CONSTRUCTORS: DERRINGTON-FRANCIS RACING TEAM

Name: Derrington-Francis Racing Team

Engine tuner Vic Derrington and Stirling Moss's old mechanic Alf Francis teamed up in 1964 to start their own racing team. They acquired one of the ATS Tipo 100 cars from the previous year and Francis reworked the design, shortening the wheelbase and giving the car a completely different bodywork. It was finished in time for the 1964 Italian Grand Prix at Monza and was rented out to Portuguese driver Mario Cabral. He qualified 19th out of the 25 cars present but his race was short-lived as the car suffered ignition problems and retired after 25 laps.

The car was not seen again.

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