He circuited the 2. The first funeral service was in Berlin, followed by another in Paris. The flagpole toppled over when Behra collided with it, about halfway to its top. Behra left a nineteen-year-old son, Jean Paul. Views Read Edit View history. After a career racing motorcycles, he switched to four-wheeled competition in and within three years he had moved on to Formula One, winning the non-championship race at Reims in with Gordini to establish his reputation with the home fans. The race covered a distance of
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Jean Behra (F) – All Results – Racing Sports Cars
Frank Biela Allan McNish. Inwhen he finished fourth in the drivers’ championship, he registered his behrq grand prix result in Argentina when he finished second to team-mate Juan Manuel Fangio.
Behra was small in stature, stocky, and weighed pounds. He sometimes drove magnificently and at others he drove with a lack of enthusiasm. The sports car race featured entries of small, under 1, c.
The flagpole toppled over when Behra collided with it, about halfway to its top. He hit the headlines when he won the non-title Reims Grand Prix. Behra had surgery on his leg in Juneforcing him to miss a 1, kilometer Monza Grand Prix.
Formula 1’s Greatest Drivers – – Jean Behra
Then the Porsche spun and went over the top of the banking, with its nose pointing toward the sky. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Sharp Siffert Surtees J.
He raced motorcycles for Moto Guzzi prior to changing to sports cars and Grand Prix racing. He circuited the 2. Behra drove a Porsche to victory in the 6th Rouen Grand Prix.
In case he mislaid it, he always carried a spare in his top pocket. This established a record for the Castelfusano track.
The race covered a distance of This page was last edited on 18 Marchat He covered one lap in 2 minutes, In he moved to Ferrari where he partnered with Tony Brooks. He dropped Behra as a factory driver ten days before his racin and sent no remembrance to the funeral masses. A drive for BRM in was not a success, but in he appeared to receive his break in when he was signed by Ferrari but that relationship ended after Behra, angry at what he saw as a team error at the Reims Grand Prix, punched his team manager.
Behra drove a six-cylinder Gordini. It remained there wrecked, while the race continued on underneath.
The Porsche began to fishtail with the tail of the car going higher and higher up the slick, steep bank. He made a quick exit and took an airplane to Europe, where he left for the Grand Prix of Morocco at Casablanca. In he had an ear torn off from a collision.
In each sports car event he piloted a Porsche Spyder. In between there were three funeral services. He recovered and entered a Maserati in the 24 hours of Le Mans on 22 June.
All Results of Jean Behra
It used a strip of the Autobahn 2. Retrieved from ” https: After three laps Behra was third behind Wolfgang von Trips and Bonnier, who eventually finished one and two. After a career racing motorcycles, he switched to four-wheeled competition in and within three years he had moved on to Formula One, winning the non-championship race at Reims in with Gordini to establish his reputation with the home fans.