1956 New Zealand Grand Prix

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1956 New Zealand Grand Prix
New Zealand Grand Prix
Ardmore.jpg
Race details
Date7 January 1956
Location Ardmore Circuit, Auckland, New Zealand
Course Temporary racing facility
Course length 3.2 km (2.0 mi)
Distance 100 laps, 338 km (186 mi)
Weather Sunny
Fastest lap
Driver Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Stirling Moss Maserati 250F
Time 1:28.0
Podium
First Maserati 250F
Second Ferrari 500/750S
Third Ferrari 500/750S

The 1956 New Zealand Grand Prix was a motor race held at the Ardmore Circuit on 7 January 1956.

Contents

Classification

PosNo.DriverCarLapsTime
17 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Stirling Moss Maserati 250F / Maserati 2497cc 6cyl1002hr 32min 23.1sec
24 Flag of Australia (converted).svg Tony Gaze Ferrari 500/750S / Ferrari 2968cc 4cyl100+ 43.6 s
3 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Peter Whitehead Ferrari 500/750S / Ferrari 2968cc 4cyl99+ 1 Lap
42 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Leslie Marr Connaught B Type / Jaguar 3442cc 6cyl99+ 1 Lap
56 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Reg Parnell Cooper T38 / Jaguar 3442cc 6cyl98+ 2 Laps
6 Flag of New Zealand.svg Ron Roycroft Bugatti Type 35A / Jaguar 3442cc 6cyl
7 Flag of New Zealand.svg Syd Jensen Cooper Mk IX / Norton 530cc 1cyl
822 Flag of New Zealand.svg Tom Clark Maserati 8CM / Maserati 2992cc 8cyl s/c
9 Flag of Australia (converted).svg Frank Kleinig Porsche Spyder 550 / Porsche 1498cc 4cyl
10 Flag of New Zealand.svg Reg McCutcheonNormac Special / Chevrolet 3870cc 6cyl
11 Flag of New Zealand.svg Frank Shuter Cadillac Special / Cadillac 5200cc V8
12 Flag of New Zealand.svg Frank Zambucka Maserati 8CLT-50 / Maserati 2984cc 8cyl s/c
13 Flag of New Zealand.svg Arnold Stafford Cooper Mk IX / Norton 530cc 1cyl
14 Flag of New Zealand.svg John McMillan Alfa Romeo Tipo B / Alfa 2905cc 8cyl s/c
15 Flag of New Zealand.svg Des McDonaghThomas-Mercury / Mercury 4100cc V8
Ret Flag of New Zealand.svg Rob Hugill Cooper Mk VIII / Norton 498cc 1cylRetired
Ret15 Flag of New Zealand.svg Ron Frost Cooper Mk IX / Norton 530cc 1cylRetired
Ret Flag of Australia (converted).svg David McKay Aston Martin DB3S / Aston 2996cc 6cylRetired
Ret Flag of Australia (converted).svg Tom Sulman Aston Martin DB3S / Aston 2996cc 6cylRetired
Ret Flag of New Zealand.svg Morrie StantonStanton Special / de Havilland 6124cc 4cylRetired
Ret20 Flag of New Zealand.svg Ross Jensen Austin-Healey 100S / Austin 2660cc 4cyl15Crankshaft
Ret Flag of New Zealand.svg Fred Crowther Alfa Romeo Tipo B / Alfa 2905cc 8cyl s/c7Retired
Ret Flag of New Zealand.svg Lionel BulcraigNorthland Special / Mercury 4100cc V85Engine
Ret Flag of Australia (converted).svg Alec Mildren Cooper T23 / Bristol 1971cc 6cyl0Head Gasket
DNS Flag of Australia (converted).svg Jack Brabham Cooper T40 / Bristol 1971cc 6cyl0Gearbox
DNQ Flag of New Zealand.svg George SmithGeeCeeEss / Mercury 4071cc V8Did Not Start
DNQ Flag of New Zealand.svg Roly Crowther Maserati 6CM / Maserati 1493cc 6cyl s/cDid Not Start
DNQ Flag of New Zealand.svg Harley Beckett Maserati 8CLT-50 / Maserati 2984cc 8cyl s/cDid Not Start
DNQ Flag of New Zealand.svg Allan Freeman Talbot-Lago T26C / Talbot 4485cc 6cylDid Not Start
DNQ Flag of New Zealand.svg Len Gilbert Cooper Mk VI / Norton 498cc 1cylDid Not Start
DNQ Flag of New Zealand.svg Gordon BrownBuckler Mk VI / Ford 1172cc 4cyl s/cDid Not Start
DNQ Flag of New Zealand.svg Ronnie Moore Cooper Mk V / Vincent 998c V2Did Not Start
DNQ Flag of New Zealand.svg Les Moore Kieft C50 / Vincent 998cc V2 s/cDid Not Start
DNQ Flag of New Zealand.svg Snow Petersen Cooper Mk IV / JAP 497cc 1cylDid Not Start
DNQ Flag of New Zealand.svg Bruce WoodStaride 52 / JAP 497cc 1cylDid Not Start
DNQ Flag of New Zealand.svg Terry Nixon Cooper Mk VIII / Norton 498cc 1cylDid Not Start
DNQ Flag of New Zealand.svg Ted Bristed Triumph TR2 / Standard 2088cc 4cylDid Not Start
DNQ Flag of New Zealand.svg Bruce Webster Cooper Mk VII / JAP 497cc 1cylDid Not Start
DNQ Flag of New Zealand.svg Ray Drew Cooper Mk IX / Norton 498cc 1cylDid Not Start
DNA Flag of New Zealand.svg Dave Caldwell Alfa Romeo Tipo B / Alfa 2905cc 8cyl s/cDid Not Arrive
DNA Flag of Australia (converted).svg Stan Jones Maybach Special / Maybach 4640cc 6cylDid Not Arrive
DNA Flag of Australia (converted).svg Paul England Ausca / Holden 2350cc 6cylDid Not Arrive
DNA Flag of New Zealand.svg George Palmer Cooper T20 / Bristol 1971cc 6cylDid Not Arrive
DNA Flag of New Zealand.svg John Seabrook Austin-Healey 100M / Austin 2660cc 4cylDid Not Arrive
DNA Flag of New Zealand.svg Phil Neill Austin-Healey 100/4 / Austin 2660cc 4cylDid Not Arrive
DNA Flag of New Zealand.svg Bruce McLaren Austin-Healey 100/4 / Austin 2660cc 4cylDid Not Arrive
DNA Flag of New Zealand.svg Ray Archibald Jaguar XK120 / Jaguar 3442cc 6cylDid Not Arrive
Source: [1]

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References

  1. "Third New Zealand International Grand Prix 1956". sergent.com.au. Retrieved 21 October 2015.CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
Sporting positions
Preceded by
1955 New Zealand Grand Prix
New Zealand Grand Prix
1956
Succeeded by
1957 New Zealand Grand Prix