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1950 Paris GP
1949 British GP

1950 British GP

1950 Monaco GP
1951 British GP
 III  RAC British Grand Prix
 XI  Grand Prix d'Europe


Event Overview • Entry List
Qualifying Qualification
Race Starting GridClassificationFastest LapsLaps Led

Details
DateSaturday 13 May 1950
Start time14:00
Event British GP
Circuit Silverstone
Event FormatRace of 70 laps
ChampionshipWorld Championship
Race number#1 of 7 in 1950
#1 (of all time)
Circuit
Laps70
Circuit Perimeter4649 m
Race Distance4649 × 70 = 325.430 km
Grid Format4-3-4-3
Pole PositionRight
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherSunny, Mild, Dry
Participants
Entries21
Qualifiers21
Finishers11
Debutants
Bob Gerard (Driver),
Brian Shawe-Taylor (Driver),
David Hampshire (Driver),
David Murray (Driver),
Joe Fry (Driver),
Joe Kelly (Driver),
Johnny Claes (Driver),
Juan Manuel Fangio (Driver),
Leslie Johnson (Driver),
Luigi Fagioli (Driver),
Talbot (Engine Manufacturer),
Pirelli (Tyre Manufacturer),
Shell (Lubricant Manufacturer),
Maserati 4CLT-48 (Car Model),
Maserati 4CLT-50 (Car Model),
Talbot-Lago T26C-DA (Car Model),
3 (Car Number),
6 (Car Number),
8 (Car Number),
9 (Car Number),
10 (Car Number),
11 (Car Number),
14 (Car Number),
   15 (Car Number),
16 (Car Number),
17 (Car Number),
18 (Car Number),
19 (Car Number),
20 (Car Number),
21 (Car Number),
23 (Car Number),
24 (Car Number),
Alfa Romeo SpA (Entrant),
Automobiles Talbot-Darracq (Entrant),
Bob Gerard (Entrant),
Cuth Harrison (Entrant),
Ecurie Belge (Entrant),
Enrico Plate (Entrant),
Geoffrey Crossley (Entrant),
Joe Fry (Entrant),
Joe Kelly (Entrant),
Officine Alfieri Maserati (Entrant),
Peter Walker (Entrant),
Scuderia Ambrosiana (Entrant),
T.A.S.O. Mathieson (Entrant)
MilestonesCar 2 – 1st Fastest Lap (Car Number)
Car 2 – 1st Pole Position (Car Number)
Car 2 – 1st Win (Car Number)
Alfa Romeo SpA – 1st Fastest Lap (Entrant)
Alfa Romeo SpA – 1st Pole Position (Entrant)
Alfa Romeo SpA – 1st Win (Entrant)
Alfa Romeo – 1st Fastest Lap (Engine Manufacturer)
Alfa Romeo – 1st Pole Position (Engine Manufacturer)
Alfa Romeo – 1st Win (Engine Manufacturer)
Pirelli – 1st Fastest Lap (Tyre Manufacturer)
Pirelli – 1st Pole Position (Tyre Manufacturer)
Pirelli – 1st Win (Tyre Manufacturer)
Shell – 1st Fastest Lap (Lubricant Manufacturer)
Shell – 1st Pole Position (Lubricant Manufacturer)
Shell – 1st Win (Lubricant Manufacturer)
 Alfa Romeo – 1st Fastest Lap (Car Manufacturer)
 Alfa Romeo – 1st Pole Position (Car Manufacturer)
 Alfa Romeo – 1st Win (Car Manufacturer)
 Nino Farina – 1st Fastest Lap (Driver)
 Nino Farina – 1st Pole Position (Driver)
 Nino Farina – 1st Win (Driver)
Records Broken
1. Most Retirements Maserati (4),
2. Most Podium Finishes Alfa Romeo (3),
3. Most Drivers' Championship Points Scores Alfa Romeo (3),
4. Most Retirements David Murray,  Emmanuel de Graffenried,  Eugène Martin,  Geoff Crossley,  Joe Kelly,  Juan Manuel Fangio,  Leslie Johnson,  Louis Chiron,  Peter Walker,  Prince Bira,  Tony Rolt (1),
5. Most Drivers' Championship Points Scores Louis Rosier,  Luigi Fagioli,  Nino Farina,  Reg Parnell,  Yves Giraud-Cabantous (1),
6. Most Podium Finishes Luigi Fagioli,  Nino Farina,  Reg Parnell (1),
7. Most Race Wins Alfa Romeo (1),
8. Most Race Wins Nino Farina (1),
9. Most 2nd Place Finishes Alfa Romeo (1),
10. Most 2nd Place Finishes Luigi Fagioli (1),
11. Most 3rd Place Finishes Alfa Romeo (1),
12. Most 3rd Place Finishes Reg Parnell (1),
