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The Redex Trophy

Brands Hatch Circuit, Kent, Great-Britain

Date: 7/8/1961
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Pole position: Salvadori
Fastest lap: Salvadori in 2.00,8 = 127,09 kmh

Distance: 20 laps
Average speed: 125,09 kmh
Weather:
Ruleset: Group 2
Car info:  

 

Jack Sears was in the lead after lap 1, followed closely by McLaren, Parkes, Salvadori and Baillie; then Hutcheson and Lewis. leaders of the 2000 cc class. The Mini bunch was led by Whitmore, followed by Aley, Hamlin and Clare.
McLaren spun at Druids on lap 2, dropping him to fifth; Whitmore retired. Parkes, second now, closed on team-mate Sears, finally passing him on lap 9. In the meantime Aley had retired as well, leaving the lead in the 1000 cc class to Clare. Hutcheson and Lewis were still circulating close together.
Salvadori had followed Parkes and Sears closely, and found a way around Sears but could not go any further: at the finish, Parkes took the flag 3,4 seconds before Salvadori, with Sears in third. Hamlin had gone ahead of Clare and won the 1000 cc class, Kerrison and Hutcheson won the other classes.


Class A-D
Pos Pos in class # Team / Entrant
Car- Engine
Drivers, Nationality Engine
vol. (cc)
Engine
Type
Group Distance,
time
Qualifying position Qualifying time Fastest lap Reason out,
remarks
1 1 134 Equipe Endeavour
Jaguar Mk II 3.8
Michael Parkes, GB
3781 L6 D 20 laps, 40.50,8 3      
2 2 132 John Coombs
Jaguar Mk II 3.8
Roy Salvadori, GB
3781 L6 D 20 laps, 40.54,2 1   2.00,8  
3 3 133 Equipe Endeavour
Jaguar Mk II 3.8
Jack Sears, GB
3781 L6 D 20 2      
4 4 136 Peter Berry (Racing) Ltd.?
Jaguar Mk II 3.8
Bruce McLaren, NZ
3781 L6 D 20 4      
5 5 137 Gawaine Baillie
Jaguar Mk II 3.8
Gawaine Baillie, GB
3781 L6 D 20 5      
6 1 144 Barwell Motors Ltd.
Riley 1.5
Alan Hutcheson, GB
1489 L4 B 20 laps, 41.50,0 11      
7 2 146  
Riley 1.5
Edward Lewis, GB
1489 L4 B 20 6   2.09,4  
  3? 140  
Borgward Isabella TS/2.3 Liter?
Bill Blydenstein, GB
1493/2240 L4/L6 B or C?   10      
  1 139  
Jaguar Mk II 2.4
Chris Kerrison, GB
2483 L6 C 20 laps, 42.21,4 7   2.11,4  
  2 138  
Ford Zephyr
David Haynes, GB
2553 L6 C   9      
  1 153  
Morris Mini Minor
Frank Hamlin, NZ
848 L4 A   14   2.14,0  
  2 155  
Morris Mini Minor
Mick Clare, GB
848 L4 A   13      
  3 152  
Morris Mini Minor
Bill Aston, GB
848 L4 A   23      
    142  
Sunbeam Rapier Series IIIA
Alan Fraser, GB
1592 L4 B   15      
    145  
Riley 1.5
Peter Pilsworth, GB
1489 L4 B   20      
    143  
Sunbeam Rapier Series IIIA
Ellis Cuff-Miller, GB
1592 L4 B   16      
    148  
Austin A40
George Lawrence, GB
948 L4 A   24      
    154  
Austin Mini Seven
Christabel Carlisle, GB
848 L4 A   18      
    158  
Austin Mini Seven
Terry Crawford, GB
848 L4 A   21      
    160  
Austin Mini Seven
Tony Rutt, GB
848 L4 A   22      
DNF   149 Don Moore
Austin Mini Seven
John Whitmore, GB
848 L4 A   8     Gearbox
DNF   150 Don Moore
Morris Mini Minor
John Aley, GB
848 L4 A   12     Overheating
DNF   147  
Riley 1.5
Mike Sargent, GB
1489 L4 B   17      
DNF   159  
Morris Mini Minor
Johnny La Trobe
848 L4 A   19