Bob Drake (racing driver)

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Bob Drake
Born (1919-12-14)December 14, 1919
San Francisco, California
Died April 18, 1990(1990-04-18) (aged 70)
Woodland Hills, California
Formula One World Championship career
Nationality United States American
Active years 1960
Teams privateer Maserati
Races 1
Championships 0
Wins 0
Podiums 0
Career points 0
Pole positions 0
Fastest laps 0
First race 1960 United States Grand Prix
Last race 1960 United States Grand Prix
For the musician, see Bob Drake (musician)

Bob Drake (December 14, 1919 in San Francisco – April 18, 1990 in Woodland Hills, California) was a racecar driver from the United States. He participated in one Formula One Grand Prix, on November 20, 1960. He scored no championship points. Drake was the last driver to race the famous Maserati 250F in a Formula One World Championship Grand Prix, the 1960 United States Grand Prix. The 250F was a 2.5 litre front-engined Grand Prix car that was considered obsolete in 1961 due to new engine rules.

Aside from being a race car driver, he was a naval diver, restaurateur, and stunt performer.[1]

Complete Formula One World Championship results[edit]


Year Entrant Chassis Engine 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 WDC Points
1960 Joe Lubin Maserati 250F Maserati Straight-6 ARG MON 500 NED BEL FRA GBR POR ITA USA
NC 0


  1. ^ F1 Rejects profile of Drake

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