Chris Lawrence (racing driver)

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Born(1933-07-27)27 July 1933
Ealing, London
Died13 August 2011(2011-08-13) (aged 78)
Burghill, Herefordshire
Formula One World Championship career
NationalityUnited Kingdom British
Active years1966
Teamsnon-works Cooper
Entries2
Championships0
Wins0
Podiums0
Career points0
Pole positions0
Fastest laps0
First entry1966 British Grand Prix
Last entry1966 German Grand Prix

Christopher J. Lawrence (27 July 1933 – 13 August 2011)[1] was a British former racing driver from England. Born in Ealing, London, he participated regularly in the Le Mans 24 Hours race and in two World Championship Formula One Grands Prix, driving a special Cooper-Ferrari, debuting on 16 July 1966. He scored no championship points.

Lawrence later founded the London-based company LawrenceTune,[2] constructors of the Morgan +4 Super Sports (racing version).[citation needed]

Lawrence was also responsible for designing the Deep Sanderson series of racing and sports cars.

In addition, Lawrence also helped design the 1972 Monica 560 luxury French saloon.

He died of cancer aged 78.[2]

Complete Formula One World Championship results[edit]

(key)

Year Entrant Chassis Engine 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 WDC Points
1966 J.A. Pearce
Engineering Ltd
Cooper T73 Ferrari V12 MON BEL FRA GBR
11
NED GER
Ret
ITA USA MEX NC 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ Memories from Morgan Motor Company Archived 27 September 2011 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ a b Jenkins, Richard. "The World Championship Drivers – Where are they now?". OldRacingCars.com. Retrieved 27 July 2013.

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