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1954 Spanish GP
1954 Argentine GP

1955 Argentine GP

1955 Turin GP
1955 Monaco GP
1956 Argentine GP
 III  Gran Premio de la Republica Argentina


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

Details
DateSunday 16 January 1955
Start time14:00
EventArgentine GP
CircuitBuenos Aires
Event FormatRace of 96 laps
Race1 of 24
Championship race42
Circuit
Laps96
Circuit Perimeter3912 m
Race Distance3912 × 96 = 375.552 km
Grid Format4-3-4-3
Pole PositionRight
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherVery hot, Dry
Participants
Entries21
Qualifiers21
Finishers7
Championship Debutants
Alberto Uria (Driver),
Eugenio Castellotti (Driver),
   Jésus Iglesias (Driver),
Alberto Uria (Entrant)
MilestonesCar 36 - 20th Race Entry (Car Number)
Continental - 20th Race Entry (Tyre Manufacturer)
Daimler Benz AG - 20th Race Entry (Entrant)
Englebert - 1st Pole Position (Tyre Manufacturer)
Gordini - 75th Race Entry (Car Manufacturer)
Maurice Trintignant - 1st Pole Position (Driver)
Mercedes - 20th Race Entry (Car Manufacturer)
Mercedes - 20th Race Entry (Engine Manufacturer)
Records Broken 1. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresJuan Manuel Fangio, Nino Farina (24),
2. Most Race WinsJuan Manuel Fangio (14),
3. Most 6th Place FinishesMaserati (11),
4. Most Consecutive Drivers' Championship Points ScoresJuan Manuel Fangio (8)
Records Extended 1. Most RetirementsMaserati (105),
2. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (94),
3. Most Podium FinishesFerrari (70),
4. Most Podium FinishesJuan Manuel Fangio (20),
5. Most RetirementsMaurice Trintignant (17),
6. Most 2nd Place FinishesFerrari (30),
7. Most 2nd Place FinishesNino Farina (9),
8. Most 3rd Place FinishesFerrari (21),
9. Most 5th Place FinishesMaserati (11),
10. Most 7th Place FinishesMaserati (12),
11. Highest 2nd Place Finish RatioFerrari (15.87%),
12. Most Fastest LapsJuan Manuel Fangio (14),
13. Most Races LedFerrari (38),
14. Most Races LedJuan Manuel Fangio (23),
15. Most Laps LedFerrari (1297),
16. Most Laps LedAlberto Ascari (926),
17. Most Race EntriesFerrari (189),
18. Most PolesFerrari (19),
19. Most 5th Place QualificationsFerrari (16),
20. Most 13th Place QualificationsMaserati (9),
21. Most 16th Place QualificationsMaserati (12),
22. Most 18th Place QualificationsMaserati (7),
23. Most 20th Place QualificationsMaserati (6),
24. Most 21st Place QualificationsMaserati (7)

Championships
1 Juan Manuel Fangio 9
2 Maurice Trintignant 3.3
3 Nino Farina 3.3
4 José Froilan González 2
 Roberto Mičres 2
6 Umberto Maglioli 1.3
7 Stirling Moss 1
 Karl Kling 1
9 Hans Herrmann 1

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 2Car 12Car 2
EntrantDaimler Benz AGScuderia FerrariDaimler Benz AG
DriverJuan Manuel FangioJosé Froilan GonzálezJuan Manuel Fangio
CarMercedes W196Ferrari 625Mercedes W196
EngineMercedes 2.5 L8Ferrari 2.5 L4Mercedes 2.5 L8
Time3:00'38.61'43.11'48.3
Speed124.738 km/h136.597 km/h130.039 km/h


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