - Kouros Racing TeamSauber C8 #86-C8-03 - Mercedes M117 V8 4973 cc TurboC1
Kouros Racing Team (CH)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Dieter Quester (A)Henri Pescarolo (F)/Christian Danner (D)
listed, never drove:
Mike Thackwell (NZ)
Result: did not finish (Gearbox)
Grid: 9th (3:26.690)
Colours: black (+white)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 12/08/2002Photo by courtesy of: Jean-Pierre Monier
Grand Prix BrnoMistrovství Evropy, Grand Prix Brno8.6.1986
33 - Ford Sierra XR4Ti - Ford Motorsport EggenbergerFord Sierra XR4Ti # - Ford L4 2320 cc TurboDiv.3
Ford Motorsport EggenbergerClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Steve Soper (GB)/Mike Thackwell (NZ)
DNS:
Siegfried Müller, Jr. (D); listed, never drove: Klaus Niedzwiedz (D)
Result: did not finish (Turbocharger)
Grid: 1st (3:31.910)
Colours: white
Tyres: Pirelli
Photo updated: 21/12/2009Photo by courtesy of: Rudolf Fried
Grand Prix BrnoMistrovství Evropy, Grand Prix Brno8.6.1986
44 - Ford Sierra XR4Ti - Ford Motorsport EggenbergerFord Sierra XR4Ti # - Ford L4 2320 cc TurboDiv.3
Ford Motorsport EggenbergerClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Siegfried Müller, Jr. (D)/Pierre Dieudonné (B)
DNS:
Mike Thackwell (NZ)
Result: 10th
Grid: 2nd (3:32.330)
Colours: white
Tyres: Pirelli
Photo updated: 21/12/2009Photo by courtesy of: Rudolf Fried
Nürburgring 1000 KilometresADAC Kouros 1000 Kilometer Nürburgring24.8.1986
6161 - Sauber C8 Mercedes #86-C8-02 - Kouros Racing TeamSauber C8 #86-C8-02 - Mercedes M117 V8 4973 cc TurboC1
Kouros Racing Team (CH)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Mike Thackwell (NZ)/Henri Pescarolo (F)Result: winner - Heat 1: winner
Grid: 6th (1:29.120)
Colours: black (+white)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 16/05/2004Photo by courtesy of: Le Mans Models
Spa 1000 Kilometres1000 km Spa Kouros15.9.1986
6161 - Sauber C8 Mercedes #86-C8-02 - Kouros RacingSauber C8 #86-C8-02 - Mercedes M117 V8 4973 cc TurboC1
Kouros Racing (CH)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Henri Pescarolo (F)/Mike Thackwell (NZ)
DNS:
John Nielsen (DK)
Result: 6th
Grid: 8th (2:10.310)
Colours: black (+white)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 17/04/2014Photo by courtesy of: Le Mans Models and Yves Vandersmissen
Silverstone 1000 KilometresAutoglass 1000 kms10.5.1987
6161 - Sauber C9 Mercedes #87-C9-01 - Kouros MercedesSauber C9 #87-C9-01 - Mercedes M117 V8/90° 2v SOHC 4973 cc 2xKKK K27C1
Kouros Mercedes (CH)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Mike Thackwell (NZ)/Henri Pescarolo (F)Result: did not finish (Suspension)
Grid: 2nd (1:15.170)
Colours: black (+white)
Tyres: Michelin
Photo updated: 28/03/2010Photo by courtesy of: Richard Harman and David Wall
Le Mans TestTest Day Le Mans17.5.1987
6161 - Sauber C9 Mercedes #87-C9-01 - Kouros RacingSauber C9 #87-C9-01 - Mercedes M117 V8/90° 2v SOHC 4973 cc 2xKKK K27C1
Kouros Racing (CH)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Henri Pescarolo (F)/Mike Thackwell (NZ)/Chip Ganassi (USA)/Johnny Dumfries (GB)Result: did not finish
Colours: black (+white)
Tyres: Michelin
Photo updated: 11/03/2005Photo by courtesy of: Patrice Mahe
Le Mans 24 Hours24 Heures du Mans14.6.1987
6161 - Sauber C9 Mercedes #87-C9-01 - Kouros RacingSauber C9 #87-C9-01 - Mercedes M117 V8/90° 2v SOHC 4973 cc 2xKKK K27C1
Kouros Racing (CH)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Mike Thackwell (NZ)/Henri Pescarolo (F)/Hideki Okada (J)Result: did not finish (Puncture)
Grid: 8th (3:27.410)
Colours: black (+white)
Tyres: Michelin
Photo updated: 11/03/2005Photo by courtesy of: Philippe Moriniere
Le Mans 24 Hours24 Heures du Mans14.6.1987
6262 - Sauber C9 Mercedes #87-C9-02 - Kouros RacingSauber C9 #87-C9-02 - Mercedes M117 V8/90° 2v SOHC 4973 cc 2xKKK K27C1
Kouros Racing (CH)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Johnny Dumfries (GB)/Chip Ganassi (USA)/Mike Thackwell (NZ)Result: did not finish (Gearbox)
