1961 Lady Wigram Trophy

The 1961 Lady Wigram Trophy was a motor race held at the Wigram Airfield Circuit on 21 January 1961. It was the tenth Lady Wigram Trophy to be held and was won by Jack Brabham in the Cooper T53.

1961 Lady Wigram Grand Prix
10th Lady Wigram Trophy
Wigram Airfield Circuit map.png
Race details
Date 21 January 1961
Location Wigram Airfield Circuit, Christchurch, New Zealand
Course Temporary racing facility
Course length 3.403 km (2.116 mi)
Distance 47 laps, 160.04 km (99.44 mi)
Weather Wet
Pole position
Driver Lotus 18
Time Determined by heats
Fastest lap
Driver Australia Jack Brabham Cooper T53
Time 1:33.0
Podium
First Cooper T53
Second Lotus 18
Third
  • New Zealand Angus Hyslop
Cooper T45

ClassificationEdit

Pos No. Driver Car Laps Time Grid
1   Jack Brabham Cooper T53 / Climax 2495cc 4cyl 47 1hr 17min 18.5sec 2
2   Stirling Moss Lotus 18 / Climax 2495cc 4cyl 47 + 48.5 s 5
3   Angus Hyslop Cooper T45 / Climax 1964cc 4cyl 47 + 1:21.9 s 8
4   Bruce McLaren Cooper T53 / Climax 2495cc 4cyl 46 + 1 Lap 6
5   Denny Hulme Cooper T51 / Climax 2495cc 4cyl 46 + 1 Lap 9
6   Len Gilbert Maserati 250F / Maserati 2497cc 6cyl 44 + 3 Laps 18
7   Hec Green RA / RA 2100cc 4cyl 44 + 3 Laps 10
8   Malcolm Gill Lycoming Special / Lycoming 5239cc 4cyl 43 + 4 Laps 7
9   Duncan Mackenzie Cooper T41 / Climax 1460cc 4cyl 43 + 4 Laps 16
10   Jim Boyd HWM / Alta 1971cc 4cyl s/c 40 + 7 Laps 18
11   Roly Levis Cooper T52 FJ / BMC 994cc 4cyl 19
12   Brian Prescott Maserati 250F / Maserati 2497cc 6cyl 15
Ret   Frank Shuter Ferrari 625 / Ferrari 2994cc 4cyl Accident 13
Ret   Jim Palmer Lotus 18 FJ / Ford 994cc 4cyl Retired 12
Ret   Jim Clark Lotus 18 / Climax 2495cc 4cyl Stall 4
Ret   Pat Hoare Ferrari 256 / Ferrari 2953cc V12 Retired 14
Ret   Jo Bonnier Cooper T51 / Climax 2495cc 4cyl 18 Wishbone 3
Ret   Tony Shelly Cooper T45 / Climax 1964cc 4cyl Retired 11
Ret   John Surtees Lotus 18 / Climax 2495cc 4cyl Retired 1
Ret   Roy Salvadori Lotus 18 / Climax 2495cc 4cyl Retired 20
DNS   Bob Smith Ferrari Super Squalo 555 / Ferrari 3431cc 4cyl Did Not Start
DNS   Johnny Mansel Tec Mec 1 / Chevrolet 4900cc V8 Did Not Start
DNS   Bob Eade Maserati 250F / Maserati 2497cc 6cyl Did Not Start
Source:[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "10th Lady Wigram Trophy". sergent.com.au. Retrieved 18 August 2016.
Sporting positions
Preceded by
1960 Lady Wigram Trophy
Lady Wigram Trophy
1961
Succeeded by
1962 Lady Wigram Trophy