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The 1960 British Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held at the Silverstone Circuit, Northamptonshire, England, on 16 July 1960. It was race 7 of 10 in the 1960 World Championship of Drivers and race 6 of 9 in the 1960 International Cup for Formula One Manufacturers. The race was won by reigning World Champion Jack Brabham and Innes Ireland finished in third place. Between the two, multiple motorcycle Grand Prix World Champion John Surtees (in only his second ever Formula One Grand Prix) took second place.

1960 British Grand Prix
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Race details
Date 16 July 1960
Official name XIII RAC British Grand Prix
Location Silverstone Circuit, Northants., England
Course Permanent road course
Course length 4.711 km (2.927 mi)
Distance 77 laps, 362.75 km (225.40 mi)
Weather Dry, overcast.
Pole position
Driver Cooper-Climax
Time 1:34.6
Fastest lap
Driver United Kingdom Graham Hill BRM
Time 1:34.4 on lap 56
Podium
First Cooper-Climax
Second Lotus-Climax
Third Lotus-Climax

Contents

ClassificationEdit

Pos No Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 1   Jack Brabham Cooper-Climax 77 2:04:24.3 1 8
2 9   John Surtees Lotus-Climax 77 + 49.6 11 6
3 7   Innes Ireland Lotus-Climax 77 + 1:29.6 5 4
4 2   Bruce McLaren Cooper-Climax 76 + 1 Lap 3 3
5 12   Tony Brooks Cooper-Climax 76 + 1 Lap 9 2
6 11   Wolfgang von Trips Ferrari 75 + 2 Laps 7 1
7 10   Phil Hill Ferrari 75 + 2 Laps 10  
8 15   Henry Taylor Cooper-Climax 74 + 3 Laps 16  
9 14   Olivier Gendebien Cooper-Climax 74 + 3 Laps 12  
10 5   Dan Gurney BRM 74 + 3 Laps 6  
11 19   Maurice Trintignant Aston Martin 72 + 5 Laps 21  
12 26   David Piper Lotus-Climax 72 + 5 Laps 24  
13 25   Brian Naylor JBW-Maserati 72 + 5 Laps 18  
14 16   Masten Gregory Cooper-Maserati 71 + 6 laps 14  
15 21   Gino Munaron Cooper-Castellotti 70 + 7 Laps 25  
16 8   Jim Clark Lotus-Climax 70 + 7 Laps 8  
Ret 4   Graham Hill BRM 71 Brakes 2  
Ret 24   Lucien Bianchi Cooper-Climax 62 Electrical 17  
Ret 6   Jo Bonnier BRM 59 Suspension 4  
Ret 3   Chuck Daigh Cooper-Climax 58 Overheating 19  
Ret 17   Ian Burgess Cooper-Maserati 58 Engine 20  
Ret 18   Roy Salvadori Aston Martin 46 Steering 13  
Ret 23   Jack Fairman Cooper-Climax 46 Fuel Pump 15  
Ret 22   Keith Greene Cooper-Maserati 12 Overheating 22  
PO* 3   Lance Reventlow Cooper-Climax Withdrawn
Source:[1]

* Lance Reventlow and Chuck Daigh were entered with the same vehicle following extensive damage to their Scarab cars at the preceding French Grand Prix. Daigh proved the faster during practice and so Reventlow was withdrawn.

Championship standings after the raceEdit

  • Notes: Only the top five positions are included for both sets of standings.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1960 British Grand Prix". formula1.com. Archived from the original on 22 December 2014. Retrieved 20 September 2015.
  2. ^ a b "Britain 1960 - Championship • STATS F1". www.statsf1.com. Retrieved 13 March 2019.

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