Jean Behra Racing Memorabilia1921 - 1959
Vintage 1959 photo of Jean Behra on Ferrari 246 at the Grand Prix of France at Reims.
This vintage original 1959 photo shows Jean Behra's Ferrari 246 blowing smoke as a piston is on the way out on July 5 1959 during the French Grand Prix at Reims.
Jean ran in 6th postition when a piston expired in lap 31 which put him out of the race.
This picture is one of the last there is of Jean as a Grand Prix driver as this was formally his last Grand Prix and he died less than a month later (on August 1, 1959) when he crashed his privately owned Porsche at the AVUS ring in Berlin.
The photo measures some 17.5 x 12.5 cm or 7 x 5 inches and is in good condition.
The back carries the stamp of the photographer.
This is a vintage print, i.e. printed shortly after the original image was captured on film.
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Jean Behra Racing Memorabilia
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