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Encyclopedia > Cliff Allison
Cliff Allison
Formula One Career
Nationality United Kingdom British
Active years 1958 - 1961
Team(s) Lotus, Scuderia Centro Sud, Ferrari, UDT Laystall
Grands Prix 18
Championships 0
Wins 0
Podium finishes    1
Pole positions 0
Fastest laps 0
First Grand Prix 1958 Monaco Grand Prix
Last Grand Prix 1961 Belgian Grand Prix

Clifford Allison (born February 8, 1932 in Brough, Westmoreland Рdied April 7, 2005 in Brough, (now) Cumbria) was a racing driver who participated in Formula One during seasons 1958 to 1961 for the Lotus, Scuderia Centro Sud, Ferrari and UDT Laystall teams. Formula One - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... Lotus Logo with initials of its founder, Anthony Colin Bruce Chapman Lotus Cars is a British manufacturer of sports and racing cars based at Hethel, Norfolk, England. ... Scuderia Centro Sud was a privateer racing team founded by Guglielmo Mimmo Dei that entered various Formula 1 and sports car between 1956 and 1965. ... Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro is the name for the Gestione Sportiva, the division of the Ferrari automobile company concerned with racing. ... BRP was a Formula One constructor from Britain. ... The Formula One World Drivers Championship (WDC) is awarded by the F̩d̩ration Internationale de lAutomobile (FIA) to the most successful Formula One race car driver over a season, as determined by a points system based on Grand Prix results. ... Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Results from the 1958 Formula One Monaco Grand Prix held at Monaco on May 18, 1958 Classification Notes Fastest Lap: Mike Hawthorn 140. ... The Monaco Grand Prix (Grand Prix de Monaco) is a Formula One race held on the streets of the Principality of Monaco. ... Results from the 1961 Formula One Belgian Grand Prix held at Spa-Francorchamps on June 18, 1961 Classification Notes Fastest Lap: Richie Ginther 359. ... The Belgian Grand Prix is an automobile race, part of the Formula One World Championship. ... February 8 is the 39th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1932 (MCMXXXII) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link will take you to a full 1932 calendar). ... Brough is a village and civil parish in the Eden district of Cumbria, England. ... Westmorland is one of the 39 traditional counties of England. ... April 7 is the 97th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (98th in leap years). ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Cumbria is a county in the North West region of England. ... Auto racing (also known as automobile racing or autosport) is a sport involving racing automobiles. ... Formula One - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... Team Lotus was one of Formula 1s most successful teams. ... Scuderia Centro Sud was a privateer racing team founded by Guglielmo Mimmo Dei that entered various Formula 1 and sports car between 1956 and 1965. ... Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro is the name for the Gestione Sportiva, the division of the Ferrari automobile company concerned with racing. ... BRP was a Formula One constructor from Britain. ...


He suffered a major crash behind the wheel of his Ferrari while practicing for the 1960 Monaco Grand Prix and it took him almost the rest of the year to recover from the injuries. The following year he suffered another crash at the wheel of his Lotus at the 1961 Belgian Grand Prix, and broke both his legs, marking the end of his career in motorsport. He kept in touch with the sport through reunions & was always a popular visitor to the paddock. Results from the 1960 Formula One Monaco Grand Prix held at Monaco on May 29, 1960 Classification Notes Fastest Lap: Bruce McLaren 136. ... Results from the 1961 Formula One Belgian Grand Prix held at Spa-Francorchamps on June 18, 1961 Classification Notes Fastest Lap: Richie Ginther 359. ...


Allison owned and managed Allison's Garage in Brough. The business had been started by his father and he returned to it after his racing career ended. Allison's also provided the village bus service, which Cliff Allison would drive.




Complete Formula One World Championship Results

(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position)

Year Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 Team WDC Points
1958 Lotus ARG
MON
6
DUT
6
INDY
BEL
4
FRA
Ret
GBR
Ret
GER
10
POR
Ret
ITA
7
MOR
10
Lotus 18th 3
1959 Ferrari MON
Ret
INDY
DUT
9
FRA
GBR
GER
Ret
POR
ITA
5
USA
Ret
Ferrari 17th 2
1960 Ferrari ARG
2
MON
DNQ
INDY
DUT
BEL
FRA
GBR
POR
ITA
USA
Ferrari 12th 6
1961 UDT Laystall MON
8
DUT
BEL
DNS
FRA
GBR
GER
ITA
USA
UDT Laystall - 0

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Cliff Allison, Formula One driver with Lotus and Ferrari, has died aged 73.
Cliff was involved with every major step Lotus made in the heady days of 1957/8, which saw Lotus move into F1 and F2, launch the Elite and the Seven, clean up at Le Mans and introduce the Fifteen sports car.
Cliff Allison's achievements have not been properly appreciated.
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