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The 1960 Formula One season featured the eleventh FIA World Championship of Drivers, the third International Cup for F1 Manufacturers and numerous non-championship Formula One races. The World Championship commenced on 7 February 1960 and ended on 20 November after ten races.

This season was the last to include the Indianapolis 500 as a championship round, and the first season for three-time World Champion Jim Clark.

BackgroundEdit


Team and DriversEdit

Entry ListEdit

CalendarEdit

World Championship SchedulesEdit

Round Grand Prix Date
1 Argentina Argentine Grand Prix 7 February
Buenos Aires 1954
Official Title VII Gran Premio de la Republica Argentina
Circuit Autódromo Municipal Ciudad de Buenos Aires
Location Argentina Buenos Aires, Argentina
Lap distance 3.912 km (2.431 mi)
Race distance 312.960 km (194.506 mi)
Date 7 February Laps 80
2 Monaco Monaco Grand Prix 29 May
CircuitdeMonaco1950
Official Title XVIII Grand Prix Automobile de Monaco
Circuit Circuit de Monaco
Location Monaco Monte Carlo, Monaco
Lap distance 3.145 km (1.955 mi)
Race distance 314.500 km (195.463 mi)
Date 29 May Laps 100
3 United States Indianapolis 500 30 May
IMS oval
Official Title 40th International 500-Mile Sweepstakes
Circuit Indianapolis Motor Speedway
Location United States Indianapolis, Indiana, U.S.A.
Lap distance 4.023 km (2.5 mi)
Race distance 804.600 km (500.062 mi)
Date 30 May Laps 200
4 Netherlands Dutch Grand Prix 6 June
CircuitZandvoort1980
Official Title VIII Grote Prijs van Nederland
Circuit Zandvoort
Location Netherlands Zandvoort, Netherlands
Lap distance 4.193 km (2.606 mi)
Race distance 314.475 km (195.447 mi)
Date 6 June Laps 75
6 Belgium Belgian Grand Prix 19 June
Spa 1950
Official Title XX Grand Prix de Belgique
Circuit Spa-Francorchamps
Location Belgium Spa, Belgium
Lap distance 14.100 km (8.763 mi)
Race distance 507.600 km (315.475 mi)
Date 19 June Laps 36
7 France French Grand Prix 3 July
Circuit-Reims-1954
Official Title XLVI Grand Prix de l'ACF
Circuit Reims
Location France Reims, France
Lap distance 8.302 km (5.16 mi)
Race distance 415.100 km (257.986 mi)
Date 3 July Laps 50
8 Portugal Portuguese Grand Prix 14 August
Circuito da Boavista
Official Title IX Grande Premio de Portugal
Circuit Boavista
Location Portugal Porto, Portugal
Lap distance 7.407 km (4.603 mi)
Race distance 407.385 km (253.191 mi)
Date 14 August Laps 55
9 Italy Italian Grand Prix 4 September
Monza 1957
Official Title XXXI Gran Premio d'Italia
Circuit Monza
Location Italy Monza, Italy
Lap distance 10.000 km (6.215 mi)
Race distance 500.000 km (310.752 mi)
Date 4 September Laps 50
10 United States United States Grand Prix 20 November
Riverside 1957
Official Title III United States Grand Prix
Circuit Riverside International Raceway
Location United States Riverside, California, USA
Lap distance 5.271 km (3.276 mi)
Race distance 395.325 km (245.696 mi)
Date 20 November Laps 75

Non-Championship RacesEdit

Date Event Track Report
18th April United Kingdom VIII Glover Trophy Goodwood Report
14th May United Kingdom XII BRDC International Trophy Silverstone Report
1st August United Kingdom V Silver City Trophy Brands Hatch Report
17th September United Kingdom Lombank Trophy Snetterton Report
24th September United Kingdom VII International Gold Cup Oulton Park Report

1960 Drivers' Championship final standingsEdit

Points were awarded on an 8–6–4–3–2–1 basis at each round, with only the best six round results retained.

