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Database start - Driver search - Jean Behra


 
Jean Marie Behra, France
1921-02-16 - 1959-08-01
F1 Career: Italy 1951 - Germany 1959

  Races
Wins
Pole
Podiums
FastLaps
Points
53
0
0
10
1
53,14
       
% Wins
% Poles
% Podiums
% FastLap
Points/Race
 
0,00%
0,00%
18,87%
1,89%
1,00p  
At the AVUS GP support race he was killed instantly when he lost control on the wet track, crashed and was thrown out of the car and into a flag pole.
He had three funeral services: one in Berlin, another in Paris, and a final one in Nice. At the Nice service, 3,000 mourners lined the streets.

Year Plac Points Nr / Team / Car Wins 2:nd 3:rd Poles FastL Races Ret Notes
1959 13 2 Ferrari Dino 246
Behra Porsche F4
0 0 0 0 0 3 2 Works
Private
1958 10 9 Maserati 250F
BRM P25
0 0 1 0 0 1
9
0
7
K Kevanagh
Owen Racing
1957 7 8 Maserati 250F 0 1 0 0 0 6 3 -
1956 4 22 Maserati 250F 0 1 4 0 0 7 2 -
1955 8 6 Maserati 250F 0 0 1 0 0 6 5 -
1954 20 0,14 Gordini Type 16 0 0 0 0 1 8 5 1 dsq
1953 - 0 Gordini Type 16 0 0 0 0 0 6 4 -
1952 9 6 Gordini Type 16 0 0 1 0 0 6 3 -
1951 - 0 Gordini Type 15/16 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 R
FastLaps   

Non F1

Year Series Result Team/Car Notes
1959 Sports Cars . Porsche Fatal accident at Avus
. BARC 200 Miles, Aintree winner Ferrari Dino 246 Non championchip race
. 12h Sebring 2nd Ferrari 250 TR59 FL
. Nurburgring 1000km 3rd Ferrari 250 TR59 .
. 24h LeMans ret Ferrari 250 TR59 FL
1958 24h LeMans 3rd Porsche 718 RSK Spyder .
. Mont Ventoux Hillclimb winner Porsche 1500RSK .
. Targa Florio 2nd Porsche 718 RSK .
. Buenos Aires 1000km 3rd Porsche 550 RS 1.6 .
. BRDC Int. Trophy 4th BRM P25 Non championchip race
. Tourist Trophy 4th Porsche 718 RSK-1500 .
. Riverside International Raceway 4th Porsche RSK .
. Aintree BARC 200 ret BRM P25 Non championchip race
. BARC 200 miles ret BRM P25 .
. Glover Trophy ret BRM P25 Non championchip race
. Caen GP ret BRM P25 Non championchip race
. 12h Sebring ret Porsche 718 RSK .
1957 24h LeMans ret Maserati 450 S Spyder .
. Modena GP winner Maserati 250F Non championchip race
. Caen GP winner BRM P25 .Non championchip race
. Pau GP winner Maserati 250F .
. Swedish 6h GP winner Maserati 450 S FL, with S Moss
. BRDC International Trophy winner BRM P25 Non championchip race
. Marocco GP winner Maserati 250F Non championchip race
. 12h Sebring winner Maserati 450 S .
. Reims GP 2nd Maserati 250F Non championchip race
. Buenos Aires 1000km 2nd Maserati 300 S .
. Buenos Aires GP 2nd Maserati 250F Non championchip race
. Syracuse GP ret Maserati 250F Non championchip race
1956 24h LeMans ret Talbot - Maserati .
. Nurburgring 1000km winner Maserati 300S .
. Buenos Aires 1000km 3rd Maserati 300S .
. Buenos Aires GP 3rd Maserati 250F Non championchip race
. 12h Sebring 5th Maserati 300S .
. Mille Miglia 20th Maserati 150S .
. Syracuse GP ret Maserati 250F Non championchip race
1955 Bari GP winner Maserati 300TS .
. Monza GP winner Maserati 300TS .
. Bordeau GP winner Maserati 250F Non championchip race
. Oporto GP winner Maserati 300TS .
. Nürburgring GP winner Maserati 300TS Non championchip race
. Naples GP 4th Maserati 250F Non championchip race
. Swedish GP, Kristianstad 4th Maserati 300/S Sports car class
. Buenos Aires GP 5th Maserati 250F .
. Tourist Trophy ret Maserati 300S Lost one ear in the crash
. Valentino GP ret Maserati 250F Non championchip race
1954 24h LeMans ret Gordini T24 S .
. Cadours GP winner Gordini T16 Non championchip race
. Pau GP winner Gordini T16 Non championchip race
. BRDC Int. Trophy 2nd Gordini T16 Non championchip race
. Bari GP 3rd Gordini T16 Non championchip race
. Caen GP 3rd Gordini T16 Non championchip race
. Rome GP 4th Gordini T16 Non championchip race
. Pescara GP 5th Gordini T16 Non championchip race
. Buenos Aires GP 5th Gordini T16 .
. Daily Telegraf Trophy 13th Gordini T16 Non championchip race
. International Gold Cup ret Gordini T16 Non championchip race
. Berlin GP ret Gordini T16 Non championchip race
. Buenos Aires 1000km ret Gordini T24 S .
. Bordeau GP ret Gordini T16 Non championchip race
. Rouen GP dsq Gordini T16 Non championchip race
1953 24h LeMans ret Gordini T15 S .
. Carrera Panamericana ret Gordini T24 S .
. Cadours GP 3rd Gordini T16 Non championchip race
. Sables d'Olonne GP 5th Gordini T16 Non championchip race
. Pau GP ret Gordini T16 Non championchip race
. Rouen GP ret Gordini T16 Non championchip race
. Buenos Aires GP ret Gordini T16 .
. Circuit du Lac ret Gordini T16 .
. Modena GP ret Gordini T16 Non championchip race
1952 24h LeMans ret Gordini 23 S .
. Formla 2 11th Gordini T16 .
. Circuit du Lac winner Gordini T16 Non championchip race
. Marne GP, Reims winner Gordini T16 Non championchip race
. Caen GP 2nd Gordini T16 Non championchip race
. Comminges GP 3rd Gordini T16 Non championchip race
. Pau GP 3rd Simca-Gordini T11 Non championchip race
. Grands Prix de France 4th Simca-Gordini T15 .
. Marseille GP 6th Simca-Gordini T15 Non championchip race
. Albi GP ret Gordini T16 Non championchip race
. Baules GP ret Gordini T16 Non championchip race
. Marne GP ret Gordini T16 Non championchip race
. Panamericana road race ret Gordini .
. Paris GP ret Gordini T16 Non championchip race
. BRDC Int. Trophy ret Simca-Gordini T15 Non championchip race
1951 24h LeMans ret Simca Gordini .
. Albi GP 5th Simca-Gordini T15 Non championchip race
1950 24h LeMans ret Simca Gordini .
. Monte Carlo Rally 3rd Simca .
1949 Mont Ventoux Hillclimb 3rd Maserati .
. Coupe du Salon at Montlhéry 6th Talbot .
. Motor cycling . Moto Guzzi, 3 times French champion .
1948-51 Motor cycling . . .
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