Innes Ireland

Innes Ireland was a British F1 driver who raced in the Formula 1 World Championship between 1959 and 1966. “One of Life’s Rich Characters”, Ireland won the 1961 United States Grand Prix for Lotus and by doing so recorded the very first Formula 1 victory for the iconic British marque and the first Grand Prix win for a Scotsman. He became President of the British Racing Drivers’ Club (BRDC) in 1992 but sadly died from cancer the following year.

Innes Ireland's F1 Wins
Win NumberGrand PrixCircuitDateRoundNo.TeamChassisTyreGridWinning MarginRace TimeSpeedDistance
11961 United States Grand PrixWatkins Glen International8 October 19618/815Lotus Climax21Dunlop84.3002:13:45.800166.032370.150