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Event: 9th R.A.C British Grand Prix sponsored by the Daily ExpressDate: 14.7.1956
Track: Silverstone (GB), 4.710 kmsDistance: 25 lapsAttendance: unknown

Silverstone Grand Prix - Formula 2

Non championship race
Start time: unknown; Grid: 4-3-4, PP right; Weather: unknown

Entered: unknown

Practiced: unknown

Started: unknown

Finished:

Entry List
Entry list is not available.
Photos by courtesy of: John Crosthwaite (4)
Race added to RSC Photo Gallery: 28/11/2010 Last photo update on this page: 06/06/2014
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11 - Cooper T41 Climax #F2-P-56 - Cooper Car Co.Cooper T41 #F2-P-56 - Climax FWB 1500 cc N/A
Cooper Car Co.Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Roy Salvadori (GB)Result: winner - (154.497 kph) - margin: 30s600
Grid: 1st (1:49.000)
Colours: darker
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 06/06/2014Photo by courtesy of: John Crosthwaite
1414 - Lotus Eleven Climax - Team LotusLotus Eleven - Climax FWB L4 2v SOHC 1459 cc N/A
Team LotusOpen bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Colin Chapman (GB)Result: 2nd (30s600 behind the winner)
Grid: 2nd (1:50.000)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 28/11/2010Photo by courtesy of: John Crosthwaite
1616 - Lotus Eleven Climax - Team LotusLotus Eleven - Climax FWB L4 2v SOHC 1459 cc N/A
Team LotusOpen bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Cliff Allison (GB)Result: 4th (1m36s000 behind the winner)
Grid: 3rd (1:52.000)
Colours: darker
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 06/06/2014Photo by courtesy of: John Crosthwaite
No photos available:
2The car is not available on a photoCooper T39 - Climax FWB 1500 cc N/A
Cooper Car Co.-
Mid-engined
Driven by: Jack Brabham (AUS)Result: 6th (46s200 behind the winner)
Grid: 9th (1:56.000)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
4The car is not available on a photoCooper T39 - Climax FWB 1500 cc N/A
Ecurie Demi-Litre-
Mid-engined
Driven by: Ivor Bueb (GB)Result: 3rd (1m31s200 behind the winner)
Grid: 4th (1:53.000)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
5The car is not available on a photoCooper T39 - Climax FWB 1500 cc N/A
Dennis Taylor-
Mid-engined
Driven by: Dennis Taylor (GB)Result: 9th (1 lap behind the winner)
Grid: 20th (2:10.000)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
6The car is not available on a photoCooper T39 - Climax FWA 1100 cc N/A
Tony Marsh-
Mid-engined
Driven by: Tony Marsh (GB)Result: 10th (1 lap behind the winner)
Grid: 10th (1:56.000)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
7The car is not available on a photoLotus Eleven - Climax N/A
Tommy Sopwith-
Front-engined
Driven by: Reg Parnell (GB)Result: 11th (1 lap behind the winner)
Grid: 7th (1:55.000)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
8The car is not available on a photoCooper T39 - Climax FWA 1100 cc N/A
Chris Summers-
Mid-engined
Driven by: Chris Summers (GB)Result: did not finish
Grid: 19th (2:07.000)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
9The car is not available on a photoCooper T39 # - Climax FWA 1100 cc N/A
Alex McMillan-
Mid-engined
Driven by: Alex McMillan (GB)Result: did not finish
Grid: 13th (2:00.000)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
10The car is not available on a photoLotus Mark IX - Lea Francis N/A
John Coombs-
Front-engined
Driven by: Tony Brooks (GB)Result: did not finish (Brakes)
Grid: 18th (2:01.000)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
11The car is not available on a photoGordini T15S #0039 - Gordini N/A
Equipe Gordini-
-
Driven by: André Pilette (B)
listed, never drove:
Elie Bayol (F)
Result: 12th (1 lap behind the winner)
Grid: 11th (1:57.000)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
12The car is not available on a photoElva Mk I # - Maserati N/A
Gerald Smith-
Front-engined
Driven by: Ian Raby (GB)
listed, never drove:
G. G. Smith (GB)
Result: did not finish
Grid: 22nd
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
17The car is not available on a photoLotus Eleven - Climax FWA L4 2v SOHC 1098 cc N/A
Team Lotus-
Front-engined
Driven by: Reg Bicknell (GB)Result: did not finish (Con rod)
