Colin Davis  Great Britain

  • Full name Colin Davis
  • Birth date July 29, 1933
  • Birthplace London, Great Britain
  • Date of death December 19, 2012 (79 years 143 days)
  • Teams Cooper
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World Championship Career
Year Car Race Start Won Pod Class Best Pole Front Best Lap Hat Pts Pos
1959 Cooper 2 2 0 0 1 11 0 0 17 0 0 0 -
Total 2 2 0 0 1 11 0 0 17 0 0 0
Race Circuit Date
First race French Grand Prix Reims July 5, 1959 Race results
Last race Italian Grand Prix Monza September 13, 1959 Race results
Profile

Colin Davis was an advertising executive who raced a Formula Three 500cc Cooper in Britain before he moved to Italy to continue his racing career. He competed in two championship Formula One races in 1959 in a Scuderia Centro Sud Cooper-Maserati, retiring in France and finishing 11th in Italy. He shared the winning Porsche 904 GTS in the 1964 Targa Florio with Antonio Pucci. He was the son of Le Mans winner Sammy Davis, who later became Autocar's sports editor and an influential figure in British motor racing.

Martin Williamson November 2009

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