Pos. Driver ARG
Argentina
MON
Monaco
500
United States
NED
Netherlands
BEL
Belgium
FRA
France
GBR
United Kingdom
POR
Portugal
ITA
Italy
USA
United States
Pts.
1 Australia Jack Brabham Ret DSQ 1 1 1 1 1 4 43
2 New Zealand Bruce McLaren 1 2 Ret 2 3 (4) 2 3 34 (37)
3 United Kingdom Stirling Moss 3† / Ret 1 4 DNS DSQ 1 19
4 United Kingdom Innes Ireland 6 9 2 Ret 7 3 6 2 18
5 United States Phil Hill 8 3 Ret 4 12 7 Ret 1 6 16
6 Belgium Olivier Gendebien 3 2 9 7 12 10
7 West Germany Wolfgang von Trips 5 8 5 Ret 11 6 4 5 9 10
8 United States Jim Rathmann 1 8
9 United States Richie Ginther 6 6 Ret 2 8
10 United Kingdom Jim Clark Ret 5 5 16 3 16 8
11 United Kingdom Tony Brooks 4 Ret Ret Ret 5 5 Ret 7
12 United Kingdom John Surtees Ret 2 Ret Ret 6
13 United Kingdom Cliff Allison 2 DNQ 6
14 United States Rodger Ward 2 6
15 United Kingdom Graham Hill Ret 7 3 Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret 4
16 Belgium Willy Mairesse Ret Ret 3 4
17 United States Paul Goldsmith 3 4
18 Sweden Joakim Bonnier 7 5 Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret 5 4
19 United Kingdom Henry Taylor 7 4 8 14 3
20 Argentina Carlos Menditeguy 4 3
21 United States Don Branson 4 3
22 Italy Giulio Cabianca 4 3
23 United States Johnny Thomson 5 2
24 Belgium Lucien Bianchi 6 Ret Ret 1
25 United Kingdom Ron Flockhart 6 Ret 1
26 United States Eddie Johnson 6 1
27 West Germany Hans Herrmann 6 1
France Maurice Trintignant 3† Ret Ret Ret 11 15 0
United States Lloyd Ruby 7 0
West Germany Edgar Barth 7 0
United States Jim Hall 7 0
United Kingdom Roy Salvadori Ret DNS Ret 8 0
United Kingdom Bruce Halford DNQ 8 0
United States Bob Veith 8 0
Netherlands Carel Godin de Beaufort 8 0
Italy Piero Drogo 8 0
United States Masten Gregory 12 DNQ DNS 9 14 Ret 0
Argentina Alberto Rodriguez Larreta 9 0
United States Bud Tingelstad 9 0
West Germany Wolfgang Seidel 9 0
United States Dan Gurney NC Ret Ret Ret 10 Ret 0
United States Chuck Daigh DNQ DNS Ret Ret Ret 10 0
United Kingdom Ian Burgess DNQ 10 Ret Ret 0
Argentina José Froilán González 10 0
United States Bob Christie 10 0
United States Fred Gamble 10 0
Argentina Roberto Bonomi 11 0
United States Red Amick 11 0
United States Pete Lovely 11 0
United Kingdom David Piper Ret 12 0
United States Duane Carter 12 0
Italy Gino Munaron 13 Ret 15 Ret 0
United Kingdom Brian Naylor DNQ 13 Ret Ret 0
United States Bill Homeier 13 0
Argentina Nasif Estéfano 14 0
United States Gene Hartley 14 0
United States Chuck Stevenson 15 0
United States Bobby Grim 16 0
United Kingdom Alan Stacey Ret Ret Ret Ret 0
United Kingdom Chris Bristow Ret Ret Ret 0
Italy Giorgio Scarlatti Ret DNQ Ret 0
United States Lance Reventlow DNQ DNS Ret DNS 0
United States Harry Schell Ret 0
Venezuela Ettore Chimeri Ret 0
Spain Antonio Creus Ret 0
United States Shorty Templeman Ret 0
United States Jim Hurtubise Ret 0
United States Jimmy Bryan Ret 0
United States Troy Ruttman Ret 0
United States Eddie Sachs Ret 0
United States Don Freeland Ret 0
United States Tony Bettenhausen Ret 0
United States Wayne Weiler Ret 0
United States A. J. Foyt Ret 0
United States Eddie Russo Ret 0
United States Johnny Boyd Ret 0
United States Gene Force Ret 0
United States Jim McWithey Ret 0
United States Len Sutton Ret 0
United States Al Herman Ret 0
United States Dempsey Wilson Ret 0
United States Dick Rathmann Ret 0
United Kingdom Jack Fairman Ret 0
United Kingdom Keith Greene Ret 0
Portugal Mario de Araujo Cabral Ret 0
United States Alfonso Thiele Ret 0
United Kingdom Vic Wilson Ret 0
United Kingdom Arthur Owen Ret 0
United Kingdom Mike Taylor DNS 0
United Kingdom Horace Gould DNS 0
Pos. Driver ARG
Argentina
MON
Monaco
500
United States
NED
Netherlands
BEL
Belgium
FRA
France
GBR
United Kingdom
POR
Portugal
ITA
Italy
USA
United States
Pts.

See AlsoEdit

V T E Formula One Seasons
1950 • 1951 • 1952 • 1953 • 1954 • 1955 • 1956 • 1957 • 1958 • 1959 • 1960 • 1961 • 1962 • 1963 • 1964 • 1965 • 1966 • 1967 • 1968 • 1969 • 1970 • 1971 • 1972 • 1973 • 1974 • 1975 • 1976 • 1977 • 1978 • 1979 • 1980 • 1981 • 1982 • 1983 • 1984 • 1985 • 1986 • 1987 • 1988 • 1989 • 1990 • 1991 • 1992 • 1993 • 1994 • 1995 • 1996 • 1997 • 1998 • 1999 • 2000 • 2001 • 2002 • 2003 • 2004 • 2005 • 2006 • 2007 • 2008 • 2009 • 2010 • 2011 • 2012 • 2013 • 2014 • 2015 • 2016 • 2017 • 2018


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