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Helmet of Tony Brooks

Flag of Great Britain Tony Brooks

full name Charles Anthony Standish Brooks nationality British born February 25, 1932 hometown Dukinfield, Cheshire died May 3, 2022 place of death Ottershaw, Surrey

Racing highlights

19592ndWorld Championship of Drivers
19592ndFormula 1, XIV B.A.R.C. 200 Aintree
19583rdWorld Championship of Drivers
19583rdFormula 1, XIII B.A.R.C. 200 Aintree
19581stTourist Trophy
19562ndFormula 2, III International Gold Cup Oulton Park
19562ndFormula 1, XI B.A.R.C. 200 Aintree
19551stFormula 1, V Siracusa Grand Prix

Racing career summary

Races entered73
Wins10
Podiums18
Pole positions8
Fastest laps7
Race win percentage13.7%
Podium percentage24.7%

Disclaimer: the data and summaries are all taken from the data available in the career details section further below on this page. If you know of things missing or have corrections, please log in and submit them.

Career overview – years in numbers

The following numbers are a summary of the more detailed information available in the Career details further below on the page. Seasons spanning over two years (for example 2013-14 championships) have their race results accounted for in the year the championship ends.

1961Racing15 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position1 fastest race lap
1960Racing8 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1959Racing10 races2 wins5 podiums2 pole position1 fastest race lap
1958Racing14 races5 wins6 podiums1 pole positions1 fastest race lap
1957Racing15 races2 wins3 podiums4 pole position2 fastest race laps
1956Racing7 races0 wins2 podiums1 pole positions1 fastest race lap
1955Racing4 races1 win1 podium0 pole position1 fastest race lap

Career details – the racing career of Tony Brooks

1961 World Championship of Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
10th6Owen Racing Organisation
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
80101
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BRM P48/57Coventry Climax 1.5Dunlop

1961 Formula 1, XI Gran Premio di Siracusa

PositionPointsTeam
0Owen Racing Organisation
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BRM P48/57Climax

1961 Formula 1, XIII BRDC International Trophy, Silverstone

PositionPointsTeam
6th0Owen Racing Organisation
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BRM P48

1961 Formula 1, VII Modena Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
6th0Owen Racing Organisation
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BRM P48/57Climax

1961 Formula 1, XIII Lavant Cup Goodwood

PositionPointsTeam
6th0Owen Racing Organisation
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BRM P48

1961 Formula 1, XVI B.A.R.C. 200 Aintree

PositionPointsTeam
17th0Owen Racing Organisation
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BRM P48/57

1961 Formula 1, IX Glover Trophy Goodwood

PositionPointsTeam
0Owen Racing Organisation
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BRM P48/57

1961 Formula 1, VIII International Gold Cup Oulton Park

PositionPointsTeam
4th0Owen Racing Organisation
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BRM P48/57

1960 World Championship of Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
11th7Vandervell Products, Yeoman Credit Racing Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
70000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cooper T51Coventry Climax 2.5Dunlop
Vanwall VW 11Vanwall 2.5Dunlop

1960 Formula 1, VIII Glover Trophy Goodwood

PositionPointsTeam
7th0Vanderwell Products Ltd.
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Vanwall

1960 Formula 1, I Lombank Trophy Snetterton

PositionPointsTeam
0Vanderwell Products Ltd.
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 18Vanwall

1959 World Championship of Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
2nd27Scuderia Ferrari, Vandervell Products
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
82421
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari Dino 246Ferrari 2.4Dunlop
Vanwall VW 59Vanwall 2.5Dunlop
Click to show race results for World Championship of Drivers 1959.

1959 Formula 1 & 2, XI BRDC International Trophy, Silverstone

PositionPointsTeam
0Scuderia Ferrari
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari Dino 246

1959 Formula 1, XIV B.A.R.C. 200 Aintree

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0Scuderia Ferrari
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari Dino 246

1958 World Championship of Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
3rd24Vandervell Products
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
93310
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Vanwall VW 5Vanwall 2.5Dunlop
Click to show race results for World Championship of Drivers 1958.

1958 Tourist Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
1st0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
111??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Aston Martin DBR1

1958 26th Grand Prix of Endurance 24 Hours of Le Mans Class S 3.0

PositionPointsTeam
0Aston Martin Ltd.
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Aston Martin DBR1Aston Martin 3.0

1958 Formula 1 & 2 , X BRDC International Trophy, Silverstone

PositionPointsTeam
0Rob Walker Racing Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cooper T43Climax

1958 Formula 1, XIII B.A.R.C. 200 Aintree

PositionPointsTeam
3rd0Rob Walker Racing Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cooper T43Climax

1958 Formula 2 Great Britain

PositionPointsTeam
7th17Rob Walker Racing Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11101
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cooper T43Climax

1957 World Championship of Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
5th11Vandervell Products
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
50111
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Vanwall VW 5Vanwall 2.5Pirelli
Click to show race results for World Championship of Drivers 1957.

1957 Formula 1, VI Grand Prix de Maroc

PositionPointsTeam
0Vandervell Products Ltd
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10010
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Vanwall VW10

1957 World Sportscar Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0David Brown
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1957 World Sportscar Championship - S+2.0

PositionPointsTeam
0David Brown
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Aston Martin DBR

1957 VII Gran Premio di Siracusa

PositionPointsTeam
0Vandervell Products Ltd
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Vanwall

1957 25th Grand Prix of Endurance 24 Hours of Le Mans Class S 3.0

PositionPointsTeam
0Aston Martin Ltd.
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Aston Martin DBR1Aston Martin 3.0

1957 Formula 1 & 2, IX BRDC International Trophy, Silverstone

PositionPointsTeam
0Rob Walker Racing Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cooper T43Climax

1957 Formula 1, V Glover Trophy Goodwood

PositionPointsTeam
6th0Vanderwell Products Ltd.
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10001
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Vanwall

1957 Formula 2 Great Britain

PositionPointsTeam
9th3Rob Walker Racing Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
41120
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cooper T41Climax

1956 World Championship of Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
0Owen Racing Organisation
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BRM P25BRM 2.5Dunlop
Click to show race results for World Championship of Drivers 1956.

1956 World Sportscar Championship - S3.0

PositionPointsTeam
0David Brown
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Aston Martin DB3S
Click to show race results for World Sportscar Championship - S3.0 1956.

1956 24th Grand Prix of Endurance 24 Hours of Le Mans Class S 3.0

PositionPointsTeam
0Aston Martin Ltd.
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Aston Martin DBR1Aston Martin 2.5

1956 Formula 1, XI B.A.R.C. 200 Aintree

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0Owen Racing Organisation
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10101
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BRM P25

1956 Formula 1, IV Glover Trophy Goodwood

PositionPointsTeam
0Owen Racing Organisation
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BRM P25

1956 Formula 2, III International Gold Cup Oulton Park

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0Rob Walker Racing Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10110
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cooper T41Climax

1955 Tourist Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
0Aston Martin Ltd
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Aston Martin DB3S

1955 24h Le Mans Grand Prix d'Endurance

PositionPointsTeam
0Aston Martin Cars Ltd
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Aston Martin DB 3 S

1955 23rd Grand Prix of Endurance 24 Hours of Le Mans Class S 3.0

PositionPointsTeam
0Aston Martin Lagonda Ltd
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Aston Martin DB3SLagonda 2.9

1955 Formula 1, V Siracusa Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Connaught Engineering
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11101
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Connaught BAlta
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