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The 1957 British Grand Prix was held on July 20 at the Aintree Motor Racing Circuit near Liverpool. A huge crowd witnessed the first ever victory for a British car, with a Vanwall in a shared drive for Tony Brooks and Stirling Moss taking the flag. Second place went to Luigi Musso in a Lancia-Ferrari, with his teammate Mike Hawthorn in third.


BackgroundEdit


Entry listEdit

The full entry list for the 1957 British Grand Prix is outlined below:

No. Driver Entreat Constructor Chassis Engine Model Tyre
2 Argentina Juan Manuel Fangio Italy Officine Alfieri Maserati Maserati 250F Maserati 250F1 L6 2.5 P
4 France Jean Behra Italy Officine Alfieri Maserati Maserati 250F Maserati 250F1 L6 2.5 P
6 United States Harry Schell Italy Officine Alfieri Maserati Maserati 250F Maserati 250F1 L6 2.5 P
8 Argentina Carlos Menditeguy Italy Officine Alfieri Maserati Maserati 250F Maserati 250F1 L6 2.5 P
10 United Kingdom Mike Hawthorn Italy Scuderia Ferrari Lancia-Ferrari 801 Lancia DS50 V6 2.5 E
12 United Kingdom Peter Collins Italy Scuderia Ferrari Lancia-Ferrari 801 Lancia DS50 V6 2.5 E
14 Italy Luigi Musso Italy Scuderia Ferrari Lancia-Ferrari 801 Lancia DS50 V6 2.5 E
16 France Maurice Trintignant Italy Scuderia Ferrari Lancia-Ferrari 801 Lancia DS50 V6 2.5 E
18 United Kingdom Stirling Moss United Kingdom Vandervell Products Vanwall VW 5 Vanwall 254 L4 2.5 P
20 United Kingdom Tony Brooks United Kingdom Vandervell Products Vanwall VW 5 Vanwall 254 L4 2.5 P
22 United Kingdom Stuart Lewis-Evans United Kingdom Vandervell Products Vanwall VW 5 Vanwall 254 L4 2.5 P
24 United Kingdom Ron Flockhart United Kingdom Owen Racing Organisation BRM P25 BRM P25 L4 2.5 D
26 United Kingdom Les Leston United Kingdom Owen Racing Organisation BRM P25 BRM P25 L4 2.5 D
28 Sweden Jo Bonnier United Kingdom Privateer Maserati 250F Maserati 250F1 L6 2.5 D
30 United Kingdom Horace Gould United Kingdom Privateer Maserati 250F Maserati 250F1 L6 2.5 D
32 United Kingdom Ivor Bueb United Kingdom Gilby Engineering Maserati 250F Maserati 250F1 L6 2.5 D
34 Australia Jack Brabham United Kingdom R.R.C. Walker Racing Team Cooper T43 Climax FPF L4 2.0 D
36 United Kingdom Roy Salvadori United Kingdom Cooper Car Company Cooper T43 Climax FPF L4 2.0 D
38 United Kingdom Bob Gerard United Kingdom Bob Gerard Racing Cooper T44 Bristol BS2 L6 2.2 D

Practice OverviewEdit

QualifyingEdit

Qualifying ResultsEdit

The full qualifying results for the 1957 British Grand Prix are outlined below:

Pos. No. Driver Constructor Time Gap
1 18 United Kingdom Stirling Moss United Kingdom Vanwall 2:00.2
2 4 France Jean Behra Italy Maserati 2:00.4 + 0.2
3 20 United Kingdom Tony Brooks United Kingdom Vanwall 2:00.4 + 0.2
4 2 Argentina Juan Manuel Fangio Italy Maserati 2:00.6 + 0.4
5 10 United Kingdom Mike Hawthorn Italy Lancia-Ferrari 2:01.2 + 1.0
6 22 United Kingdom Stuart Lewis-Evans United Kingdom Vanwall 2:01.2 + 1.0
7 6 United States Harry Schell Italy Maserati 2:01.4 + 1.2
8 12 United Kingdom Peter Collins Italy Lancia-Ferrari 2:01.8 + 1.6
9 16 France Maurice Trintignant Italy Lancia-Ferrari 2:03.2 + 3.0
10 14 Italy Luigi Musso Italy Lancia-Ferrari 2:03.4 + 3.2
11 8 Argentina Carlos Menditeguy Italy Maserati 2:05.4 + 5.2
12 26 United Kingdom Les Leston United Kingdom BRM 2:05.6 + 5.4
13 34 Australia Jack Brabham United Kingdom Cooper-Climax 2:07.0 + 6.8
14 36 United Kingdom Roy Salvadori United Kingdom Cooper-Climax 2:07.0 + 6.8
15 30 United Kingdom Horace Gould Italy Maserati 2:07.4 + 7.2
16 24 United Kingdom Jack Fairman United Kingdom BRM 2:08.6 + 8.4
17 28 Sweden Jo Bonnier Italy Maserati 2:12.6 + 12.4
18 38 United Kingdom Bob Gerard United Kingdom Cooper-Bristol 2:12.6 + 12.4
19 32 United Kingdom Ivor Bueb Italy Maserati 2:15.4 + 15.2

