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Driver
See also: Entrant, Team

Jean Behra

 
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Details
Full NameJean Marie Behra
Date of BirthWednesday 16 February 1921
Date of DeathSaturday 1 August 1959
Age of Death38 years, 5 months, 13 days
Born
Nice
France
F1 Career
Active Years1952 - 1959
Races Contested53
Average ClassificationMedian: 5, Mean: 4.92 (Standard deviation: 2.12)
Average Qualifying PositionMedian: 7, Mean: 8.19 (Standard deviation: 5.10)
Fastest Laps1
Average Fastest Lap PositionMedian: 7.5, Mean: 6.75 (Standard deviation: 4.38)
Races Led8
Laps Led114
Race Distance Led466 km
Debut1952 Swiss GP
Last Race1959 German GP
Drivers' Championships
1952 - 11th   
(6 points)
1953 - Not Classified
1954 - 26th   
(0.1 point)
1955 - 10th   
(6 points)
  
1956 - 4th   
(22 points)
1957 - 11th   
(6 points)
1958 - 11th   
(9 points)
1959 - 17th   
(2 points)
Total Points Scored51.1
Records
Records Held TodayNone
Records Held At Retirement1. Most Retirements (31) – set at 1959 ACF GP,
2. Most 3rd Place Finishes (7) – set at 1958 Dutch GP,
3. Most 6th Place Finishes (6) – set at 1957 German GP,
4. Highest Constructors' Championship Points Score Ratio (100.00%) – set at 1958 Argentine GP,
5. Most 3rd Place Finishes in a Season (4) – set at 1956 German GP,
6. Most 11th Fastest Laps (2) – set at 1959 Dutch GP,
7. Most 4th Place Qualifications (11) – set at 1959 Dutch GP,
8. Most 4th Place Qualifications in a Season (4) – set at 1958 Moroccan GP
Records Ever Broken1. Highest 3rd Place Finish Ratio (100.00%) – set at 1952 Swiss GP,
2. Most 11th Place Qualifications (3) – set at 1953 Argentine GP,
3. Highest Disqualification Ratio (7.69%) – set at 1954 Argentine GP,
4. Most 3rd Place Finishes in a Season (4) – set at 1956 German GP,
5. Most 6th Place Finishes (5) – set at 1957 ACF GP,
6. Most 6th Place Finishes (6) – set at 1957 German GP,
7. Most 4th Place Qualifications (6) – set at 1957 Pescara Circuit,
8. Most Constructors' Championship Points Scores (1) – set at 1958 Argentine GP,
9. Highest Constructors' Championship Points Score Ratio (100.00%) – set at 1958 Argentine GP,
10. Most Constructors' Championship Points Scores in a Season (1) – set at 1958 Argentine GP,
11. Most 4th Place Qualifications (7) – set at 1958 Argentine GP,
12. Most 3rd Place Finishes (7) – set at 1958 Dutch GP,
13. Most 4th Place Qualifications (8) – set at 1958 Dutch GP,
14. Most Retirements (27) – set at 1958 German GP,
15. Most 4th Place Qualifications (9) – set at 1958 Portuguese GP,
16. Most Retirements (28) – set at 1958 Italian GP,
17. Most Retirements (29) – set at 1958 Moroccan GP,
18. Most 4th Place Qualifications (10) – set at 1958 Moroccan GP,
19. Most 4th Place Qualifications in a Season (4) – set at 1958 Moroccan GP,
20. Most Retirements (30) – set at 1959 Monaco GP,
21. Most 11th Fastest Laps (2) – set at 1959 Dutch GP,
22. Most 4th Place Qualifications (11) – set at 1959 Dutch GP,
23. Most Retirements (31) – set at 1959 ACF GP

Partners
Team MateRacesYears
Robert Manzon
7
1952 - 1953
Prince Bira
3
1952
Johnny Claes
1
1952
Maurice Trintignant
11
1952 - 1953, 1958
Harry Schell
23
1953, 1955, 1957 - 1958
Carlos Menditéguy
8
1953, 1955 - 1957
Pablo Birger
1
1953
Fred Wacker
4
1953 - 1954
Roberto Mières
7
1953, 1955
Élie Bayol
1
1954
Roger Loyer
1
1954
Paul Frère
3
1954
André Pilette
3
1954
Jacques Pollet
2
1954
Clemar Bucci
5
1954 - 1955
Sergio Mantovani
2
1955
Luigi Musso
7
1955
Cesare Perdisa
8
1955 - 1956
André Simon
1
1955
Peter Collins
1
1955
Horace Gould
1
1955
Stirling Moss
10
1956 - 1957
Luigi Piotti
1
1956
Chico Landi
1
1956
Gerino Gerini
1
1956
José Froilan González
1
1956
Chico Godia
5
1956
Mike Hawthorn
1
1956
Piero Taruffi
1
1956
Umberto Maglioli
2
1956
Luigi Villoresi
1
1956
Jo Bonnier
3
1956, 1958
Juan Manuel Fangio
6
1957
Giorgio Scarlatti
3
1957
Ron Flockhart
2
1958
Phil Hill
3
1959
Tony Brooks
3
1959
Cliff Allison
2
1959
Olivier Gendebien
1
1959
Dan Gurney
1
1959
Team RacesYears
Equipe Gordini
20
1952 - 1954
Maserati
19
1955 - 1957
Ken Kavanagh
1
1958
BRM
9
1958
Ferrari
3
1959
Jean Behra
1
1959
Car ManufacturerRacesYears
Gordini
20
1952 - 1954
Maserati
20
1955 - 1958
BRM
9
1958
Ferrari
3
1959
Behra-Porsche
1
1959
Engine ManufacturerRacesYears
Gordini
20
1952 - 1954
Maserati
20
1955 - 1958
BRM
9
1958
Ferrari
3
1959
Porsche
1
1959
Tyre ManufacturerRacesYears
Englebert
1
1954
Pirelli
20
1955 - 1958
Dunlop
3
1959
Lubricant ManufacturerRacesYears
Shell
3
1959
EntrantRacesYears
Equipe Gordini
20
1952 - 1954
Officine Alfieri Maserati
19
1955 - 1957
Ken Kavanagh
1
1958
Owen Racing Organisation
9
1958
Scuderia Ferrari
3
1959
Jean Behra
1
1959
Chassis DesignerRacesYears
Amédée Gordini
20
1952 - 1954
Vittorio Bellentani
20
1955 - 1958
Gioacchino Colombo
20
1955 - 1958
Peter Berthon
9
1958
Vittorio Jano
2
1959
Carlo Chiti
3
1959
Valerio Colotti
1
1959
Car ModelRacesYears
Gordini T16
20
1952 - 1954
Maserati 250F
20
1955 - 1958
BRM P25
9
1958
Ferrari 256
2
1959
Ferrari Dino 156
1
1959
Behra-Porsche RSK
1
1959
Car NumberRacesYears
Car 6
7
1952 - 1953, 1956 - 1958
Car 16
3
1952 - 1953, 1955
Car 4
7
1952, 1956 - 1958
Car 108
1
1952
Car 8
5
1952, 1956, 1958
Car 30
4
1953, 1956, 1959
Car 2
3
1953, 1955, 1957
Car 9
2
1953 - 1954
Car 18
1
1954
Car 12
2
1954, 1959
Car 24
1
1954
Car 17
1
1954
Car 10
1
1954
Car 44
1
1954
Car 46
2
1954, 1959
Car 34
1
1955
Car 20
1
1955
Car 14
4
1955, 1958
Car 36
1
1955
Car 32
2
1956
Car 19
1
1958
Car 5
1
1958
Car 1
1
1959

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