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1960 Lombank Trophy

The First Lombank Trophy was a motor race, run to Formula One rules, held on 17 September 1960 at Snetterton Motor Racing Circuit, England. The race was run over 37 laps of the circuit, and was won by British driver Innes Ireland in a Lotus 18.

1960 Lombank Trophy
Non-championship race in the 1960 Formula One season
Race details
Date 17 September 1960
Official name I Lombank Trophy
Location Snetterton Motor Racing Circuit, Norfolk
Course Permanent racing facility
Course length 4.360 km (2.71 mi)
Distance 37 laps, 161.33 km (100.25 mi)
Pole position
Driver BRM
Time 1:34.6
Fastest lap
Driver United Kingdom Jim Clark Lotus-Climax
Time 1:32.6
Podium
First Lotus-Climax
Second Lotus-Climax
Third BRM

The field included a large number of Formula Two cars.

ResultsEdit

Pos No. Driver Entrant Constructor Time/Retired Grid
1 6   Innes Ireland Team Lotus Lotus-Climax 58:33.8 5
2 8   Jim Clark Team Lotus Lotus-Climax + 13.0 s 2
3 2   Jo Bonnier Owen Racing Organisation BRM + 1:02.8 s 3
4 9   Roy Salvadori C.T. Atkins / High Efficiency Motors Cooper-Climax + 1:29.4 s 7
5 4   Denis Hulme Yeoman Credit Racing Team Cooper-Climax 36 laps 8
6 22   Jack Lewis H & L Motors Cooper-Climax (F2) 35 laps 14
7 27   Bruce Halford John Fisher Cooper-Climax (F2) 35 laps 12
8 19   John Whitmore Essex Racing Team Cooper-Climax (F2) 35 laps 17
9 14   Tom Dickson Ecurie Ecosse Cooper-Climax 34 laps 16
10 16   Ian Raby Empire Cars, Brighton Hume-Cooper-Climax (F2) 19
11 25   Keith Finney Keith Finney Lotus-Climax (F2) 21
12 24   Marcus Niven Marcus Niven Lotus-Climax (F2) 22
13 21   Keith Ballisat Equipe Prideaux / Dick Gibson Cooper-Climax (F2) 18
14 26   Bob Hicks Team Thercel Lotus-Climax (F2) 20
Ret 5   Henry Taylor Yeoman Credit Racing Team Cooper-Climax Engine 6
Ret 1   Graham Hill Owen Racing Organisation BRM Engine 1
Ret 18   Tony Maggs Essex Racing Team Cooper-Climax (F2) 11
Ret 7   John Surtees Team Lotus Lotus-Climax Mechanical 4
Ret 17   Mike McKee Jim Russell Racing Drivers School Cooper-Climax (F2) Accident damage 15
Ret 11   Geoff Richardson Geoff Richardson Cooper-Connaught 13
Ret 12   Brian Naylor JBW Car Co. JBW-Maserati 10
DNS 3   Dan Gurney Owen Racing Organisation BRM Transmission (9)
DNS 15   Tony Brooks Vandervell Products Lotus-Vanwall Engine
DNA 10   David Piper Robert Bodle Ltd Lotus-Climax Car not ready
DNA 20   Gordon Jones Gordon Jones Cooper-Climax (F2)
DNA 23   Peter Ashdown G. Smith Lola-Climax (F2)
  • A number of other Formula One cars may have been entered for this race but are not confirmed. These were New Zealander George Lawton in a Cooper-Climax, possibly entered by Yeoman Credit Racing; a second Team Thercel entry (#26), a Lotus-Climax driven by British driver Richard Utley; and two Scuderia Eugenio Castellotti Cooper-Ferraris without named drivers.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "I Lombank Trophy 1960". F2 Register. Retrieved 11 July 2012.
  • Results at Silhouet.com [1]
  • "The Grand Prix Who's Who", Steve Small, 1995.


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