Grid: 7th (3:26.580)
Colours: black (+white)
Tyres: Michelin
Photo updated: 11/03/2005Photo by courtesy of: Philippe Moriniere
Norisring 200 Miles200 Meilen von Nürnberg, Sportwagen Weltmeisterschaft28.6.1987
6161 - Sauber C9 Mercedes #87-C9-01 - Formel RennsportclubSauber C9 #87-C9-01 - Mercedes M117 V8/90° 2v SOHC 4973 cc 2xKKK K27C1
Formel Rennsportclub (CH)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Mike Thackwell (NZ)/Manuel Reuter (D)Result: did not finish (Driver fatigue) - Heat 1: did not finish (Withdrawn (1st))
Grid: 3rd (47.790)
Colours: black
Tyres: Michelin
Photo updated: 17/11/2003Photo by courtesy of: Jörg Bensemann
Supercup Norisring200 Meilen von Nürnberg28.6.1987
6161 - Sauber C9 Mercedes #87-C9-01 - Formel RennsportclubSauber C9 #87-C9-01 - Mercedes M117 V8/90° 2v SOHC 4973 cc 2xKKK K27C1
Formel Rennsportclub (CH)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Mike Thackwell (NZ)Result: did not finish (Withdrawn)
Grid: 3rd (47.790)
Colours: black
Tyres: Michelin
Photo updated: 22/11/2004Photo by courtesy of: Uwe Nenni
Norisring 200 Miles200 Meilen von Nürnberg, Sportwagen Weltmeisterschaft28.6.1987
6363 - Sauber C9 Mercedes #87-C9-02 - Formel RennsportclubSauber C9 #87-C9-02 - Mercedes M117 V8/90° 2v SOHC 4973 cc 2xKKK K27C1
Formel Rennsportclub (CH)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Mike Thackwell (NZ)/Manuel Reuter (D)Result: practiced only (T-car)
Grid: T-car
Colours: black
Tyres: Michelin
Photo updated: 16/05/2004Photo by courtesy of: Le Mans Models
Supercup Norisring200 Meilen von Nürnberg28.6.1987
6363 - Sauber C9 Mercedes #87-C9-02 - Formel RennsportclubSauber C9 #87-C9-02 - Mercedes M117 V8/90° 2v SOHC 4973 cc 2xKKK K27C1
Formel Rennsportclub (CH)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Mike Thackwell (NZ)/Manuel Reuter (D)Result: practiced only (T-car)
Grid: T-car
Colours: black
Tyres: Michelin
Photo updated: 16/05/2004Photo by courtesy of: Le Mans Models
Nürburgring 1000 KilometresJournal ADAC 1000 km Der Nürburgring30.8.1987
6161 - Sauber C9 Mercedes #87-C9-01 - Kouros Racing TeamSauber C9 #87-C9-01 - Mercedes M117 V8/90° 2v SOHC 4973 cc 2xKKK K27C1
Kouros Racing Team (CH)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Mike Thackwell (NZ)/Johnny Dumfries (GB)/Henri Pescarolo (F)Result: did not finish (Gearbox)
Grid: 3rd (1:26.200)
Colours: black (+white)
Tyres: Michelin
Photo updated: 27/03/2008Photo by courtesy of: Karsten Denecke and Le Mans Models
Spa 1000 Kilometres1000 km de Spa Kouros13.9.1987
6161 - Sauber C9 Mercedes #87-C9-02 - Kouros Racing TeamSauber C9 #87-C9-02 - Mercedes M117 V8/90° 2v SOHC 4973 cc 2xKKK K27C1
Kouros Racing Team (CH)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Mike Thackwell (NZ)Jean-Louis Schlesser (F)
listed, never drove:
Henri Pescarolo (F)
Result: 7th
Grid: 1st (2:04.040)
Colours: black (+white)
Tyres: Michelin
Photo updated: 16/05/2004Photo by courtesy of: Le Mans Models
Spa 1000 Kilometres1000 km de Spa Kouros13.9.1987
61T61T - Sauber C9 Mercedes #87-C9-01 - Kouros Racing TeamSauber C9 #87-C9-01 - Mercedes M117 V8/90° 2v SOHC 4973 cc 2xKKK K27C1
Kouros Racing Team (CH)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Mike Thackwell (NZ)Jean-Louis Schlesser (F)Result: practiced only (Spare car)
Grid: T-car (2:05.490)
Colours: black (+white)
Tyres: Michelin
Photo updated: 16/05/2004Photo by courtesy of: Le Mans Models
Fuji 1000 KilometresWorld Sports-Prototype Car Championship WEC in Japan27.9.1987
1515 - Porsche 962 C GTi #106B (RLR) - Britten-Lloyd RacingPorsche 962 C GTi #106B (RLR) - Porsche Type 935/82 F6 4v DOHC 2994 cc TurboC1
Britten-Lloyd Racing (GB)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Mauro Baldi (I)/Mike Thackwell (NZ)
listed, never drove:
Jonathan Palmer (GB)
Result: 3rd
Grid: 4th (1:20.177)
Colours: white/dark blue (+red)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 08/12/2016Photo by courtesy of: Hiro [8gatsuno HIKARI] 8月のひかり
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