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1953 Newcastle Journal Trophy
1953 German GP
1952 Swiss GP

1953 Swiss GP

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

Details
DateSunday 23 August 1953
Start time14:00
EventSwiss GP
CircuitBremgarten
Event FormatRace of 65 laps
Race39 of 50
Championship race31
Circuit
Laps65
Circuit Perimeter7280 m
Race Distance7280 × 65 = 473.200 km
Grid Format3-2-3-2
Pole PositionRight
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherSunny, Mild, Dry
Participants
Entries23
Qualifiers23
Finishers9
Championship Debutants
Albert Scherrer (Driver),    Hermann Lang (Driver)
MilestonesCar 18 - 25th Race Entry (Car Number)
Car 22 - 25th Race Entry (Car Number)
Car 30 - 20th Race Entry (Car Number)
Car 32 - 1st Pole Position (Car Number)
Car 46 - 1st Fastest Lap (Car Number)
Car 46 - 1st Win (Car Number)
Alberto Ascari - 10th Fastest Lap (Driver)
Alta - 50th Race Entry (Engine Manufacturer)
Felice Bonetto - 1st Pole Position (Driver)
Juan Manuel Fangio - 10th Pole Position (Driver)
Louis Rosier - 25th Race Entry (Driver)
Luigi Villoresi - 20th Race Entry (Driver)
Shell - 25th Fastest Lap (Lubricant Manufacturer)
Records Broken 1. Most 2nd Place FinishesNino Farina (6),
2. Highest Race Win RatioAlberto Ascari (52.00%),
3. Most Drivers' Championship Points Scores in a SeasonFerrari (21),
4. Most Drivers' Championship Points Scores in a SeasonAlberto Ascari (7),
5. Most 4th Place Finishes in a SeasonMaserati (5),
6. Most Fastest LapsAlberto Ascari (10),
7. Most Races LedFerrari (27),
8. Most 7th Place QualificationsMike Hawthorn (4),
9. Most 10th Place QualificationsFelice Bonetto (4),
10. Most 3rd Place Qualifications in a SeasonFerrari (6),
11. Most 7th Place Qualifications in a SeasonMike Hawthorn (3),
12. Most 16th Place Qualifications in a SeasonHWM (4),
13. Most 22nd Place Qualifications in a SeasonGordini (3)
Records Extended 1. Most RetirementsMaserati (60),
2. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (65),
3. Most Podium FinishesFerrari (48),
4. Most Podium FinishesAlberto Ascari (17),
5. Most RetirementsMaurice Trintignant (13),
6. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresAlberto Ascari (21),
7. Most Race WinsFerrari (17),
8. Most Race WinsAlberto Ascari (13),
9. Most 2nd Place FinishesFerrari (19),
10. Most 3rd Place FinishesFerrari (12),
11. Most 5th Place FinishesMaserati (7),
12. Most 6th Place FinishesFerrari (9),
13. Most Races LedAlberto Ascari (18),
14. Most Laps LedFerrari (971),
15. Most Laps LedAlberto Ascari (806),
16. Most Race EntriesFerrari (136),
17. Most Race EntriesNino Farina (27),
18. Most 3rd Place QualificationsFerrari (15),
19. Most 3rd Place QualificationsNino Farina (6),
20. Most 6th Place QualificationsFerrari (14),
21. Most 7th Place QualificationsFerrari (7),
22. Most 8th Place QualificationsMaserati (8),
23. Most 19th Place QualificationsFerrari (7),
24. Most 6th Place Qualifications in a SeasonFerrari (6)

Championships
1 Alberto Ascari 34.5 
same
2 Nino Farina 24 
same
3 Juan Manuel Fangio 20.5 
same
4 Mike Hawthorn 19 
same
5 Luigi Villoresi 14 
same
6 José Froilan González 13.5 
same
7 Bill Vukovich 9 
same
8 Emmanuel de Graffenried 7 
same
9 Felice Bonetto 6.5 
up
10 Art Cross 6 
down
11 Onofre Marimón 4 
same
12 Hermann Lang 2 
up
 Jack McGrath 2 
same
 Duane Carter 2 
same
 Sam Hanks 2 
same
 Maurice Trintignant 2 
same
 Oscar Gálvez 2 
same
18 Paul Russo 1.5 
down
 Fred Agabashian 1.5 
down

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 46Car 32Car 46
EntrantScuderia FerrariOfficine Alfieri MaseratiScuderia Ferrari
DriverAlberto AscariJuan Manuel FangioAlberto Ascari
CarFerrari 500Maserati A6GCM-53Ferrari 500
EngineFerrari 2.0 L4Maserati 2.0 L6Ferrari 2.0 L4
Time3:01'34.402'40.12'41.3
Speed156.367 km/h163.698 km/h162.480 km/h


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