1960 French Grand Prix

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Race details
Race 6 of 10 in the 1960 Formula One season
Reims layout
Reims layout
Date 3 July 1960
Location Reims circuit, Reims, France
Course Temporary road course
8.348 km (5.187 mi)
Distance 50 laps, 417.383 km (259.350 mi)
Weather Dry
Pole position
Driver Australia Jack Brabham Cooper-Climax
Time 2:16.8
Fastest lap
Driver Australia Jack Brabham Cooper-Climax
Time 2:17.5
Podium
First Australia Jack Brabham Cooper-Climax
Second Belgium Olivier Gendebien Cooper-Climax
Third New Zealand Bruce McLaren Cooper-Climax

The 1960 French Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held at Reims-Gueux on 3 July 1960.

Classification[edit]

Pos No Nat Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 16 Australia Jack Brabham Cooper-Climax 50 1:57:24.9 1 8
2 44 Belgium Olivier Gendebien Cooper-Climax 50 + 48.3 9 6
3 18 New Zealand Bruce McLaren Cooper-Climax 50 + 51.9 7 4
4 46 United Kingdom Henry Taylor Cooper-Climax 49 + 1 Lap 12 3
5 24 United Kingdom Jim Clark Lotus-Climax 49 + 1 Lap 10 2
6 22 United Kingdom Ron Flockhart Lotus-Climax 49 + 1 Lap 14 1
7 20 United Kingdom Innes Ireland Lotus-Climax 43 + 7 Laps 4  
8 48 United Kingdom Bruce Halford Cooper-Climax 40 Engine 15  
9 40 United States Masten Gregory Cooper-Maserati 37 + 13 Laps 17  
10 42 United Kingdom Ian Burgess Cooper-Maserati 36 + 14 Laps 22  
11 4 Germany Wolfgang von Trips Ferrari 30 Transmission 5  
12 2 United States Phil Hill Ferrari 29 Transmission 2  
Ret 8 Sweden Jo Bonnier BRM 22 Engine 8  
Ret 36 Belgium Lucien Bianchi Cooper-Climax 18 Transmission 15  
Ret 10 United States Dan Gurney BRM 17 Engine 6  
Ret 30 Italy Gino Munaron Cooper-Castellotti 16 Transmission 19  
Ret 6 Belgium Willy Mairesse Ferrari 14 Transmission 11  
Ret 14 United Kingdom Tony Brooks Vanwall 7 Vibration 13  
Ret 12 United Kingdom Graham Hill BRM 0 Accident 3  
Ret 38 France Maurice Trintignant Cooper-Maserati 0 Accident 18  
DNS 28 United States Richie Ginther Scarab Engine 20  
DNS 34 United Kingdom David Piper Lotus-Climax Engine 21  
DNS 26 United States Chuck Daigh Scarab Engine 23  

Championship standings after the race[edit]

  • Notes: Only the top five positions are included for both sets of standings.


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