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Helmet of Jim Russell

Flag of Great Britain Jim Russell

nationality British born May 28, 1920 hometown Downham Market, Norfolk died March 30, 2019 place of death Bury St. Edmonds, Suffolk

Racing highlights

19593rdFormula 2 Lavant Cup Goodwood

Racing career summary

Races entered20
Wins1
Podiums3
Pole positions1
Fastest laps1
Race win percentage5%
Podium percentage15%

Disclaimer: the data and summaries are all taken from the data available in the career details section further below on this page. If you know of things missing or have corrections, please log in and submit them.

Career overview – years in numbers

The following numbers are a summary of the more detailed information available in the Career details further below on the page. Seasons spanning over two years (for example 2013-14 championships) have their race results accounted for in the year the championship ends.

1959Racing4 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1958Racing9 races1 win2 podiums1 pole positions1 fastest race lap
1957Racing6 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1955Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of Jim Russell

1959 Formula 2 Lavant Cup Goodwood

PositionPointsTeam
3rd0Jim Russell
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1010?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cooper T45 (Climax)

1959 27th Grand Prix of Endurance 24 Hours of Le Mans Class S 2.0

PositionPointsTeam
0Cooper Car Company
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cooper T49 MonacoCoventry Climax 2.0

1959 Formula 1 & 2, XI BRDC International Trophy, Silverstone

PositionPointsTeam
7th0Jim Russell
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cooper T45Climax

1959 Formula 1, XIV B.A.R.C. 200 Aintree

PositionPointsTeam
0Jim Russell Racing Drivers School
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cooper T45Climax

1958 Formula 1 & 2 , X BRDC International Trophy, Silverstone

PositionPointsTeam
10th0Jim Russell
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cooper T45Climax

1958 Formula 1, XIII B.A.R.C. 200 Aintree

PositionPointsTeam
12th0Jim Russell Racing Drivers School
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cooper T45Climax

1958 Formula 2 Great Britain

PositionPointsTeam
4th31Jim Russell
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
71211
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cooper T45Climax

1957 25th Grand Prix of Endurance 24 Hours of Le Mans Class S 1.1

PositionPointsTeam
0Arnott Cars
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Arnott SportsCoventry Climax 1.1

1957 Formula 1 & 2, IX BRDC International Trophy, Silverstone

PositionPointsTeam
0Alan Brown Equipe
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cooper T43Climax

1957 Formula 1, V Glover Trophy Goodwood

PositionPointsTeam
5th0Gilby Engineering
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Maserati 250F

1957 Formula 2, IV International Gold Cup Oulton Park

PositionPointsTeam
0Cooper Car Co.
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cooper T43Climax

1957 Formula 2 Great Britain

PositionPointsTeam
0Alan Brown Equipe, Cooper Car Co.
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cooper T43Climax

1955 Tourist Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
0Cooper Cars Co
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cooper T39 (Climax)

1955 23rd Grand Prix of Endurance 24 Hours of Le Mans Class S 1.1

PositionPointsTeam
0Arnott Racing Cars
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
0000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Arnott SportsCoventry Climax 1.1
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