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Thomas Cuthbert "Cuth" Harrison (6 July 1906 – 21 January 1981) was a Formula 1 driver. He drove in three races for the ERA team in 1950

He is most notable for driving in the inaugural Championship Grand Prix at Silverstone.


Formula One CareerEdit

Pre ChampionshipEdit

He began driving Formula 1 in 1947, buying and racing a ERA R1B and R8B. He finished fourth in the 1947 Belgian Grand Prix in a shared drive with Bob Gerard, and followed that up with a podium finish of third in the Reims Grand Prix that year. In 1949 he had a further third pace at Richmond Trophy

1950Edit

Harrison made his championship debut at the first race of the season, the British Grand Prix, Qualifying 15th, 7.6s off pole. He finished two places of the points in seventh in a race of attrition

At the next race at Monaco he qualified a career best 14th, but was wiped out in the first lap pileup at Tabac. He missed the next four rounds but made a return at the seventh and final round of the championship, the Italian Grand Prix, retiring on lap 51 of 80 with Radiator Problems.

In non-championship races in 1950, he earned two podiums, including a career best second at the British Empire Trophy.

Formula One Statistical OverviewEdit

Career StatisticsEdit

Entries 3
Starts 3
Pole Positions 0
Race Wins 0
Podiums 0
Fastest laps 0
Points 0
Complete Formula One results
Year 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Pts Pos
1950 Flag of the United Kingdom Flag of Monaco 48-star U S flag Flag of Switzerland Flag of Belgium Flag of France Flag of Italy 0 NC
Ret Ret Ret


Key
Symbol Meaning Symbol Meaning
1stWinner Ret Retired
2ndPodium finish DSQ Disqualified
3rd DNQ Did not qualify
5thPoints finish DNPQ Did not pre-qualify
14thNon-points finish TD Test driver
NCNon-classified finish (<90% race distance) DNS Did not start
ItalicsScored point(s) for Fastest Lap [+] More Symbols

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