1957 BRDC International Trophy

The 9th BRDC International Trophy was a motor race, run to Formula One rules, held on 14 September 1957 at Silverstone Circuit, Northamptonshire. The race was run over two 15 lap heats and a 35 lap final, and was won by French driver Jean Behra in a BRM P25.

1957 BRDC International Trophy
Non-championship race in the 1957 Formula One season
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Race details
Date 14 September 1957
Official name IX BRDC International Trophy
Location Silverstone Circuit, Northamptonshire
Course Permanent racing facility
Course length 4.71 km (2.93 miles)
Distance 2 x 15 lap heats and final of 35 laps, 164.87 km (102.44 miles)
Pole position
Driver BRM
Grid positions set by heat results
Fastest lap
Driver France Jean Behra BRM
Time 1:43.0
Podium
First BRM
Second BRM
Third BRM

The field also included several Formula Two cars, highest finisher being Roy Salvadori in a Cooper T43, finishing in eighth place overall.

ResultsEdit

Entry listEdit

Note: a blue background indicates a car running under Formula 2 regulations.

No. Driver Entrant Constructor Notes
1   Jo Bonnier Scuderia Centro Sud Maserati 250F
2   Masten Gregory Scuderia Centro Sud Maserati 250F
3   Stirling Moss Vandervell Products Ltd Vanwall DNA
4   Tony Brooks Vandervell Products Ltd Vanwall DNA
5   Stuart Lewis-Evans Vandervell Products Ltd Vanwall DNA
6   Jean Behra Owen Racing Organisation BRM P25
7   Harry Schell Owen Racing Organisation BRM P25
8   Ron Flockhart Owen Racing Organisation BRM P25
9   Ivor Bueb Gilby Engineering Maserati 250F
10   Tony Brooks R.R.C. Walker Racing Team Cooper T43-Climax
11   Jimmy Stewart Jimmy Stewart Cooper T23-Bristol
12   Bob Gerard F.R. Gerard Cooper-BG T43-Bristol
14   Jack Brabham2 Cooper Car Company Cooper T43-Climax
  Roy Salvadori1 DNA
15   Horace Gould Horace Gould Maserati 250F
16   Marc Rozier Marc Rozier Ferrari 500/625
17   Bruce Halford Bruce Halford Maserati 250F
18   Geoff Richardson Geoff Richardson RRA-Jaguar
19   Les Leston Les Leston Cooper T43-Climax
20   Dennis Taylor Dennis Taylor Lotus 12-Climax
21   Ronnie Moore Kiwi Equipe Cooper T43-Climax
22   Raymond Thackwell Kiwi Equipe Cooper T43-Climax
23   Paul England Ridgeway Managements Cooper T41-Climax DNA
24   Dick Gibson Dick Gibson Cooper T43-Climax
25   Tony Marsh Ridgeway Managements Cooper T43-Climax
26   Jack Fairman R.R.C. Walker Racing Team Cooper T43-Climax
  Mike Anthony DNA
27   Noel Cunningham-Reid R.R.C. Walker Racing Team Cooper T41-Climax
28   George Wicken George Wicken Cooper T43-Climax
29   Brian Naylor JB Naylor Cooper T43-Climax
30   Keith Hall Team Lotus Lotus 12-Climax
31   Cliff Allison Team Lotus Lotus 12-Climax
32   Henry Taylor Team Lotus Lotus 12-Climax
  Colin Chapman DNA
33   Ian Burgess Cooper Car Company Cooper T43-Climax
34   Graham Hill3 Cooper Car Company Cooper T43-Climax
 Jack Brabham2 DNA
35   Roy Salvadori1 Cooper Car Company Cooper T43-Climax
  John Cooper DNA
36   Graham Hill3 John Willment (Automobiles) Willment-Climax DNA
37   Innes Ireland Equipe Endeavour Cooper T43-Climax
38   Jim Russell Alan Brown Cooper T43-Climax
39   Archie Scott-Brown Lister Engineering Lister-Climax
40   Alejandro de Tomaso O.S.C.A. OSCA F2

Notes:

1Roy Salvadori drove the works' Cooper number 35, which had been entered for John Cooper, who did not take part.

2Jack Brabham drove car number 14 in place of Salvadori.

3Graham Hill drove car number 34 in place of Brabham.

