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

Details
DateSunday 13 September 1953
Start time14:00
EventItalian GP
CircuitMonza
Event FormatRace of 80 laps
Race44 of 50
Championship race32
Circuit
Laps80
Circuit Perimeter6300 m
Race Distance6300 × 80 = 504.000 km
Grid Format3-3-3-3
Pole PositionRight
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherSunny, Mild, Dry
Participants
Entries30
Qualifiers30
Finishers16
Championship Debutants
John Fitch (Driver),
Luigi Musso (Driver),
Sergio Mantovani (Driver),
   Umberto Maglioli (Driver),
Ferrari 553 Squalo (Car Model)
MilestonesCar 26 - 25th Race Entry (Car Number)
Car 48 - 10th Race Entry (Car Number)
Car 50 - 1st Fastest Lap (Car Number)
Car 50 - 1st Win (Car Number)
Connaught Engineering - 20th Race Entry (Entrant)
Emmanuel de Graffenried - 20th Race Entry (Driver)
Juan Manuel Fangio - 10th Fastest Lap (Driver)
Juan Manuel Fangio - 25th Race Entry (Driver)
Maserati - 1st Win (Car Manufacturer)
Maserati - 1st Win (Engine Manufacturer)
Maurice Trintignant - 20th Race Entry (Driver)
OSCA - 10th Race Entry (Engine Manufacturer)
Officine Alfieri Maserati - 1st Win (Entrant)
Pirelli - 200th Race Entry (Tyre Manufacturer)
Stirling Moss - 10th Race Entry (Driver)
Records Broken 1. Most 15th Place FinishesHWM (3),
2. Highest 10th Place Finish RatioOSCA (11.11%),
3. Most Retirements in a SeasonLance Macklin (6),
4. Most 4th Place Finishes in a SeasonMike Hawthorn (3),
5. Most 8th Place Finishes in a SeasonFerrari (6),
6. Most 9th Place QualificationsEmmanuel de Graffenried (4),
7. Most 17th Place QualificationsLouis Rosier (3),
8. Most 23rd Place QualificationsMaserati (3),
9. Most Poles in a SeasonAlberto Ascari (6),
10. Most 3rd Place Qualifications in a SeasonNino Farina (4),
11. Most 8th Place Qualifications in a SeasonMaurice Trintignant (3),
12. Most 9th Place Qualifications in a SeasonEmmanuel de Graffenried (3),
13. Most 25th Place Qualifications in a SeasonOSCA (2),
14. Most 25th Place Qualifications in a SeasonLouis Chiron (2),
15. Most 27th Place Qualifications in a SeasonHWM (2)
Records Extended 1. Most RetirementsMaserati (64),
2. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (68),
3. Most Podium FinishesFerrari (50),
4. Most 2nd Place FinishesFerrari (20),
5. Most 2nd Place FinishesNino Farina (7),
6. Most 3rd Place FinishesFerrari (13),
7. Most 3rd Place FinishesLuigi Villoresi (6),
8. Most 4th Place FinishesFerrari (11),
9. Most 4th Place FinishesMike Hawthorn (5),
10. Highest 2nd Place Finish RatioFerrari (13.99%),
11. Most Drivers' Championship Points Scores in a SeasonFerrari (24),
12. Most Races LedFerrari (29),
13. Most Races LedAlberto Ascari (19),
14. Most Laps LedFerrari (1037),
15. Most Laps LedAlberto Ascari (865),
16. Most Race EntriesFerrari (143),
17. Most Race EntriesNino Farina (28),
18. Most PolesFerrari (16),
19. Most PolesAlberto Ascari (13),
20. Most 3rd Place QualificationsFerrari (16),
21. Most 3rd Place QualificationsNino Farina (7),
22. Most 5th Place QualificationsFerrari (11),
23. Most 5th Place QualificationsLuigi Villoresi (6),
24. Most 6th Place QualificationsFerrari (15),
25. Most 3rd Place Qualifications in a SeasonFerrari (7),
26. Most 6th Place Qualifications in a SeasonFerrari (7)

Championships
1 Alberto Ascari 34.5 
same
2 Juan Manuel Fangio 28 
up
3 Nino Farina 26 
down
4 Mike Hawthorn 19 
same
5 Luigi Villoresi 17 
same
6 José Froilan González 13.5 
same
7 Bill Vukovich 9 
same
8 Emmanuel de Graffenried 7 
same
9 Felice Bonetto 6.5 
same
10 Art Cross 6 
same
11 Onofre Marimón 4 
same
12 Maurice Trintignant 4 
same
13 Hermann Lang 2 
down
 Jack McGrath 2 
down
 Duane Carter 2 
down
 Sam Hanks 2 
down
 Oscar Gálvez 2 
down
18 Paul Russo 1.5 
same
 Fred Agabashian 1.5 
same

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 50Car 4Car 50
EntrantOfficine Alfieri MaseratiScuderia FerrariOfficine Alfieri Maserati
DriverJuan Manuel FangioAlberto AscariJuan Manuel Fangio
CarMaserati A6GCM-53Ferrari 500Maserati A6GCM-53
EngineMaserati 2.0 L6Ferrari 2.0 L4Maserati 2.0 L6
Time2:49'45.92'02.72'04.5
Speed178.129 km/h184.841 km/h182.169 km/h


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