1957 Monaco Grand Prix

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The 1957 Monaco Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held on 19 May 1957 at Monaco. It was the second round of the 1957 World Drivers' Championship.

Race report

Despite a hesitant start, Moss led away on the first lap from Collins, Fangio, and Hawthorn. On lap 4 coming out of the tunnel, there was mayhem. Moss went straight through the chicane, sending debris from the wrecked barrier crashing onto the circuit. Collins crashed through the quayside barriers trying to avoid it. Fangio and Brooks slowed to make their way through the carnage. Brooks' effort was for nought, being hit by Mike Hawthorn's Ferrari, which lost a wheel. Fangio took the lead from Brooks' damaged car and held it to the checkered flag.

On lap 96, with nine laps to go, von Trips lost a certain third place when his engine blew up. Brabham inherited it, but he in turn lost the place when the engine in his Cooper T43-Climax cut out at Casino five laps from the end. He coasted to the harbour and pushed the car home for 6th place.Template:Citation needed

Classification

Pos No Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 32 Template:Flagicon Juan Manuel Fangio Maserati 105 3:10:12.8 1 9
2 20 Template:Flagicon Tony Brooks Vanwall 105 +25.2 secs 4 6
3 2 Template:Flagicon Masten Gregory Maserati 103 +2 Laps 10 4
4 10 Template:Flagicon Stuart Lewis-Evans Connaught-Alta 102 +3 Laps 13 3
5 30 Template:Flagicon Maurice Trintignant Ferrari 100 +5 Laps 6 2
6 14 Template:Flagicon Jack Brabham Cooper-Climax 100 +5 Laps 15
Ret 24 Template:Flagicon Wolfgang von Trips
Template:Flagicon Mike Hawthorn
Ferrari 95 Engine 9
Ret 34 Template:Flagicon Giorgio Scarlatti
Template:Flagicon Harry Schell
Maserati 64 Oil Leak 14
Ret 6 Template:Flagicon Ron Flockhart BRM 60 Engine 11
Ret 36 Template:Flagicon Carlos Menditeguy Maserati 51 Spun Off 7
Ret 12 Template:Flagicon Ivor Bueb Connaught-Alta 47 Fuel Leak 16
Ret 38 Template:Flagicon Harry Schell Maserati 23 Suspension 8
Ret 22 Template:Flagicon Horace Gould Maserati 10 Accident 12
Ret 26 Template:Flagicon Peter Collins Ferrari 4 Accident 2
Ret 18 Template:Flagicon Stirling Moss Vanwall 4 Accident 3
Ret 28 Template:Flagicon Mike Hawthorn Ferrari 4 Accident 5
DNQ 8 Template:Flagicon Roy Salvadori BRM
DNQ 40 Template:Flagicon Hans Herrmann Maserati
DNQ 4 Template:Flagicon André Simon Maserati
DNQ 42 Template:Flagicon Luigi Piotti Maserati
DNQ 16 Template:Flagicon Les Leston Cooper-Climax

Notes

  • Lap Leaders: Stirling Moss 4 laps (1-4); Juan Manuel Fangio 101 laps (5-105).
  • Shared Drives:
    • Car #24: Wolfgang von Trips (92 laps) and Mike Hawthorn (3 laps).
    • Car #34: Giorgio Scarlatti (42 laps) and Harry Schell (22 laps).
  • Grand Prix debut for: Ivor Bueb, Masten Gregory, and Stuart Lewis-Evans.
  • Career Firsts: Tony Brooks and Masten Gregory (points and podium); Stuart Lewis-Evans (points); Vanwall (podium).
  • First podium finish for an American in Formula One (excluding Indianapolis 500) (Masten Gregory).

Drivers' Championship standings after the race

Pos Driver Points
10px 1 Template:Flagicon Juan Manuel Fangio 17
10px 2 Template:Flagicon Jean Behra 6
10px 14 3 Template:Flagicon Tony Brooks 6
10px 1 4 Template:Flagicon Carlos Menditeguy 4
10px 12 5 Template:Flagicon Masten Gregory 4
  • Note: Only the top five positions are included.

Sources

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  • Kettlewell, Mike. "Monaco: Road Racing on the Riviera", in Northey, Tom, editor. World of Automobiles, Volume 12, pp. 1381–4. London: Orbis, 1974.

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