1957 Modena Grand Prix

The 5th Modena Grand Prix was a motor race, run to Formula One rules, held on 22 September 1957 at Autodromo di Modena, Modena, Italy. The race was run over two 40 lap heats of the circuit, taking the aggregate of the results, and was won by French driver Jean Behra in a Maserati 250F.

1957 Modena Grand Prix
Non-championship race in the 1957 Formula One season
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Race details
Date 22 September 1957
Official name V Gran Premio di Modena
Location Autodromo di Modena, Modena, Italy
Course Permanent racing facility
Course length 2.37 km (1.47 miles)
Distance Aggregate of 2 x 40 lap heats = 80 laps, 189.60 km (117.60 miles)
Pole position
Driver Maserati
Fastest lap
Drivers Italy Luigi Musso Ferrari
Fastest lap France Jean Behra Maserati
Time 1:02.2
Podium
First Maserati
Second Ferrari
Third Maserati

This race, and the 1961 race, were the only two Modena Grands Prix run under Formula One rules.

ResultsEdit

Pos No. Driver Entrant Constructor Time/Retired
1 4   Jean Behra Officine Alfieri Maserati Maserati 250F 1h 24m 47.9s, 130.51 km/h
2 26   Luigi Musso Scuderia Ferrari Ferrari Dino 156 F2 1h 25m 28.2s (+40.3s)
3 6   Harry Schell Officine Alfieri Maserati Maserati 250F 1h 25m 56.8s (+1m 8.9s)
4 28   Peter Collins Scuderia Ferrari Ferrari Dino 156 F2 1h 26m 5.8s (+1m 17.9s)
5 8   Giorgio Scarlatti Officine Alfieri Maserati Maserati 250F 78 laps
6 20   Horace Gould Horace Gould Maserati 250F 75 laps
7 22   Bruce Halford Bruce Halford Maserati 250F 71 laps
Ret. 12   Jo Bonnier Owen Racing Organisation BRM P25 26 laps (heat 2) - universal joint
Ret. 10   Ron Flockhart Owen Racing Organisation BRM P25 22 laps (heat 2) - fuel pump drive
Ret. 30   Colin Davis Horace Gould Maserati 250F 7 laps (heat 1) - engine
DNA 2   Juan Manuel Fangio Officine Alfieri Maserati Maserati 250F
DNA 14   Roy Salvadori Cooper Car Company Cooper T43-Climax
DNA 16   Jo Bonnier Scuderia Centro Sud Maserati 250F Drove car number 12
DNA 18   Masten Gregory Scuderia Centro Sud Maserati 250F
DNA 2   Charles Houghton Charles Houghton Maserati 250F

ReferencesEdit

  • "1957 Modena Grand Prix". Motor Sport Magazine. Retrieved 2019-12-13.
  • "Non World Championship Grands Prix". silhouet.com. Retrieved 2019-12-13.
  • "V Gran Premio di Modena". the-fastlane.co.uk. Retrieved 2019-12-13.


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