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1960 International Gold Cup

The VII International Gold Cup was a motor race, run to Formula One rules, held on 24 September 1960 at Oulton Park, Cheshire. The race was run over 60 laps of the circuit, and was won by British driver Stirling Moss in a Lotus 18.

1960 International Gold Cup
Non-championship race in the 1960 Formula One season
Race details
Date 24 September 1960
Official name VII International Gold Cup
Location Oulton Park, Cheshire
Course Permanent racing facility
Course length 4.443 km (2.76 mi)
Distance 60 laps, 266.58 km (165.6 mi)
Weather Dry, sunny
Pole position
Driver Lotus-Climax
Time 1:40.4
Fastest lap
Driver United Kingdom Jim Clark Lotus-Climax
Time 1:42.4
Podium
First Lotus-Climax
Second Cooper-Climax
Third BRM

The Scuderia Eugenio Castellotti team did not arrive after their transporter was involved in an accident and the cars were damaged. During the race, Ian Burgess was black-flagged due to his car grounding excessively.[1]

This was the last European Formula One race run to the 2.5 litre Formula, with the new 1.5 litre Formula being introduced for 1961.

ResultsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "VII International Gold Cup 1960". F2 register. Retrieved 14 July 2012.
  • Results at Silhouet.com [1]


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