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1953 Avusrennen
1953 ACF GP
1952 British GP

1953 British GP

1953 United States Air Force Trophy
1953 German GP
1954 British GP
 VI  RAC British Grand Prix


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

Details
DateSaturday 18 July 1953
Start time14:00
EventBritish GP
CircuitSilverstone
Event FormatRace of 90 laps
Race30 of 50
Championship race29
Circuit
Laps90
Circuit Perimeter4711 m
Race Distance4711 × 90 = 423.990 km
Grid Format4-3-4-3
Pole PositionRight
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherOvercast, Showers
Participants
Entries29
Qualifiers29
Finishers10
Championship Debutants
Ian Stewart (Driver),
Jack Fairman (Driver),
Jimmy Stewart (Driver),
   Atlantic Stable (Entrant),
R.J. Chase (Entrant),
R.R.C. Walker Racing Team (Entrant)
MilestonesCar 14 - 25th Race Entry (Car Number)
Car 16 - 25th Race Entry (Car Number)
Car 20 - 20th Race Entry (Car Number)
Car 28 - 20th Race Entry (Car Number)
Car 5 - 1st Fastest Lap (Car Number)
Car 5 - 1st Pole Position (Car Number)
Car 5 - 1st Win (Car Number)
Alberto Ascari - 25th Race Entry (Driver)
Connaught - 20th Race Entry (Car Manufacturer)
Cooper - 25th Race Entry (Car Manufacturer)
Ferrari - 10th Fastest Lap (Car Manufacturer)
Ferrari - 10th Fastest Lap (Engine Manufacturer)
Francis - 20th Race Entry (Engine Manufacturer)
Jean Behra - 10th Race Entry (Driver)
Lance Macklin - 10th Race Entry (Driver)
Mike Hawthorn - 10th Race Entry (Driver)
Peter Collins - 10th Race Entry (Driver)
Pirelli - 25th Pole Position (Tyre Manufacturer)
Pirelli - 25th Win (Tyre Manufacturer)
Scuderia Ferrari - 10th Fastest Lap (Entrant)
Scuderia Ferrari - 75th Race Entry (Entrant)
Shell - 25th Win (Lubricant Manufacturer)
Records Broken 1. Most 9th Place FinishesPeter Whitehead (2),
2. Most 10th Place FinishesLouis Rosier (3),
3. Highest Race Win RatioAlberto Ascari (52.17%),
4. Most Races LedAlberto Ascari (16),
5. Most 24th Place QualificationsFerrari (3),
6. Most 25th Place QualificationsTony Crook (2),
7. Most 8th Place Qualifications in a SeasonMaurice Trintignant (2)
Records Extended 1. Most RetirementsMaserati (54),
2. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (59),
3. Most Podium FinishesFerrari (43),
4. Most Podium FinishesAlberto Ascari (16),
5. Most RetirementsMaurice Trintignant (11),
6. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresAlberto Ascari (19),
7. Most Race WinsFerrari (15),
8. Most Race WinsAlberto Ascari (12),
9. Most 3rd Place FinishesFerrari (10),
10. Most Laps LedFerrari (888),
11. Most Laps LedAlberto Ascari (750),
12. Most Race EntriesFerrari (121),
13. Most Race EntriesNino Farina (25),
14. Most Perfect WeekendsAlberto Ascari (7),
15. Most PolesFerrari (14),
16. Most PolesAlberto Ascari (11),
17. Most 3rd Place QualificationsFerrari (13),
18. Most 5th Place QualificationsFerrari (10),
19. Most 6th Place QualificationsFerrari (12),
20. Most 16th Place QualificationsMaserati (9),
21. Most 26th Place QualificationsMaserati (4)

Championships
1 Alberto Ascari 33.5 
same
2 Mike Hawthorn 16 
same
3 José Froilan González 13.5 
up
4 Juan Manuel Fangio 13 
up
5 Luigi Villoresi 13 
down
6 Nino Farina 12 
same
7 Bill Vukovich 9 
down
8 Art Cross 6 
same
9 Emmanuel de Graffenried 5 
same
10 Onofre Marimón 4 
same
11 Jack McGrath 2 
same
 Duane Carter 2 
same
 Sam Hanks 2 
same
 Maurice Trintignant 2 
same
 Felice Bonetto 2 
same
 Oscar Gálvez 2 
same
17 Paul Russo 1.5 
same
 Fred Agabashian 1.5 
same

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 5Car 5Car 24
EntrantScuderia FerrariScuderia FerrariOfficine Alfieri Maserati
DriverAlberto AscariAlberto AscariJosé Froilan González
CarFerrari 500Ferrari 500Maserati A6GCM-53
EngineFerrari 2.0 L4Ferrari 2.0 L4Maserati 2.0 L6
Time2:50'00.01'48.01'50.0
Speed149.644 km/h157.033 km/h154.178 km/h


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