25 July 1936 |
West Bromwich, Staffordshire, England, UK
|Formula One World Championship career|
|Entries||4 (3 starts)|
|First entry||1961 British Grand Prix|
|Last entry||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
|1961||Gerry Ashmore||Lotus 18||Climax Straight-4||MON||NED||BEL||FRA||GBR
|1962||Gerry Ashmore||Lotus 18/21||Climax Straight-4||NED||MON||BEL||FRA||GBR||GER||ITA
(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position)
|1961||Tim Parnell||Lotus 18||Climax Str-4||LOM||GLV||PAU||BRX||VIE
|1962||Gerry Ashmore||Lotus 18/21||Climax Str-4||CAP||BRX||LOM||LAV
|Derek Wilkinson||BRM P48/57||BRM V8||INT
- "Drivers: Gerry Ashmore". grandprix.com. Retrieved 26 August 2014.
- "Drivers / Gerry Ashmore". ESPN. Retrieved 26 August 2014.
- "Grand Prix Results: Italian GP, 1962". grandprix.com. Retrieved 26 August 2014.
- Small, Steve (1994). The Guinness Complete Grand Prix Who's Who. Guinness. p. 38. ISBN 0851127029.
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