Grid: 5th (1:53.000)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
18The car is not available on a photoLotus Eleven - Climax FWA L4 2v SOHC 1098 cc N/A
Jack RichardsOpen bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Graham Hill (GB)Result: 7th (1 lap behind the winner)
Grid: 8th (1:55.000)
Colours: darker
Tyres: unknown
19The car is not available on a photoLotus Eleven - Climax FWA L4 2v SOHC 1098 cc N/A
The Border Reivers-
Front-engined
Driven by: Jock Somervail (GB)Result: 15th (5 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 14th (2:00.000)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
20The car is not available on a photoLotus Eleven - Climax FWA L4 2v SOHC 1098 cc N/A
Bill Frost-
Front-engined
Driven by: Bill Frost (GB)Result: 13th (2 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 12th (1:58.000)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
21The car is not available on a photoLotus Eleven - Climax FWA L4 2v SOHC 1098 cc N/A
Keith Hall-
Front-engined
Driven by: Keith Hall (GB)Result: 8th (1 lap behind the winner)
Grid: 15th (2:00.000)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
23The car is not available on a photoLotus Eleven - Alta N/A
Jim Russell-
Front-engined
Driven by: Jim Russell (GB)Result: did not finish (Brakes)
Grid: 21st
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
24The car is not available on a photoLotus Eleven # - Maserati L4 1500 cc N/A
Brian Naylor-
Front-engined
Driven by: Brian Naylor (GB)Result: did not finish (Camshaft)
Grid: 16th (2:00.000)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
25The car is not available on a photoCooper T39 - Climax FWB 1500 cc N/A
Willment Speed Shop-
Mid-engined
Driven by: Les Leston (GB)Result: 5th (42s400 behind the winner)
Grid: 6th (1:53.000)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
26The car is not available on a photoBeart-Rodger - Osca N/A
Jimmy Byrnes-
-
Driven by: Ian Burgess (GB)Result: 14th (2 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 17th (2:00.000)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
The car is not available on a photoCooper T39 - N/A
John Coombs-
Mid-engined
Driven by: Tony Brooks (GB)Result: did not start
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
The car is not available on a photoAlfa Romeo - Alfa Romeo N/A
Scuderia Bonnier-
-
Driven by: Jo Bonnier (S)Result: did not start
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
If you have a picture of any car that is missing in the gallery or you might have a better photo, please, do not hesitate to get in touch with us.
Entered cars that did not arrive:
3The car did not arriveCooper T39 - Climax FWA 1100 cc N/A
Cooper Car Co.-
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Mike MacDowel (GB)Result: did not arrive (Car not ready)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
7The car did not arriveCooper T39 - Lea Francis N/A
Tommy Sopwith-
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Reg Parnell (GB)Result: did not arrive (Raced Lotus Eleven)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
14The car did not arriveHAR Special # - Riley 6 2000 cc N/A
Horace Richards (GB)Open wheel car
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Horace Richards (GB)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
19The car did not arriveLotus Eleven - Climax FWA L4 2v SOHC 1098 cc N/A
The Border Reivers-
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Alistair Birrell (GB)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
22The car did not arriveLotus Eleven - Climax FWB L4 2v SOHC 1459 cc N/A
Ecurie Demi-Litre-
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Mike Hawthorn (GB)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
26The car did not arriveMaserati 150S - Maserati N/A
Scuderia Bonnier-
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Jo Bonnier (S)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
28The car did not arriveWillment - Climax FWB 1500 cc N/A
Willment Speed Shop-
-
Drivers listed: Les Leston (GB)Result: did not arrive (Car not ready)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
More photos from this race:
Photos by: John Crosthwaite (1)
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