1964 Australian Formula 2 Championship

The 1964 Australian Formula 2 Championship was a CAMS sanctioned Australian motor racing title for racing cars complying with Australian Formula 2.[1] The championship was contested over a single 30 lap, 90 mile race staged at the Lowood circuit in Queensland, Australia on 14 June 1964.[2] It was the first Australian Formula 2 Championship.[2] [3]

The championship was won by Greg Cusack [2] driving an Elfin FJ Ford Cosworth [4]

Championship resultsEdit

 
Greg Cusack won the championship drving an Elfin FJ similar to the example pictured above
Position [2] Driver [2] No. Car [2] Entrant Laps [2]
1 Greg Cusack Elfin FJ Ford Cosworth [4] 30
2 [5] David Walker [5] Brabham
3 [5] J Hunnam [5] Elfin
Finished W Bloomfield MRC Lotus
? Keith Malcolm Lotus 20
DNF [5] Lionel Ayers [5] MRC Lotus 29 [5]
DNF [5] Leo Geoghegan [5] Lotus 27 27 [5]

NotesEdit

  • Nominations: 10 [2]
  • Starters: 7 [2]
  • Pole position: Leo Geoghegan, 1:49.2 [2]
  • Fastest lap: Leo Geoghegan, 1:47 (new lap record) [2]


ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Conditions for Australian Titles, 1964 CAMS Manual of Motor Sport, pages 48 & 49
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k Brier Thomas, First Aust. F2 Title to Cusack, Racing Car News, July 1964, pages 24 & 25
  3. ^ Records, Titles & Awards, 2006 CAMS Manual of Motor Sport, page 14-6
  4. ^ a b 1963 Elfin Formula Junior, nmrm.com.au, as archived at web.archive.org
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h i j Formula Two title to Greg Cusack, The Courier Mail, Monday, 15 June 1964