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The 1949 British Grand Prix was held on May 15, at Silverstone Circuit. The race was won by Emmanuel de Graffenried in a Maserati, ahead of Bob Gerard in an ERA and Louis Rosier in a Talbot-Lago-Talbot.


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RaceEdit

ResultsEdit

Pos No Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid
1 2 Switzerland Emmanuel de Graffenried Italy Maserati 100 3:52:50.2 4
2 7 United Kingdom Bob Gerard United Kingdom ERA 100 + 1:05.2 5
3 16 France Louis Rosier France Talbot-Lago-Talbot 99 + 1 Lap 20
4 8 United Kingdom David Hampshire
United Kingdom Billy Cotton
United Kingdom ERA 99 + 1 Lap 10
5 24 France Philippe Étancelin France Talbot-Lago-Talbot 97 + 3 Laps 8
6 11 United Kingdom Fred Ashmore Italy Maserati 97 + 3 Laps 11
7 18 United Kingdom George Abecassis United Kingdom Alta 96 + 4 Laps 12
8 21 United Kingdom Peter Whitehead
United Kingdom Dudley Folland
Italy Ferrari 95 + 5 Laps 14
9 6 United Kingdom Geoff Ansell
United Kingdom Brian Shawe-Taylor
United Kingdom ERA 94 + 6 Laps 13
10 19 Belgium Johnny Claes France Talbot-Lago-Talbot 92 + 8 Laps 18
11 22 United Kingdom Philip Fotheringham-Parker
United Kingdom Duncan Hamilton
Italy Maserati 92 + 8 Laps 22
Ret 4 United Kingdom Raymond Mays
United Kingdom Ken Richardson
Italy Thinwall Special Ferrari 82 Accident 19
Ret 10 United Kingdom Reg Parnell Italy Maserati 69 Transmission 6
Ret 25 United Kingdom Roy Salvadori Italy Maserati 65 Valve 23
Ret 9 United Kingdom David Murray Italy Maserati 64 Engine 25
Ret 27 United Kingdom John Bolster United Kingdom ERA 53 Accident 16
Ret 28 United Kingdom Peter Walker United Kingdom ERA 50 Brakes 3
Ret 1 Thailand B. Bira Italy Maserati 47 Collision 2
Ret 15 Monaco Louis Chiron France Talbot-Lago-Talbot 41 Engine 15
Ret 17 France Yves Giraud-Cabantous France Talbot-Lago-Talbot 39 Oil leak 11
Ret 26 United Kingdom Anthony Baring Italy Maserati 39 Water leak 21
Ret 12 Italy Luigi Villoresi Italy Maserati 36 Engine 1
Ret  ? United Kingdom Cuth Harrison United Kingdom ERA 25  ? 9
Ret 20 United Kingdom George Nixon United Kingdom ERA 16 Supercharger 24
Ret 3 United Kingdom Tony Rolt Italy Alfa Romeo 15 Rear axle 7
DNS 5 United Kingdom Bob Ansell Italy Maserati Engine

MilestonesEdit

V T E 1949 Formula One season
Teams Alfa Romeo • Alta • Delahaye • ERA • Ferrari • Maserati • Talbot-Lago •
Engines Alfa Romeo • Alta • Delahaye • ERA • Ferrari • Maserati • Talbot •
Drivers Abecassis • Ascari • Biondetti • Bonetto • B. Bira • Chaboud • Chiron • Claes • Étancelin • Fagioli • Fangio • Farina • Gerard • Giraud-Cabantous • De Graffenried • Levegh • Mairesse • Murray • Pagani • Parnell • Rosier • Sommer • Taruffi • Villoresi • Whitehead •
Grandes Épreuves Britain • Belgium • Switzerland • France • Italy
Other races San Remo • Pau • Richmond Trophy • Paris • Jersey Road Race • Albi • Netherlands • BRDC International Trophy • Goodwood Trophy •
See also 1948 Formula One season • 1950 Formula One season • Category
V T E United Kingdom British Grand Prix
Circuits Brooklands (1926 - 1927), Silverstone (1948 - Present), Aintree (1955 - 1962), Brands Hatch (1963 - 1986)
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