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The 1958 British Grand Prix was a Formula One race held on 19 July 1958 at Silverstone. It was race 7 of 11 in the 1958 World Championship of Drivers and race 6 of 10 in the 1958 International Cup for Formula One Manufacturers.

1958 British Grand Prix
Silverstone Circuit in 1952-1973 configuration
Silverstone Circuit in 1952-1973 configuration
Race details
Date 19 July 1958
Official name XI RAC British Grand Prix
Location Silverstone Circuit
Silverstone, England
Course Permanent racing facility
Course length 4.7105 km (2.927 mi)
Distance 75 laps, 353.288 km (219.525 mi)
Pole position
Driver Vanwall
Time 1:39.4
Fastest lap
Driver United Kingdom Mike Hawthorn Ferrari
Time 1:40.8
Podium
First Ferrari
Second Ferrari
Third Cooper-Climax

EntriesEdit

Bernie Ecclestone entered a pair of Connaughts for Ivor Bueb and Jack Fairman, with Ecclestone also named as a driver of the Fairman car in case he needed to take over the entry.[1]

ClassificationEdit

Pos No Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 1   Peter Collins Ferrari 75 2:09:04.2 6 8
2 2   Mike Hawthorn Ferrari 75 +24.2 secs 4 71
3 10   Roy Salvadori Cooper-Climax 75 +50.6 secs 3 4
4 9   Stuart Lewis-Evans Vanwall 75 +50.8 secs 7 3
5 20   Harry Schell BRM 75 +1:14.8 2 2
6 11   Jack Brabham Cooper-Climax 75 +1:23.2 10
7 8   Tony Brooks Vanwall 74 +1 Lap 9
8 4   Maurice Trintignant Cooper-Climax 73 +2 Laps 12
9 5   Carroll Shelby Maserati 72 +3 Laps 15
Ret 3   Wolfgang von Trips Ferrari 59 Engine 11
Ret 22   Jo Bonnier Maserati 49 Gearbox 13
Ret 6   Gerino Gerini Maserati 44 Gearbox 18
Ret 12   Ian Burgess Cooper-Climax 40 Clutch 16
Ret 7   Stirling Moss Vanwall 25 Engine 1
Ret 17   Cliff Allison Lotus-Climax 21 Engine 5
Ret 19   Jean Behra BRM 19 Suspension 8
Ret 15   Ivor Bueb Connaught-Alta 19 Gearbox 17
Ret 18   Alan Stacey Lotus-Climax 19 Overheating 20
Ret 16   Graham Hill Lotus-Climax 17 Overheating 14
Ret 14   Jack Fairman Connaught-Alta 7 Ignition 19
Source:[2]
Notes
  • ^1 – Includes 1 point for fastest lap

NotesEdit

Championship standings after the raceEdit

  • Notes: Only the top five positions are included for both sets of standings.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bernie Ecclestone, racing driver". F1 Fanatic. 5 January 2009. Retrieved 16 August 2015.
  2. ^ "1958 British Grand Prix". formula1.com. Archived from the original on 3 June 2014. Retrieved 16 August 2015.
  3. ^ a b "Britain 1958 - Championship • STATS F1". www.statsf1.com. Retrieved 13 March 2019.


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