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John Campbell-Jones

Michael John Churchill Campbell-Jones (born 21 January 1930, in Leatherhead, Surrey)[1] is a former Formula One driver from England. He participated in two World Championship Grands Prix, debuting on 17 June 1962. He scored no championship points.[2] He also participated in numerous non-Championship Formula One races.

John Campbell-Jones
Born (1930-01-21) 21 January 1930 (age 89)
Formula One World Championship career
NationalityUnited Kingdom British
Active years19621963
TeamsNon-works Cooper, Lotus and Lola
Entries2
Championships0
Wins0
Podiums0
Career points0
Pole positions0
Fastest laps0
First entry1962 Belgian Grand Prix
Last entry1963 British Grand Prix

After some success in sports car racing in 1958, Campbell-Jones entered Formula Two whilst entering minor Formula One races. In 1962, he joined the Emeryson team but achieved little; his one World Championship entry was in the Belgian Grand Prix, where the Emeryson's gearbox failed in practice. He raced a borrowed Lotus which he retired with gearbox failure, although he was classified 11th.[3] However, he did achieve some minor placings in lesser Formula One races that year. In the 1962 Solitude Grand Prix (non-championship) he had an accident in practice and was badly burnt.[1]

In 1963, he moved to Tim Parnell's team which were running Lolas, but he struggled again with his single Championship entry seeing him finish 13th at the British Grand Prix.[1] After that season, Campbell-Jones faded from the scene.

Complete Formula One World Championship resultsEdit

(key)

Year Entrant Chassis Engine 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 WDC Pts.
1961 John Campbell-Jones Cooper T51 Climax L4 MON NED BEL FRA GBR GER
DNA
ITA USA NC 0
1962 Emeryson Cars Lotus 18 Climax L4 NED MON BEL
11
FRA GBR GER ITA USA RSA NC 0
1963 Tim Parnell Lola Mk4 Climax V8 MON BEL NED FRA GBR
13
GER ITA USA MEX RSA NC 0
Source:[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Hayhoe, David & Holland, David (2006). Grand Prix Data Book (4th edition). Haynes, Sparkford, UK. ISBN 1-84425-223-X
  2. ^ "Profiles / John Campbell-Jones". ESPN F1. Retrieved 16 May 2010.
  3. ^ "Williams' South Africa snub". ESPN F1. Retrieved 16 May 2010.
  4. ^ Small, Steve (1994). The Guinness Complete Grand Prix Who's Who. Guinness. p. 91. ISBN 0851127029.