Greene Keith Greene, 1962 German Grand Prix  

Full Name: Keith Greene
Nationality: British
Born: 5 January 1938, Leytonstone (GBR)

First GP: 1960 British Grand Prix
Last GP: 1962 German Grand Prix

Entries: 6 Grands Prix: 3 Non-starts: 3
Wins: 0 Best Finish: 15th Best Grid: 19th
Fastest Laps: 0 Points: 0 Retirements: 2

1959 Formula 1, Gilby Engineering Cooper Climax 4cyl T43, 1 entry, 1 DNQ
1960 Formula 1, Gilby Engineering Cooper Maserati 4cyl T45, 1 race, 0 points, Not Classified
1961 Formula 1, Gilby Engineering Climax 4cyl 1961, 1 race, 0 points, Not Classified
1962 Formula 1, Gilby Engineering BRM V8 1962, 3 entries, 2 races, 1 DNQ, 0 points, Not Classified

Keith Greene’s father Syd ran the Gilby Engineering racing concern, so it was no surprise that he would enter into motorsport, and by the age of 18 he was being entered in local handicap races.

His single-seater career started in 1959 and he impressed with an excellent second place at the Aintree 200 Formula 2 race.

In 1961, Gilby decided to construct its own F1 chassis under the new 1.5-litre rules, but it wasn’t very successful and only achieved modest result when fitted with a BRM V8 powerplant in 1962, where Keith peaked with third place at the non-championship Naples GP.

Keith turned to sports cars and GT racing when Gilby pulled the pin on its F1 project, before heading into team management in the 1970s, which included working with the Brabham F1 team.

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