Roy Salvadori  Great Britain

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World Championship Career
Year Car Race Start Won Pod Class Best Pole Front Best Lap Hat Pts Pos
1952 Ferrari 1 1 0 0 1 8 0 0 19 0 0 0 -
1953 Connaught 5 5 0 0 0 - 0 0 11 0 0 0 -
1954 Maserati 2 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 7 0 0 0 -
1955 Maserati 1 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 20 0 0 0 -
1956 Maserati 3 3 0 0 1 11 0 0 7 0 0 0 -
1957 BRM, Vanwall, Cooper 5 4 0 0 1 5 0 0 6 0 0 2 18
1958 Cooper 9 9 0 2 8 2 0 1 3 0 0 15 4
1959 Aston Martin, Cooper 7 7 0 0 3 6 0 1 2 0 0 0 -
1960 Aston Martin, Cooper 4 3 0 0 1 8 0 0 12 0 0 0 -
1961 Cooper 5 5 0 0 4 6 0 0 12 0 0 2 17
1962 Lola 8 7 0 0 0 - 0 0 9 0 0 0 -
Total 50 47 0 2 19 2 0 2 2 0 0 19
Race Circuit Date
First race British Grand Prix Silverstone July 19, 1952 Race results
Last race South African Grand Prix Prince George December 29, 1962 Race results
Profile

British born of Italian parents, Roy Salvadori started racing in 1947 and graduated to Formula One, making his debut in 1952 and competing regularly until 1962 for a succession of teams including Cooper, Vanwall, BRM, Aston Martin and Connaught. He also excelled in other formula, and in 1959 - with co-driver Caroll Shelby - won Le Mans for Aston Martin.

In 47 F1 starts he managed only one podium, a third at the 1958 British Grand Prix, but he won non-championship races in Australia, New Zealand and England. In 1961 he was lying in second place at the US Grand Prix when his Cooper suffered an engine failure.

At the end of 1962 he retired from F1 and stopped racing completely a couple of years later to concentrate on motor trading. He returned to the sport in 1966 to spend two years as manager of the Cooper-Maserati squad, and eventually retired to Monaco.

Martin Williamson November 2009

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September 2, 2007

Moss with co-driver Roy Salvadori at the the 2007 Goodwood Revival

August 5, 1962

Roy Salvadori tackles the Carousel

July 18, 1959

Jack Brabham (No. 12) leads away Roy Salvadori (No. 2) and Harry Schell (No. 8) at the start of the British Grand Prix

     

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