1956 BARC Aintree 200

The 1956 Aintree 200 was a non-championship Formula One race held on 21 April 1956. The race was won by Stirling Moss, in a privately entered Maserati 250F.

1956 Aintree 200
Non-championship race in the 1956 Formula One season
Aintree Circuit
Aintree Circuit
Race details
Date 21 April 1956
Official name XI BARC Aintree 200
Location Aintree Circuit, United Kingdom
Course Permanent racing facility
Course length 4.828 km (2.999 miles)
Distance 67 laps, 323.409 km (200.957 miles)
Pole position
Driver Connaught-Alta
Time 2:03.8
Fastest lap
Driver United Kingdom Tony Brooks BRM
Time 2:04.69
Podium
First Maserati
Second BRM
Third Maserati

Entry listEdit

No Driver Entrant Car Engine
1   Mike Hawthorn Owen Racing Organisation BRM 25 BRM
2   Tony Brooks Owen Racing Organisation BRM 25 BRM
3   Archie Scott-Brown Connaught Engineering Connaught B Alta
4   Desmond Titterington Connaught Engineering Connaught B Alta
7   Stirling Moss Stirling Moss Ltd Maserati 250F Maserati
8   Reg Parnell R.R.C Walker Racing Team Connaught B Alta
9   Jack Brabham Jack Brabham Maserati 250F Maserati
10   Roy Salvadori Gilby Engineering Maserati 250F Maserati
12   Bruce Halford Bruce Halford Maserati 250F Maserati
14   Louis Rosier Ecurie Rosier Maserati 250F Maserati
17   Bob Gerard Bob Gerard Cooper 23 Bristol
18   John Young John Young Connaught A Lea Francis
19   Dick Gibson Dick Gibson Connaught A Lea Francis
Source:[1]

ResultsEdit

QualifyingEdit

Pos No Driver Constructor Time Gap
1 3   Archie Scott-Brown Connaught-Alta 2:03.8 -
2 1   Mike Hawthorn BRM 2:06.0 +2.2
3 4   Desmond Titterington Connaught-Alta 2:06.2 +2.4
4 7   Stirling Moss Maserati 2:06.6 +2.8
5 10   Roy Salvadori Maserati 2:06.6 +2.8
6 2   Tony Brooks BRM 2:06.6 +2.8
7 14   Louis Rosier Maserati 2:11.8 +8.0
8 8   Reg Parnell Connaught-Alta 2:12.4 +8.6
9 18   John Young Connaught-Lea Francis 2:15.2 +11.4
10 9   Jack Brabham Maserati 2:18.2 +14.4
11 17   Bob Gerard Cooper-Bristol 2:24.4 +20.6
12 12   Bruce Halford Maserati 2:27.2 +23.4
13 19   Dick Gibson Connaught-Lea Francis 2:28.2 +24.4
Source:[2]

RaceEdit

Pos No Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired
1 7   Stirling Moss Maserati 67 2:23'06.4
2 2   Tony Brooks BRM 66 +1 Laps
3 9   Jack Brabham Maserati 64 +3 Laps
4 14   Louis Rosier Maserati 62 +5 Laps
5 19   Dick Gibson
  Bob Berry
Connaught-Lea Francis 59 +8 Laps
Ret 4   Desmond Titterington Connaught-Alta 53 Brakes
Ret 12   Bruce Halford Maserati 39 Accident
Ret 17   Bob Gerard Cooper-Bristol 35 Engine
Ret 18   John Young Connaught-Lea Francis 30 Gearbox
Ret 3   Archie Scott-Brown Connaught-Alta 13 Piston
Ret 10   Roy Salvadori Maserati 5 Bearings
Ret 8   Reg Parnell Connaught-Alta 5 Overheating
Ret 1   Mike Hawthorn BRM 4 Brakes
Source:[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1956 Aintree 200 Entry List". ChicaneF1.com. Retrieved 2012-10-19.
  2. ^ "1956 Aintree 200 Qualifying". ChicaneF1.com. Retrieved 2012-10-18.
  3. ^ "1956 Aintree 200 Results". ChicaneF1.com. Retrieved 2012-10-18.


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