1957 French Grand Prix

The 1957 French Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held on 7 July 1957 at Rouen-Les-Essarts. It was race 4 of 8 in the 1957 World Championship of Drivers.

1957 French Grand Prix
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Rouen track layout 1955-1971.gif
Race details
Date 7 July 1957 (1957-07-07)
Official name XLIII Grand Prix de l'ACF
Location Rouen-Les-Essarts, Grand-Couronne, France
Course Permanent racing facility
Course length 6.542 km km (4.065 mi)
Distance 77 laps, 503.734 km (313.005 mi)
Pole position
Driver Maserati
Time 2:21.5
Fastest lap
Driver Italy Luigi Musso Ferrari
Time 2:22.4
Podium
First Maserati
Second Ferrari
Third Ferrari

ClassificationEdit

QualifyingEdit

Pos No Driver Constructor Time Gap
1 2   Juan Manuel Fangio Maserati 2:21.5
2 4   Jean Behra Maserati 2:22.6 +1.1
3 10   Luigi Musso Ferrari 2:22.7 +1.2
4 6   Harry Schell Maserati 2:23.2 +1.7
5 12   Peter Collins Ferrari 2:23.3 +1.8
6 20   Roy Salvadori Vanwall 2:25.1 +3.6
7 14   Mike Hawthorn Ferrari 2:25.6 +4.1
8 16   Maurice Trintignant Ferrari 2:25.9 +4.4
9 8   Carlos Menditeguy Maserati 2:26.1 +4.6
10 18   Stuart Lewis-Evans Vanwall 2:27.6 +6.1
11 26   Ron Flockhart BRM 2:27.8 +6.3
12 28   Herbert MacKay-Fraser BRM 2:29.9 +8.4
13 22   Jack Brabham Cooper-Climax 2:30.9 +9.4
14 30   Horace Gould Maserati 2:35.0 +13.5
15 24   Mike MacDowel Cooper-Climax 2:38.6 +17.1
Source:[1]

RaceEdit

Pos No Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 2   Juan Manuel Fangio Maserati 77 3:07:46.4 1 8
2 10   Luigi Musso Ferrari 77 +50.8 secs 3 71
3 12   Peter Collins Ferrari 77 +2:06.0 5 4
4 14   Mike Hawthorn Ferrari 76 +1 Lap 7 3
5 6   Harry Schell Maserati 70 +7 Laps 4 2
6 4   Jean Behra Maserati 69 +8 Laps 2
7 24   Mike MacDowel
  Jack Brabham
Cooper-Climax 68 +9 Laps 15
Ret 8   Carlos Menditeguy Maserati 30 Engine 9
Ret 18   Stuart Lewis-Evans Vanwall 30 Steering 10
Ret 20   Roy Salvadori Vanwall 25 Engine 6
Ret 28   Herbert MacKay-Fraser BRM 24 Transmission 12
Ret 16   Maurice Trintignant Ferrari 23 Electrical 8
Ret 22   Jack Brabham Cooper-Climax 4 Accident 13
Ret 30   Horace Gould Maserati 4 Halfshaft 14
Ret 26   Ron Flockhart BRM 2 Accident 11
Source:[2]
Notes
  • ^1 – Includes 1 point for fastest lap

NotesEdit

Championship standings after the raceEdit

Drivers' Championship standings
Pos Driver Points
  1   Juan Manuel Fangio 25
  2   Sam Hanks 8
  34 3   Luigi Musso 7
  1 4   Jim Rathmann 7
  1 5   Jean Behra 6
Source: [3]
  • Note: Only the top five positions are included.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1957 ACF GP Qualification". www.chicanef1.com. Retrieved 23 July 2020.
  2. ^ "1957 French Grand Prix". formula1.com. Archived from the original on 19 February 2014. Retrieved 9 August 2015.
  3. ^ "France 1957 - Championship • STATS F1". www.statsf1.com. Retrieved 15 March 2019.


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