1955 RedeX Trophy

The 3rd RedeX Trophy was a motor race, run to Formula One rules, held on 13 August 1955 at Snetterton Circuit, Norfolk. The race was run over 25 laps, and was won by American driver Harry Schell in a Vanwall. Maserati driver Stirling Moss was on pole position and set fastest lap.[1][2]

1955 RedeX Trophy
Non-championship race in the 1955 Formula One season
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Race details
Date 13 August 1955
Official name III RedeX Trophy
Location Snetterton Circuit, Norfolk
Course Permanent racing facility
Course length 4.35 km (2.71 miles)
Distance 25 laps, 108.67 km (67.75 miles)
Pole position
Driver Maserati
Fastest lap
Driver United Kingdom Stirling Moss Maserati
Time 1:56.0
Podium
First Vanwall
Second Vanwall
Third Maserati

This was the first Formula 1 win for the Vanwall marque.

ResultsEdit

Pos. No. Driver Entrant Car Time/Retired Grid
1 142   Harry Schell Vandervell Products Ltd. Vanwall VW2 50:07.4, 80.80 mph 2
2 149   Ken Wharton Vandervell Products Ltd. Vanwall VW3 +11.0s 4
3 125   Stirling Moss Stirling Moss Ltd. Maserati 250F +18.6s 1
4 122   Jack Brabham J.A. Brabham Cooper T40-Bristol 25 laps 11
5 127   Roy Salvadori Gilby Engineering Maserati 250F 25 laps 7
6 135   Jack Fairman Connaught Engineering Connaught Type B-Alta 25 laps 8
7 140   Louis Rosier Ecurie Rosier Maserati 250F 25 laps 5
8 136   Mike Oliver Connaught Engineering Connaught Type B-Alta 25 laps 9
9 133   Michael Young Roebuck Engineering Connaught Type A-Alta
10 139   Charles Boulton Ecurie Ane Connaught Type A-Lea Francis
11 120   Ottorino Volonterio O. Volonterio Maserati A6GCM
Ret 126   Peter Walker R.R.C. Walker Racing Team Connaught Type B-Alta 6
Ret 138   John Webb J.H. Webb Turner-Lea Francis
Ret 133   John Young John Coombs Lotus Mark IX-Lea Francis
Ret 137   Horace Gould Gould's Garage (Bristol) Maserati 250F 2 laps 3
DNS 11   Leslie Marr L. Marr Connaught Type B-Alta 10

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1955 RedeX Trophy". Motor Sport Magazine. Retrieved 2022-05-04.
  2. ^ "1955 Non-World Championship Grands Prix". silhouet.com. Retrieved 2022-05-04.


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