1958 Lady Wigram Trophy

The 1958 Lady Wigram Trophy was a motor race held at the Wigram Airfield Circuit on 25 January 1958. It was the seventh Lady Wigram Trophy to be held and was won by Archie Scott Brown in the Lister 57/1. This would prove to be one of Scott Brown's last victories before his untimely death at Spa-Francorchamps later that year.

1958 Lady Wigram Grand Prix
7th Lady Wigram Trophy
Wigram Airfield Circuit map.png
Race details
Date 25 January 1958
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 Lister 57/1
Time Determined by heats
Fastest lap
Driver United Kingdom Archie Scott Brown Lister 57/1
Time 1:27.5
Podium
First Lister 57/1
Second
  • New Zealand Ross Jensen
Maserati 250F
Third Connaught B-Type

ClassificationEdit

Pos No. Driver Car Laps Time Grid
1   Archie Scott Brown Lister 57/1 / Jaguar 3781cc 6cyl 71 1hr 47min 33.4sec 1
2   Ross Jensen Maserati 250F / Maserati 2497cc 6cyl 71 + 45.1 s 3
3   Stuart Lewis-Evans Connaught B-Type / Alta 2470cc 4cyl 71 + 1:38.3 s 2
4   Pat Hoare Ferrari 625 / Ferrari 2996cc 4cyl 69 + 2 Laps 7
5   Merv Mayo Cooper T41 / Climax 1460cc 4cyl 67 + 4 Laps
6   Arnold Glass Ferrari Super Squalo 555 / Ferrari 3431cc 4cyl 66 + 5 Laps
7   Duncan Rutherford Lycoming Special / Lycoming 4733cc 4cyl
8   Ron Roycroft Ferrari 375 / Ferrari 4493cc V12
9   Gavin Quirk Maserati 250F / Maserati 2497cc 6cyl
10   Ralph Watson Lycoming Special / Lycoming 4733cc 4cyl
11   Bob Gibbons Jaguar D-Type / Jaguar 3442cc 6cyl
Ret   Bruce McLaren Cooper T43 / Climax 1750cc 4cyl 66 Gearbox 4
Ret   Jack Brabham Cooper T43 / Climax 2249cc 4cyl 29 Gearbox
Ret   Roy Salvadori Connaught B-Type / Alta 2470cc 4cyl Retired
Ret   Frank Cantwell Tojeiro 3/56 / Jaguar 3442cc 6cyl Tyre 6
  Dick Gibson Cooper T43 / Climax 1496cc 4cyl
  Ken Harris Ferrari 750 Monza / Ferrari 2999cc 4cyl
  Merv Neil Cooper T39 / Climax 1498cc 4cyl
  Frank Shuter Maserati 8CLT-50 / Maserati 2984cc 8cyl s/c
  Ernie Sprague Maserati 4CLT-48 / Maserati 1498cc 4cyl s/c
  Graham Pierce Austin-Healey 100S / Austin 2660cc 4cyl
  Arthur Kennard Healey-Corvette / Chevrolet 4342cc V8
  Ian Mackellar Cooper T39 / Climax 1098cc 4cyl
  Geoff Mardon RA Vanguard / Vanguard 2088cc 4cyl s/c
  Bruce Wood Staride 52 / JAP 497cc 1cyl
  Wally Darrell ACE III / Ford 2584cc 6cyl
Source:[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "7th Lady Wigram Trophy". sergent.com.au. Retrieved 15 August 2016.
Sporting positions
Preceded by
1957 Lady Wigram Trophy
Lady Wigram Trophy
1958
Succeeded by
1959 Lady Wigram Trophy