Blundell, Mark (GB)

b 8/4/1966 (Barnett)




1980 - 1983 - Motocross
1984 - Won Grovewood award for winning 25 out of 70 FF1600 races. 
       FF1600 junior championship, 2nd place. Champion of Snetterton. Won
       Autosport Golden Helmet. Won BP & Dunlop FF1600 championship.
1985 - FF1600 Senior (champion). RAC FF1600, 2nd. FF2000 champion. 4th in
       FF1600 festival at Brands Hatch
1986 - FF1600. Euroseries FF2000 champion. British FF2000, 2nd.
1987 - F3000 in elderly Lola, 14th. Points scores at Spa (2nd) & Vallelunga. 
       British F3, 13th (2nd at Donington)
1988 - F3000 - Works Lola drive. 2nd in Jerez & Zolder, 6th.
1989 - F3000 with Middlebridge, 11th. 3rd at Silverstone. Sportscars (Nissan),
       11th (3rd at Donington, Spa)
1990 - Nissan sportscar works driver, 10th (2nd Montreal, Mexico). Williams 
       GP test driver
1991 - 16 F1 races (Motor Racing Developments/Brabham), 1 point (Spa).
1992 - McLaren test driver. Won Le Mans on one-off with Peugeot (with
       Derek Warwick & Yannick Dalmas)
1993 - 16 races (Ligier), 10 points. (3rd S.Africa, Germany)
1994 - 16 races (Tyrrell), 8 points, 12th in championship.
1995 - 17 races (McLaren), 13 points, 10th. (4th Italy, Australia,
       5th Monaco, Britain, Belgium, 6th Brazil). 
       4th in Le Mans 24hrs (McLaren F1)
1996 - Indycar (PacWest Reynard Ford 961)
       Date    Q       R       Venue                   Result/Reason
       3/3     19      17      Homestead               -4 laps
       17/3    17      -       Rio de Janeiro          accident
       26/5    19      5       US500 - Michigan        -1 lap
       2/6     9       22      Milwaukee               -17 laps (Suspension)
       9/6     15      5       Detroit                 +10.207s
       23/6    21      8       Portland                +56.451s
       30/6    15      11      Cleveland               -2 laps
       14/7    16      11      Toronto                 -1 lap
       28/7    21      6       Michigan                -2 laps
       11/8    13      10      Mid-Ohio                -1 lap
       18/8    13      -       Elkhart Lake            accident
       1/9     17      12      Vancouver               -2 laps
       8/9     4       -       Laguna Seca             electrics
1997 - Indycars (PacWest Reynard-Mercedes 97I): 6th, 115 pts, 3 wins
       Date    Q       R       Venue                   Time/Reason
       2/3     5       14      Homestead               -2 laps
       6/4     5       8       Surfers' Paradise       57 laps
       13/4    14      13      Long Beach              -1 lap
       27/4    16      19      Nazareth                accident
       11/5    20      8       Rio de Janeiro          133 laps
       25/5    20      24      Gateway Park            ret/28 laps/ignition
       1/6     11      12      Milwaukee               -1 lap
       8/6     10      17      Detroit                 -1 lap/out of fuel
       22/6    11      1       Portland                2h00m12.982s
       13/7    3       9       Cleveland               +49.397s
       20/7    2       1       Toronto                 1h45m43.938
       27/7    11      2       Michigan                +31.737s
       10/8    26      13      Mid-Ohio                ret/6 laps/accident
       17/8    2       16      Road America            -3 laps/blown engine
       31/8    8       7       Vancouver               +30.416s
       7/9     4       2       Laguna Seca             +0.543s
       28/9    8       1       California Speedway     3h02m42.620s
1998 - Indycars (PacWest Reynard Mercedes 98I), J17th, 36 pts
       Date    Q    R     Venue                Time/Reason
       15/3    7    12    Homestead            1:34:08.315
       28/3    7    10    Motegi               199 laps
       5/4     23   7     Long Beach           +21.158s
       27/4    21   20    Nazareth             107 laps, contact
       10/5    18   11    Rio de Janeiro       132 laps
       23/5    18   10    Gateway              -3 laps
       31/5    18   12    Milwaukee            -4 laps
       7/6     21   22    Detroit              56 laps, contact
       21/6    16   22    Portland             27 laps, contact
       12/7    6    10    Cleveland            +38.334s
