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1952 Rio GP
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1953 Argentine GP

1953 Syracuse GP
1953 Indianapolis 500
1954 Argentine GP
 I  Gran Premio de la Republica Argentina


Overview - Entry List - Qualification - Starting Grid - Classification - Fastest Laps - Laps Led

Details
DateSunday 18 January 1953
Start time14:00
EventArgentine GP
CircuitBuenos Aires
Event FormatRace of 97 laps
Race1 of 50
Championship race24
Circuit
Laps97
Circuit Perimeter3912 m
Race Distance3912 × 97 = 379.464 km
Grid Format4-3-4-3
Pole PositionRight
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherHot, Dry
Participants
Entries16
Qualifiers16
Finishers9
Championship Debutants
Adolfo Schwelm Cruz (Driver),
Carlos Menditéguy (Driver),
John Barber (Driver),
Oscar Gálvez (Driver),
Pablo Birger (Driver),
   Cooper T23 (Car Model),
Maserati A6GCM-53 (Car Model),
Cooper Car Co (Entrant),
Buenos Aires (3912.4 m) (Circuit Layout)
MilestonesCar 10 - 1st Fastest Lap (Car Number)
Car 10 - 1st Pole Position (Car Number)
Car 14 - 20th Race Entry (Car Number)
Car 16 - 20th Race Entry (Car Number)
Car 6 - 20th Race Entry (Car Number)
Cooper - 20th Race Entry (Car Manufacturer)
Felice Bonetto - 10th Race Entry (Driver)
José Froilan González - 10th Race Entry (Driver)
Maserati - 75th Race Entry (Car Manufacturer)
Records Broken 1. Most 4th Place FinishesMike Hawthorn (3),
2. Most Consecutive 9th Place FinishesCooper (2),
3. Most Laps LedFerrari (671),
4. Most PolesFerrari (11),
5. Most 11th Place QualificationsJean Behra (3)
Records Extended 1. Most RetirementsMaserati (45),
2. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (47),
3. Most Podium FinishesFerrari (36),
4. Most Podium FinishesAlberto Ascari (13),
5. Most Race WinsAlberto Ascari (9),
6. Most 2nd Place FinishesFerrari (16),
7. Most 4th Place FinishesFerrari (8),
8. Most Consecutive RetirementsFerrari (11),
9. Most Consecutive Drivers' Championship Points ScoresAlberto Ascari (7),
10. Most Consecutive Race WinsFerrari (7),
11. Most Consecutive Race WinsAlberto Ascari (7),
12. Highest 2nd Place Finish RatioFerrari (16.16%),
13. Most Laps LedAlberto Ascari (547),
14. Most Race EntriesFerrari (99),
15. Most Race EntriesNino Farina (21),
16. Most Perfect WeekendsAlberto Ascari (6),
17. Most 3rd Place QualificationsFerrari (10),
18. Most 4th Place QualificationsFerrari (9),
19. Most 6th Place QualificationsFerrari (9),
20. Most 15th Place QualificationsMaserati (7)

Championships
1 Alberto Ascari 9
2 Luigi Villoresi 6
3 José Froilan González 4
4 Mike Hawthorn 3
5 Oscar Gálvez 2

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 10Car 10Car 10
EntrantScuderia FerrariScuderia FerrariScuderia Ferrari
DriverAlberto AscariAlberto AscariAlberto Ascari
CarFerrari 500Ferrari 500Ferrari 500
EngineFerrari 2.0 L4Ferrari 2.0 L4Ferrari 2.0 L4
Time3:01'04.61'55.41'48.4
Speed125.736 km/h122.038 km/h129.919 km/h


Overview - Entry List - Qualification - Starting Grid - Classification - Fastest Laps - Laps Led