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1955 Indianapolis 500
1954 Belgian GP

1955 Belgian GP

1955 Dutch GP
1956 Belgian GP
 XVII  Grand Prix de Belgique


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

Details
DateSunday 5 June 1955
Start time14:00
EventBelgian GP
CircuitSpa-Francorchamps
Event FormatRace of 36 laps
Race14 of 24
Championship race45
Circuit
Laps36
Circuit Perimeter14120 m
Race Distance14120 × 36 = 508.320 km
Grid Format3-2-3-2
Pole PositionLeft
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherMild, Dry
Participants
Entries15
Qualifiers15
Finishers9
Championship DebutantsEsso (Lubricant Manufacturer)
MilestonesCar 30 - 1st Pole Position (Car Number)
Englebert - 10th Race Entry (Tyre Manufacturer)
Esso - 1st Fastest Lap (Lubricant Manufacturer)
Esso - 1st Win (Lubricant Manufacturer)
Eugenio Castellotti - 1st Pole Position (Driver)
Lancia - 10th Race Entry (Car Manufacturer)
Lancia - 10th Race Entry (Engine Manufacturer)
Paul Frère - 10th Race Entry (Driver)
Scuderia Lancia - 10th Race Entry (Entrant)
Stirling Moss - 20th Race Entry (Driver)
Records Broken 1. Most Race EntriesMaserati (198),
2. Most Race EntriesLouis Rosier, Nino Farina (33),
3. Most 7th Place QualificationsMaserati (10)
Records Extended 1. Most RetirementsMaserati (111),
2. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (98),
3. Most Podium FinishesFerrari (72),
4. Most Podium FinishesJuan Manuel Fangio (21),
5. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresJuan Manuel Fangio, Nino Farina (26),
6. Most Race WinsJuan Manuel Fangio (15),
7. Most 3rd Place FinishesFerrari (22),
8. Most 4th Place FinishesFerrari (16),
9. Most 5th Place FinishesMaserati (13),
10. Most 7th Place FinishesMaserati (13),
11. Most 9th Place FinishesMaserati (8),
12. Most Fastest LapsJuan Manuel Fangio (16),
13. Most Races LedJuan Manuel Fangio (25),
14. Most 4th Place QualificationsFerrari (16),
15. Most 11th Place QualificationsMaserati (11),
16. Most 12th Place QualificationsMaserati (10),
17. Most 13th Place QualificationsMaserati (10),
18. Most 16th Place QualificationsMaserati (13)

Championships
1 Juan Manuel Fangio 19 
up
2 Maurice Trintignant 11.3 
down
3 Nino Farina 10.3 
up
4 Bob Sweikert 8 
down
5 Stirling Moss 7 
up
6 Eugenio Castellotti 6 
down
7 Jimmy Davies 4 
down
8 Paul Frère 3 
up
 Johnny Thomson 3 
down
 Tony Bettenhausen 3 
down
 Paul Russo 3 
down
12 Roberto Mières 3 
down
 Jean Behra 3 
down
14 Cesare Perdisa 2 
down
 José Froilan González 2 
down
 Luigi Villoresi 2 
down
17 Umberto Maglioli 1.3 
down
18 Hans Herrmann 1 
down
 Karl Kling 1 
down
 Bill Homeier 1 
down
 Bill Vukovich 1 
down
 Walt Faulkner 1 
down

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 10Car 30Car 10
EntrantDaimler Benz AGScuderia LanciaDaimler Benz AG
DriverJuan Manuel FangioEugenio CastellottiJuan Manuel Fangio
CarMercedes W196Lancia D50Mercedes W196
EngineMercedes 2.5 L8Lancia 2.5 V8Mercedes 2.5 L8
Time2:39'29.04'18.14'20.6
Speed191.238 km/h196.947 km/h195.058 km/h


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