13. Most 4th Place Finishes Talbot-Lago (1),
14. Most 4th Place Finishes Yves Giraud-Cabantous (1),
15. Most 5th Place Finishes Talbot-Lago (1),
16. Most 5th Place Finishes Louis Rosier (1),
17. Most 6th Place Finishes ERA (1),
18. Most 6th Place Finishes Bob Gerard (1),
19. Most 7th Place Finishes ERA (1),
20. Most 7th Place Finishes Cuth Harrison (1),
21. Most 8th Place Finishes Talbot-Lago (1),
22. Most 8th Place Finishes Philippe Étançelin (1),
23. Most 9th Place Finishes Maserati (1),
24. Most 9th Place Finishes David Hampshire (1),
25. Most 10th Place Finishes Maserati (2),
26. Most 10th Place Finishes Brian Shawe-Taylor,  Joe Fry (1),
27. Most 11th Place Finishes Talbot-Lago (1),
28. Most 11th Place Finishes Johnny Claes (1),
29. Highest Drivers' Championship Points Score Ratio Alfa Romeo,  Talbot-Lago (100.00%),
30. Highest Retirement Ratio Alta (100.00%),
31. Highest Drivers' Championship Points Score Ratio Louis Rosier,  Luigi Fagioli,  Nino Farina,  Reg Parnell,  Yves Giraud-Cabantous (100.00%),
32. Highest Retirement Ratio David Murray,  Emmanuel de Graffenried,  Eugène Martin,  Geoff Crossley,  Joe Kelly,  Juan Manuel Fangio,  Leslie Johnson,  Louis Chiron,  Peter Walker,  Prince Bira (100.00%),
33. Highest Race Win Ratio Alfa Romeo (25.00%),
34. Highest Race Win Ratio Nino Farina (100.00%),
35. Highest 2nd Place Finish Ratio Alfa Romeo (25.00%),
36. Highest 2nd Place Finish Ratio Luigi Fagioli (100.00%),
37. Highest 3rd Place Finish Ratio Alfa Romeo (25.00%),
38. Highest 3rd Place Finish Ratio Reg Parnell (100.00%),
39. Highest 4th Place Finish Ratio Talbot-Lago (20.00%),
40. Highest 4th Place Finish Ratio Yves Giraud-Cabantous (100.00%),
41. Highest 5th Place Finish Ratio Talbot-Lago (20.00%),
42. Highest 5th Place Finish Ratio Louis Rosier (100.00%),
43. Highest 6th Place Finish Ratio ERA (25.00%),
44. Highest 6th Place Finish Ratio Bob Gerard (100.00%),
45. Highest 7th Place Finish Ratio ERA (25.00%),
46. Highest 7th Place Finish Ratio Cuth Harrison (100.00%),
47. Highest 8th Place Finish Ratio Talbot-Lago (20.00%),
48. Highest 8th Place Finish Ratio Philippe Étançelin (100.00%),
49. Highest 9th Place Finish Ratio Maserati (16.67%),
50. Highest 9th Place Finish Ratio David Hampshire (100.00%),
51. Highest 10th Place Finish Ratio Maserati (33.33%),
52. Highest 10th Place Finish Ratio Joe Fry (100.00%),
53. Highest 11th Place Finish Ratio Talbot-Lago (20.00%),
54. Highest 11th Place Finish Ratio Johnny Claes (100.00%),
55. Most Drivers' Championship Points Scores in a Season Alfa Romeo (3),
56. Most Retirements in a Season Maserati (4),
57. Most Retirements in a Season David Murray,  Emmanuel de Graffenried,  Eugène Martin,  Geoff Crossley,  Joe Kelly,  Juan Manuel Fangio,  Leslie Johnson,  Louis Chiron,  Peter Walker,  Prince Bira,  Tony Rolt (1),
58. Most Drivers' Championship Points Scores in a Season Louis Rosier,  Luigi Fagioli,  Nino Farina,  Reg Parnell,  Yves Giraud-Cabantous (1),
59. Most Race Wins in a Season Alfa Romeo (1),
60. Most Race Wins in a Season Nino Farina (1),
61. Most 2nd Place Finishes in a Season Alfa Romeo (1),
62. Most 2nd Place Finishes in a Season Luigi Fagioli (1),
63. Most 3rd Place Finishes in a Season Alfa Romeo (1),
64. Most 3rd Place Finishes in a Season Reg Parnell (1),
65. Most 4th Place Finishes in a Season Talbot-Lago (1),
66. Most 4th Place Finishes in a Season Yves Giraud-Cabantous (1),
67. Most 5th Place Finishes in a Season Talbot-Lago (1),
