1957 Syracuse Grand Prix

The 7th Syracuse Grand Prix was a motor race, run to Formula One rules, held on 7 April 1957 at Syracuse Circuit, Sicily. The race was run over 80 laps of the circuit, and was won by British driver Peter Collins in a Lancia-Ferrari D50, who also took pole position. Stirling Moss, driving a Vanwall, set fastest lap.

1957 Syracuse Grand Prix
Non-championship race in the 1957 Formula One season
Race details
Date 7 April 1957
Official name VII Gran Premio di Siracusa
Location Syracuse Circuit, Syracuse, Sicily
Course Temporary road circuit
Course length 5.60 km (3.48 mi)
Distance 80 laps, 447.82 km (278.25 mi)
Pole position
Driver Ferrari
Time 1:55.5
Fastest lap
Driver United Kingdom Stirling Moss Vanwall
Time 1:54.3
Podium
First Ferrari
Second Ferrari
Third Vanwall

ResultsEdit

Pos No. Driver Entrant Constructor Time/Retired Grid
1 32   Peter Collins Scuderia Ferrari Lancia-Ferrari D50 2h 40m 11.9s, 164.81kph 1
2 22   Luigi Musso Scuderia Ferrari Lancia-Ferrari D50 2h 41m 26.7s (+1m 15.2s) 2
3 20   Stirling Moss Vandervell Products Ltd. Vanwall 77 laps 3
4 36   Piero Taruffi Scuderia Centro Sud Maserati 250F 77 laps 7
5 8   Ivor Bueb Connaught Engineering Connaught Type B-Alta 75 laps 10
6 12   Jack Brabham R.R.C. Walker Racing Team Cooper T41-Climax 70 laps 14
7 26   Bruce Halford Bruce Halford Maserati 250F 65 laps - engine 11
8 14   Peter Walker R.R.C. Walker Racing Team Connaught Type B-Alta 64 laps - spin/stall 17
9 10   George Wicken George Wicken Cooper T43-Climax 61 laps 16
Ret. 22   Francesco Godia-Sales Francesco Godia-Sales Maserati 250F 50 laps - engine 8
Ret. 28   Bill Whitehouse Bill Whitehouse Cooper T41-Climax 38 laps - engine 2
Ret. 34   Hans Herrmann Scuderia Centro Sud Maserati 250F 66 laps - engine 12
Ret. 130   Jack Fairman Connaught Engineering Connaught Type B-Alta 35 laps - fuel injection pump 9
Ret. 4   Tony Brooks Vandervell Products Vanwall 34 laps - water leak 4
Ret 2   Luigi Piotti Luigi Piotti Maserati 250F 20 laps - gearbox 13
Ret 16   Jean Behra Officine Alfieri Maserati Maserati 250F 17 laps - front brake 6
Ret 16   Harry Schell Officine Alfieri Maserati Maserati 250F 1 lap - engine 5
DNS 18   Les Leston Connaught Engineering Connaught Type B-Alta Crash -
DNS 38   Giorgio Scarlatti Officine Alfieri Maserati Maserati 250F Engine -
DNA 34   Carroll Shelby Scuderia Centro Sud Maserati 250F -
DNA 36   Masten Gregory Scuderia Centro Sud Maserati 250F -

ReferencesEdit

  • "1957 Syracuse Grand Prix Results". Motor Sport Magazine. Retrieved 2019-12-18.
  • "Non World Championship Grands Prix". silhouet.com. Retrieved 2019-12-18.
  • "VII Gran Premio di Siracusa 1957". the-fastlane.co.uk. Retrieved 2019-12-18.


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