       19/7    15   26    Toronto              30 laps, electrical
       26/7    19   17    Michigan - US500     240 laps
       9/8     8    19    Mid-Ohio             70 laps, contact
       16/8    15   7     Road America         +52.167s
       6/9     18   12    Vancouver            +20.284s
       13/9    15   25    Laguna Seca          31 laps, throttle
       4/10    22   14    Houston              -2 laps
       18/10   17   11    Surfers' Paradise    +19.870s
       1/11    7    6     Fontana              +1.463s
1999 - Indycars (PacWest Reynard-99 Mercedes), 23rd, 9 pts
       Date    Q    R     Venue                Time/Reason
       21/3    13   8     Homestead            +24.862s
       10/4    16   24    Motegi               123 laps/mechanicals
       18/4    12   13    Long Beach           -1 lap
       2/5     5    17    Nazareth             -2 laps
       8/8     15   10    Detroit              2:02:32.892
       15/8    26   13    Mid-Ohio             1:42:39.583
       22/8    2    21    Chicago              142 laps/cooling
       5/9     5    19    Vancouver            59 laps/contact
       26/9    18   24    Houston              46 laps/transmission
       17/10   23   19    Surfers' Paradise    33 laps/contact
       31/10   18   16    Fontana              193 laps/electrical
2000 - Indycars (PacWest Reynard-Mercedes 2kI): 21st, 18 pts
       Date    Q    R    Venue                 Time/Reason
       26/3    16   13   Homestead             -2 laps
       16/4    20   8    Long Beach            1:57:18.869
       30/4    23   7    Rio de Janeiro        1:37:17.6
       2/5     22   -    Motegi                ret/161 laps/contact
       27/5    18   -    Nazareth              ret/166 laps/contact
       6/6     17   17   Milwaukee             -1 lap
       18/6    16   11   Detroit               -3 laps
       25/6    16   -    Portland              ret/31 laps/mechanical
       2/7     16   12   Cleveland             -2 laps
       16/7    15   -    Toronto               ret/19 laps/mechanical
       23/7    17   -    Michigan              ret/131 laps/mechanical
       30/7    17   -    Chicago               ret/18 laps/mechanical
       13/8    18   14   Mid-Ohio              -1 lap
       20/8    20   -    Road America          ret/48 laps/mechanical
       3/9     20   -    Vancouver             ret/3 laps/contact
       10/9    21   13   Laguna Seca           1:46:37.112
       17/9    20   -    Gateway Park          ret/64 laps/mechanical
       1/10    20   -    Houston               ret/50 laps/mechanical
       15/10   22   11   Surfer's Paradise     2h01m33.328
       30/10   21   -    Fontana               ret/129 laps/engine
2001 - Le Mans 24 Hrs (MG Sport MG-Lola EX257): ret/92 laps/oil leak, with 
       J.Bailey & K.McGarrity
2002 - Le Mans 24 Hrs (MG Sport & Racing MG-Lola EX257): ret/219 laps/engine, 
       with J.Bailey & K.McGarrity
2003 - Sebring 12 Hrs (Team Bentley Bentley EXP Speed 8): 3rd, -4 laps, with
       D.Brabham & J.Herbert. Le Mans 24 Hrs (Team Bentley Bentley EXP Speed 8): 
       2nd, -2 laps, with D.Brabham & J.Herbert
2010  Spa 24 Hrs (United Autosports Audi R8 LMS GT3): 9th, 503 laps, with R.Dean, 
       Z.Brown, E.Cheever.
2011  Grand-Am (United Autosports with Michael Shank Racing Riley-Ford Mk 
       XI/XX): 17th, 99 pts
       Jan29-30	Daytona 24 Hrs 		4th, 24:01:01.709	with Z.Brown, M.Patterson, M.Brundle.
       Mar 5	Homestead		6th, 2:46:44.795	with M.Valiante
       Aug 13	Watkins Glen		9th, -3 laps		with Z.Brown
       Sep 17	Mid-Ohio		7th, 2:45:55.721	Z.Brown
       Nurburgring 24 Hrs (Volkswagen Motorsport VW Golf 24): ret/112 laps, with 
       R.Rast, P.Bernhardt, J.Herbert. Spa 24 Hrs (United Autosports Audi R8 LMS): ret/112 
       laps/engine, with M.Bell, M.Patterson, E.Cheever.
2012  VW Scirocco Cup: 6th in one-off appearance at Brands Hatch. Spa 24 Hrs 
       (United Autosports Audi R8 LMS ultra): ret/187 laps/accident, with 
       M.Patterson, R.Meins, A.Li.
2013 - British GT (United Autosports McLaren MP4-12C): with J.Firth
       May 6	Rockingham International	DSQ/avoidable contact
       May 26	Silverstone Arena		ret/4 laps/accident