1954 Lady Wigram Trophy

The 1954 Lady Wigram Trophy was a motor race held at the Wigram Airfield Circuit on 6 February 1954. It was the third Lady Wigram Trophy to be held and was won by Peter Whitehead in the Ferrari 125, thereby becoming the first international driver to win the Lady Wigram Trophy.

1954 Lady Wigram Grand Prix
4th Lady Wigram Trophy
Wigram Airfield Circuit map.png
Race details
Date 6 February 1954
Location Wigram Airfield Circuit, Christchurch, New Zealand
Course Temporary racing facility
Course length 3.403 km (2.116 mi)
Distance 24 laps, 163.344 km (101.568 mi)
Weather Fine
Pole position
Driver BRM P15
Time Determined by heats
Fastest lap
Driver United Kingdom Ken Wharton BRM P15
Time 1:23.5
Podium
First Ferrari 125
Second HWM
Third BRM P15

ClassificationEdit

Pos No. Driver Car Laps Time Grid
1   Peter Whitehead Ferrari 125 / Ferrari 1995cc V12 s/c 48 1hr 09min 51.3sec 2
2   Tony Gaze HWM / Alta 1972cc 4cyl 48 + 31.0 s 3
3   Ken Wharton BRM P15 / BRM 1496cc V16 s/c 48 + 6:28.2 s 1
4   John McMillan Alfa Romeo Tipo B / Alfa 2905cc 8cyl s/c 48 + 7:08.1 s 10
5   Arnold Stafford Cooper Mk VII / Norton 498cc 1cyl 48 + 7:08.7 s 8
6   Ray Archibald Jaguar XK120 / Jaguar 3442cc 6cyl 48 + 8:28.2 s 6
7   Allan Freeman Cooper Mk VII / Norton 498cc 1cyl 46 + 2 Laps 9
8   John Horton MG TD / MG 1250cc 4cyl s/c 45 + 3 Laps 13
9   Wally Darrell ACE Special / Vauxhall 1300cc 4cyl 43 + 5 Laps 16
10   Halsey Logan HRG / Singer 1496cc 4cyl s/c 41 + 7 Laps 12
11   Arthur Kennard Fiat Special / Fiat 1094cc 4cyl 35 + 13 Laps 17
Ret 11   Hec Green RA / RA 2100cc 4cyl s/c 42 Engine 7
Ret   Peter Ward JBS / Norton 498cc 1cyl 47 Engine 15
Ret   Morrie Stanton Stanton Special / DeHavilland 6124cc 4cyl 32 Gear Lever 5
Ret   Ross Jensen Austin-Healey 100 / Austin 2660cc 4cyl 14 Rocker Arm 14
Ret   Frank Shuter Edelbrock Special / Ford 3992cc V8 7 Retired 11
Ret   Fred Zambucka Maserati 8CM / Maserati 2992cc 8cyl s/c 5 Oil Leak 4
Ret   Ron Roycroft Alfa Romeo Tipo B / Alfa 2905cc 8cyl s/c 2 Engine 19
Ret   Ronnie Moore Kieft C50 / Vincent 998cc V2 s/c 1 Clutch 18
DNS   Don Ransley Ransley-Riley / Riley 2443cc 6cyl s/c Did Not Start
DNA   Syd Jensen JBS / JAP 1098cc V2 Did Not Attend
DNA   Max Winterbourn RA Vauxhall / Vauxhall 1442cc 4cyl s/c Did Not Attend
DNA   Hec McLean SH Special / RA 2088cc 4cyl s/c Did Not Attend
Source:[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "4th Lady Wigram Trophy". sergent.com.au. Retrieved 13 August 2016.
Sporting positions
Preceded by
1953 Lady Wigram Trophy
Lady Wigram Trophy
1954
Succeeded by
1956 Lady Wigram Trophy