68. Most 5th Place Finishes in a Season Louis Rosier (1),
69. Most 6th Place Finishes in a Season ERA (1),
70. Most 6th Place Finishes in a Season Bob Gerard (1),
71. Most 7th Place Finishes in a Season ERA (1),
72. Most 7th Place Finishes in a Season Cuth Harrison (1),
73. Most 8th Place Finishes in a Season Talbot-Lago (1),
74. Most 8th Place Finishes in a Season Philippe Étançelin (1),
75. Most 9th Place Finishes in a Season Maserati (1),
76. Most 9th Place Finishes in a Season David Hampshire (1),
77. Most 10th Place Finishes in a Season Maserati (2),
78. Most 10th Place Finishes in a Season Brian Shawe-Taylor,  Joe Fry (1),
79. Most 11th Place Finishes in a Season Talbot-Lago (1),
80. Most 11th Place Finishes in a Season Johnny Claes (1),
81. Most Fastest Laps Alfa Romeo (1),
82. Most Fastest Laps Nino Farina (1),
83. Most Fastest Laps in a Season Alfa Romeo (1),
84. Most Fastest Laps in a Season Nino Farina (1),
85. Most Races Led Alfa Romeo (3),
86. Most Races Led Juan Manuel Fangio,  Luigi Fagioli,  Nino Farina (1),
87. Most Laps Led Alfa Romeo (70),
88. Most Laps Led Nino Farina (63),
   89. Most Race Entries Maserati (6),
90. Most Race Entries Bob Gerard,  Cuth Harrison,  David Hampshire,  David Murray,  Emmanuel de Graffenried,  Eugène Martin,  Geoff Crossley,  Joe Fry,  Joe Kelly,  Johnny Claes,  Juan Manuel Fangio,  Leslie Johnson,  Louis Chiron,  Louis Rosier,  Luigi Fagioli,  Nino Farina,  Peter Walker,  Philippe Étançelin,  Prince Bira,  Reg Parnell,  Yves Giraud-Cabantous (1),
91. Most Perfect Weekends Alfa Romeo (1),
92. Most Perfect Weekends Nino Farina (1),
93. Most Poles Alfa Romeo (1),
94. Most Poles Nino Farina (1),
95. Most 2nd Place Qualifications Alfa Romeo (1),
96. Most 2nd Place Qualifications Luigi Fagioli (1),
97. Most 3rd Place Qualifications Alfa Romeo (1),
98. Most 3rd Place Qualifications Juan Manuel Fangio (1),
99. Most 4th Place Qualifications Alfa Romeo (1),
100. Most 4th Place Qualifications Reg Parnell (1),
101. Most 5th Place Qualifications Maserati (1),
102. Most 5th Place Qualifications Prince Bira (1),
103. Most 6th Place Qualifications Talbot-Lago (1),
104. Most 6th Place Qualifications Yves Giraud-Cabantous (1),
105. Most 7th Place Qualifications Talbot-Lago (1),
106. Most 7th Place Qualifications Eugène Martin (1),
107. Most 8th Place Qualifications Maserati (1),
108. Most 8th Place Qualifications Emmanuel de Graffenried (1),
109. Most 9th Place Qualifications Talbot-Lago (1),
110. Most 9th Place Qualifications Louis Rosier (1),
111. Most 10th Place Qualifications ERA (1),
112. Most 10th Place Qualifications Peter Walker (1),
113. Most 11th Place Qualifications Maserati (1),
114. Most 11th Place Qualifications Louis Chiron (1),
115. Most 12th Place Qualifications ERA (1),
116. Most 12th Place Qualifications Leslie Johnson (1),
117. Most 13th Place Qualifications ERA (1),
118. Most 13th Place Qualifications Bob Gerard (1),
119. Most 14th Place Qualifications Talbot-Lago (1),
120. Most 14th Place Qualifications Philippe Étançelin (1),
121. Most 15th Place Qualifications ERA (1),
122. Most 15th Place Qualifications Cuth Harrison (1),
123. Most 16th Place Qualifications Maserati (1),
124. Most 16th Place Qualifications David Hampshire (1),
125. Most 17th Place Qualifications Alta (1),
126. Most 17th Place Qualifications Geoff Crossley (1),
127. Most 18th Place Qualifications Maserati (1),
128. Most 18th Place Qualifications David Murray (1),
129. Most 19th Place Qualifications Alta (1),
