1960 Cape Grand Prix

The 1960 Cape Grand Prix was a motor race, run to Formula Libre rules, held on 17 December 1960 at Killarney in South Africa. The race was run over 72 laps of the circuit, and was just won by British driver Stirling Moss in a Porsche 718. Jo Bonnier came in second with the fastest lap. The German driver Wolfgang von Trips was third in a Lotus.

1960 Cape Grand Prix
Race details
Date 17 December 1960
Official name Cape Grand Prix
Location Killarney
Course Permanent racing facility
Course length 2.060 km (3.315 mi)
Distance 72 laps, 238.68 km (148.32 mi)
Pole position
  • N/A
Fastest lap
Driver Sweden Jo Bonnier Porsche
Time 1:31.1
First Porsche
Second Porsche
Third Lotus


Pos Driver Entrant Constructor Time/Retired
1   Stirling Moss Porsche System Engineering Porsche 1h57m40.8, 121.68 km/h
2   Jo Bonnier Porsche System Engineering Porsche 1h57m41.2
3   Wolfgang von Trips Team Lotus Lotus-Climax 72 laps
4   Bruce Johnstone Bruce Johnstone Cooper-Alfa Romeo 72 laps
5   Carel Godin de Beaufort Ecurie Maarsbergen Cooper-Climax 70 laps
6   Gene Bosman Scuderia Alfa Lotus-Alfa Romeo 70 laps
7   Syd van der Vyver Syd van der Vyver Lotus-Alfa Romeo 70 laps
8   John Love John Love Cooper-Maserati 69 laps
9   Doug Serrurier Doug Serrurier Cooper-Alfa Romeo 67 laps
10   Bruce Jennings Bruce Jennings Porsche 67 laps
Ret   Don Philp Don Philp Cooper-Climax Mechanical Problems
Ret   J.Hanning J.Hanning Austin-Jaguar 66 laps
Ret   G.Cannell G.Cannell Cooper-Chevrolet 64 laps
Ret   Wolfgang Seidel Wolfgang Seidel Cooper-Climax 62 laps
Ret   Dawie Gous Dawie Gous Porsche-Spyder 48 laps
Ret   Sam Tingle Sam Tingle Connaught[1]
Ret   Fanie Viljoen Fanie Viljoen Maserati 200SI
Ret   Clive Trundell Clive Trundell Austin-Riley
Ret   Helmut Menzler Helmut Menzler Lotus-Borgward
Ret   Tony Kotze Bond Cars Lotus
Ret   Vic Proctor Vic Proctor Vic's Alfa Romeo