1955 Glover Trophy

The 3rd Glover Trophy was a motor race, run to Formula One rules, held on 11 April 1955 at Goodwood Circuit, West Sussex. The race was run over 21 laps, and was won by British driver Roy Salvadori in a Maserati 250F. Salvadori also set fastest lap. Stirling Moss, also in a Maserati 250F, started from pole position.[1][2]

1955 Glover Trophy
Non-championship race in the 1955 Formula One season
Goodwood track map.svg
Race details
Date 11 April 1955
Official name III Glover Trophy
Location Goodwood Circuit, West Sussex
Course Permanent racing facility
Course length 3.809 km (2.367 miles)
Distance 21 laps, 79.730 km (49.707 miles)
Pole position
Driver Maserati
Fastest lap
Driver United Kingdom Roy Salvadori Maserati
Time 1:33.8
Podium
First Maserati
Second Cooper
Third Connaught

ResultsEdit

Pos. No. Driver Entrant Car Time/Retired Grid
1 10   Roy Salvadori Gilby Engineering Maserati 250F 33:53.0, 89.26 mph 2
2 16   Bob Gerard F.R. Gerard Cooper T23-Bristol +30.4s 6
3 5   Don Beauman Sir Jeremy Boles Connaught A-Type-Lea Francis +33.0s 3
4 12   Mike Keen R.J. Chase Cooper T23-Alta +1:26.0 7
5 8   Bill Holt E.W. Holt Connaught Type A-Lea Francis +1:41.0 4
6 11   Michael Young M.F. Young Connaught Type A-Lea Francis +1 lap 9
Ret 14   Jack Brabham J.A. Brabham Cooper T24-Alta 17 laps, out of fuel 8
Ret 7   Stirling Moss Stirling Moss Ltd. Maserati 250F 12 laps, fuel pump 1
Ret 3   Tony Rolt Connaught Engineering Connaught Type B-Alta 8 laps, fuel pump 5
Ret 23   Horace Richards H.A. Richards HAR-Riley 0 laps, retired 12
DNS 6   John Riseley-Prichard Equipe Endeavour Connaught Type A-Lea Francis Gearbox 11
DNS 17   Tony Crook T.A.D. Crook Cooper T24-Bristol 13
DNS 18   Tom Kyffin Equipe Devone Cooper T23-Bristol 10
DNS 20   Paul Emery Emeryson Cars Emeryson Mk1-Alta -
DNS 21   John Webb Turner Sports Cars Turner-Alta -
DNA 1   Mike Hawthorn Vandervell Products Ltd Vanwall Car not ready -
DNA 4   Alan Brown A. Brown Connaught Type A-Lea Francis -
DNA 9   John Young J. Young Connaught Type A-Lea Francis -
DNA 15   Edward Greenall Hon. E.G. Greenall Cooper T24-Alta -

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1955 Goodwood F1". Motor Sport Magazine. Retrieved 2022-04-30.
  2. ^ "1955 Non-World Championship Grands Prix". silhouet.com. Retrieved 2022-04-30.


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