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1953 Newcastle Journal Trophy
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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 Finishes Nino Farina (6),
2. Highest Race Win Ratio Alberto Ascari (52.00%),
3. Most Drivers' Championship Points Scores in a SeasonFerrari (21),
4. Most Drivers' Championship Points Scores in a Season Alberto Ascari (7),
5. Most 4th Place Finishes in a SeasonMaserati (5),
6. Most Fastest Laps Alberto Ascari (10),
7. Most Races LedFerrari (27),
8. Most 7th Place Qualifications Mike Hawthorn (4),
9. Most 10th Place Qualifications Felice Bonetto (4),
10. Most 3rd Place Qualifications in a SeasonFerrari (6),
11. Most 7th Place Qualifications in a Season Mike Hawthorn (3),
12. Most 16th Place Qualifications in a SeasonHWM (4),
13. Most 22nd Place Qualifications in a SeasonGordini (3)
Records Extended 1. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (65),
2. Most RetirementsMaserati (60),
3. Most Podium FinishesFerrari (48),
4. Most Retirements Maurice Trintignant (13),
5. Most Drivers' Championship Points Scores Alberto Ascari (21),
6. Most Podium Finishes Alberto Ascari (17),
7. Most Race WinsFerrari (17),
8. Most Race Wins Alberto 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 Led Alberto Ascari (18),
14. Most Laps LedFerrari (971),
15. Most Laps Led Alberto Ascari (806),
16. Most Race EntriesFerrari (136),
17. Most Race Entries Nino Farina (27),
18. Most 3rd Place QualificationsFerrari (15),
19. Most 3rd Place Qualifications Nino 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 
2  Nino Farina 24 
3  Juan Manuel Fangio 20.5 
4  Mike Hawthorn 19 
5  Luigi Villoresi 14 
6  José Froilan González 13.5 
7  Bill Vukovich 9 
8  Emmanuel de Graffenried 7 
9  Felice Bonetto 6.5 
up
10  Art Cross 6 
down
11  Onofre Marimón 4 
12  Oscar Gálvez 2 
  Sam Hanks 2 
  Jack McGrath 2 
  Duane Carter 2 
  Maurice Trintignant 2 
  Hermann Lang 2 
up
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
Driver Alberto Ascari Juan Manuel Fangio Alberto 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