Desmond Titterington

Titterington
Nationality British
Date of Birth 1 May, 1928
Date of Death 13 April, 2002
Car Connaught B (1956)
Races Entered 1
DNQ/DNPQ -
Best Result DNF (74 laps)
Britain, 1956

Highly talented and successful Jaguar and Mercedes sports car driver who had a limited single-seater career, and only one Championship GP start. He retired suddenly, at the peak of his form, to concentate on business commitments.

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Career Summary
Before F1
1950 • Competed in minor club races, trials and hillclimbs in a J2 MG.
1951 • Competed in British and Irish national events in a Fiat Balilla, a Sunbeam MG and an Allard J2X.
• Alpine Rally, 3rd place in class in an MG TD with McMillen.
1952 • Competed in British and Irish national events in an Allard J2X.
1953 • Competed in British and Irish national events in an Allard J2X, a Frazer Nash, and for Ecurie Ecosse.
• World Sportscar Championship, 1 start at the Tourist Trophy in an Aston Martin DB3 with Dickson.
• Connacht Winter Trial, 1st place in a Dellow.
1954 • Competed in British and Irish national events in a Triumph TR2, an Ecurie Ecosse Jaguar C-Type, and a Ferrari 750 Monza.
• Monte Carlo Rally, 6th place in a Jaguar with Adams.
• Circuit of Ireland, 2nd place in a Triumph TR2.
• World Sportscar Championship, 1 start at the Tourist Trophy in a Ferrari 750 Monza with Kelly.
1955 • Competed in British and Irish national events, and international events in a works and Ecurie Ecosse Jaguar D-Type.
• Circuit of Ireland, 2nd place in a Triumph TR2 with Davies.
• World Sportscar Championship, 2 starts at the Tourist Trophy and the Targa Florio in a works Jaguar D-Type with Hawthorn, and in a works Mercedes-Benz 300SL with Fitch.
• International Trophy, 3rd place in a Jaguar MKVII.
1956 • Competed in British national events, and international events in a works and Ecurie Ecosse Jaguar D-Type, and a McCandless with various drivers.
• Circuit of Ireland, 2nd place.
• World Sportscar Championship, 3 starts in a works and Ecurie Ecosse Jaguar D-Type with various drivers.
• Le Mans 24hrs, retired in a works Jaguar D-Type with Frére.
Formula One
1955 • International Gold Cup, retired in a Vanwall.
1956 • Syracuse GP, retired in a Connaught B-Type Alta.
• Aintree 200, retired in a Connaught B-Type Alta.
• International Trophy, 3rd place in a Connaught B-Type Alta.
• World Championship, 1 start at the British GP in a Connaught B-Type Alta.
After F1
1956 • Retired from full-time motor racing.
1958 • Monte Carlo Rally, 43rd place in a Ford Zephyr with Adams and McMillen.
• Alpine Rally, 3rd in class in a Triumph TR3.
1963 • Armagh Sporting Trial, 1st place in an Alexis.
1964 • Irish Experts Trial, 1st place in an Alexis.
• Carlig Lead Mines Trial, 1st place in an Alexis.
• Competed in other Irish national events in an Alexis.
1966 • Armagh Christmas Trial, 5th place in an Alexis.

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