Gerry Ashmore

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Gerry Ashmore
Born (1936-07-25) 25 July 1936 (age 77)
West Bromwich, Staffordshire, England, UK
Formula One World Championship career
Nationality United Kingdom British
Active years 19611962
Teams non-works Lotus
Races 4 (3 starts)
Championships 0
Wins 0
Podiums 0
Career points 0
Pole positions 0
Fastest laps 0
First race 1961 British Grand Prix
Last race 1962 Italian Grand Prix

Gerald Ashmore (born 25 July 1936 in West Bromwich, Staffordshire) is a British former motor racing driver from England. He participated in four Formula One World Championship Grands Prix, scoring no championship points.

Ashmore started his career in Formula Junior along with his brother Chris, in 1960. Later that year he competed at Zeltweg and Innsbruck, finishing third behind Hans Herrmann and Wolfgang von Trips. In 1961 he moved up to Formula One with a privately run Lotus 18, and scored a second place in the Naples Grand Prix after taking pole position. Later that year he took part in the British Grand Prix but retired after just a few laps. His last appearance in a World Championship event was in his Lotus in 1962 at Monza, when he failed to qualify.

Complete Formula One World Championship results[edit]

(key)

Year Entrant Chassis Engine 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 WDC Points
1961 Gerry Ashmore Lotus 18 Climax Straight-4 MON NED BEL FRA GBR
Ret
GER
16
ITA
Ret
USA NC 0
1962 Gerry Ashmore Lotus 18/21 Climax Straight-4 NED MON BEL FRA GBR GER ITA
DNQ
USA RSA NC 0

Non-Championship[edit]

(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position)

Year Entrant Chassis Engine 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21
1961 Tim Parnell Lotus 18 Climax Str-4 LOM GLV PAU BRX VIE
Ret
AIN
11
SYR NAP
2
LON SIL SOL KAN DAN MOD FLG OUL
Gerry Ashmore LEW
DNA
VAL RAN NAT RSA
1962 Gerry Ashmore Lotus 18/21 Climax Str-4 CAP BRX LOM LAV
Ret
GLV
9
PAU AIN OUL
8
MEX RAN NAT
Derek Wilkinson BRM P48/57 BRM V8 INT
DNA
NAP MAL CLP RMS SOL KAN MED DAN

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