1961 Glover Trophy

The 9th Glover Trophy was a motor race, run to Formula One rules, held on 3 April 1961 at Goodwood Circuit, England. The race was run over 42 laps of the circuit, and was won by British driver John Surtees in a Cooper T53. The event was held on the same day as the 1961 Pau Grand Prix, which compromised the quality of the entry at both meetings.

1961 Glover Trophy
Non-championship race in the 1961 Formula One season
Goodwood track map.svg
Race details
Date 3 April 1961
Official name IX Glover Trophy
Location Goodwood Circuit, West Sussex
Course Permanent racing facility
Course length 3.862 km (2.4 miles)
Distance 42 laps, 162.2 km (100.8 miles)
Pole position
Driver Lotus-Climax
Time 1:27.8
Fastest lap
Driver United Kingdom John Surtees Cooper-Climax
Time 1:28.0
First Cooper-Climax
Second BRM
Third Cooper-Climax


Pos Driver Entrant Constructor Time/Retired Grid
1   John Surtees Yeoman Credit Racing Team Cooper-Climax 1.03:10.0 2
2   Graham Hill Owen Racing Organisation BRM + 26.6 s 4
3   Roy Salvadori Yeoman Credit Racing Team Cooper-Climax + 1:09.4 s 3
4   Stirling Moss Rob Walker Racing Team Lotus-Climax + 1:23.6 s 1
5   Innes Ireland Team Lotus Lotus-Climax 41 laps 5
6   Henry Taylor UDT-Laystall Racing Team Lotus-Climax 41 laps 7
7   Tony Marsh Tony Marsh Lotus-Climax 41 laps 9
8   Cliff Allison UDT-Laystall Racing Team Lotus-Climax 40 laps 8
9   Bruce Halford Emeryson Cars Emeryson-Climax 40 laps 11
10   John Campbell-Jones John Campbell-Jones Cooper-Climax 39 laps 13
11   Keith Greene Gilby Engineering Gilby-Climax 39 laps 12
12   George Morgan Tommy Atkins Cooper-Climax 38 laps 14
Ret   Tony Brooks Owen Racing Organisation BRM Accident 6
Ret   Shane Summers Terry Bartram Cooper-Climax Accident 10
DNS   Lloyd Casner Camoradi International Lotus-Climax Car not ready -


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

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