Australian racing driver Jack Brabham (11) returned to top form June 6 when, driving a Cooper, he won the Grand Prix of Holland at Zandvoort.
GV Spectator's cars etc.,
SV Race cars and mechanics.
CU Mechanic on Lotus
MV Cooper car and mechanics.
CU Driver drinks.
CU Stirling Moss.
CU Another driver.
GV Cars on track preparing for off.
GV PAN..Field round bend
GTV Cars hurling down straight.
GV PAN..Two cars flash past.
GV PAN..Roy Salvadori leads three other cars around bend.
MV Gurney's wrecked car (three shots).
GV PAN..Salvadori round bend.
MV Mechanics work on replacing wheel on Moss's car.
MV Moss re-enters race.
GV Moss round bend.
GV PAN..No.16 Graham Hill on B.R.M. rounds bend.
SV Head on - Wolfgang von Trips on Ferrari proceeds Moss round bend.
SV Roy Salvadori.
SV Innes Ireland (Lotus) passes camera.
GTV First, second and third flagged in.
MV winner Jack Brabham.
SPORT: CAR RACING
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Background: Australian racing driver Jack Brabham (11) returned to top form June 6 when, driving a Cooper, he won the Grand Prix of Holland at Zandvoort. Dutch spectators showed great sympathy when Britain's Stirling Moss (7) had to stop at the pits on the 16th lap to change a wheel just as he was closing in on Brabham who had led from the start. The afternoon was marred by an accident as Dan Gurney (15), of America, driving a B.R.M., skidded off the track and crashed into a sand dune killing an 18-year-old spectator, Piet Aalders of Haarlem, Gurney was only superficially hurt.
World champion driver Brabham covered the 75 laps of the 2.6-mile circuit at an average speed of 96.11 m.p.h. in a superb display of skill and reliability. For much of the race, crowds were thrilled by the attempt of Stirling Moss to make up for his three-minute delay. He nearly snatched third place from Graham Hill (16), driving a B.R.M., but the handicap was too great. There was one consolation for Moss: he set up a new lap record 1 min. 32.8 secs on the very last lap.
Second in the race, after a steady drive, was Britain's Innes Ireland (4), in a Lotus. He was closely accompanied by Lotus team-mate Alan Stacey (5) for 60 laps until Stacey retired with gearbox trouble.
In the driver's championship McLaren still leads with 14 points, followed by Moss with 11 points; Brabham, 8; Ireland, 7; and Addison, 6.
Lance Reventlow, son of heiress Barbara Hutton, had a lucky escape during practice for the Grand Prix, June 5. A rear wheel of his Scarab - a Formula 1 racing car he himself had sponsored - came off as the car was leaving a corner. Fortunately, he was able to bring the car to rest after sliding across the track on a brake disc.