HeatsEdit

Heat 1 Driver Time/Retired Grid Time Heat 2 Driver Time/Retired Grid Time
1 Behra 25:28.8 2 1:44.6 1 Schell 26:58.0 1 1:44.8
2 Flockhart 26:42.2 3 1:46.0 2 Brabham 27:05.0 15 no time
3 Gregory 26:50.2 4 1:47.0 3 Bonnier 27:08.0 14 no time
4 Gould 27:31.6 15 1:53.6 4 Bueb 27:58.0 3 1:50.4
5 Halford 27:35.6 6 1:49.0 5 Wicken 28:02.0 4 1:51.2
6 Ireland 14 laps 11 1:52.0 6 Fairman1 28:07.0 6 1:51.4
7 Marsh 14 laps 8 1:51.2 7 H. Taylor2 28:52.0 5 1:51.2
8 Leston 14 laps 14 1:53.0 8 Hill 28:52.0 16 no time
9 Cunningham-Reid 14 laps 12 1:52.8 9 D. Taylor 14 laps 7 1:52.0
10 Gerard 14 laps 10 1:51.8 10 Russell 14 laps 9 1:52.2
11 Burgess 14 laps 9 1:51.6 11 Thackwell 14 laps 10 2:00.0
12 Salvadori 14 laps 5 1:48.0 12 Gibson 14 laps 13 2:12.8
13 Moore 13 laps 17 1:59.8 13 Stewart 14 laps 11 2:00.2
DNF Allison 9 laps 7 1:50.0 DNF Richardson Oil pressure 8 1:52.2
DNF Naylor 13 1:53.0 DNF Rozier 12 2:10.0
DNF Brooks 0 laps - crown wheel & pinion 1 1:43.0 DNF Hall 2 laps 2 1:48.6
DNS Scott-Brown Oil pressure 16 1:54.0 DNF de Tomaso 1 lap - crash 17 no time

Notes:

1 Tony Brooks took over Fairman's car in order to qualify for the final

2 Cliff Allison took over Taylor's car in order to qualify for the final

FinalEdit

Note: a blue background indicates a car running under Formula 2 regulations.

Pos. No. Driver Car Time/Retired Grid
1 6   Jean Behra BRM P25 1h01m30.0, 160.87 km/h 1
2 7   Harry Schell BRM P25 1h03m00.0 (+1m30s) 4
3 8   Ron Flockhart BRM P25 1h03m06.0 (+1m36s) 2
4 1   Jo Bonnier Maserati 250F 1h03m07.0 (+1m37s) 6
5 2   Masten Gregory Maserati 250F 34 laps 3
6 15   Horace Gould Maserati 250F 34 laps 7
7 17   Bruce Halford Maserati 250F 34 laps 8
8 35   Roy Salvadori Cooper T43-Climax 34 laps 21
9 9   Ivor Bueb Maserati 250F 33 laps 10
10 28   George Wicken Cooper T43-Climax 33 laps 12
11 25   Tony Marsh Cooper T43-Climax 33 laps 11
12 27   Noel Cunningham-Reid Cooper T41-Climax 33 laps 15
13 36   Graham Hill Cooper T43-Climax 33 laps 18
14 12   Bob Gerard Cooper BGT43-Bristol 32 laps 16
15 19   Les Leston Cooper T43-Climax 32 laps 14
16 24   Dick Gibson Cooper T43-Climax 31 laps 24
17 21   Ronnie Moore Cooper T43-Climax 31 laps 26
18 11   Jimmy Stewart Cooper T23-Bristol 31 laps 25
DNF 32   Cliff Allison Lotus 12-Climax 30 laps - crash 17
DNF 20   Dennis Taylor Lotus 12-Climax ? 19
DNF 33   Ian Burgess Cooper T43-Climax engine 20
DNF 14   Jack Brabham Cooper T43-Climax 22 laps - oil pipe 5
DNF 37   Innes Ireland Cooper T43-Climax half-shaft 9
DNF 38   Jim Russell Cooper T43-Climax mechanical 22
DNF 22   Raymond Thackwell Cooper T43-Climax oil pressure 23
DNF 26   Tony Brooks Cooper T43-Climax valve 13

ReferencesEdit

  • "1957 International Trophy Results". Motor Sport Magazine. Retrieved 2019-12-17.
  • "1957 Non-World Championship Grands Prix". silhouet.com. Retrieved 2019-12-18.
  • "IX B.R.D.C. Daily Express International Trophy 1957". the-fastlane.co.uk. Retrieved 2019-12-18.


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