1955 Curtis Trophy

The 3rd CurtisTrophy was a motor race, run to Formula One rules, held on 29 May 1955 at Snetterton Circuit, Norfolk. The race was run over 10 laps, and was won by British driver Roy Salvadori in a Maserati 250F. Salvadori also set fastest lap and started from pole position.[1][2]

1955 Curtis Trophy
Non-championship race in the 1955 Formula One season
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Race details
Date 29 May 1955
Official name III CurtisTrophy
Location Snetterton Circuit, Norfolk
Course Permanent racing facility
Course length 4.361 km (2.710 miles)
Distance 10 laps, 43.610 km (27.100 miles)
Pole position
Driver Maserati
Fastest lap
Driver United Kingdom Roy Salvadori Maserati
Time 1:48.0
Podium
First Maserati
Second Lister-Bristol
Third Cooper-Bristol

ResultsEdit

Pos. No. Driver Entrant Car Time/Retired Grid
1 89   Roy Salvadori Gilby Engineering Maserati 250F 18:11.8, 89.03 mph 1
2 53   Archie Scott Brown Brian Lister Light Engineering Lister-Bristol +1:16.6 2
3 86   Jimmy Somervail Border Reivers Cooper T20-Bristol +1:58.0 3
4 87   Charles Boulton Ecurie Ane Connaught Type A-Lea Francis +1 lap 5
Ret 88   Dick Gibson R. Gibson Connaught Type A-Lea Francis 8 laps, overheating 4
DNA 17   Tony Crook T.A.D. Crook Cooper T24-Bristol -
DNA 90   Peter Collins Owen Racing Organisation Maserati 250F Car not ready -
DNA 91   Reginald Croysdill R. Croysdill Cooper T24-Alta -
DNA 92   Alastair Birrell A.W. Birrell Cooper T20-Bristol -
DNA 93   Michael Young Roebuck Engineering Connaught Type A-Lea Francis Driver elsewhere -
DNA 94   John Riseley-Prichard Equipe Endeavour Connaught Type A-Lea Francis -
DNA 95   Horace Richards H.A. Richards HAR-Riley -

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1955 Non-World Championship Grands Prix". silhouet.com. Retrieved 2022-05-01.
  2. ^ "1955 Snetterton F1". Motor Sport. Retrieved 2022-05-05.


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