1951 Lady Wigram Trophy

The 1951 Lady Wigram Trophy was a motor race held at the Wigram Airfield Circuit in New Zealand on 31 March 1951. It was the first Lady Wigram Trophy to be held and was won by Les Moore in the Alfa Romeo Tipo B.

1951 Lady Wigram Grand Prix
1st Lady Wigram Trophy
Wigram Airfield Circuit map.png
Race details
Date 31 March 1951
Location Wigram Airfield Circuit, Christchurch, New Zealand
Course Temporary racing facility
Course length 3.403 km (2.116 mi)
Distance 48 laps, 163.344 km (101.568 mi)
Weather Wet
Pole position
Driver
  • New Zealand George Smith
GeeCeeEss
Time Determined by heats
Fastest lap
Driver New Zealand George Smith GeeCeeEss
Time 1:42.0
Podium
First
  • New Zealand Les Moore
Alfa Romeo Tipo B
Second
  • New Zealand Ron Roycroft
Jaguar XK120
Third V8 Special

ClassificationEdit

Pos No. Driver Car Laps Time Grid
1   Les Moore Alfa Romeo Tipo B / Alfa 2905cc 8cyl s/c 48 1hr 27min 41sec 4
2 10   Ron Roycroft Jaguar XK120 / Jaguar 3442cc 6cyl 48 + 3:30.0 s 2
3   Frank Shuter V8 Special / Ford 4024cc V8 48 + 4:34.0 s 3
4   John McMillan McMillan Special / Ford 2300cc 4cyl 48 + 13:06.0 s 11
5   Del Drewery Singer Special / Singer 972cc 4cyl 48 + 15:35.0 s 15
6   Pat Hoare RA Vauxhall / Vauxhall 1442cc 4cyl s/c 48 + 18:45.0 s 19
7   Jack Brewer Wolseley Special / Wolseley 1604cc 6cyl 48 + 19:31.0 s 10
8   Bob Blackburn Austin 7 Special / Austin 747cc 4cyl 14
9   Jack Tucker V8 Special / Ford 3622cc V8 s/c 16
10   Jack Tutton Jaguar C-Type / Jaguar 3442cc 6cyl 17
11   Fred Sharman V8 Special / Ford 3622cc V8 s/c 18
12   Don Ransley Alfa Romeo 8C / Alfa 2300cc 8cyl s/c 6
Ret   Des Wild RA III / Fiat 1098cc 4cyl 39 Engine 8
Ret   George Smith GeeCeeEss / Mercury 4024cc V8 37 Engine 8
Ret   Ron Symmons Cooper Mk II / JAP 1098cc V2 30 Gearbox 13
Ret   Tom Sulman Maserati 4CM / Maserati 1496cc 4cyl s/c 9 Engine 7
Ret   Halsey Logan Logan Special / Mercury 4024cc V8 7 Accident 12
Ret   Ken Tubman MG K3 Magnette / MG 1086cc 6cyl s/c 7 Engine 9
Ret   John Nind Cooper Mk III / JAP 1098cc V2 0 Accident 5
DNS   Hec Green RA Vanguard / Vanguard 2088cc 4cyl s/c\ Did Not Start
DNS   Arthur Moffatt Austin 7 Special / Austin 747cc 4cyl s/c Did Not Start
DNS   Fred Zambucka DeSoto Special / DeSoto 4099cc 6cyl Did Not Start
DNS   Ron Jeal MG J2 Special / MG 847cc 4cyl Did Not Start
DNA   Dave Habgood Cragar-Ford / Ford 3439cc 4cyl Did Not Attend
Source:[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1st Lady Wigram Trophy". sergent.com.au. Retrieved 12 August 2016.
Sporting positions
Preceded by
none
Lady Wigram Trophy
1951
Succeeded by
1952 Lady Wigram Trophy