1959 BARC Aintree 200

The 14th BARC "200" was a motor race, run to Formula One rules, held on 18 April 1959 at the Aintree Circuit, England. The race was run over 67 laps of the circuit, and was won by French driver Jean Behra in a Ferrari Dino 246.

1959 BARC "200"
Non-championship race in the 1959 Formula One season
Circuit Aintree.svg
Race details
Date 18 April 1959
Official name XIV BARC "200"
Location Aintree Circuit, Merseyside
Course Permanent racing facility
Course length 4.83 km (3.00 miles)
Distance 67 laps, 323.61 km (201.00 miles)
Pole position
Driver Cooper-Climax
Time 1:59.6
Fastest lap
Driver United Kingdom Stirling Moss Cooper-BRM
Time 1:58.8
Podium
First Ferrari
Second Ferrari
Third Cooper-Climax

The field also included many Formula Two cars, highest finisher being Bruce McLaren who took third place in a Cooper T45.

ResultsEdit

Note: a blue background indicates a car running under Formula 2 regulations.

Pos No. Driver Entrant Constructor Time/Retired Grid
1 2   Jean Behra Scuderia Ferrari Ferrari Dino 246 2h15m52.0s, 142.86 km/h 2
2 1   Tony Brooks Scuderia Ferrari Ferrari Dino 246 2h16m2.4s, +10.4s 8
3 12   Bruce McLaren Cooper Car Company Cooper T45-Climax 2h17m45.8s, +1m53.8s 11
4 5   Hermano da Silva Ramos Scuderia Centro Sud Maserati 250F 63 laps 15
5 24   Mike Taylor Equipe Alan Brown Cooper T45-Climax 63 laps 12
6 28   Keith Greene Gilby Engineering Cooper T43-Climax 63 laps 13
7 30   Jackie Lewis H&L Motors Cooper T45-Climax 63 laps 20
8 22   George Wicken British Racing Partnership Cooper T51-Borgward 63 laps 25
9 31   Brian Naylor JB Naylor Cooper T45-Climax 62 laps 26
10 35   Henry Taylor Tim Parnell Cooper T45-Climax 62 laps 14
11 16   Graham Hill Team Lotus Lotus 16-Climax 61 laps 28
12 33   Dennis Taylor Dennis Taylor Lotus 12-Climax 60 laps 18
13 32   Trevor Taylor Ace Garage Rotherham Cooper T51-Climax 59 laps 22
14 27   Tony Marsh Tony Marsh Cooper T45-Climax 57 laps 17
15 4   Dale Duncan Scuderia Centro Sud Maserati 250F 57 laps 27
16 34   John Campbell-Jones Cornwall Garage Cooper T43-Climax 23
Ret 23   Ivor Bueb British Racing Partnership Cooper T51-Climax 50 laps - gearbox 10
Ret 29   Jack Fairman High Efficiency Motors Cooper T43-Climax 42 laps - gearbox 19
Ret 25   Peter Ashdown Equipe Alan Brown Cooper T45-Climax 38 laps - gearbox 16
Ret 21   Bruce Halford John Fisher Lotus 16-Climax 36 laps - 29
Ret 8   Maurice Trintignant Rob Walker Racing Cooper T51-Borgward 34 laps – fuel pump 21
Ret 7   Stirling Moss Rob Walker Racing Cooper T45-BRM 30 laps - gearbox 6
Ret 20   David Piper Dorchester Service Station Lotus 16-Climax 29 laps - gearbox 24
Ret 14   Harry Schell Owen Racing Organisation BRM P25 28 laps - engine 3
Ret 11   Masten Gregory Cooper Car Company Cooper T51-Climax 19 laps - clutch 1
Ret 10   Jack Brabham Cooper Car Company Cooper T51-Climax 18 laps – gasket 5
Ret 26   Jim Russell Jim Russell Cooper T45-Climax 12 laps - clutch 9
Ret 9   Roy Salvadori High Efficiency Motors Cooper T45-Maserati 10 laps - gearbox 7
Ret 15   Jo Bonnier Owen Racing Organisation BRM P25 2 laps – con-rod 4
DNA 3   Giorgio Scarlatti Scuderia Ugolini Maserati 250F entry withdrawn -
DNA 6   Ken Kavanagh Ken Kavanagh Maserati 250F entry withdrawn -
DNA 17   Pete Lovely Team Lotus Lotus 16-Climax car not ready -
DNA 18   Alan Stacey Team Lotus Lotus 16-Climax no car available -
DNA 19   Innes Ireland Team Lotus Lotus 16-Climax no car available -

ReferencesEdit

  • "1959 BARC "200" Results". Motor Sport Magazine. Archived from the original on August 16, 2017. Retrieved 2019-12-10.
  • "Non World Championship Grands Prix". silhouet.com. Retrieved 2019-12-10.
  • "XIV BARC "200" 1959". the-fastlane.co.uk. Retrieved 2019-12-10.


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1959 Glover Trophy
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1959 BRDC International Trophy
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1958 BARC Aintree 200
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1961 BARC "200"