1960 Australian GT Championship

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1960 Australian GT Championship season
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The 1960 Australian GT Championship was a CAMS sanctioned motor racing title for drivers of cars complying with Appendix K Gran Turismo regulations.[1] The title, which was the inaugural Australian GT Championship,[1] was contested over a single 50 mile race held at the Mount Panorama Circuit, Bathurst, New South Wales on 2 October 1960.[2]

Results[edit]

Leo Geoghegan won the championship driving a Lotus Elite, similar to the example pictured above
Position
[3][4][5]
Driver [3][4] No.[3] Car [3][4] Entrant [3] Class [3] Laps [3][4]
1 Leo Geoghegan 3 Lotus Elite Geoghegan Motors 1101 - 1300cc 13
2 Gavin Youl 38 Porsche Super 90 GB Youl 1301 -1600cc 13
3 Ian Geoghegan 1 Holden Geoghegan Motors 2001 - 2600cc 13
4 Tony Basile 6 Porsche S Sakzewski 1301 -1600cc 13
5 Ron Marshall 23 AC Ace Bristol RE Marshall 1601 - 2000cc 13
6 John Suttor 120 Jaguar XK140 J Suttor Over 2600cc 12
7 Keith Malcolm 153 Skoden Bass Hill Service Station 2001 - 2600cc 12
8 Harry Cape 130 MGA H Cape 1301 -1600cc 12
9 Peter Manton 41 Austin Lancer Monaro Motors 1601 - 2000cc 12
10 Frank Hann 7 Jaguar Mark V GMC FJ Hann Over 2600cc  ?
11 Ken Brigden 63 Peugeot KA Brigden 1601 - 2000cc  ?
12 B Foley 11 Kinsley Sprite Kinsley Motors 751 - 1100cc  ?
13 H Van Schaik 15 Simca H Van Schaik 1101 - 1300cc  ?
14 B Flock 18 Austin A30 B Flock 751 - 1100cc  ?
15 R Bulloch 58 Triumph Herald R Bulloch 751 - 1100cc  ?
16 T Ansell 40 NSU Prinz T Ansell 0 - 750cc  ?
DNF C Adams 49 Austin-Healey Sprite S Brown 751 - 1100cc  ?
DNF A Bridge 110 Peugeot AW Bridge 1301 -1600cc  ?
DNF J Malcolm 41 Austin Lancer Dents Auto Service 1601 - 2000cc  ?
DNF J Bisset 88 Buckle GT Tourer J Bisset 2001 - 2600cc  ?
DNF C Kane 87 Buckle GT Tourer C Kane 2001 - 2600cc  ?
DNF B Gurdon 20 Austin A90 B Gurdon Over 2600cc  ?
DNF Lang Longmore 19 Ford Zephyr LJ Longmore 2001 - 2600cc 9
DNF R Rees 98 Ford Zephyr RW Rees Over 2600cc  ?
DNF Warren Blomfield 116 JWF Holden W Blomfield 2001 - 2600cc  ?
DNF Reg Smith 62 Porsche R Smith 1301 -1600cc 2
DNF Alan Ling 99 Holden FE AH Ling 2001 - 2600cc 2
DNF Bill Buckle 90 Buckle GT Tourer WF Buckle 2601 - 3500cc 2
DNF John Caines 22 Ausca J Caines 2001 - 2600cc 2
DNF Wally Mitchell 16 Lotus Repco Holden W Mitchell 2001 - 2600cc 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b CAMS Manual of Motor Sport 1961, page 53
  2. ^ Jim Shepherd, A History Of Australian Motor Sport, 1980, page 184
  3. ^ a b c d e f g John Medley, Bathurst: Cradle of Australian Motor Sport, 1997
  4. ^ a b c d Australian Motor Sport, November 1960, pages 479, 481 & 538
  5. ^ The results section of “Bathurst: Cradle of Australian Motor Sport” lists 34 entries of which four are shown as non-starters and 16 as finishers

Further reading[edit]

  • The Sydney Morning Herald, Monday, 3 October 1960, pages 1, 5 & 8