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
Course length 8.348 km (5.187 mi)
Distance 50 laps, 417.383 km (259.350 mi)
Weather Dry
Pole position
Driver Cooper-Climax
Time 2:16.8
Fastest lap
Driver Australia Jack Brabham Cooper-Climax
Time 2:17.5
Podium
First Cooper-Climax
Second Cooper-Climax
Third 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 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  
Source:[1]

Championship standings after the race[edit]

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1960 French Grand Prix". formula1.com. Archived from the original on 22 December 2014. Retrieved 20 September 2015. 


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