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Neville Lederle

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Nationality  South African
Championships  0
Active years  1962, 1965
Wins  0

Teams  non-works Lotus
Name  Neville Lederle
Entries  2 (1 start)
Role  Racing driver
Neville Lederle Neville Lederle East London 1965 Lotus 21 Olivers board

Born  25 September 1938 (age 77)Theunissen, Winburg, Orange Free State, South Africa (1938-09-25)
Similar People  Ernie Pieterse, Doug Serrurier, Trevor Blokdyk, Brausch Niemann, Tony Maggs

Neville Lederle (born 25 September 1938 in Theunissen, Orange Free State) is a former racing driver from South Africa. He participated in two World Championship Formula One Grands Prix, scoring a single championship point.

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Neville Lederle Neville Lederle 1962 South African Grand Prix MOTOR RACING

Starting out in Formula One with his Ford-engined Lotus 18 in 1961, he retired from the Rand Grand Prix and only managed 14th in the Cape Grand Prix in January 1962. Later that year, however, he acquired a Lotus 21 with a Climax engine and came fifth in the 1962 Rand Grand Prix and fourth in the Natal Grand Prix. This form led him to a sixth place in the World Championship South African Grand Prix and thus a World Championship point in his first event at that level.

In 1963 Lederle broke a leg in practice for the Rand 9 Hours sports car race and missed a large part of the 1964 season whilst recovering. He returned with his Lotus 21 for the end-of-season 1964 Rand Grand Prix where he finished 10th, but he narrowly failed to qualify for January's 1965 South African Grand Prix. After this disappointment, Lederle effectively retired from racing to concentrate on business interests, which included a Volkswagen dealership.

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Neville Lederle Wikipedia


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