Peter Hawthorn Ashdown (born
16 October 1934, Danbury,
Essex) is a former motor
He drove in a single Formula One
World Championship Grand Prix,
racing a Cooper
Formula One, he was one of the leaders of the British Formula Junior scene, but an accident at
Rouen-Les-Essarts in 1958, in which he broke his collarbone,
considerably hampered his career.
He continued racing in a
Cooper-Climax entered by
1959 British Grand Prix
Aintree. From there he drove a Formula
small-engined sports cars, winning his class in the 1960 and 1962
retired in 1962.
Complete Formula One World Championship results