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The International Gold Cup is a prize awarded annually to the winner of a motor race held at the Oulton Parkmarker circuit, Cheshiremarker, Englandmarker, UKmarker. In the 1950s and '60s it formed one of a number of highly regarded non-Championship Formula One races, which regularly attracted top drivers and teams. With the increasing cost of F1, the number of non-Championship events dwindled and the Gold Cup fell by the wayside in the mid-1970s. After this time the cup was run in events for Formula 5000 cars, then Formula 3000, before finally being reduced to a courtesy award made for the winner of the race deemed "highlight of the weekend"[386707]. The Cup proper was reinstated by the Historic Sports Car Club in 2003, for the winner of a race for historic F1 cars at the same circuit.

The Oulton Park circuit opened in 1953 and the first Gold Cup meeting was held the following year. As a sign of things to come Stirling Moss won both the first and second events; he would go on to win the Gold Cup a further three times before an accident prematurely ended his career. Perhaps appropriately it was Moss that was at the wheel when the Ferguson P99 took the first ever victory by a four-wheel drive F1 car, in the 1961 Gold Cup race. Other famous winners include Jack Brabham and Denny Hulme.


  • Races shown with a pink background indicate non-Formula One races.

Year Driver Constructor Report
2004 Barry Williams Aston Martin DBR4 Report
2003 Martin O'Connell Lotus-Cosworth Report
2002 Report
2001 Tim Harvey
Rob Wilson
Chrysler Viper GTS-R Report
2000 Tim Harvey
Mike Youles
Porsche 911 GT2 Report
1999 Julian Bailey
Jamie Campbell-Walter
Lister Storm Report
1997-98 Not held
1996 Gareth Rees Reynard-Cosworth Report
1995 Not held
1994 Joachim Winkelhock BMW 318i Report
1993 Joachim Winkelhock BMW 318i Report
1992 Yvan Muller Reynard-Cosworth Report
1991 Paul Warwick Reynard-Cosworth Report
1990 Richard Dean Reynard-Cosworth Report
1989 Paolo Carcasci Reynard-Cosworth Report
1988 Gary Brabham Ralt-Volkswagen Report
1987 David Leslie
Mike Wilds
Lola-Chevrolet Report
1986 John Foulston
John Brindley
Lola-Chevrolet Report
1985 John Foulston
John Brindley
Lola-Chevrolet Report
1984 John Foulston
John Brindley
Lola-Chevrolet Report
1983 Richard Budge
Vin Malkie
Chevron-Ford Report
1982 Tony Trimmer Fittipaldi-Ford Report
1981 John Surtees Maseratimarker Report
1980 Guy Edwards Arrows-Ford Report
1979 David Kennedy Wolf-Ford Report
1978 Tony Trimmer McLarenmarker-Ford Report
1977 Tony Trimmer Surtees-Ford Report
1976 Guy Edwards Brabham-Ford Report
1975 David Purley Chevron-Ford Report
1974 Ian Ashley Lola-Chevrolet Report
1973 Peter Gethin Chevron-Chevrolet Report
1972 Denny Hulme McLarenmarker-Cosworth Report
1971 John Surtees Surtees-Cosworth Report
1970 John Surtees Surtees-Cosworth Report
1969 Jacky Ickx Brabham-Cosworth Report
1968 Jackie Stewart Matra-Cosworth Report
1967 Jack Brabham Brabham-Repco Report
1966 Jack Brabham Brabham-Repco Report
1965 John Surtees Lola-Cosworth Report
1964 Jack Brabham Brabham-Cosworth Report
1963 Jim Clark Lotus-Climax Report
1962 Jim Clark Lotus-Climax Report
1961 Stirling Moss Ferguson-Climax Report
1960 Stirling Moss Lotus-Climax Report
1959 Stirling Moss Cooper-Climax Report
1958 Roy Salvadori Lotus-Climax Report
1957 Jack Brabham Cooper-Climax Report
1956 Roy Salvadori Cooper-Climax Report
1955 Stirling Moss Maseratimarker Report
1954 Stirling Moss Maseratimarker Report

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