Gerry Ashmore

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Gerry Ashmore
Born (1936-07-25) 25 July 1936 (age 78)
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)[1] is a British former motor racing driver from England. He participated in four Formula One World Championship Grands Prix, scoring no championship points.[2]

Ashmore started his career in Formula Junior along with his brother Chris, in 1960.[1] Later that year he competed at Zeltweg and Innsbruck, finishing third behind Hans Herrmann and Wolfgang von Trips.[1] In 1961 he moved up to Formula One with a privately run Lotus 18,[1] and scored a second place in the Naples Grand Prix[1] after taking pole position.[2] Later that year he took part in the British Grand Prix but retired after just a few laps.[1] His last appearance in a World Championship event was in his Lotus in 1962 at Monza,[2] when he failed to qualify.[3]

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "Drivers: Gerry Ashmore". grandprix.com. Retrieved 26 August 2014. 
  2. ^ a b c "Drivers / Gerry Ashmore". ESPN. Retrieved 26 August 2014. 
  3. ^ "Grand Prix Results: Italian GP, 1962". grandprix.com. Retrieved 26 August 2014. 

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