1957 French Grand Prix

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Race details
Race 4 of 8 in the 1957 Formula One season
Rouen track layout 1955-1971.gif
Date 7 July 1957 (1957-07-07)
Official name XLIII Grand Prix de l'ACF
Location Rouen-Les-Essarts, Grand-Couronne, France
Course Permanent racing facility
6.542 km km (4.065 mi)
Distance 77 laps, 503.734 km (313.005 mi)
Pole position
Driver Argentina Juan Manuel Fangio Maserati
Time 2:21.5
Fastest lap
Driver Italy Luigi Musso Ferrari
Time 2:22.4
Podium
First Argentina Juan Manuel Fangio Maserati
Second Italy Luigi Musso Ferrari
Third United Kingdom Peter Collins Ferrari

The 1957 French Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held on 7 July 1957 at Rouen-Les-Essarts. It was the fourth round of the 1957 World Drivers' Championship.

Classification[edit]

Pos No Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 2 Argentina Juan Manuel Fangio Maserati 77 3:07:46.4 1 8
2 10 Italy Luigi Musso Ferrari 77 +50.8 secs 3 7
3 12 United Kingdom Peter Collins Ferrari 77 +2:06.0 5 4
4 14 United Kingdom Mike Hawthorn Ferrari 76 +1 Lap 7 3
5 6 United States Harry Schell Maserati 70 +7 Laps 4 2
6 4 France Jean Behra Maserati 69 +8 Laps 2
7 24 United Kingdom Mike MacDowel
Australia Jack Brabham
Cooper-Climax 68 +9 Laps 15
Ret 8 Argentina Carlos Menditeguy Maserati 30 Engine 9
Ret 18 United Kingdom Stuart Lewis-Evans Vanwall 30 Steering 10
Ret 20 United Kingdom Roy Salvadori Vanwall 25 Engine 6
Ret 28 United States Herbert MacKay-Fraser BRM 24 Transmission 12
Ret 16 France Maurice Trintignant Ferrari 23 Electrical 8
Ret 22 Australia Jack Brabham Cooper-Climax 4 Accident 13
Ret 30 United Kingdom Horace Gould Maserati 4 Halfshaft 14
Ret 26 United Kingdom Ron Flockhart BRM 2 Accident 11

Notes[edit]

Drivers' Championship standings after the race[edit]

Pos Driver Points
Nuvola single chevron right.svg 1 Argentina Juan Manuel Fangio 25
Nuvola single chevron right.svg 2 United States Sam Hanks 8
1uparrow green.svg 34 3 Italy Luigi Musso 7
1downarrow red.svg 1 4 United States Jim Rathmann 7
1downarrow red.svg 1 5 France Jean Behra 6
  • Note: Only the top five positions are included.


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