130. Most 19th Place Qualifications Joe Kelly (1),
131. Most 20th Place Qualifications Maserati (1),
132. Most 20th Place Qualifications Joe Fry (1),
133. Most 21st Place Qualifications Talbot-Lago (1),
134. Most 21st Place Qualifications Johnny Claes (1),
135. Most Poles in a Season Alfa Romeo (1),
136. Most Poles in a Season Nino Farina (1),
137. Most 2nd Place Qualifications in a Season Alfa Romeo (1),
138. Most 2nd Place Qualifications in a Season Luigi Fagioli (1),
139. Most 3rd Place Qualifications in a Season Alfa Romeo (1),
140. Most 3rd Place Qualifications in a Season Juan Manuel Fangio (1),
141. Most 4th Place Qualifications in a Season Alfa Romeo (1),
142. Most 4th Place Qualifications in a Season Reg Parnell (1),
143. Most 5th Place Qualifications in a Season Maserati (1),
144. Most 5th Place Qualifications in a Season Prince Bira (1),
145. Most 6th Place Qualifications in a Season Talbot-Lago (1),
146. Most 6th Place Qualifications in a Season Yves Giraud-Cabantous (1),
147. Most 7th Place Qualifications in a Season Talbot-Lago (1),
148. Most 7th Place Qualifications in a Season Eugène Martin (1),
149. Most 8th Place Qualifications in a Season Maserati (1),
150. Most 8th Place Qualifications in a Season Emmanuel de Graffenried (1),
151. Most 9th Place Qualifications in a Season Talbot-Lago (1),
152. Most 9th Place Qualifications in a Season Louis Rosier (1),
153. Most 10th Place Qualifications in a Season ERA (1),
154. Most 10th Place Qualifications in a Season Peter Walker (1),
155. Most 11th Place Qualifications in a Season Maserati (1),
156. Most 11th Place Qualifications in a Season Louis Chiron (1),
157. Most 12th Place Qualifications in a Season ERA (1),
158. Most 12th Place Qualifications in a Season Leslie Johnson (1),
159. Most 13th Place Qualifications in a Season ERA (1),
160. Most 13th Place Qualifications in a Season Bob Gerard (1),
161. Most 14th Place Qualifications in a Season Talbot-Lago (1),
162. Most 14th Place Qualifications in a Season Philippe Étançelin (1),
163. Most 15th Place Qualifications in a Season ERA (1),
164. Most 15th Place Qualifications in a Season Cuth Harrison (1),
165. Most 16th Place Qualifications in a Season Maserati (1),
166. Most 16th Place Qualifications in a Season David Hampshire (1),
167. Most 17th Place Qualifications in a Season Alta (1),
168. Most 17th Place Qualifications in a Season Geoff Crossley (1),
169. Most 18th Place Qualifications in a Season Maserati (1),
170. Most 18th Place Qualifications in a Season David Murray (1),
171. Most 19th Place Qualifications in a Season Alta (1),
172. Most 19th Place Qualifications in a Season Joe Kelly (1),
173. Most 20th Place Qualifications in a Season Maserati (1),
174. Most 20th Place Qualifications in a Season Joe Fry (1),
175. Most 21st Place Qualifications in a Season Talbot-Lago (1),
176. Most 21st Place Qualifications in a Season Johnny Claes (1)
Records Extended None

World Championship standings
1  Nino Farina 9 
2  Luigi Fagioli 6 
3  Reg Parnell 4 
4  Yves Giraud-Cabantous 3 
5  Louis Rosier 2 
1  Alfa Romeo / Alfa Romeo 8 
2  Talbot-Lago / Talbot 3 

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 2Car 2Car 2
EntrantAlfa Romeo SpAAlfa Romeo SpAAlfa Romeo SpA
Driver Nino Farina Nino Farina Nino Farina
Car Alfa Romeo 158 Alfa Romeo 158 Alfa Romeo 158
EngineAlfa Romeo 1.5 L8CAlfa Romeo 1.5 L8CAlfa Romeo 1.5 L8C
Time2:13'23.61'50.81'50.6
Speed146.378 km/h151.051 km/h151.324 km/h