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1953 Avusrennen
1953 ACF GP
1952 British GP

1953 British GP

1953 United States Air Force Trophy
1953 German GP
1954 British GP
 VI  RAC British Grand Prix


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

Details
DateSaturday 18 July 1953
Start time14:00
EventBritish GP
CircuitSilverstone
Event FormatRace of 90 laps
Race30 of 50
Championship race29
Circuit
Laps90
Circuit Perimeter4711 m
Race Distance4711 × 90 = 423.990 km
Grid Format4-3-4-3
Pole PositionRight
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherOvercast, Showers
Participants
Entries29
Qualifiers29
Finishers10
Championship Debutants
Ian Stewart (Driver),
Jack Fairman (Driver),
Jimmy Stewart (Driver),
   Atlantic Stable (Entrant),
R.J. Chase (Entrant),
R.R.C. Walker Racing Team (Entrant)
MilestonesCar 14 - 25th Race Entry (Car Number)
Car 16 - 25th Race Entry (Car Number)
Car 20 - 20th Race Entry (Car Number)
Car 28 - 20th Race Entry (Car Number)
Car 5 - 1st Fastest Lap (Car Number)
Car 5 - 1st Pole Position (Car Number)
Car 5 - 1st Win (Car Number)
Alberto Ascari - 25th Race Entry (Driver)
Connaught - 20th Race Entry (Car Manufacturer)
Cooper - 25th Race Entry (Car Manufacturer)
Ferrari - 10th Fastest Lap (Car Manufacturer)
Ferrari - 10th Fastest Lap (Engine Manufacturer)
Francis - 20th Race Entry (Engine Manufacturer)
Jean Behra - 10th Race Entry (Driver)
Lance Macklin - 10th Race Entry (Driver)
Mike Hawthorn - 10th Race Entry (Driver)
Peter Collins - 10th Race Entry (Driver)
Pirelli - 25th Pole Position (Tyre Manufacturer)
Pirelli - 25th Win (Tyre Manufacturer)
Scuderia Ferrari - 10th Fastest Lap (Entrant)
Scuderia Ferrari - 75th Race Entry (Entrant)
Shell - 25th Win (Lubricant Manufacturer)
Records Broken 1. Most 9th Place Finishes Peter Whitehead (2),
2. Most 10th Place Finishes Louis Rosier (3),
3. Highest Race Win Ratio Alberto Ascari (52.17%),
4. Most Races Led Alberto Ascari (16),
5. Most 24th Place QualificationsFerrari (3),
6. Most 25th Place Qualifications Tony Crook (2),
7. Most 8th Place Qualifications in a Season Maurice Trintignant (2)
Records Extended 1. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (59),
2. Most RetirementsMaserati (54),
3. Most Podium FinishesFerrari (43),
4. Most Retirements Maurice Trintignant (11),
5. Most Drivers' Championship Points Scores Alberto Ascari (19),
6. Most Podium Finishes Alberto Ascari (16),
7. Most Race WinsFerrari (15),
8. Most Race Wins Alberto Ascari (12),
9. Most 3rd Place FinishesFerrari (10),
10. Most Laps LedFerrari (888),
11. Most Laps Led Alberto Ascari (750),
12. Most Race EntriesFerrari (121),
13. Most Race Entries Nino Farina (25),
14. Most Perfect Weekends Alberto Ascari (7),
15. Most PolesFerrari (14),
16. Most Poles Alberto Ascari (11),
17. Most 3rd Place QualificationsFerrari (13),
18. Most 5th Place QualificationsFerrari (10),
19. Most 6th Place QualificationsFerrari (12),
20. Most 16th Place QualificationsMaserati (9),
21. Most 26th Place QualificationsMaserati (4)

Championships
1  Alberto Ascari 33.5 
2  Mike Hawthorn 16 
3  José Froilan González 13.5 
up
4  Juan Manuel Fangio 13 
up
5  Luigi Villoresi 13 
down
6  Nino Farina 12 
7  Bill Vukovich 9 
down
8  Art Cross 6 
9  Emmanuel de Graffenried 5 
10  Onofre Marimón 4 
11  Duane Carter 2 
  Felice Bonetto 2 
  Jack McGrath 2 
  Oscar Gálvez 2 
  Maurice Trintignant 2 
  Sam Hanks 2 
17  Paul Russo 1.5 
  Fred Agabashian 1.5 

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 5Car 5Car 24
EntrantScuderia FerrariScuderia FerrariOfficine Alfieri Maserati
Driver Alberto Ascari Alberto Ascari José Froilan González
CarFerrari 500Ferrari 500Maserati A6GCM-53
EngineFerrari 2.0 L4Ferrari 2.0 L4Maserati 2.0 L6
Time2:50'00.01'48.01'50.0
Speed149.644 km/h157.033 km/h154.178 km/h


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