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1960 Australian Grand Prix

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Date  12 June 1960
Weather  Sunny
Course length  4.54 km (2.82 mi)
1960 Australian Grand Prix
Location  Lowood circuit, Tarampa, Queensland
Course  Permanent racing facility
Distance  36 laps, 163.44 km (101.52 mi)

The 1960 Australian Grand Prix was a motor race held at Lowood in Queensland, Australia on 12 June 1960. The race had 16 starters.

It was the twenty fifth Australian Grand Prix. Alec Mildren won his only AGP, which was also the second AGP victory for a rear-engined racing car. Mildren eschewed the more usual Coventry Climax FPF engine in favour of a Maserati sports car unit to power his Cooper T51, one of many competitors at the time who tried sports car engines in racing car chassis. Davison's Aston Martin DBR4 too had a DB3S three litre sports car engine replacing the 2.5 litre powerplant.

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References

1960 Australian Grand Prix Wikipedia


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