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1960 Silver City Trophy

The 5th Silver City Trophy was a motor race, run to Formula One rules, held on 1 August 1960 at Brands Hatch Circuit. The race was run over 50 laps of the circuit, and was won by Australian driver Jack Brabham who led from start to finish in a Cooper T53.[1]

1960 Silver City Trophy
Non-championship race in the 1960 Formula One season
Brands Hatch 1960-1975.svg
Race details
Date 1 August 1960
Official name V Silver City Trophy
Location Brands Hatch
Course Permanent racing facility
Course length 4.264 km (2.65 mi)
Distance 50 laps, 213.2 km (132.5 mi)
Pole position
Driver Lotus-Climax
Time 1:39.4
Fastest lap
Drivers Australia Jack Brabham Cooper-Climax
Fastest lap United Kingdom Jim Clark Lotus-Climax
Time 1:40.6
Podium
First Cooper-Climax
Second BRM
Third Cooper-Climax

ResultsEdit

Pos No. Driver Entrant Constructor Time/Retired Grid
1 2   Jack Brabham Cooper Car Company Cooper-Climax 1.25:36.6 2
2 44   Graham Hill Owen Racing Organisation BRM + 4.4 s 4
3 4   Bruce McLaren Cooper Car Company Cooper-Climax + 49.4 s 8
4 40   Phil Hill Scuderia Ferrari Ferrari 1:13.6 s 18
5 12   Henry Taylor Yeoman Credit Racing Team Cooper-Climax 49 laps 9
6 36   John Surtees Team Lotus Lotus-Climax 49 laps 6
7 8   Dan Gurney Yeoman Credit Racing Team Cooper-Climax 49 laps 10
8 10   Bruce Halford Yeoman Credit Racing Team Cooper-Climax 49 laps 12
9 42   Richie Ginther Scuderia Ferrari Ferrari 48 laps 13
10 30   Ian Burgess Scuderia Centro Sud Cooper-Maserati 48 laps 16
11 46   Brian Naylor J.B. Naylor JBW-Maserati 47 laps 23
12 26   Keith Greene Gilby Engineering Cooper-Maserati 47 laps 15
13 22   Gino Munaron Scuderia Eugenio Castellotti Cooper-Ferrari 45 laps 19
14 24   Geoff Richardson Geoff Richardson Cooper-Connaught 45 laps 21
Ret 14   Roy Salvadori C.T. Atkins / High Efficiency Motors Cooper-Climax Collision 7
Ret 38   David Piper Robert Bodle Ltd Lotus-Climax Collision 17
Ret 28   Masten Gregory Scuderia Centro Sud Cooper-Maserati Gearbox 22
Ret 34   Jim Clark Team Lotus Lotus-Climax Gearbox 1
Ret 6   Tony Brooks Yeoman Credit Racing Team Cooper-Climax Overheating 5
Ret 32   Innes Ireland Team Lotus Lotus-Climax Oil pressure 3
Ret 16   George Wicken C.T. Atkins / High Efficiency Motors Cooper-Climax Clutch 11
Ret 18   Lucien Bianchi Fred Tuck Cars Cooper-Climax Engine 14
Ret 20   Giorgio Scarlatti Scuderia Eugenio Castellotti Cooper-Ferrari Gearbox 20
DNA 40   Willy Mairesse Scuderia Ferrari Ferrari

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "V Silver City Trophy". F2 Register. Retrieved 11 July 2012.
  • "The Grand Prix Who's Who", Steve Small, 1995.
  • "The Formula One Record Book", John Thompson, 1974.


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