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1953 Dresden Road Race
1953 British GP
1952 German GP

1953 German GP

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1953 Swiss GP
1954 German GP
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Overview - Entry List - Qualification - Starting Grid - Classification - Fastest Laps - Laps Led

Details
DateSunday 2 August 1953
Start time14:00
EventGerman GP
CircuitNürburgring
Event FormatRace of 18 laps
Race34 of 50
Championship race30
Circuit
Laps18
Circuit Perimeter22810 m
Race Distance22810 × 18 = 410.580 km
Grid Format4-3-4-3
Pole PositionRight
First CornerLeft
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherSunny, Mild, Dry
Participants
Entries36
Qualifiers36
Finishers16
Championship Debutants
Edgar Barth (Driver),
Ernst Loof (Driver),
Erwin Bauer (Driver),
Hans Herrmann (Driver),
Helmut Glöckler (Driver),
Karl-Günther Bechem (Driver),
Kurt Adolff (Driver),
Oswald Karch (Driver),
Rodney Nuckey (Driver),
Theo Fitzau (Driver),
Wolfgang Seidel (Driver),
EMW (Car Manufacturer),
Reif (Car Manufacturer),
AFM 50 (M7) (Car Model),
AFM 50 (Sport M2) (Car Model),
   EMW R1/53 (Car Model),
Ferrari 166C (Car Model),
Reif BMW Eigenbau (Car Model),
39 (Car Number),
Dora Greifzu (Entrant),
Equipe Anglaise (Entrant),
Ernst Loof (Entrant),
Erwin Bauer (Entrant),
Hans Herrmann (Entrant),
Hans Stuck (Entrant),
Karl-Günther Bechem (Entrant),
Oswald Karch (Entrant),
Rennkollektiv EMW (Entrant),
Rodney Nuckey (Entrant),
Wolfgang Seidel (Entrant)
MilestonesCar 1 - 1st Pole Position (Car Number)
Car 6 - 25th Race Entry (Car Number)
BMW - 20th Race Entry (Engine Manufacturer)
Connaught - 25th Race Entry (Car Manufacturer)
Ecurie Belge - 20th Race Entry (Entrant)
Francis - 25th Race Entry (Engine Manufacturer)
Gordini - 50th Race Entry (Engine Manufacturer)
Luigi Villoresi - 1st Pole Position (Driver)
Maserati - 100th Race Entry (Car Manufacturer)
Shell - 25th Pole Position (Lubricant Manufacturer)
Veritas - 10th Race Entry (Engine Manufacturer)
Records Broken 1. Most 5th Place FinishesMaserati (6),
2. Most Consecutive 10th Place FinishesLouis Rosier (2),
3. Highest 14th Place Finish RatioReif (100.00%),
4. Most 10th Place Finishes in a SeasonLouis Rosier (2),
5. Most Perfect WeekendsFerrari (11),
6. Most 3rd Place QualificationsNino Farina (5),
7. Most 12th Place QualificationsCooper (5),
8. Most 15th Place QualificationsPrince Bira (3),
9. Most 6th Place Qualifications in a SeasonFerrari (5)
Records Extended 1. Most RetirementsMaserati (55),
2. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (62),
3. Most Podium FinishesFerrari (45),
4. Most RetirementsMaurice Trintignant (12),
5. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresAlberto Ascari (20),
6. Most Race WinsFerrari (16),
7. Most 3rd Place FinishesFerrari (11),
8. Most 10th Place FinishesLouis Rosier (4),
9. Most Races LedAlberto Ascari (17),
10. Most Laps LedFerrari (906),
11. Most Laps LedAlberto Ascari (754),
12. Most Race EntriesFerrari (128),
13. Most Race EntriesNino Farina (26),
14. Most PolesFerrari (15),
15. Most PolesAlberto Ascari (12),
16. Most 3rd Place QualificationsFerrari (14),
17. Most 4th Place QualificationsFerrari (12),
18. Most 6th Place QualificationsFerrari (13),
19. Most 8th Place QualificationsMaserati (7),
20. Most 19th Place QualificationsFerrari (6)

Championships
1 Alberto Ascari 33.5 
same
2 Nino Farina 20 
up
3 Juan Manuel Fangio 19 
up
4 Mike Hawthorn 18 
down
5 Luigi Villoresi 14 
same
6 José Froilan González 13.5 
down
7 Bill Vukovich 9 
same
8 Emmanuel de Graffenried 7 
up
9 Art Cross 6 
down
10 Felice Bonetto 5 
up
11 Onofre Marimón 4 
down
12 Jack McGrath 2 
down
 Duane Carter 2 
down
 Sam Hanks 2 
down
 Maurice Trintignant 2 
down
 Oscar Gálvez 2 
down
17 Paul Russo 1.5 
same
 Fred Agabashian 1.5 
same

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 2Car 1Car 4
EntrantScuderia FerrariScuderia FerrariScuderia Ferrari
DriverNino FarinaAlberto AscariAlberto Ascari
CarFerrari 500Ferrari 500Ferrari 500
EngineFerrari 2.0 L4Ferrari 2.0 L4Ferrari 2.0 L4
Time3:02'25.09'59.89'56.0
Speed135.047 km/h136.906 km/h137.779 km/h


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