1958 Caen Grand Prix

The 1958 Caen Grand Prix was a motor race, run to Formula One rules, held on 20 July 1958 at the Circuit de la Prairie, Caen. The race was run over 86 laps of the circuit, and was won by British driver Stirling Moss who lapped the field in a Cooper T45.[1]

1958 Caen Grand Prix
Non-championship race in the 1958 Formula One season
Race details
Date July 20, 1958
Official name VI Grand Prix de Caen
Location La Prairie, Caen, France
Course Grand Prix Circuit
Course length 3.52 km (2.187 mi)
Distance 86 laps, 302.72 km (188.08 mi)
Pole position
Driver Cooper-Climax
Fastest lap
Driver France Jean Behra BRM
Time 1:20.8
Podium
First Cooper-Climax
Second Maserati
Third Maserati

ClassificationEdit

Pos No. Driver Entrant Constructor Time/Retired Grid
1 4   Stirling Moss R. R. C. Walker Racing Team Cooper T45-Climax 2:00:09.7, 151.18 km/h 1
2 12   Jo Bonnier Joakim Bonnier Maserati 250F 85 laps 6
3 16   Bruce Halford Bruce Halford Maserati 250F 85 laps 4
4 8   Maurice Trintignant R. R. C. Walker Racing Team Cooper T43-Climax 84 laps 5
5   Stuart Lewis-Evans British Racing Partnership Cooper T43-Climax 82 laps 10
6 14   Gerino Gerini Scuderia Centro Sud Maserati 250F 82 laps 11
7   George Wicken George Wicken Cooper T43-Climax 82 laps 7
Ret 2   Jean Behra Owen Racing Organisation BRM P25 Engine 2
Ret 6   Harry Schell Owen Racing Organisation BRM P25 Gearbox oil leak 8
Ret   Dick Gibson Dick Gibson Cooper T43-Climax Overheating 3
Ret   Keith Ballisat Dick Gibson Cooper T43-Climax 1 lap - lost wheel 9
Ret   Les Leston John Fisher Lotus 12-Climax 1 lap - accident 12

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "VI Grand Prix de Caen 1958". F2 Register. Retrieved 16 July 2012.
  • Results at www.silhouet.com [1]


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