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

Details
DateSunday 7 June 1953
Start time14:00
EventDutch GP
CircuitZandvoort
Event FormatRace of 90 laps
Race21 of 50
Championship race26
Circuit
Laps90
Circuit Perimeter4193 m
Race Distance4193 × 90 = 377.370 km
Grid Format3-2-3-2
Pole PositionRight
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherSunny, Mild, Dry
Participants
Entries20
Qualifiers20
Finishers9
Championship Debutants
Fred Wacker (Driver),
Roberto Mičres (Driver),
   HWM 53 (Car Model),
Ken Wharton (Entrant)
MilestonesCar 18 - 20th Race Entry (Car Number)
Car 22 - 20th Race Entry (Car Number)
Alberto Ascari - 10th Win (Driver)
Bristol - 25th Race Entry (Engine Manufacturer)
Connaught Engineering - 10th Race Entry (Entrant)
Connaught - 10th Race Entry (Car Manufacturer)
Equipe Gordini - 50th Race Entry (Entrant)
Ferrari - 100th Race Entry (Car Manufacturer)
Ferrari - 100th Race Entry (Engine Manufacturer)
Francis - 10th Race Entry (Engine Manufacturer)
Gordini - 25th Race Entry (Car Manufacturer)
HW Motors - 25th Race Entry (Entrant)
Harry Schell - 10th Race Entry (Driver)
Louis Rosier - 20th Race Entry (Driver)
Luigi Villoresi - 1st Fastest Lap (Driver)
Records Broken 1. Most Race WinsFerrari (12),
2. Most 2nd Place FinishesNino Farina (5),
3. Most 7th Place FinishesLouis Rosier (3),
4. Highest 4th Place Finish RatioMike Hawthorn (57.14%),
5. Most Races LedAlberto Ascari (14),
6. Most PolesAlberto Ascari (9),
7. Most 3rd Place QualificationsNino Farina (4),
8. Most 8th Place QualificationsLouis Rosier (3),
9. Most 12th Place QualificationsMaurice Trintignant (3)
Records Extended 1. Most RetirementsMaserati (47),
2. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (51),
3. Most Podium FinishesFerrari (38),
4. Most Podium FinishesAlberto Ascari (14),
5. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresAlberto Ascari, Nino Farina (16),
6. Most Race WinsAlberto Ascari (10),
7. Most 2nd Place FinishesFerrari (17),
8. Most 4th Place FinishesFerrari (9),
9. Most 4th Place FinishesMike Hawthorn (4),
10. Highest 2nd Place Finish RatioFerrari (16.35%),
11. Most Laps LedFerrari (761),
12. Most Laps LedAlberto Ascari (637),
13. Most Race EntriesFerrari (104),
14. Most Race EntriesNino Farina (22),
15. Most PolesFerrari (12),
16. Most 3rd Place QualificationsFerrari (11),
17. Most 4th Place QualificationsFerrari (10),
18. Most 4th Place QualificationsLuigi Villoresi (5),
19. Most 6th Place QualificationsFerrari (10)

Championships
1 Alberto Ascari 17 
same
2 Bill Vukovich 9 
down
3 Luigi Villoresi 7 
same
4 Nino Farina 6 
up
 Art Cross 6 
down
6 José Froilan González 6 
down
7 Mike Hawthorn 6 
down
8 Jack McGrath 2 
same
 Duane Carter 2 
down
 Sam Hanks 2 
same
 Emmanuel de Graffenried 2 
up
 Felice Bonetto 2 
up
 Oscar Gálvez 2 
same
14 Paul Russo 1.5 
down
 Fred Agabashian 1.5 
down

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 2Car 2Car 4
EntrantScuderia FerrariScuderia FerrariScuderia Ferrari
DriverAlberto AscariAlberto AscariLuigi Villoresi
CarFerrari 500Ferrari 500Ferrari 500
EngineFerrari 2.0 L4Ferrari 2.0 L4Ferrari 2.0 L4
Time2:53'35.81'51.11'52.8
Speed130.430 km/h135.867 km/h133.819 km/h


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