Jackie Lewis  Great Britain

  • Full name Jack Lewis
  • Birth date November 1, 1936
  • Birthplace Stroud, Gloucestershire, Great Britain
  • Current age 77 years 169 days
  • Teams BRM, Cooper
World Championship Career
Year Car Race Start Won Pod Class Best Pole Front Best Lap Hat Pts Pos
1961 Cooper 5 5 0 0 3 4 0 0 13 0 0 3 13
1962 BRM, Cooper 5 4 0 0 2 8 0 0 15 0 0 0 -
Total 10 9 0 0 5 4 0 0 13 0 0 3
Race Circuit Date
First race Belgian Grand Prix Spa June 18, 1961 Race results
Last race German Grand Prix Nürburgring August 5, 1962 Race results
Profile

Jackie Lewis forged his reputation in privately-owned Coopers, culminating in him winning the Formula 2 title in 1960. He entered Formula One as a privateer in 1961 and the season culminated in a fourth place at Monza in a race marred by a terrible accident which killed Ferrari driver Wolfgang von Trips and 15 spectators. That success earned him a drive for the Ecurie Galloise team in 1962 but he struggled and quit at the end of the season.

Initially he was reported to be taking a year out, but he found solace in sheep farming and never returned, although he kept a link with cars by running a garage in Stroud.

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