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Charles Anthony "Tony" Standish Brooks (born in Dukinfield, Cheshire, 25 February 1932) is a retired British racing driver, also known as the 'racing dentist'.

He competed in 38 Grands Prix, winning six of them (the first of which he shared with Stirling Moss), and scoring a total of 75 points. His win alongside Moss was the first for a British-constructed car in Formula One Championship history.

Brooks finished 3rd in 1958 and runner-up in 1959, behind Jack Brabham.

Formula One Statistical Overview[]

Formula One Record[]

Year Entrant Team WDC Points WDC Position
1956 Owen Racing Organisation BRM 0 NC
1957 Vandervell Products Ltd Vanwall 11 5th

1958

Vandervell Products Ltd Vanwall 24 3rd

1959

Scuderia Ferrari Ferrari 27 2nd
Vandervell Products Ltd Vanwall

1960

Yeoman Credit Racing Team Cooper-Climax 7 11th
Vandervell Products Ltd Vanwall

1961

Owen Racing Organisation BRM 6 10th

Career Statistics[]

Entries 41
Starts 40
Pole Positions 3
Race Wins 6
Podiums 10
Fastest laps 3
Points 75

Race Wins[]

No. Grand Prix Constructor Notes
1 1957 British Grand Prix Vanwall Shared with Stirling Moss
2 1958 Belgian Grand Prix Vanwall
3 1958 German Grand Prix Vanwall
4 1958 Italian Grand Prix Vanwall
5 1959 French Grand Prix Ferrari
6 1959 Italian Grand Prix Ferrari

Career Results[]

Complete Formula One results
Year 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 Pts Pos
1956 Flag of Argentina.svg Flag of Monaco.svg 48-star U S flag.svg Flag of Belgium.svg Flag of France.svg Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Flag of Germany.svg Flag of Italy.svg 0 NC
DNS Ret
1957 Flag of Argentina.svg Flag of Monaco.svg 48-star U S flag.svg Flag of France.svg Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Flag of Germany.svg Abruzzo bandiera.svg Flag of Italy.svg 11 5th
2nd 1st* 9th Ret 7th
1958 Flag of Argentina.svg Flag of Monaco.svg Flag of the Netherlands.svg 48-star U S flag.svg Flag of Belgium.svg Flag of France.svg Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Flag of Germany.svg Flag of Portugal.svg Flag of Italy.svg Flag of Morocco.svg 24 3rd
Ret Ret 1st Ret 7th 1st Ret 1st Ret
1959 Flag of Monaco.svg 48-star U S flag.svg Flag of the Netherlands.svg Flag of France.svg Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Flag of Germany.svg Flag of Portugal.svg Flag of Italy.svg US flag 49 stars.svg 27 2nd
2nd Ret 1st Ret 1st 9th Ret 3rd
1960 Flag of Argentina.svg Flag of Monaco.svg US flag 49 stars.svg Flag of the Netherlands.svg Flag of Belgium.svg Flag of France.svg Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Flag of Portugal.svg Flag of Italy.svg Flag of the United States.svg 7 11th
4th Ret Ret Ret 5th 5th Ret
1961 Flag of Monaco.svg Flag of the Netherlands.svg Flag of Belgium.svg Flag of France.svg Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Flag of Germany.svg Flag of Italy.svg Flag of the United States.svg 6 10th
13th 9th 13th Ret 9th Ret 5th 3rd


Key
Symbol Meaning Symbol Meaning
1st Winner Ret Retired
2nd Podium finish DSQ Disqualified
3rd DNQ Did not qualify
5th Points finish DNPQ Did not pre-qualify
14th Non-points finish TD Test driver
NC Non-classified finish (<90% race distance) DNS Did not start
Italics Scored point(s) for Fastest Lap [+] More Symbols

Notes[]

  1. Shared with Stirling Moss
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