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Event: British Empire TrophyDate: 14.4.1956
Track: Oulton Park (United Kingdom), unknown lengthOrganiser: BRDC

British Empire Trophy

Non championship race

(Qualifying Heat Results)

Qualifying Heat: S+2.7

HeatPos.No.DriversCarEntrantLapsTimeKm/hReasonFL TimeGrid
S+2.71st57Benoît MusyMaserati 300SBenoit Musy1631:44.000134.4451:56.0001st
S+2.72nd52Ron FlockhartJaguar D-typeEcurie Ecosse1631:54.000133.72011th
S+2.73rd54Bob BerryJaguar D-typeJ. C. Broadhead1632:09.000132.6742nd
S+2.74th51Ninian SandersonJaguar D-typeEcurie Ecosse1632:19.000131.99812th
S+2.75th56Peter BlondJaguar D-typeTojeiro Car Company1632:47.000130.1154th
S+2.76th61Ken WhartonAlfa Romeo 6C 3000 CMJ. Bonnier1632:48.000130.0516th
S+2.77th60Graham WhiteheadAston Martin DB3SA. G. Whitehead1632:54.000129.6495th
S+2.78th64Jack FairmanHWM JaguarH. W. Motors Ltd.1633:20.000127.9599th
S+2.79th58Berwyn BaxterAston Martin DB3SKieft Sports Car Co.1633:38.000126.81613th
S+2.710th63Herbert Mackay-FraserFerrari 750 MonzaHerbert Mackay-Fraser1531:57.000125.1598th

Did not finish:

HeatNo.DriversCarEntrantLapsTimeKm/hReasonFL TimeGrid
S+2.759Arthur BryantAston Martin DB3SLt. Cmdr. Arthur Bryant15Fatal accident7th
S+2.762Noël Cunningham-ReidHWM JaguarH. W. Motors Ltd.14DNF10th
S+2.753Duncan HamiltonJaguar D-typeDuncan Hamilton9DNF3rd

Entered cars that did not arrive:

HeatNo.DriversCarEntrantReason
S+2.755Dan MarguliesJaguar C-typeDan Margulies
S+2.756Blond / OgierTojeiro - JaguarTojeiro Car Company

Qualifying Heat: S1.5

HeatPos.No.DriversCarEntrantLapsTimeKm/hReasonFL TimeGrid
S1.51st11Colin ChapmanLotus Eleven ClimaxTeam Lotus1631:56.000133.5761:58.0001st
S1.52nd1Roy SalvadoriCooper T39 ClimaxCooper Car Company1632:01.000133.2211:58.0005th
S1.53rd15Mike HawthornLotus Eleven ClimaxI. Bueb1632:02.000133.1571:58.0004th
S1.54th23Stirling MossCooper T39 Mk II ClimaxStirling Moss Ltd.1632:04.000132.2561:58.0008th
S1.55th12Reg BicknellLotus Eleven ClimaxTeam Lotus1632:31.000131.17818th
S1.56th2Jim RussellCooper T39 ClimaxCooper Car Company1632:44.000130.3096th
S1.57th3Dennis TaylorCooper T39 ClimaxCooper Car Company1632:47.000130.11510th
S1.58th5Les LestonCooper T39 ClimaxWillment Speed Shop1632:57.000129.4562nd
S1.59th4Peter GammonCooper T39 ClimaxPeter Gammon1633:38.000126.8329th
S1.510th8Tony BrooksConnaught ALSRG. Boyle (Sports Cars) Ltd.1633:53.000125.88317th
S1.511th7Tony MarshCooper T39 ClimaxTony Marsh1532:30.000123.05014th
S1.512th9Eric BrandonHalseylec - ClimaxEric Brandon1532:43.000122.23011th
S1.513th16Brian NaylorMaserati 150SJ. B. Naylor Ltd.1532:53.00012th
S1.514th18Ronnie MooreCooper T39 ClimaxR. W. Thackwell1533:07.000120.74916th
S1.515th17Jo BonnierMaserati 150SJo Bonnier1533:16.00020th
S1.516th10Tom BarnardLotus Mark IX ClimaxSix Mile Stable1533:18.000120.08915th
S1.517th19George NixonCooper T39 ClimaxGeorge Nixon1432:03.000116.45219th

Did not finish:

HeatNo.DriversCarEntrantLapsTimeKm/hReasonFL TimeGrid
S1.520David PiperLotus Eleven ClimaxDavid Piper9DQ21st
S1.522Peter AshdownLotus Mark IX ClimaxPeter Ashdown4Fuel pipe13th
S1.521D. J. HaylesLotus Mark VI ClimaxD. J. Hayles1Spun off22nd
S1.56Ivor BuebCooper T39 ClimaxI. Bueb0Accident3rd

Did not start:

HeatNo.DriversCarEntrantReason
S1.514Cliff AllisonLotus Eleven ClimaxTeam Lotus

Qualifying Heat: S2.7

HeatPos.No.DriversCarEntrantLapsTimeKm/hReasonFL TimeGrid
S2.71st30Reg ParnellAston Martin DB3S 2.5R. F. Salvadori1632:51.000129.8422:02.0001st
S2.72nd38Archie Scott-BrownLister - MaseratiBrian Lister (Light Eng.) Ltd.1633:03.000129.0532:02.0006th
S2.73rd41Dimitri KasterineLotus Mark X BristolSix Mile Stable1633:08.000128.7472:02.0002nd
S2.74th42Peter Scott-RussellLotus Mark X BristolPeter Scott-Russell1633:15.000128.2812:02.0003rd
S2.75th43Chris ThrelfallTojeiro - BristolChris Threlfall1633:54.000122.2145th
S2.76th37Allan MooreLister - BristolO. Issard-Davies1636:45.000116.0669th
S2.77th36Austen NurseLister - BristolAusten Nurse1532:57.000121.3617th
S2.78th32John DaltonAustin-Healey 100SJohn Dalton1534:06.000117.2738th
S2.79th33Colin MurrayFrazer Nash Le Mans ReplicaColin Murray1534:07.000117.2094th

Entered cars that did not arrive:

HeatNo.DriversCarEntrantReason
S2.731John DeeleyAustin-Healey 100John Deeley
S2.734Jacques SwatersFerrariEquipe Nationale Belge
S2.735John HorridgeLister - BristolEcurie Bullfrog
S2.739Mike YoungLotus Mark X ConnaughtMike Young
S2.740Mike AnthonyLotus Eleven BristolMike Anthony
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