Peter Ashdown  Great Britain

  • Full name Peter Ashdown
  • Birth date October 16, 1934
  • Birthplace Danbury, Essex, Great Britain
  • Current age 79 years 289 days
  • Teams Cooper
World Championship Career
Year Car Race Start Won Pod Class Best Pole Front Best Lap Hat Pts Pos
1959 Cooper 1 1 0 0 1 12 0 0 23 0 0 0 -
Total 1 1 0 0 1 12 0 0 23 0 0 0
Race Circuit Date
Only race British Grand Prix Aintree July 18, 1959 [race_results]
Profile

Peter Ashdown made his name on the British Formula Junior scene, and his one Grand Prix came when he drove a Formula 2 Cooper-Climax at the 1959 British Grand Prix at Aintree. For three years he was Lola's works driver, and in 1960 and 1962 he won his class in the Nurburgring 1000km driving a Formula Junior Lola. His family ran a Vauxhall dealership in Essex.

Martin Williamson November 2009

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