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

British Empire Trophy

Non championship race

(Qualifying Results)

Pos.No.DriversCarEntrantQ TimeKm/h
1st11Colin ChapmanLotus Eleven ClimaxTeam Lotus1:58.000135.555
2nd5Les LestonCooper T39 ClimaxWillment Speed Shop2:01.000132.191
3rd6Ivor BuebCooper T39 ClimaxI. Bueb2:02.000131.113
4th15Mike HawthornLotus Eleven ClimaxI. Bueb2:02.000131.113
5th1Roy SalvadoriCooper T39 ClimaxCooper Car Company2:02.000131.113
5th37Allan MooreLister - BristolO. Issard-Davies2:18.000115.921
6th57Benoît MusyMaserati 300SBenoit Musy2:02.000131.113
7th14Cliff AllisonLotus Eleven ClimaxTeam Lotus2:03.000130.051
8th2Jim RussellCooper T39 ClimaxCooper Car Company2:03.000130.051
9th23Stirling MossCooper T39 Mk II ClimaxStirling Moss Ltd.2:03.000130.051
10th54Bob BerryJaguar D-typeJ. C. Broadhead2:03.000130.051
11th53Duncan HamiltonJaguar D-typeDuncan Hamilton2:05.000127.975
12th60Graham WhiteheadAston Martin DB3SA. G. Whitehead2:06.000126.961
13th4Peter GammonCooper T39 ClimaxPeter Gammon2:06.000126.961
14th30Reg ParnellAston Martin DB3S 2.5R. F. Salvadori2:06.000126.961
15th56Peter BlondJaguar D-typeTojeiro Car Company2:06.000126.961
16th61Ken WhartonAlfa Romeo 6C 3000 CMJ. Bonnier2:07.000125.947
17th41Dimitri KasterineLotus Mark X BristolSix Mile Stable2:08.000124.966
18th64Jack FairmanHWM JaguarH. W. Motors Ltd.2:09.000124.000
19th63Herbert Mackay-FraserFerrari 750 MonzaHerbert Mackay-Fraser2:09.000124.000
20th59Arthur BryantAston Martin DB3SLt. Cmdr. Arthur Bryant2:09.000124.000
7th3Dennis TaylorCooper T39 ClimaxCooper Car Company2:09.000124.000
13th42Peter Scott-RussellLotus Mark X BristolPeter Scott-Russell2:10.000123.050
9Eric BrandonHalseylec - ClimaxEric Brandon2:10.000123.050
16Brian NaylorMaserati 150SJ. B. Naylor Ltd.2:10.000123.050
22Peter AshdownLotus Mark IX ClimaxPeter Ashdown2:10.000123.050
62Noël Cunningham-ReidHWM JaguarH. W. Motors Ltd.2:10.000123.050
17th52Ron FlockhartJaguar D-typeEcurie Ecosse2:11.000122.101
14th43Chris ThrelfallTojeiro - BristolChris Threlfall2:12.000121.184
19th51Ninian SandersonJaguar D-typeEcurie Ecosse2:12.000121.184
7Tony MarshCooper T39 ClimaxTony Marsh2:12.000121.184
33Colin MurrayFrazer Nash Le Mans ReplicaColin Murray2:12.000121.184
11th38Archie Scott-BrownLister - MaseratiBrian Lister (Light Eng.) Ltd.2:13.000120.282
10Tom BarnardLotus Mark IX ClimaxSix Mile Stable2:14.000119.381
18Ronnie MooreCooper T39 ClimaxR. W. Thackwell2:14.000119.381
36Austen NurseLister - BristolAusten Nurse2:14.000119.381
24th58Berwyn BaxterAston Martin DB3SKieft Sports Car Co.2:15.000118.496
8Tony BrooksConnaught ALSRG. Boyle (Sports Cars) Ltd.2:15.000118.496
5th12Reg BicknellLotus Eleven ClimaxTeam Lotus2:16.000117.627
32John DaltonAustin-Healey 100SJohn Dalton2:16.000117.611
19George NixonCooper T39 ClimaxGeorge Nixon2:21.000113.443
17Jo BonnierMaserati 150SJo Bonnier2:22.000112.654

Other present cars:

No.DriversCarEntrant
20David PiperLotus Eleven ClimaxDavid Piper
21D. J. HaylesLotus Mark VI ClimaxD. J. Hayles

Entered cars that did not arrive:

No.DriversCarEntrant
31John DeeleyAustin-Healey 100John Deeley
34Jacques SwatersFerrariEquipe Nationale Belge
35John HorridgeLister - BristolEcurie Bullfrog
39Mike YoungLotus Mark X ConnaughtMike Young
40Mike AnthonyLotus Eleven BristolMike Anthony
55Dan MarguliesJaguar C-typeDan Margulies
56Blond / OgierTojeiro - JaguarTojeiro Car Company
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