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The 6th Aintree 200 was a motor race, run to Formula One rules, held on 22 April 1961 at Aintree Circuit, England. The race was run over 50 laps of the circuit, and was won by Australian driver Jack Brabham in a Cooper T55.

1961 Aintree 200
Non-championship race in the 1961 Formula One season
Race details
Date 22 April 1961
Official name VI Aintree 200
Location Aintree Circuit, Merseyside
Course Permanent racing facility
Course length 4.828 km (3 mi)
Distance 50 laps, 241.4 km (150 mi)
Weather Wet
Pole position
Driver BRM-Climax
Time 2:00.2
Fastest lap
Driver Australia Jack Brabham Cooper-Climax
Time 2:15.0
Podium
First Cooper-Climax
Second Cooper-Climax
Third BRM-Climax

ResultsEdit

Pos Driver Entrant Constructor Time/Retired Grid
1   Jack Brabham Cooper Car Company Cooper-Climax 1.55:17.2 2
2   Bruce McLaren Cooper Car Company Cooper-Climax + 28.4 s 3
3   Graham Hill Owen Racing Organisation BRM-Climax + 1:09.8 s 1
4   John Surtees Yeoman Credit Racing Team Cooper-Climax + 1:58.2 s 4
5   Masten Gregory Camoradi International Cooper-Climax 49 laps 26
6   Jack Lewis H & L Motors Cooper-Climax 49 laps 6
7   Tony Marsh Tony Marsh Lotus-Climax 49 laps 8
8   Roy Salvadori Yeoman Credit Racing Team Cooper-Climax 48 laps 9
9   Jim Clark Team Lotus Lotus-Climax 48 laps 5
10   Innes Ireland Team Lotus Lotus-Climax 48 laps 7
11   Gerry Ashmore Tim Parnell Lotus-Climax 48 laps 12
12   Shane Summers Terry Bartram Cooper-Climax 47 laps 13
13   Keith Greene Gilby Engineering Gilby-Climax 47 laps 27
14   Dan Gurney Louise Bryden-Brown Lotus-Climax 47 laps 15
15   Cliff Allison UDT-Laystall Racing Team Lotus-Climax 46 laps 11
16   André Pilette Emeryson Cars Emeryson-Climax 45 laps 22
17   Tony Brooks Owen Racing Organisation BRM-Climax 44 laps 10
18   Graham Eden Graham Eden Cooper-Climax 43 laps 19
19   Trevor Taylor Team Lotus Lotus-Climax 41 laps 14
DSQ   Ian Burgess Camoradi International Lotus-Climax Took on extra oil 25
Ret   Henry Taylor UDT-Laystall Racing Team Lotus-Climax Gearbox 17
Ret   Bernard Collomb Bernard Collomb Cooper-Climax Engine 20
Ret   Peter Procter Anthony Brooke Lotus-Climax Ignition 24
Ret   Tim Parnell Tim Parnell Lotus-Climax Engine 28
Ret   Michael May Scuderia Colonia Lotus-Climax Engine 21
Ret   Stirling Moss Rob Walker Racing Team Cooper-Climax Engine 23
Ret   George Morgan Tommy Atkins Cooper-Climax Accident 16
Ret   Lucien Bianchi Equipe Nationale Belge Emeryson-Maserati Accident 18
WD   Lloyd Casner Camoradi International Lotus-Climax No car -
WD   Brian Naylor JBW Car Co JBW-Maserati Car not ready -
WD   Wolfgang Seidel Scuderia Colonia Lotus-Climax No car -
WD   Willy Mairesse Equipe Nationale Belge Emeryson-Maserati No car -
WD   John Campbell-Jones John Campbell-Jones Cooper-Climax -

ReferencesEdit

  • "The Grand Prix Who's Who", Steve Small, 1995.
  • "The Formula One Record Book", John Thompson, 1974.


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