Jack Pitcher

Jack Pitcher
Jack Pitcher started in 1957, at time when Jim Russell and Stuart Lewis-Evans were dominating, driving a Cooper-Norton and became a prolific and highly successful driver for the late period of 500cc Formula 3.In 1960, with the retirement of Don Parker, Jack utterly dominated winning pretty much every race he finished but could only finish second to Mike Ledbrook in 1961 at which point he retired.

Some results for Jack:

Snetterton 19th May 1957, 5th

Silverstone 29th June 1957, 3rd in heat, 4th in final

Snetterton 28th July 1957, 8th

Cadwell Park 5th August 1957, 3rd in heat

Silverstone 28th September 1957, 2nd in race one, 2nd in race two

Mallory Park 26th December 1957, DNF


Mallory Park 29th March 1958, DNF

Snetterton 30th March 1958, DNF

Goodwood 7th April 1958 Earl of March Trophy, 3rd

Brands Hatch 20th April 1958, 3rd

Silverstone 10th May 1958, 1st in heat, 1st in final

Mallory Park 11th May 1958, 2nd

Snetterton 1st June 1958, 3rd

Silverstone 21st June 1958, 1st

Mallory Park 28th June 1958, 2nd

Snetterton 29th June 1958, 1st

Crystal Palace 5th July 1958 Redex Trophy, 4th

Full Sutton 12th July 1958, 3rd

Silverstone 19th July 1958 British Grand Prix, DNF

Oulton Park 26th July 1958, DNF

Snetterton 27th July 1958 Vanwall Trophy, 3rd

Cadwell Park 4th August 1958, 1st

Silverstone 9th August 1958 Commander Yorke Trophy, 2nd in heat

Brands Hatch 30th August 1958 Lewis Evans Trophy, 4th in heat, DNF in final

Snetterton 7th September 1958 Archie Scott-Brown Memorial Trophy, 5th

Oulton Park 20th September 1958, 2nd

Full Sutton 27th September 1958, 1st


Snetterton 22nd March 1959 Spring Trophy, 4th

Mallory Park 26th March 1959, 1st

Rufforth 28th March 1959, 1st

Oulton Park 11th April 1959 Empire Trophy, 3rd

Snetterton 19th April 1959, 3rd

Mallory Park 26th April 1959, DNF
Silverstone 9th May 1959, 1st

Brands Hatch 10th May 1959, 2nd

Crystal Palace 18th May 1959 Redex Trophy, 2nd

Rufforth 30th May 1959, 2nd

Aintree 20th June 1959, 1st

Mallory Park 28th June 1959, 2nd

Brands Hatch 12th July 1959, 1st in heat, 4th in final

Whitchurch 1st August 1959, 2nd

Brands Hatch 3rd August 1959 Lewis-Evans Trophy, 4th in race two

Crystal Palace 22nd August 1959, 2nd

Catterick 13th September 1959, 1st

Mallory Park 19th September 1959, 1st

Silverstone 3rd October 1959, DNF

Brands Hatch 26th December 1959 Francis Beart Trophy, 1st


Brands Hatch 18th April 1960, 1st

Silverstone 30th April 1960, 1st

Mallory Park 8th May 1960, 1st

Brands Hatch 29th May 1960, 1st

Cadwell Park May 1960, 1st

Rufforth 4th June 1960, 1st

Silverstone 25th June 1960, 1st

Brands Hatch 3rd July 1960, 1st

Cadwell Park 1st August 1960, 1st in Wilkinson Trophy, 1st in handicap race

Silverstone 6th August 1960 Commander Yorke Trophy, DNF

Rufforth 10th September 1960, 2nd

Snetterton 9th October 1960, 1st

Brands Hatch 16th October 1960 Lewis-Evans Trophy, DNF

Snetterton 18th March 1961, DNF

Mallory Park 16th April 1961, 1st

Rufforth 20th May 1961, 1st

Cadwell Park 22 May 1961, 1st

Silverstone 24th June 1961, DNF

Mallory Park 23rd July 1961, 1st

Silverstone 29th July 1961. 1st

Snetterton 8th October 1961,1st

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