1957 Lady Wigram Trophy


The 1957 Lady Wigram Trophy was a motor race held at the Wigram Airfield Circuit on 25 January 1957. It was the sixth Lady Wigram Trophy to be held and was won by Peter Whitehead in the Ferrari 555/860 for the third time in succession.

1957 Lady Wigram Grand Prix
6th Lady Wigram Trophy
Wigram Airfield Circuit map.png
Race details
Date 25 January 1957
Location Wigram Airfield Circuit, Christchurch, New Zealand
Course Temporary racing facility
Course length 3.403 km (2.116 mi)
Distance 71 laps, 241.77 km (150.23 mi)
Weather Fine
Pole position
Driver
  • New Zealand Ron Roycroft
Ferrari 375
Time Determined by heats
Fastest lap
Driver United Kingdom Peter Whitehead Ferrari 555/860
Time 1:30.6
Podium
First Ferrari 555/860
Second Cooper T41
Third
  • New Zealand Ron Roycroft
Ferrari 375

ClassificationEdit

Pos No. Driver Car Laps Time Grid
1   Peter Whitehead Ferrari 555/860 / Ferrari 3431cc 4cyl 71 1hr 50min 08sec 2
2   Jack Brabham Cooper T41 / Climax 1460cc 4cyl 71 + 1:28.0 s 4
3   Ron Roycroft Ferrari 375 / Ferrari 4493cc V12 70 + 1 Lap 1
4   Ross Jensen Ferrari 750 Monza / Ferrari 2999cc 4cyl 68 + 3 Laps 9
5   Syd Jensen Cooper T41 / Climax 1460cc 4cyl 68 + 3 Laps 6
6   Bob Gibbons Jaguar D-Type / Jaguar 3442cc 6cyl 67 + 4 Laps 5
7   Allan Freeman Talbot-Lago 26C / Talbot 4485cc 6cyl 11
Ret   Horace Gould Maserati 250F / Maserati 2497cc 6cyl 51 Exhaustion 7
Ret   Reg Parnell Ferrari 555/860 / Ferrari 3431cc 4cyl 8 Engine 3
  Frank Shuter Maserati 8CM / Maserati 2992cc 8cyl s/c 8
  Tom Clark HWM / Alta 1960cc 4cyl s/c 10
  Pat Hoare Maserati 4CLT-48 / Maserati 1498cc 4cyl s/c 12
  Reg McCutcheon Normac Special / Chevrolet 3870cc 6cyl 13
  Ronnie Moore Cooper T39 / Climax 1098cc 4cyl 14
  Alex MacKay Cooper T39 / Climax 1098cc 4cyl 15
  John McMillan Alfa Romeo Tipo B / Alfa 2905cc 8cyl s/c 16
  Bruce McLaren Austin-Healey 100/4 / Austin 2660cc 4cyl 17
  George Palmer Cooper-Bristol Mk II / Bristol 1971cc 6cyl 18
  Bill Crosbie CJ-Sapphire / Armstrong-Siddeley 3435cc 6cyl 19
  Jim Boyd Buckler DD1 / Climax 1098cc 4cyl 20
  Wally Darrell ACE III / Ford 2622cc 6cyl 21
  Bruce Wood Staride 52 / JAP 497cc 1cyl 22
  Neil Stuart Stuart Special / Mercury 4013cc V8 23
  Arnold Stafford Cooper Mk IX / Norton 515cc 1cyl 24
  Ron Frost Cooper Mk IX / Norton 515cc 1cyl 25
  Dave Caldwell Alfa Romeo Tipo B / Alfa 2905cc 8cyl s/c 26
DNA   Les Paterson Ransley / Riley 2443cc 6cyl s/c Did Not Start
Source:[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "6th Lady Wigram Trophy". sergent.com.au. Retrieved 14 August 2016.
Sporting positions
Preceded by
1956 Lady Wigram Trophy
Lady Wigram Trophy
1957
Succeeded by
1958 Lady Wigram Trophy