GridEdit

Pos Pos Pos
Driver Driver Driver
______________
1 ______________
Stirling Moss 2 ______________
Jean Behra 3
Tony Brooks
______________
4 ______________
Juan Manuel Fangio 5
Mike Hawthorn
______________
6 ______________
Stuart Lewis-Evans 7 ______________
Harry Schell 8
Peter Collins
______________
9 ______________
Maurice Trintignant 10
Luigi Musso
______________
11 ______________
Carlos Menditeguy 12 ______________
Les Leston 13
Jack Brabham
______________
14 ______________
Roy Salvadori 15
Horace Gould
______________
16 ______________
Jack Fairman 17 ______________
Jo Bonnier 18
Bob Gerard
______________
19 ______________
Ivor Bueb 20




RaceEdit

ResultsEdit

Pos No Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 20 United Kingdom Tony Brooks
United Kingdom Stirling Moss
United Kingdom Vanwall 90 3:06:37.8 3 4
5*
2 14 Italy Luigi Musso Italy Lancia-Ferrari 90 + 25.6 10 6
3 10 United Kingdom Mike Hawthorn Italy Lancia-Ferrari 90 + 42.8 5 4
4 16 France Maurice Trintignant
United Kingdom Peter Collins
Italy Lancia-Ferrari 88 + 2 Laps 9 3**
0**
5 36 United Kingdom Roy Salvadori United Kingdom Cooper-Climax 85 + 5 Laps 15 2
6 38 United Kingdom Bob Gerard United Kingdom Cooper-Bristol 82 + 8 Laps 18
7 22 United Kingdom Stuart Lewis-Evans United Kingdom Vanwall 82 +8 Laps 6
8 32 United Kingdom Ivor Bueb Italy Maserati 71 + 19 Laps 19
Ret 34 Australia Jack Brabham United Kingdom Cooper-Climax 74 Clutch 13
Ret 4 France Jean Behra Italy Maserati 69 Clutch 2
Ret 12 United Kingdom Peter Collins Italy Lancia-Ferrari 53 Water Leak 8
Ret 18 United Kingdom Stirling Moss
United Kingdom Tony Brooks
United Kingdom Vanwall 51 Engine 1
Ret 2 Argentina Juan Manuel Fangio Italy Maserati 49 Engine 4
Ret 24 United Kingdom Jack Fairman United Kingdom BRM 46 Engine 16
Ret 26 United Kingdom Les Leston United Kingdom BRM 44 Engine 12
Ret 6 United States Harry Schell Italy Maserati 39 Water Pump 7
Ret 8 Argentina Carlos Menditeguy Italy Maserati 35 Transmission 11
Ret 28 Sweden Jo Bonnier Italy Maserati 18 Gearbox 17
DNS 30 United Kingdom Horace Gould Italy Maserati Accident 14
Sources: [1][2]
Notes
  • * – Includes 1 point for fastest lap
  • ** – Trintignant received all 3 points for fourth place as it was determined that Collins did not drive a significant number of laps

MilestonesEdit

  • First win for a British car.

Standings after raceEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. "1957 British Grand Prix". formula1.com. https://www.formula1.com/en/results.html/1957/races/154/great-britain.html. Retrieved 12 September 2018.
  2. "Grand Prix Results: British GP, 1957". GrandPrix.com. Archived from the original on 17 October 2007. http://grandprix.com/gpe/rr061.html. Retrieved 9 August 2015.


V T E 1957 Formula One Season
Constructors BRM • Connaught • Cooper • Ferrari • Maserati • Vanwall
Engines Alta • Bristol • BRM • Climax • Ferrari • Maserati • Vanwall
Drivers Behra • Bonnier • Brabham • Brooks • Bueb • Castellotti • Collins • Fairman • Fangio • Flockhart • Gerard • Godia-Sales • González • Gould • Gregory • Halford • Hawthorn • Herrmann • Leston • Lewis-Evans • MacDowel • MacKay-Fraser • Menditeguy • S. Moss • Musso • Perdisa • Piotti • Portago • Salvadori • Scarlatti • Schell • Simon • Tomaso • Trintignant • von Trips • Volonterio
Cars BRM P25 • Connaught B • Cooper T41 • Cooper T43 • Cooper T44 • Ferrari 500 • Ferrari 801 • Maserati 250F • Vanwall VW5
Tyres Avon • Dunlop • Englebert • Pirelli
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See also 1956 Formula One Season • 1958 Formula One Season • Category
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