TAFFY

Die Geschichte des Grafen Berghe von Trips

The Story of Count Berghe von Trips

 

 

 

 

Wolfgang Reichsgraf Alexander Berghe von Trips

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born: 4 May 1928 in Kerpen-Horrem/Germany

died: 10 September 1961 in Monza/Italy

Educated Profession: Agricultural Engineer

Career Highlights outside F1: German Champion Production Cars 1600 cc in 1954; European Hillclimb Champion 1958; Winner Targa Florio in Sycily 1961

Competing in Formula One: 1956 - 1961

Cars: Ferrari, Porsche, Cooper Maserati

Grand Prix driven: 27

First Grand Prix: Italy 1956 in Monza with a Ferrari (retired: accident in practice)

Last Grand Prix: Italy 1961 in Monza with a Ferrari (fatal injuries after collision with Clark`s Lotus)

Wins: 2 (Zandvoort and Aintree 1961 in a Ferrari 156)

Podium Finishes: 6

Pole Positions: 1

Front Rows: 4

Total Points: 56

Vice Champion 1961 in a Ferrari

Winner Grand Prix of Syracuse (Italian Sycily) 1960*

Winner Grand Prix of Solitude (German Stuttgart) 1960*

(* both non-worldchampionship events)

 

Literature:

 

Joerg-Thomas Foedisch / Reinold Louis

Eine deutsche Rennfahrerkarriere - Graf Berghe von Trips

Heel Verlag

Schindellegi/Switzerland 1996

 

Hermann Harster

Das Rennen ist nie zu Ende

Die Geschichte des Grafen Berghe von Trips

Verlag Ullstein

Berlin, Frankfurt/Main, Wien 1962

 

Movie / Video:

 

La Passione

A Film by Chris Rea

90 mins

GB 1996

 

Portrait Wolfgang Graf Berghe von Trips

auto motor und sport TV Special

30 mins

D 1996

 

Museum:

 

Villa Trips - Museum für Rennsportgeschichte

Burg Hemmersbach

Parkstrasse 20

D-50169 Kerpen-Horrem/Germany

Phone: +2273/940670

Fax: +2273/940672

Open: Sundays to Fridays 14:00 - 18:00 CET

 

 

Internet:

 

Official Graf Berghe von Trips Website from Kerpen/Germany

 

The Ferrari Dino 156

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