Jean Behra

PROFILE & CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

Profile

NationalityFrance
Date of Birth16-Feb-1921
Date of Death1-Aug-1959
Died during a race on the AVUS circuit run the day before the GP of Germany.

Career Totals

GP Contested52
Poles0 (0.00 %)
Podiums9 (15.79 %)
Wins0 (0.00 %)
Points51.14
Best WC Rank4
WC Titles0

Milestones

1st GP SUI  1952
First Pole-
First Podium SUI  1952
First Win-
First Point SUI  1952
First WC Title-
Last GP FRA  1959
Last Pole-
Last Podium NLD  1958
Last Win-
Last Point NLD  1959
Last WC Title-

Season Results

Season Overview - 1959

  • 1959
    • 1959
    • 1958
    • 1957
    • 1956
    • 1955
    • 1954
    • 1953
    • 1952
RaceMCONLDFRAGER Totals
Grid24516-
Laps in Lead21---21
Fastest Lap0
FinishDNF5DNFDNS-
Points020 2

CAREER PROFILE

Annual Results

Year Constructors Cars TeamTeammatesPoles Wins Points Rank LIL RIL FL Pod. Dbl. Tpl. GS
1959 Ferrari; Porsche 1; 30; 46 Scuderia Ferrari Allison, C.; Brooks, T.; Gendebien, O.; Gurney, D.; Hill, P.; von Trips, W. 00 2 19 21 1 0 0 0 0 0
1958 BRM; Maserati 14; 19; 4; 5; 6; 8 Ken Kavanagh; Owen Racing Organisation Bonnier, J.; Flockhart, R.; Schell, H.; Trintignant, M. 00 9 12 28 2 0 1 0 0 0
1957 Maserati 2; 4; 6 Officine Alfieri Maserati Fangio, J.; Godia, F.; Menditéguy, C.; Moss, S.; Scarlatti, G.; Schell, H. 00 6 11 57 3 0 1 0 0 0
1956 Maserati 30; 32; 4; 46; 6; 8 Officine Alfieri Maserati Bonnier, J.; Gerini, G.; Godia, F.; González, J.; Landi, C.; Maglioli, U.; Menditéguy, C.; Moss, S.; Perdisa, C.; Piotti, L.; Taruffi, P.; Villoresi, L. 00 22 4 0 0 0 5 0 0 0
1955 Maserati 14; 16; 2; 20; 24; 28; 34; 36; 40 Officine Alfieri Maserati Bucci, C.; Collins, P.; Gould, H.; Mantovani, S.; Menditéguy, C.; Mières, R.; Musso, L.; Perdisa, C.; Schell, H.; Simon, A. 00 6 9 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
1954 Gordini 10; 12; 17; 18; 24; 44; 46; 9 Equipe Gordini Bayol, É.; Bucci, C.; Frère, P.; Loyer, R.; Pilette, A.; Pollet, J.; Wacker, F. 00 0.14 26 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
1953 Gordini 16; 2; 30; 6; 9 Equipe Gordini Manzon, R.; Menditéguy, C.; Mières, R.; Schell, H.; Trintignant, M.; Wacker, F. 00 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1952 Gordini 108; 16; 4; 6; 8 Equipe Gordini Bira (Bhanubandh), P.; Claes, J.; Manzon, R.; Trintignant, M. 00 6 11 1 1 0 1 0 0 0
Totals - - - - 00 51.14 - 107 7 1 9 0 0 0
LIL: Laps in Lead RIL: Races in Lead FL: Fastest Lap Double: Win + Pole Triple: Win + Pole + Fastest Lap Grand Slam: Win + Pole + Fastest Lap + Race in Lead

Race Completion Performance

Year Entries GP Pole Win 2nd3rd4th5th6th7th8th DNQ DNS DNF DSQ In the Points Points Rank
1959 4 3 000001000 0 1 2 0 1 2 19
1958 10 10 000111000 0 0 7 0 3 9 12
1957 6 6 001000200 0 0 3 0 1 6 11
1956 8 7 001400010 0 0 2 0 5 22 4
1955 10 6 000111200 0 0 5 0 3 6 9
1954 8 8 000000100 0 0 5 1 1 0.14 26
1953 6 6 000000100 0 0 4 0 0 0
1952 6 6 000101010 0 0 3 0 2 6 11
Totals 58 52 002724620 0 1 31 1 16 51.14 -
DNQ: Did Not Qualify DNS: Did not start DNF: Did not finish DSQ: Disqualified