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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

Constructor Chassis Tyre Driver Rounds
Team Engine
Behra-Porsche-Porsche RSK D United States Masten Gregory 1
United States Camoradi International Porsche 547/6 F4 1.5 United States Fred Gamble 9
Cooper-Maserati T51 D Argentina Roberto Bonomi 1
Italy Scuderia Centro Sud Maserati 250S L4 2.5 Argentina Carlos Menditeguy 1
United States Masten Gregory 2, 4, 6−8
United Kingdom Ian Burgess 2, 6−7, 10
France Maurice Trintignant 2, 4, 6, 10
Portugal Mário de Araújo Cabral 8
United States Alfonso Thiele 9
West Germany Wolfgang von Trips 10
Maserati 250F D Italy Giorgio Scarlatti 1
Italy Privateer Maserati 250F1 L6 2.5
Maserati 250F D Argentina Nasif Estéfano 1
Argentina Privateer Maserati 250F1 L6 2.5
Maserati 250F D Spain Antonio Creus 1
Spain Privateer Maserati 250F1 L6 2.5
Maserati 250F D Italy Gino Munaron 1
Italy Privateer Maserati 250F1 L6 2.5
Cooper-Climax T51
T53
D New Zealand Bruce McLaren 1−2, 4−8, 10
United Kingdom Cooper Car Company Climax FPF L4 2.5 Australia Jack Brabham 1−2, 4−8, 10
United States Chuck Daigh 7
United Kingdom Ron Flockhart 10
Lotus-Climax 16
18
D United Kingdom Innes Ireland 1−2, 4−8, 10
United Kingdom Team Lotus Climax FPF L4 2.5 United Kingdom Alan Stacey 1−2, 4−5
Argentina Alberto Rodriguez Larreta 2, 4, 6−8
United Kingdom John Surtees 2, 7−8, 10
United Kingdom Jim Clark 4−8, 10
United Kingdom Ron Flockhart 6
Ferrari 246
246P
D United Kingdom Cliff Allison 1−2
Italy Scuderia Ferrari Ferrari 155 V6 2.4
Ferrari 171 V6 2.4
United States Phil Hill 1−2, 4−9
West Germany Wolfgang von Trips 1−2, 4−9
Argentina José Froilán González 1
United States Richie Ginther 2, 4, 9
Belgium Willy Mairesse 5−6, 9
Cooper-Climax T51 D United States Harry Schell 1
France Ecurie Bleue Climax FPF L4 2.2
Lotus-Climax
Cooper-Climax
18
T51
D United Kingdom Stirling Moss 1−2, 4−5, 8, 10
United Kingdom RRC Walker Racing Team Climax FPF L4 2.5 France Maurice Trintignant 1
United States Lance Reventlow 1
BRM P25
P48
D Sweden Jo Bonnier 1−2, 4−8, 10
United Kingdom Owen Racing Organisation BRM P25 L4 2.5 United Kingdom Graham Hill 1−2, 4−8, 10
United States Dan Gurney 12, 4−8, 10
Maserati 250F D Venezuela Ettore Chimeri 1
Venezuela Privateer Maserati 250F1 L6 2.5
Cooper-Climax T51 D United Kingdom Bruce Halford 2
United Kingdom Fred Tuck Cars Climax FPF L4 2.5 Belgium Lucien Bianchi 6−7
Cooper-Climax T51 D United Kingdom Roy Salvadori 2, 10
United Kingdom High Efficiency Motors Climax FPF L4 2.5
Cooper-Climax T51 D United Kingdom Chris Bristow 2, 4−5
United Kingdom Yeoman Credit Racing Team Climax FPF L4 2.5 United Kingdom Tony Brooks 2, 4−5, 7−8, 10
United Kingdom Henry Taylor 4, 6−8, 10
Belgium Olivier Gendebien 5−8, 10
United Kingdom Bruce Halford 6
United States Phil Hill 10
JBW-Maserati 2 D United Kingdom Brian Naylor 2, 7, 9−10
United Kingdom Privateer Maserati 250S L6 2.5
Cooper-Castellotti T51 D Italy Gino Munaron 2, 6−7, 9
Italy Scuderia Eugenio Castellotti Castellotti L4 2.5 Italy Giorgio Scarlatti 2, 9
Italy Giulio Cabianca 9
Scarab F1 D United States Chuck Daigh 2, 4−6, 10
United States Reventlow Automobiles Inc. Castellotti L4 2.5 United States Lance Reventlow 2, 4−5
United States Richie Ginther 6
Aston Martin DBR4
DBR5
D United Kingdom Roy Salvadori 4, 7
United Kingdom David Brown Corporation Aston Martin RB6 L6 2.5 France Maurice Trintignant 7
Cooper-Climax T51 D Netherlands Carel Godin de Beaufort 4
Netherlands Ecurie Maarsbergen Climax FPF L4 1.5
Lotus-Climax 18 D United Kingdom Mike Taylor 5
United Kingdom Taylor-Crawley Racing Team Climax FPF L4 2.5
Cooper-Climax T45 D Belgium Lucien Bianchi 5
Belgium Equipe Nationale Belge Climax FPF L4 2.5
Vanwall VW 11 D United Kingdom Tony Brooks 6
United Kingdom Vandervell Products Vanwall 254 L4 2.5
Lotus-Climax 16 D United Kingdom David Piper 6−7
United Kingdom Robert Bodle Climax FPF L4 2.5
Cooper-Maserati T45 D United Kingdom Keith Greene 7
United Kingdom Gilby Engineering Maserati 250S L6 2.5
Cooper-Climax T51 D United Kingdom Jack Fairman 7
United Kingdom C.T. Atkins Climax FPF L4 2.5
Cooper-Climax T45 D United Kingdom Arthur Owen 9
United Kingdom Privateer Climax FPF L4 2.2
Cooper-Climax T45 D West Germany Wolfgang Seidel 9
West Germany Privateer Climax FPF L4 1.5
Cooper-Climax T43 D Italy Piero Drogo 9
West Germany Scuderia Colonia Climax FPF L4 1.5
Maserati 250F D United Kingdom Horace Gould 9
United Kingdom Privateer Maserati 250F1 L6 2.5
Porsche 718/2 D West Germany Edgar Barth 9
West Germany Dr Ing F. Porsche KG
West Germany Porsche Engineering System
Porsche 547/3 F4 1.5 West Germany Hans Herrmann 9
Cooper-Climax T43 D United Kingdom Vic Wilson 9
United Kingdom Equipe Prideaux Climax FPF L4 1.5
Maserati 250F D United States Bob Drake 10
United States Joe Lubin Maserati 250S L4 2.5
Lotus-Climax 18 D United States Jim Hall 10
United States Privateer Climax FPF L4 2.5
Cooper-Ferrari T43 D United States Pete Lovely 10
United States Fred Armbruster Ferrari 107 L4 2.5

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 1955
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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