Back to Results
Jack Brabham pushes car number 14, the Rob Walker-entered 1.96-litre Cooper-Climax hybrid Formula One car, to the finish. The car stalled in the tunnel when the engine's magneto bracket broke, cutting the ignition. It was classified as a sixth place finish. Behind the car is Charles Cooper (right), John Cooper (behind Brabham), Tony Rudd of BRM (on the left wearing glasses, tie, and jumpsuit), and Rob Walker team chief mechanic Alf Francis (on the left wearing a jumpsuit and watch).

Monaco Grand Prix

  • Title Monaco Grand Prix
  • Source George Phillips Photograph Collection  
  • Description Jack Brabham pushes car number 14, the Rob Walker-entered 1.96-litre Cooper-Climax hybrid Formula One car, to the finish. The car stalled in the tunnel when the engine's magneto bracket broke, cutting the ignition. It was classified as a sixth place finish. Behind the car is Charles Cooper (right), John Cooper (behind Brabham), Tony Rudd of BRM (on the left wearing glasses, tie, and jumpsuit), and Rob Walker team chief mechanic Alf Francis (on the left wearing a jumpsuit and watch).
  • Years 1957  
  • Date 1957-05-19
  • Photographer George Phillips  
  • City Monte Carlo  
  • Country Monaco  
  • People Brabham, Jack   Cooper, John   Cooper, Charles   Rudd, Tony   Francis, Alf  
  • Marque Cooper  
  • Group/Class Formula One  
  • Event Monaco Grand Prix  
  • Venue Circuit de Monaco  
  • Entrant Rob Walker Racing Team  
  • Race Data Jack Brabham finished sixth. The car stalled in the tunnel when the engine's magneto bracket broke, cutting the ignition.
  • Identifier 2006-001PHIL-1957-b1_26.5_0034
  • Original Format black-and-white negatives  
  • Rights Copyright has been assigned to The Revs Institute. Although copyright was transferred by the donor, copyright in some items in the collection may still be held by their respective creator. The researcher assumes full responsibility for conforming to the laws of libel, privacy, and copyright which may be involved in the use of this collection.

Purchase Image